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The cost of living in the United States unexpectedly dropped in August for the first time in more than a year, showing inflation still is falling short of the Federal Reserve’s goal as policy makers meet. more
A popular craft-beer pub in Westerly will expand into a location in the Kinsley Building in downtown Providence, the first commercial tenant confirmed for the former office building. more
A key Providence City Council committee approved a standardized plan for tax incentives for the former Interstate 195 lands on Thursday, amending the proposal to include property in the Capital Center development district under the same terms. more
The Providence Performing Arts Center has announced its 38th Broadway season, which will open with Disney’s “Newsies” in October. more
Rhode Island exports increased 13.5 percent in November compared with November 2013, according to the latest report by e-forecasting.com. more
Regional and state unemployment rates changed little in September, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Rhode Island is an example, as it has maintained a 7.6 unemployment rate since August. more
The R.I. Department of Revenue showed that August’s total general revenues increased 4 percent compared with the same period last year. more
Real gross domestic product grew in 292 of the nation’s 381 metropolitan areas last year, but the Providence-Warwick area saw a slowdown in the growth rate for the period, according to information released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis on Tuesday. more
Westerly Community Credit Union on Tuesday proclaimed 2014 a “successful year,” recording a 29.3 percent increase in net income for 2014, which it attributes largely to a new credit card program and an uptick in membership. more
Rents in the Providence area increased 2.5 percent in 2014, representing the third-lowest increase in the top 50 metropolitan areas surveyed by real estate website Zillow. more
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