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Ross Nelson of Cox Business has been elected chairman of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders hovered in January close to a nine-year high, indicating the residential real estate market is poised to expand this year. more
Capital Properties Inc., the owner of a significant portion of the Capital Center Special Development District in Providence as well as a petroleum storage facility in East Providence, posted a more than 400 percent increase in net income in the first quarter to $400,000. more
Coming off a record-breaking 2014, the parent of Westerly-based The Washington Trust Co. is looking to build on its success by growing lending outside Rhode Island and expanding its physical presence in Greater Providence. more
After a rocky start to the holiday shopping season, U.S. retailers benefited from cheaper gas prices and an improving job market in the weeks leading up to Christmas, raising optimism that sales reached a three-year high. more
Rhode Island is one of the most energy-efficient states in the nation, according to the latest study by personal finance website WalletHub. more
The pace of growth in U.S. services industries cooled last month from the best readings in a decade, a sign consumers may be taking demand down to a more sustainable level in the face of global weakness. more
Hotel tax collections jumped nearly 25 percent in July when compared with July 2014, the state Department of Revenue reported Friday. more
Arden Engineering Constructors LLC has acquired Rayco Electrical Corp. of Providence in a move intended to grow the firm’s electrical business, according to Arden’s president and CEO, Robert M. Bolton. more
The Civic Leadership Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation is kicking off its “community conversations” series on Jan. 15 at Rhode Island College with Shael Polakow-Suransky, president of Bank Street College of Education. more
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