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TAUNTON, Mass. – The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation recently made a micro loan to Newport Potters Guild to enable the small business to start a pottery and clay art gallery and create four new jobs. more
The Rhode Island Small Business Development Center is moving from the location it has had since 2006 at Johnson and Wales University in Providence, according to center State Director Adriana Dawson. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board has made available $700,000 to Rhode Island businesses for “incumbent worker training.” All Ocean State for-profit or nonprofit businesses that contribute to the Job Development Fund can apply for grants, which range in size from $5,000 to $40,000 and which must be matched by the company. more
The skills gap is an often-told Rhode Island story – jobs open and a shortage of trained workers to fill them, most glaringly in technology. more
For Joe Botelho, 54, of East Providence, the pressures of completing a degree at Rhode Island College in 1991 were just too much. more
In the last four months, Rhode Island Carbide Tool Co. in Smithfield has installed four new pieces of equipment to make cutting grinders and tools for CNC, or computer numeric control, operators. more
When 3-month-old Shawn falls asleep, his 19-year-old mother, Janna Miranda of Central Falls, plans to open the laptop her high school has provided and do some homework. more
A report released Thursday outlining an action plan to improve digital literacy in the state advised policymakers to work with educators and business leaders to transform the state’s digital media industry. more
Supfina Machine Co. Inc., a privately held machine-tool manufacturer that operates as an independent subsidiary of Germany’s Supfina Grieshaber GmbH & Co., recently broke ground on a 21,192-square-foot, $2.6 million expansion to its facility at Quonset Business Park. more
CENTRAL FALLS – The Central Falls School District has made progress in improving its graduation rates, math proficiency and culture at its high school, according to a newly released report. more
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