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A $50 million project for Pawtucket’s riverfront is being touted by the mayor as a “transformational proposal” with potential to drive future economic growth. more
Providence College contributed nearly $200 million to the economies of the state of Rhode Island and the city of Providence in fiscal 2014, according to a study by the college’s Office of Public Affairs, Community and Government Relations. more
Rhode Island led the nation with the largest year-over-year unemployment rate decrease in August at 1.8 percentage points. more
Demolition of the 19th-century Elizabeth Mill has begun, in preparation for a planned development that would place a new mixed-use building, featuring housing and commercial space, near T.F. Green Airport. more
Compensation costs among private industry employers in New England averaged $37.12 per hour in December, 19 percent higher than the national average of $31.32 per hour, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
U.S. stock-index futures climbed, after the biggest three-day jump since 2011, amid investor optimism that the Federal Reserve will continue to support the economy. more
Rhode Island ranked second among states with mortgages that were delinquent by 90 days or more in January, according to the latest data from Black Knight Financial Services. more
A rebound that took the Dow Jones Industrial Average up more than 440 points disappeared as traders said trepidation over what will happen in China’s market made holding on to stocks too risky for most investors. more
The Business Development Company provided $2 million in loans to nine small businesses unable to obtain capital from traditional sources during its fiscal third quarter, an infusion of funding that is expected to create at least 30 jobs. more
The Millennial Professional Group of Rhode Island has launched a website that it hopes will help encourage the migration of new millennials into the Ocean State, and persuade those who are thinking about leaving to stay. more
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