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BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker announced his administration will reduce the assessment employers pay to the state on workers' compensation insurance policies by .05 percent in an attempt to offer companies tax relief. For fiscal 2016, … more
WOONSOCKET – RISE Prep Mayoral Academy, an "intentionally diverse" college preparatory, public charter school will open with at least 55 kindergartners on Aug. 31, the school announced. The new school, approved by the R.I. Department of … more
A key Providence City Council committee approved a standardized plan for tax incentives for the former Interstate 195 lands on Thursday, amending the proposal to include property in the Capital Center development district under the same terms. more
Fresh off a successful June 24 opening, Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville, Mass., is banking on its newness in the marketplace as nearby rival Twin River in Lincoln touts its regional niche. "We're a lot more than a slots parlor, which … more
From smart-growth advocates to economic development officials, groups and individuals from across Rhode Island watched with great anticipation as the long-vacant Masonic Temple was transformed into the new Renaissance Providence Hotel. more
At times, it seems like the only changes to Providence’s skyline are the moving cranes and wrecking balls. But developers of some of the city’s larger projects say that progress is being made, and some landmark investments in the city are slated to come online relatively soon. more
PROVIDENCE — The elements of a mixed-use project that could cover five acres of the former Interstate 195 land were revealed last week in a public overview by the development team. The project, a joint effort of CV Properties LLC of … more
With a quick pace and little dissent, the Rhode Island House of Representatives approved a budget for the next fiscal year that includes almost everything proposed by first-year Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Providence officials have been developing standardized tax-stabilization agreements that could help two projects targeted for parcels on former Interstate 195 land move forward. But state officials may not be willing to wait for the city to finish … more
The picture is bleak, as it so often is when the subject is Rhode Island's economic health. The latest study by the Associated General Contractors of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows the Ocean State ranked No. 49 among the 50 states and … more
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