Updated April 25 at 4:56pm
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Plumbing equipment manufacturer Quick Fitting Inc. has secured approval from U.S. immigration officials to broker investments in Rhode Island manufacturers from foreign nationals seeking permanent residency in the United States, the company said Monday. more
Nortek Inc., a maker of home and office security solutions, ventilation and air management products, and heating and cooling systems, posted increases in sales and profit in the third quarter, thanks in part to the acquisition of an HVAC business. more
Rhode Island’s financial profile has improved following the economic downturn, but weak economic and demographic trends, paired with large combined debt and pension liabilities, remain sources of credit pressure, according to Moody’s Investor Service. more
Hanukkah, the eight-night Jewish holiday that starts this evening, is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. more
McDonald’s Corp., facing its worst U.S. sales slump in more than a decade, is turning to customized menu items in a bid to lure more millennials and shake off its reputation for selling outdated fast food. more
Gasoline prices are at the lowest they have been since December 2010 in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, according to AAA Southern New England’s weekly survey of gasoline prices. more
There was a 10 percent increase in the number of residential foreclosure deeds filed in Rhode Island in 2014 compared with 2013, according to a report from HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University, which studied residential foreclosures in each of the state’s 39 cities and towns. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator slipped 2 percent in February to a reading of 131.7, partly due to a decline in building permits, among other factors, according to the Providence Business News/e-forecasting.com Leading Economic Indicator Index. more
The R.I. Convention Center Authority on Thursday announced it has restructured a portion of its debt, saving taxpayers $5.7 million in the process. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she plans to nominate Stephanie Ogidan Preston and Princess Bomba to serve on the R.I. Public Transportation Authority. more
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