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Jobless rates were lower in May than a year earlier in 346 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Revenue was $25.3 million more, or 1.1 percent higher, than what was expected through the first nine months of the fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue said Friday. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate fell 2.7 percentage points over the year in November to 1.8 percent, but was still higher than the national rate of 1.2 percent for the month, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Sears Holdings Corp., the struggling retailer run by hedge fund investor Eddie Lampert, will shut almost 80 stores as part of a push to make the company profitable again. more
The Beige Book, the Federal Reserve’s snapshot of economic data, said the outlook is “cautiously positive” in the First District, which comprises all of New England except Fairfield County in Connecticut. more
Sales of single-family homes continued to pick up in March, growing by 23.2 percent over the previous year, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. Median sale prices rose 11.6 percent to $230,000. more
PVDFest, Rhode Island’s signature outdoor art festival, is returning for a second year June 2 through 5, bringing four days of art, food and music to Providence’s streets. more
A national solar power provider announced on Monday it will begin providing service in 10 Rhode Island municipalities, increasing its national footprint to 18 states. more
Single-family home sales increased on an annual basis in every state in the First District, except Massachusetts, where the number of sales declined, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report that notes economic conditions from early April to late May. more
When it comes to car repairs, Rhode Island is on the more affordable end, according to the RepairPal Institute, the research and data science division of RepairPal, an auto repair website. more
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