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Rhode Island will soon have the country’s next national park. A project that has been decades in the making, the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, now only needs the president’s signature. more
NEW YORK - U.S. shoppers spent 2.4 percent more during the weekend before the Christmas holiday this year, giving a boost to retailers in the final days of 2014. Purchases during the so-called … more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading indicators rose 0.7 percent in November, after advancing by the same amount in October, according to a Providence Business News/e-forecasting.com report released Tuesday. more
Nortek Inc. said that it has ended discussions to sell the company. more
The Providence Preservation Society has opened the nomination period for its annual Most Endangered Properties list. more
David V. Devault, vice chair, secretary and chief financial officer of Washington Trust Bancorp, is the business leadership award winner in Providence Business News’ 15th annual competition. more
Entergy Wholesale Commodities, a division of Entergy Corp., is selling its 583-megawatt Rhode Island State Energy Center to Washington, D.C.-based Carlyle Power Partners for approximately $490 million. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is planning to relaunch and re-brand its innovation incubator in Fall River on Oct. 23. more
Despite an overall reduction in the number of taxpayer-backed loans made in Rhode Island last fiscal year, small business loan dollar volume grew 2.8 percent thanks largely to an increase in financing for fixed assets, such as real estate and machinery. more
Narragansett Bay and its watershed may be improving, but challenges remain in urban areas, according to the fifth annual Watershed Counts report released Monday. more
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