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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
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
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
The R.I. State Council on the Arts on Wednesday will celebrate 10 of Rhode Island’s creative entrepreneurs and RISCA’s partnership with the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts’ Assets for Artists program. more
Consumer confidence unexpectedly increased in May from a four-month low as Americans grew more sanguine about the economy and the labor market. more
Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canada’s second- largest lender by assets, agreed to buy Nordstrom Inc.’s Visa Inc. and private-label credit-card portfolio in the U.S. as it expands purchases in North American consumer credit. more
Year-over-year sales of single-family homes in the Ocean State rose 6 percent in May, and pending sales climbed as well, an indication of continued strengthening in the housing market, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
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