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The unemployment rate for Rhode Island for September remained unchanged at 7.6 percent compared with August, according to data released Thursday by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
(Updated 2:40 p.m.) Initial construction activities for the Block Island Wind Farm have begun, the company launching the five-turbine farm announced Monday. more
Economic growth continued in the third quarter, but the pace was not as fast, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator, which showed growth at 2.3 percent in the third quarter, compared with 3 percent in the second quarter, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday. more
(Updated 3:21 p.m.) A new poll shows that the majority of Rhode Islanders think the state spends too little on road and bridge maintenance and that they also want the Pawtucket Red Sox to remain in Rhode Island, but they do not want to be taxed on either initiative. more
The Providence Mayor’s Office on Friday confirmed a report that the Port of Providence would host at least a portion of Deepwater Wind LLC’s offshore wind turbine assembly work for its 30-megawatt Block Island project. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 263rd out of 358 metropolitan areas nationwide for its lack of construction job growth in June, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Rhode Island lost 1,600 construction jobs year over year in June, ranking it second-to-last among the states and the District of Columbia for construction employment, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Summer Infant, a maker of products for the newborn to age 3 group, has sued board member and former CEO Carol Bramson as well as two other former company executives and company consultants in federal court alleging theft and misappropriation of trade secrets after it says they were caught “red-handed” by writing about their plans to create a competing company. more
Passenger traffic rose slightly in May year over year at T.F. Green Airport, the second consecutive month of increases, according to statistics released Tuesday by the R.I. Airport Corp. more
The tantalizing promise of offshore wind energy as a growth industry for Rhode Island was again touted by state leaders last week, as several dozen employees at a marine fabrication company in North Kingstown started work on components of the Block … more
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