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Economic Activity
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After a “truly disappointing” second quarter, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro found the August current conditions index rose to 75 from the revised 67 measured in July, showing the start to a more positive third quarter. more
America’s service providers expanded more than forecast last month, spurred by an upturn in orders that coincided with stepped-up demand at the nation’s factories. more
The Newport Art Museum has received a gift of nearly $5 million, the largest donation in its history, from an anonymous benefactor. more
As part of the national Subaru “Share the Love” campaign, in which $250 from the sale of every vehicle purchased or leased through Jan. 3 will be donated to a local charity, West Warwick-based Balise Subaru has named Hasbro Children’s Hospital its local beneficiary. more
Robert D. Atkinson, president of the Washington, D.C.-based Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, talks about Rhode Island’s performance in a recent study that evaluated states on technological innovation. more
Barnaby Evans and Peter Mello of WaterFire and the WaterFire Arts Center were recognized in December by American Institute of Architects Rhode Island with its Archistar Award, which recognizes exceptional contributions to architecture by non-architects. more
Surplus Solutions LLC, which sells refurbished lab and pharmaceutical equipment, will move into a former Lowe’s home improvement retail location on Diamond Hill Road, according to a news release issued by the city. more
The Marcum Commercial Construction Index for the third quarter of 2016 reflects continued spending weakness in non-residential construction through the first nine months of the year, but projects a significant increase in activity in 2017. more
Changes at Ava Anderson, the state’s failed “Cooler & Warmer” tourism campaign, top young chefs and a former Hasbro executive’s take on politics and philanthropy were among the most-read stories on PBN.com in 2016, according to Google Analytics. more
Breaking habits can be hard, especially when they involve making money. more
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