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Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015 11:37 am BY PBN STAFF Herb Chambers Cadillac of Warwick has been named one of Cadillac's 2014 "Master Dealers," a distinction reserved for its top-performing dealerships nationwide.
By Alex Kuffner? Journal Staff Writer Posted Apr. 16, 2015 at 11:15 PM Over the past four years, the West Broadway Neighborhood Association has helped put solar panels up on 28 houses and businesses around the west side of the city and has four more installations lined up. Now, the nonprofit organization is expanding its groundbreaking renewable energy program to the rest of Providence.
Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2015 3:51 pm BY ELI SHERMAN PBN STAFF WRITER In the next 3 ½ years, Tech Collective will be providing information technology training for more than 400 long-term unemployed Rhode Islanders. They were tasked with this responsibility last winter and shortly afterward it became apparent that the information technology and bioscience industry association's previous space in Davol Square was too small. So this week Tech Collective moved its headquarters to the Rising Sun Mills, at 166 Valley St., a space Dassault Systemes vacated when it moved to Johnston last year.

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Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor today released the following statements regarding the proposal to build a minor league baseball stadium in Providence. "The PawSox are an important institution in Rhode Island and our goal is to keep them in the state," said...
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced her intent to nominate six people to serve on the Board of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. Raimondo will submit the following names for consideration to the Rhode Island State Senate for confirmation: • Bernard V Buonanno III of Providence •...
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today continued to outline her proposed jobs package to move Rhode Island forward. Along with community leaders, she renewed her call to raise the minimum wage and increase the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). These proposals will boost the local economy and help make work

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