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Wendy Nicholas, the longtime former executive director of the Providence Preservation Society, will serve as interim leader of ONE Neighborhood Builders, the nonprofit community development organization announced Thursday. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes rebounded in September to the second-highest level since February 2007, the latest sign that the recovery in residential real estate will support growth in the world’s largest economy. more
The index of U.S. leading economic indicators dropped in September by the most in seven months as slowing global growth weighed on stock prices and factory orders. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, giving workers more reason to feel secure in their jobs. more
Brown University leaders will break ground Thursday evening on an $88 million School of Engineering building that will focus on nanoscience and bioengineering research. more
Rhode Island is still one of the top states for energy efficiency, but it slipped a spot to fourth place this year in the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. more
As of September, Rhode Island has recovered 65.8 percent of the 39,800 jobs it lost during its recession from December 2006 to August 2009, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Wednesday. more
The city’s lodging industry is the strongest it has been in the last few years, Jan D. Freitag of STR told invited industry representatives and students at Johnson & Wales University Tuesday. more
Rhode Island ranked next-to-last in the nation for its lack of construction employment growth over the 12 months that ended Sept. 30, the Associated General Contractors of America said Tuesday. more
Rhode Island led the nation with the greatest year-over-year decrease in its jobless rate in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Tuesday. more
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