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Economic Development
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(Updated 12:45 and 1:16 p.m.) To compete with Massachusetts gaming, the owners of Twin River Casino said Tuesday they are proposing to build a casino with table games on 45 acres in Tiverton and transfer Newport Grand’s gaming license to it. more
First, let's make clear that the Pawtucket Red Sox are leaving Rhode Island if the team doesn't move to the former Interstate 195 land along the Providence River in the Capital City. So with Pawtucket's loss already a sunk and unknowable cost, let's … more
The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council calls its region the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Warwick's slogan is "Stay in Warwick. See Rhode Island." Then there's the Newport mansions, Providence's culinary culture and identification … more
Pawtucket Red Sox president James J. Skeffington spent the last few days making the political rounds, visiting city and state leadership to lay out the details of his plan to build a … more
The Pawtucket Red Sox new ownership group on Wednesday gave the public its first glimpse of its proposed plan to build a new ballpark in downtown Providence, which includes a sublease agreement with the state and a 30-year real estate tax treaty with the city. more
The conversion of three former industrial buildings in Providence to apartments will receive state Historic Preservation Tax Credits, the state announced Wednesday. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she plans to nominate Shannon Brawley, Martha Holt Castle, Scot Jones and Guillaume de Ramel to the Quonset Development Corp.’s board of directors. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is nominating six people to serve on the board of the R.I. Commerce Corp. more
Stefan Pryor moved quickly through what he called the challenges and promise of Rhode Island's economy before an attentive breakfast audience of Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce members last month. They'd heard much of it before, but not … more
Rhode Island's new commerce secretary, Stefan Pryor, faces a daunting challenge: how to stimulate economic growth on a major scale without many resources to use for that purpose. So far, anyway, he seems to understand the nature of his job, … more
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