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Friday, October 02, 2015 GoLocalProv Business Team Deepwater Wind's five turbine Block Island Wind Farm will be the first offshore wind farm in the nation, located just three miles off the southeast coast of Block Island.
Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2015 11:18 am BY LORI STABILE PBN WEB EDITOR Cherrystone Angel Group is one of the top three angel groups in New England, according to the Angel Resource Institute at Willamette University's 2015 second quarter Halo report: geography edition.
By Kate Bramson ?Journal Staff Writer Posted Sep. 30, 2015 at 11:15 PM As Rhode Island embarks on its first tourism branding campaign in years, the state commerce agency has selected three firms for a $5-million initiative: an iconic graphic designer and illustrator who gained fame for developing the "I Love NY" logo in the 1970s; a New York firm whose CEO will now expand that agency's Providence office; and a Rhode Island design studio whose clients include Apple, Visa and Capital One bank.

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Governor Gina M. Raimondo this evening announced a three-firm marketing team to design and execute a top-notch statewide tourism and business attraction campaign. Engaging this team will build on efforts ongoing across state government to revitalize the state's economy and put Rhode Islanders back...
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo and Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor today announced that the Boston Fed has selected Rhode Island as the next state in its Working Cities Challenge competition, an economic development effort...
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today emphasized the pivotal role employers play in the state's workforce development actions by supporting Real Jobs Rhode Island grant recipients to develop strong job training plans. "Real Jobs Rhode Island is moving at the speed of business by putting employers...

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