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Problem: The capital city has a skills problem. In 2000 the unemployment rate for residents in the labor force totaled 9.3 percent, compared with 13.7 percent in 2014. The Providence Working Cities team has also identified a skills gap between … more
(Updated 11:59 a.m.) R.I. Commerce Corp. has selected a new chief marketing officer – native Rhode Islander Lara Salamano. more
(Updated 1:53 p.m.) The R.I. Hospitality Association hosted the 13th annual Economic Outlook breakfast on Thursday at the R.I. Convention Center, reporting “moderate growth” in the hospitality industry nationally and positive growth in the Rhode Island market. more
(Updated 3:10 p.m.) The seasonal ferry service between Providence and Newport proved to be a success, the R.I. Department of Transportation said Friday. more
(Updated 3:17 p.m.) The Hotel Providence has been acquired by Linchris Hotel Corp., a hotel management company, in Hanover, Mass. more
There will be no new state slogan, R.I. Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor said Wednesday during a press briefing. more
(Updated 3:43 p.m.) Betsy Wall, the new chief marketing officer for R.I. Commerce Corp., said the commentary surrounding the new logo and slogan, “Rhode Island: Cooler & Warmer,” has helped spread the word about the Ocean State. more
As the ocean has evolved from a commercial transportation asset into a leisure-time facilitator, Rhode Island has kept up with the transition. Thus, while fishing and trade still have a significant presence in Narragansett Bay and along the Ocean … more
Cape Air will no longer offer seasonal summer service from T.F. Green to Block Island, the airline announced this week. more
(Updated 2:40 p.m.) Launched five years ago by Preserve Rhode Island, Rhody Ramble is an online resource for families looking for child-friendly activities at historic sites across the state. more
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