Updated January 24 at 6:25am
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Rhode Island is being granted $17.8 million in federal funding to help Providence and Cranston hire and train new firefighters, the state’s congressional delegation announced Wednesday. more
Jobless rates fell in 333 of the 387 metropolitan areas nationwide over the year in May, including in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported this week. more
Gasoline prices fell 3 cents in Rhode Island, and 4 cents in Massachusetts this week, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Crossroads Rhode Island held a ribbon cutting on Monday for its newest affordable housing development, Whitmarsh House Apartments at 528 Dexter St., that features 11 efficiency apartments for chronically homeless individuals and youth age 18-24. more
An ocean-view condominium at 23 Beach St. was sold for $1,050,000 in late May, Lila Delman Real Estate International announced recently. It was the highest price for a condominium in Narragansett in three years. more
Single-family home prices increased 5.4 percent in May in Rhode Island compared with a year earlier, according to CoreLogic. The real estate data tracker’s Tuesday release also reported that home prices, including distressed sales, increased 5 percent in the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area over the year. 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
Providence is one of the worst state capitals to live in in the country, according to WalletHub’s latest survey. more
An oceanfront house originally built as a summer home for an heir to Bethlehem Steel has sold for $2.4 million, the second-highest sale for Jamestown in the last year. more
A major player in U.S. renewable energy happens to be a five-sided building in Virginia usually associated with deployment of power rather than consumption of it. more
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