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Economic Development
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Take a moment to examine this week's cover. That's right, all that red you see represents surface parking lots in Providence's downtown. To all those people who over the years have complained that there isn't enough parking in the city, the response … more
The tantalizing promise of offshore wind energy as a growth industry for Rhode Island was again touted by state leaders last week, as several dozen employees at a marine fabrication company in North Kingstown started work on components of the Block … more
The proposed minor league baseball stadium will generate a peak traffic count of 1,800 vehicle trips an hour, when visitors arrive for the games or events, but will not tip surrounding intersections into failure, according to an analysis prepared for the team’s owners. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza expects to name a new economic-development director “very soon,” according to a spokesman. more
PROVIDENCE – The commission overseeing development of the former Interstate 195 lands released a series of documents Tuesday prepared by the Pawtucket Red Sox in its request to move the team to a … more
If things don’t work out for the Pawtucket Red Sox on the former Interstate 195 land, another option is just down the street. The owners of Victory Place, a site near Davol Square, on Tuesday said they could be Plan B. more
Owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox presented a detailed plan for moving the AAA team to downtown Providence Monday, earning a skeptical if not critical reception from the commission that controls the site the team wants for its new ballpark. more
(Updated 2:40 p.m.) Initial construction activities for the Block Island Wind Farm have begun, the company launching the five-turbine farm announced Monday. more
It's been nearly four months since Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza took over the corner office at 25 Dorrance St. While new leadership often brings a great sense of hope and optimism, the rose petals can fall quickly in Providence, where many … more
Lost in the extreme heat of the arguments over the proposed Pawtucket Red Sox move to Providence has been a more nuanced view of the value of the deal. Here is a new way to look at it. First, let us assume that if the team does not get the … more
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