Updated February 8 at 2:08pm
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Save The Bay on Friday announced this year’s slate of environmental award winners, including Dr. Candace Oviatt who’s being recognized with the lifetime achievement award. more
Approximately 103 acres of land on Prudence Island known as the “Little Property” will be purchased with a $412,500 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to protect it from future development. more
(Updated 3:24 p.m.) Room revenue at 10 downtown hotels climbed 25.5 percent in April and 19.7 percent in March, compared with last year, according to Martha Sheridan, president and CEO of Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
The Brickle Group has been awarded a $29.3 million contract – the largest it has won in years – by the U.S. Defense Department to produce berets for American military personnel, the Woonsocket Call has reported. more
The governor said he was never told that Boston’s bid for the 2024 summer Olympics included plans to use an expanded convention center in South Boston, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
The 15th annual Washington Trust Peanut Butter Drive collected more than 4.8 tons of peanut butter to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and local food pantries across the state. more
Providence is one of America’s eight most overlooked small cities, according to the website Thrillist, which looked at cities with populations between 100,000 and 300,000 that “just haven’t gotten the national love and attention they deserve.” more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. fell to a six-month low in May as Americans became less sanguine about the prospects for the economy. more
Google helped provide $196 million of economic activity for 6,100 Rhode Island businesses last year, according to its annual Economic Impact Report. more
Rhode Island is one of four states receiving $180,000 in funding and technical assistance through the National Skills Coalition to help close the skills gap here. more
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