(Updated 12:01 p.m.)
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area climbed 31 spots to No. 95 in the Milken Institute’s 2015 Best-Performing Cities report, propelled by growth in wages and high-tech jobs.
A 19th century brick church in the Broadway-Armory Historic District will be renovated into residential lofts, through a $3.1 million project that has qualified for state historical preservation tax credits.
The foreclosure rate among outstanding mortgage loans in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area was 1.8 percent in August, a .04 percentage point increase compared with August 2014, CoreLogic said Thursday.