Updated April 25 at 4:56pm
Economic Development
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Bryant University and the Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai have initiated a partnership to educate one another’s students at their respective campuses in Smithfield and Zhuhai, China. more
The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce held its annual dinner Tuesday night at Twin River and attendees got more than they have come to expect when a political campaign event broke out. more
We must accept that improving Rhode Island’s economy is never going to be easy. Our cost of government will always be higher because of our small footprint and trial-size population. more
Rhode Island woke up on New Year’s Day 2015 with a groaning hangover from years of wallowing in bad economic news. Standing by the bedside was an energetic, dark-haired woman holding a spoon and big, old-fashioned medicine bottle. How bad would it taste? more
As if on cue, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week showed that she understands the need for swift action, first replacing the entire I-195 Redevelopment Commission, and then revamping the state board of education. more
During her campaign, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo emphasized that turning Rhode Island’s economy around was a long-term project. Who, after all, can engineer a statewide recovery within, say, 100 days? more
In recent months two international airline carriers have announced plans to come to Warwick’s T.F. Green Airport. Together they’ll provide a marginal but much-needed boost to annual passenger traffic at Rhode Island’s flagship airport. more
A development company that specializes in historical renovations has purchased the sprawling Pontiac Mills property and plans a $35 million conversion to apartments and commercial space. more
New power plants will replace closing power plants, but energy supply is still predicted to fall short in Rhode Island, likely costing ratepayers more in the future. more
Paolino Properties, led by developer Joseph R. Paolino Jr., has bought a 100-space parking lot downtown that the developer says could lead to development of a parking garage or “other commercial opportunities.” more
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