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1 You became planning director last year. How is Providence more "business-friendly"? We have a new manager that serves a dual role as director of real estate and business services, serving as a single point of contact for new businesses … more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza last month said residents and business leaders will finally see "cranes in the sky" this year. He sees a city about to turn a fiscal corner after years of stagnation. But if the city really is set for a … more
As public transportation importance grows, incidents involving R.I. Public Transit Authority buses are worrying. A crash last week across from Providence Place, which comes on the heels of a crash in January in Warwick, are only the most prominent … more
The opening of North Atlantic Distribution Inc.’s newest auto processing facility at the Port of Davisville was celebrated Friday by state and congressional leaders. more
One of the newest installments of the Dodd-Frank Act, designed to tighten regulations surrounding the financial industry following the global financial crisis of 2008, has lengthened the homebuying experience in Rhode Island and temporarily … more
Twenty cities and towns in Rhode Island will share slightly more than $5 million in federal Community Development Block Grant proceeds, with the majority of the funding heading to efforts to expand the supply of low- and moderate-income housing. more
(Updated 12:38 p.m.) Employers added more workers in February than projected but wages unexpectedly declined, dashing hopes that reduced slack in the labor market was starting to benefit all Americans. more
Alan Hassenfeld, the former chairman and CEO of one of the state's largest companies, Hasbro Inc., isn't buying the conventional wisdom on municipal bankruptcy, that it is a tarnish worth avoiding at all costs. "I think we're in deeper … more
The Beige Book, the Federal Reserve’s snapshot of economic data, said the outlook is “cautiously positive” in the First District, which comprises all of New England except Fairfield County in Connecticut. more
The state’s top insurance regulator has endorsed several proposed rate hikes among small-business insurers who together are seeking a 7 percent increase in premium pricing to offset high drug costs and other issues involving the Affordable Care Act, according to the Boston Business Journal. more
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