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Thirty-five new, affordable homes for senior citizens at the former St. Bernard’s Roman Catholic Church were celebrated on Thursday. more
Service providers from U.S. retailers to builders expanded in November at the second-fastest pace in more than nine years, indicating the world’s largest economy is forging ahead through a global slowdown. more
The Met School’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship’s Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for its next inductee. more
Construction employment expanded in 228 metropolitan areas from October 2013 to October 2014, and the Providence-Fall River-Warwick area was one of them, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
More senior women own their homes today, but those who have a mortgage are burdened by the cost, according to HousingWorks RI. more
Hotel tax collections, and meal and beverage tax collections increased on a year-over-year and fiscal year-to-date basis, according to the state Department of Revenue. However, … more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory was unchanged from September to October at 1.8 percent, but the Ocean State had fewer foreclosures compared with October 2013’s numbers, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
United Natural Foods Inc., a national distributor of natural, organic and specialty food products, reached record sales of nearly $2 billion during its first quarter of 2015, according to company President and CEO Steven Spinner. more
The New England unemployment rate was 5.9 percent in October, basically unchanged from September’s 6 percent, but less than it was a year ago when it reached 7.1 percent, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday. more
Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits last week as employers retained staff to meet domestic demand for goods and services ahead of the holiday season. more
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