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A new “buy local” campaign, dubbed “Indie Week,” runs Wednesday through July 7, providing special discounts from participating businesses. more
Rhode Island’s economic growth failed to meet expectations in the first quarter, posting a gain of 1.5 percent, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
Rhode Island ranked 12th among the states for its 2.1 percent year-over-year export growth in the first four months of the year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
Rhode Island’s rate of foreclosure starts in the first quarter was highest in New England and fifth highest in the nation, according to HousingWorks RI. more
The Rhode Island Mall has been sold to a Baltimore company with a history of revamping distressed retail properties. more
Consumer confidence climbed in June to a five-month high as an improving job market boosted Americans’ attitudes about the world’s largest economy. more
A total of $1.7 million in Incumbent Worker Training Grants are available for fiscal 2016 on a rolling basis, according to the Governor’s Workforce Board. more
Ground was broken on the $7.5 million Fernwood ‘Mutual Self Help’ housing development in the village of Pascaog this week in which families will help build their own homes. more
Rhode Island is the third-worst state for businesses, according to a CNBC study. more
Nearly 42 million Americans – including 2.1 million from New England – are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday travel period from July 1 to 5, the most since 2007, according to AAA. more
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