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09/22/2014
Published: September 22, 2014 11:20 AM BY RICHARD SALIT Journal Staff Writer One day after the Peoples Climate March in New York City, Rhode Island officials gathered on Monday to discuss how to continue moving the state forward in mitigating and adapting to climate change.
09/22/2014
By PBN Staff Posted 9/22/14 The newly established Rhode Island Design Hall of Fame will induct four individuals at a "Hall of Fame party" on Thursday.
09/22/2014
Monday, September 22, 2014 GoLocalProv Business Team Joseph Tucci, chairman and CEO of EMC Corporation, will give a lecture at Brown University at 4 p.m. on September 25 in Sayles Hall.

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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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