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A company that has proposed a $50 million student apartment building on the first parcel under contract in the former Interstate 195 lands has received a one-month extension to secure an agreement for tax incentives with the city. more
(Updated, 5:55 p.m.) In an inaugural study of Rhode Island’s clean-energy industry, the state is recommending a number of steps be taken to help further expand the sector. more
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 Thursday. more
Ten communities have been selected to pilot a statewide e-permitting initiative, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced Wednesday. more
The Newport County Mentor/Co-op Group has asked the R.I. Department of Education to consider supporting an advanced manufacturing academy, a charter school, based in Newport County. 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
Two new state government appointees will focus on economic development efforts at the Rhode Island Commerce Corp. Stefan Pryor, the new commerce secretary, has appointed Darin Early as chief operating officer and Daniel Jennings as senior economic development adviser. more
A Superior Court judge on Tuesday approved the state’s controversial pension reform settlement, passing it on to the General Assembly, which has final say. more
A project that will convert a vacant office building downtown into rental apartments will come with assistance from a city tax stabilization agreement that defers full taxes for 10 years, under a plan approved Thursday by City Council’s finance committee. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza signed a $696 million budget for fiscal 2016 on Thursday that he said takes a “major step” in addressing the city’s fiscal woes. more
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