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09/18/2014
By Lori Stabile PBN Web Editor Posted 9/18/14 Cranston and Warwick are among the 50 best cities to live in, according to a survey by 24/7 Wall St., a financial news website. Cranston, the state's third largest city, came in at No. 36. Warwick, the state's second largest city, came in at No. 45.
09/18/2014
Thursday, September 18, 2014 GoLocalNews Team Providence's Business Innovation Factory hosted day one of its tenth annual "BIF10" Summit on Wednesday with a sold out crowd at Trinity Repertory Theater.
09/18/2014
Published: September 18, 2014 01:00 AM BY PAUL GRIMALDI Journal Staff Writer For Swiss entrepreneur Alexander Osterwalder, fear is not only an option, it's something to be embraced as an opportunity to discover. That's not always possible in the bottom-line world of business. But in one corner of Providence this week, failure, sometimes spectacular in scale, is viewed as a necessary step to growth.

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09/17/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the state has received a $650,000 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to help the state plan for a new mass transit center in Providence. One of 72 projects...
09/11/2014
The Northeastern Economic Development Association (NEDA) recognized the Greater Rhode Island: Think Bigger website with two top awards at its annual conference earlier this week. The new economic development site, created and maintained by Commerce RI, the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce,...
09/11/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee will host Ireland's Taoiseach (pronounced 'T – shock') Enda Kenny and other Irish officials during an afternoon visit to Rhode Island on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Kenny is expected to attend a reception at the state house and visit the Rhode...

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