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While Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s decision to not seek a second term has simplified the politics of the upcoming race for the state’s top elective office, it does little to combat the continuing economic doldrums that Rhode Island finds itself mired in. To make a dent on that issue, Gov. Chafee needs to remain engaged in the state’s governance, as well as focused on handing over a business climate to his successor that does more to help than harm Ocean State enterprises. more
This week’s final installment of the three-part series by staff writer Patrick Anderson on the redevelopment of East Providence’s industrial waterfront supplies an opportunity to assess the city’s approach. more
The decade of work that’s gone into cleaning up East Providence’s industrial waterfront hasn’t gone unnoticed by those working to redevelop underutilized land elsewhere in Rhode Island. more
Marty Tatum’s 26 years of military service includes experience with the Seabees – the U.S. naval construction force – as well as time in Kuwait and at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba. more
Pabulum leadership words really bug me – but not as bad as they may bug you if they’re uttered by your leader. more
PROVIDENCE – Japonica Partners & Co., a local investment firm trying to buy as much as 4 billion euros ($5.3 billion) of Greek-government debt, said it’s making a final, monthlong extension of its tender offer, Bloomberg News reported. more
PROVIDENCE – The demand for marriage licenses for gay and lesbian couples in Rhode Island remains strong one month after the state’s marriage law took effect, The Associated Press reported. more
BOSTON – MassDevelopment, the state’s finance and development agency, is providing $2 million in financing to Mass College Green, a pilot program designed to speed up adoption of energy-efficiency measures by independent colleges in Massachusetts. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee bowed out of next year’s governor’s race extolling the same government “fundamentals” of infrastructure, education and workforce development he campaigned on in 2010. more
Providence will try again this year to drag its zoning code into the 21st century. more
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