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Ten arts organizations in Rhode Island could receive as much as $30 million in grant funding if voters approve the state’s $35 million Creative and Cultural Economy bond this November. more
Approximately 36.1 million Americans will travel from home during Memorial Day weekend, an increase of 1.5 percent over last year’s 35.5 million travelers, AAA Southern New England estimates. more
Utilidata Inc. has formed a partnership with Siemens AG that will enable the companies to more widely distribute energy efficient voltage optimization software. more
Construction employment in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area increased 2 percent between February 2013 and February 2014, according to The Associated General Contractors of America monthly jobs report released Wednesday. more
Rhode Island will receive more than $2.7 million to clean up properties in Pawtucket, Providence and Westerly that have been designated “brownfields,” where expansion or redevelopment is prevented due to hazardous pollutants or contaminants, the state’s congressional delegation announced Wednesday. more
An index of Rhode Island’s leading economic indicators produced by Providence Business News and e-forecasting.com fell in February for the first time since March 2013, dropping four-tenths of a percent to 124.9 from 125.4 in January. more
Providence has contracted 834 hotel room nights associated with Saturday’s New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens playoff game in Foxborough, according to the R.I. Sports Commission, a division of the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau. more
Sales of single-family homes in Massachusetts dropped 7 percent in May year over year, real estate data tracking firm The Warren Group reported Tuesday. more
Nearly $1 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Family Self Sufficiency Program for 11 cities and towns was announced Friday during a visit from the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro. more
August’s unemployment rate in Rhode Island remained at 7.7 percent, unchanged from the month before, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
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