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Consumer confidence in the U.S. fell to a six-month low in May as Americans became less sanguine about the prospects for the economy. more
Rhode Island was among 28 states that had statistically significant jobless rate declines year over year in April, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Brown University will renovate its 12th house in the College Hill neighborhood this summer for conversion to private ownership through a program that allows employees to purchase a home from the university. more
Applications for U.S. jobless benefits remained below 300,000 for the 12th straight week, signaling the labor market remains firm even as the economy has been slow to rebound from a first-quarter slump. more
Rhode Island has the fifth-highest tax rates in the nation, according to WalletHub’s latest study. more
Baud Builders, a company that specializes in custom, high-end residential construction, was named the 2015 National Contractor of the Year by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, for a residential project in Narragansett. more
Site preparation has begun on a $94 million project to replace the Rhode Island Veterans Home. Voters authorized bonds for the work in 2012. more
Executive director of Laurelmead discusses the concept of a retirement co-op. more
Interior and exterior designs were released Monday for the First Light Resort & Casino, which will include three 15-story hotels, a 31,000-square-foot function room and a water park. more
Encased on two sides by scaffolding, Grace Episcopal Church is undergoing a nearly $800,000 exterior renovation that will clean and restore its stonework. more
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