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Rebuild RI Tax Credit program adjusts its focus

January 14, 2020

Providence Business News, By Elizabeth Graham

For the first time, economic-development officials overseeing Rebuild RI are courting smaller projects. R.I. Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor said $15 million in tax credits set aside for smaller-scale work can potentially spark revitalization regardless of projects’ size.

Salve Regina University hosting Blue Innovation Symposium this week

January 14, 2020

What's Up Newp, January 13, 2020

Top ocean industry leaders, blue tech startups, government officials and key marine tech associations will set in motion a working agenda for the Blue Economy over the next decade when Salve Regina University hosts the fifth Blue Innovation Symposium on Jan. 14-16. The event is organized by Salve together with the Consulate General of Canada in Boston and TSC Strategic, an ocean industries marketing and media agency whose portfolio of publications includes Ocean News & Technology.

Mayor Bova kicks off 2020 with a newsletter to ‘help make City Council business more accessible’

January 08, 2020

What's Up Newp, By: Ryan Belmore January 8, 2020

Newport Mayor Jamie Bova is kicking off the new year with the goal of helping to make City Council business more accessible through a newsletter.

“Keeping you informed is important to me. That’s why I’m starting 2020 with this newsletter highlighting some of the important items on the docket for Wednesday’s Council meeting, Mayor Bova posted on her Facebook Page, Jamie Bova, Newport City Council Chair & Mayor, on Tuesday night.

Ocean State Innovations Acquires ColorWorks

January 08, 2020


Ocean State Innovations, (a Brand & Oppenheimer Company), a leading textile solutions provider, announced its acquisition of ColorWorks. Founded in 1996, ColorWorks is a premier textile dyer and finisher located in Elizabethton, Tennessee.

NUWC forms partnership with IYRS

January 03, 2020

By Daily News Staff

NEWPORT — The International Yacht Restoration School of Technologies & Trades (IYRS) and Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport have an educational partnership agreement (EPA) that will focus on projects that support the U.S. Navy.

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