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PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's economic growth in February was "tepid at best," according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. Lardaro's Current Conditions Index, released April 11, was 67, an improvement from … more
PROVIDENCE – Members of the state builders union made their presence felt May 26 as they disrupted a Statehouse rally organized by opponents of a proposed Burrillville power plant. The clash lasted for about five minutes as both groups … more
On Morningside Drive in North Kingstown, developer Hugh Fisher raised his voice to be heard over the clanging sounds of active home construction. He described the diversity of families who have moved into the new development, or are waiting to move. … more
What three words best describe your staff? Talented, hardworking, dedicated. What three words would your staff use to describe work? Fun, challenging, variable. How do you encourage employee engagement? … more
Whenever Tracey Beck wants to be reminded of the skill of the workforce she manages, she can walk into a newly renovated Starbucks or a Dunkin' Donuts. The shiny-smooth, stone countertops, over which the lattes and decafs are served, are … more
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Rhode Island dropped by three-tenths of a percentage point in December, to 5 percent, its fourth consecutive month-to-month decline. more
Marena Wisniewski is the preservation and public engagement officer at Providence Preservation Society. In addition to advocating for the rehabilitation and reuse of historic properties across the city, she works with the public on matters of historic preservation, planning and community involvement. more
Rhode Island has 26,593 homes at risk from hurricane storm surge damage this year, 100 more than last year, ranking it 17th, or fourth lowest, on a list of states along the Atlantic and Gulf coastlines, according to CoreLogic’s 2016 Storm Surge report released Wednesday. more
A developer who wants to build an 11-story building over a parking lot on Canal Street downtown has requested several waivers from the city’s new zoning ordinance, including one that would allow the building to exceed the height limit. more
Kenneth Burke recently was named assistant director of capital projects for the University of Rhode Island. He previously served as general manager of the Rhode Island Water Resources Board, a position he held since 2009. He responded recently to questions posed by Providence Business News. more
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