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A few Rhode Island retailers reported strong turnout this Black Friday, though whether the state will keep up with national projections of a 3.7 percent increase in end-of-year holiday sales remains to be seen. more
Cash collections increased 3.5 percent through the first four months of the fiscal year when compared with the same period last year, but decreased 2 percent when comparing October with October 2014, according to the state Department of Revenue. more
CharterCARE Health Partners, at a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, announced $17.5 million in facility improvements at Roger Williams Medical Center and Our Lady of Fatima Hospital intended to improve patient care. more
Since last week, gasoline prices have fallen a cent in Rhode Island, and two cents in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
Where were you on Monday, Oct. 19, 1987? Today is the first time since 2009 that Oct. 19 has fallen on a Monday, and that has me thinking about that day. more
Brian Azar is Santander Bank’s regional president of southern and western New England. Azar talks with Providence Business News about the bank's new service line designed specifically for its wealthier customers. more
PROVIDENCE – Single-family home sales in September outpaced the same period last year, rising nearly 10 percent, the R.I. Association of Realtors reported last week. A total of 932 single-family homes sold, compared with 849 a year ago. … more
In his forecast for Rhode Island's economy, Bryant University economist Edinaldo Tebaldi cuts right to the chase: "Rhode Island's economy has sustained its recovery, but it also displays troubling signs," he said. His report, … more
Wendy Nicholas, the longtime former executive director of the Providence Preservation Society, will serve as interim leader of ONE Neighborhood Builders, the nonprofit community development organization announced Thursday. more
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she is increasingly confident that the economy is growing sufficiently to achieve labor-market improvement and higher inflation, laying the groundwork for a December interest-rate increase if data hold up. more
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