Economic Development
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The Great Chowder Cook-off in Newport brings in a stellar group of chefs to compete with Rhode Island’s best. Chowder luminaries arrived this year from restaurants in California, Maine, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Washington State – not to mention from across the ocean. more
What started as a strategy to help save the vacant Industrial Trust Building in Providence is now part of the statewide debate over how to redevelop the city’s former Interstate 195 land. more
Still 11 months away, the Volvo Ocean Race has captured 4,500 nights of lodging already – a growing number not only in Newport County, where the race will makes its stopover, but in Providence as well. more
Long-time fans of Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci Jr. rejoiced last week when the former Providence mayor, who served nearly five years in prison on a racketeering conviction, announced his intention to seek the top job in City Hall once more. more
With all eyes on underutilized real estate in the Knowledge District, another downtown Providence neighborhood is showing signs of life and development potential. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board has awarded $1.75 million in Innovative Partnership grants ranging in size from $86,000 to $196,000 to 13 organizations. more
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday that opponents of the 2011 law allowing casinos in the state may put a question on the November ballot to decide whether the law should be repealed, Boston.com reported. more
Dwane Holloman plans to dedicate his summer to an American rite of passage: a teen job. The 17-year-old will operate amusement park rides at Hersheypark in Pennsylvania, near his home. more
(Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of articles focused on the 2014 gubernatorial candidates and their plans for economic development.) more
City Council President Michael Solomon Thursday proposed a new system for awarding property tax treaties for major land developments that does not include mayoral or council approval. more
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