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The South Eastern Economic Development Corp. has named a Bristol County Savings Bank assistant vice president, “Banker of the Year.” more
(Updated 1:10 p.m.) The state awarded $4.2 million Monday through 47 capital grants for 45 arts, culture, heritage and public historic sites across the state. more
More than 200 small-business owners and advocates met with Rhode Island lawmakers on Friday to discuss policy measures they hope will garner support in this year’s legislative session. more
Rhode Island economic momentum was buoyed by “a bit of a rebound” in November, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
Some U.S. drivers may soon see a new expense at the gas pump: the cost of taking the global-warming fight on the road. more
Magnus Jonsson, chief marketing officer for A.T. Cross Co. in Lincoln, discusses the venerable company’s recent announcement that it will distribute Sheaffer pens in the global corporate gift sector. A.T. Cross, known for fine writing instruments, also recently launched a Star Wars pen line. Jonsson talks about Cross’ plans going forward. more
The unemployment rate in Rhode Island continued to move toward the national average in November, as it fell one-tenth of a percentage point from October’s rate to 5.2 percent, compared with the national 5 percent rate, according to figures released by the state Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
State Street Corp. said Thursday that it may have overcharged asset servicing clients by $200 million or more over the past 18 years. more
Janet Yellen’s U.S. Federal Reserve shouldn’t raise interest rates next week, because doing so could jeopardize economic growth and worsen inequality, said Nobel laureate Eric Maskin. more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston joined eight other reserve banks in requesting a quarter percentage-point increase in the discount rate before the Oct. 27-28 meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee. more
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