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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
Rhode Island ranked ninth out of all 50 states for its share of firms in the middle market, according to a new study from American Express and Dun & Bradstreet. more
Rhode Island was one of four New England states that saw sales of single-family homes increase year over year in February, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report on the economy. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue collected $10 million more in March than during the same month last year, driven by increased public utility and insurance company tax receipts as well as estate and transfer taxes, the department reported Monday. more
The R.I. Convention Center Authority’s three facilities generated more than $717.6 million for the local economy over a five-year period, according to an economic impact study released Friday. more
The impact of major snowstorms in Rhode Island in February distorted but did not completely disrupt economic momentum here, according to Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island. more
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is making Black Friday a weeklong event, shifting away from the chaotic one-day sales that once epitomized the day after Thanksgiving. more
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