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When Mark Hellendrung bought the Narragansett Brewing Co. in 2005, close to nobody drank the 125-year-old New England lager. more
Rhode Island’s minimum wage will soon climb 60 cents to $9.60 an hour. more
Wholesale prices in the U.S. rose in May as the biggest jump in fuel costs in at least five years swamped muted advances in other categories. more
It’s the one chart that keeps Stan Humphries up at night. more
A project that will convert a vacant office building downtown into rental apartments will come with assistance from a city tax stabilization agreement that defers full taxes for 10 years, under a plan approved Thursday by City Council’s finance committee. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza signed a $696 million budget for fiscal 2016 on Thursday that he said takes a “major step” in addressing the city’s fiscal woes. more
Cash sales made up 29.5 percent of all home sales in Rhode Island in March, and 32.7 percent of all home sales in the Providence-Fall-River-Warwick metropolitan area, according to data released Thursday by CoreLogic. more
The American consumer, missing in action for much of 2015, showed up in May. more
Rhode Island ranked 29th nationally and third in New England for its economic growth of 1.2 percent in 2014, according to data released Wednesday by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis. more
Wages and salaries advanced in the first quarter at the fastest pace since 2006, indicating American companies are having to offer bigger paychecks to attract skilled workers. more
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