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Some good news for bargain hunters braving crowds today: Rhode Island is one of the states where a Black Friday fight is least likely. more
A request for tax incentives for the redevelopment of the Providence Journal building is scheduled for a public hearing Thursday. more
State and congressional leaders will gather Friday morning at Quonset Business Park to celebrate a sixth record-breaking year for automobile imports at the Port of Davisville last year. more
A single parent of a baby and a child between the ages of 6 and 12 needs to make at least $62,693 a year, or $30.14 an hour, to cover basic expenses associated with raising a family in Rhode Island, according to the Economic Progress Institute. more
Chris Drumgoole, chief technology officer of GE Digital, a tech division of General Electric, discussed why Providence was chosen for a GE Digital location with Providence Business News and the kind of work that will be taking place in Rhode Island’s capital city. He also explained why GE is expanding into the tech arena. more
Hoping to generate support and excitement for a local food and drink-related venue on the Providence waterfront, Eat Drink RI will preview its Central Market concept on Aug. 6. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate for July has decreased to 5.8 percent, one-tenth of a percentage point compared with June, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
Foreclosure petitions increased nearly 42 percent in the Bay State with 910 filings by lenders in November compared with 643 filings in November 2014, according to The Warren Group, publisher of Banker & Tradesman. more
The economy is expanding, but at a “somewhat slower pace” than just six weeks ago, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report on economic activity. more
The Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission announced today that the National Park Service has placed the American Brewing Company, a former brewery in the city’s Valley neighborhood, on the National Register of Historic Places. This register is the federal government’s official list of U.S. properties whose historical and architectural significance makes them worthy of preservation and even rehabilitation. more
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