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Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in October, representing a 0.1 percentage point decline from both the prior month and October 2015, according to a release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
Lifespan Corp. ended fiscal 2016 with a better-than expected bottom line, almost breaking even with a $500,000 operating loss, according to a memo to employees from President and CEO Timothy J. Babineau. more
Sixty-four percent of small-business owners will offer a holiday or year-end bonus to employees this year, according to a new survey. more
The first phase of construction of two-family and single-family homes in Lower South Providence began in October, to be sold to homeowners who earn less than the median income in Rhode Island. more
All American Assisted Living has announced it is now accepting applications for its assisted living facility nearing completion on Toll Gate Road. more
The sale of single-family homes continued to rise in October but is showing signs of slowing, according to the most recent monthly report from the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Sally Lapides is president and CEO of Residential Properties Ltd., of Providence, one of the state’s largest residential real estate agencies, with 1,572 sales in 2014, according to the 2016 Providence Business News Book of Lists. more
Step aside all-night pizza delivery. Much of downtown Providence and the East Side and West End now have near-all-night cookie delivery. more
The historic neighborhood, The Point, in Newport recently had its highest residential sale in two years. The Bigelow Carriage House, at 79 Second St., sold for $1.68 million, according to a news release. more
Woonsocket restaurant owner Judy Beauchemin knows all too well how much effort it takes to make a small business work, and how the unexpected can upend the best of ideas. She opened her first family restaurant in 1993, and still remembers … more
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