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12/22/2014
By Neil Remiesiewicz WPRI12 Published: December 20, 2014, 12:54 pm The Blackstone River Valley is the newest national historical park.
12/19/2014
By PBN Staff Posted 12/19/14 Rhode Island landed in the top 20 for the number of construction jobs it added year-over-year in November, and from October to November, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.
12/19/2014
By Patricia Daddona PBN Staff Writer Posted 12/19/14 Bristol-based Roger Williams University is planning to renovate and lease One Empire Plaza, more than doubling its presence downtown for adult learners when it opens in May of 2016.

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12/10/2014
On December 9, 2014, the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) announced the release of a request for proposals (RFP) for $1.3 million in funding available for schools to install solar energy systems. The event took place at Rocky Hill School, which recently installed a solar energy system...
12/08/2014
The Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) announced today that more than 10,000 people are now working at Quonset Business Park and its Port of Davisville. A major milestone for the state and former naval air station and construction battalion base, the event was attended by the state's highest...
12/05/2014
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is partnering with the Commerce RI and its Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) to provide free counseling and training programs to the Rhode Island small business community on various aspects of federal, state and local procurement. The co-...

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