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Single-family home sales in Rhode Island climbed nearly 23 percent in May, representing the 13th consecutive month of positive gains, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
Rhode Island is the most dangerous state for older drivers, according to a new Caring.com report. more
(Updated 2:50 p.m.) Sponsors for the annual Newport International Boat Show were announced last week by the Newport Exhibition Group, the show’s owner and producer. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George has resumed her advocacy for interest-rate increases, citing the June rebound in U.S. hiring as a key reason to push rates further above zero. more
Prices for self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline fell 3 cents in Rhode Island and 2 cents in Massachusetts this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
The U.S. earnings recession waylaying the seven-year-old bull market has been a long one by any standard. Measured by depth, however, it isn’t registering -- either with history or investors. more
The state’s economy “improved” to a neutral value of 50 in May, reported University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro in his latest Current Conditions Index, but shows a “troubling trend” of not exceeding that value in three months. more
Not long after The New York Times featured a rehabilitated Federal-style home in its Wednesday real estate section, three homes in Bristol are getting national exposure in the Wall St. Journal. more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed announced Friday $9.3 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation to reduce jet noise affecting residents living near T.F. Green Airport. Of the $9.3 million, $887,032 is expected to help to voluntarily acquire three homes impacted by aircraft noise. An additional $8,435,954 will provide sound insulation mitigation to airport-area residences. more
The U.S. job market stirred to life in June as payroll growth accelerated by the most since October after a two-month lull, assuaging fears of broader cutbacks by companies. more
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