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Manufacturing moderated at the end of last year to a more sustainable pace of growth as U.S. factories adjusted to weaker overseas markets and steady demand from domestic customers. more
A section of Atwells Avenue in Providence will be closed for the next year, beginning Monday, for rehabilitation of the Atwells Avenue Bridge where it crosses the Woonasquatucket River. more
Special pricing from Jan. 11 to Jan. 24 will be offered at about 80 restaurants in Rhode Island and one Massachusetts town through Winter Restaurant Weeks, with some locations incorporating a Girl Scout cookie promotion. more
Rhode Island’s corporate income tax rate dropped to 7 percent from 9 percent, and the franchise tax was officially repealed, as part of several tax changes that took effect on Jan. 1, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue Division of Taxation. more
U.S. stocks climbed, building on a year in which the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index surged to unprecedented highs and extended the bull market rally past 200 percent. more
The Markit Economics final index of U.S. manufacturing decreased to an 11-month low of 53.9 in December from 54.8 a month earlier, the London-based group said today. more
HealthSource RI is reporting that nearly 5,000 new customers have signed up for the state’s health benefits exchange. more
The mayor’s office has reported a $1.1 million operating surplus for fiscal 2014, as shown in the city’s annual financial audit conducted by independent accounting firm Marcum LLC. more
Business accolades, economic development, scenic restaurants and Rhode Island’s capital city took center stage in 2014, making the list of PBN.com’s most-read stories. more
Local 1 percent hotel, meal and beverage tax collections, as well as state 5 percent hotel tax collections, all increased on a year-over-year, and fiscal year-to-date basis through October, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
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