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Published: November 25, 2014 12:55 PM BY KATE BRAMSON Journal Staff Writer The student-housing developer that has agreed to buy a parcel of former Route 195 land had initially offered $1 million for the land it eventually agreed to buy from the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission for $2.7 million.
Published: November 24, 2014 11:35 PM BY PAUL GRIMALDI Journal Staff Writer Growing the Rhode Island economy was once again the theme at the annual meeting of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce as business and political leaders Monday outlined ways in which they will work to help the state recover from its long struggle.
Published: November 24, 2014 11:28 PM BY KATE BRAMSON Journal Staff Writer At 26, this serial entrepreneur at the helm of his second company has just raised $35 million in venture capital for Teespring, the largest single such investment in a Rhode Island company. Teespring helps customers design and print their own T-shirts but says its broader mission is to change the way commerce works.

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Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources today announce that, according to the 2014 edition of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) State Scorecard, Rhode Island is ranked the third most energy efficient state in the nation. The state was...
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (Commerce RI) and the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) today announced that six Rhode Island businesses will receive $269,963 in grants from the state's Innovate Rhode Island Small Business Fund (Innovate RI Fund). The state grants...
North Smithfield today became the first Rhode Island Community to embrace and launch the "Solarize" residential solar energy campaign. Solarize Rhode Island is a program created through a partnership of The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (Commerce RI), the Rhode Island Office of Energy...

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