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Article originally appeared in the Providence Journal here LINCOLN — In 2020, the State Ballet of Rhode Island was supposed to celebrate its 60th anniversary. Diamond Jubilee performances of “Giselle” were scheduled for April, and by February, company dancers, guest...
Article originally appeared on WhatsUpNewp.com Governor Gina Raimondo and Rhode Island Commerce today announced that more than 4,100 Rhode Island small businesses have received Restore Rhode Island grants totaling more than $51 million in awards. Total payments by the...
Restore RI Small Business Grant Program Exceeds the $50M Mark Over $51M Awarded to More than 4,100 Rhode Island Small Businesses December 31, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Governor Gina Raimondo and Rhode Island Commerce today announced that more than 4,100 Rhode...