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In a ranking of the 15 worst states for state income taxes, Rhode Island did not make the list, but two of its New England neighbors did – Maine and Massachusetts. more
Hasbro Inc. has been named one of the country’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an initiative that recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. more
Rhode Island exports increased 34 percent from August to September to $245 million from $182.9 million, according to the latest report from e-forecasting.com. more
Seven communities will share a $2.3 million grant from the federal Department of Education to add more prekindergarten programs. more
Tech Collective, a bioscience and information technology industry association, recently graduated 16 of its “IT On Demand” participants. more
When Eric S. Niloff came across his 91-year-old grandfather’s collection of World War II-era photographs, he and his wife took it upon themselves to organize and preserve them for their family. more
The Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area had the largest unemployment rate decrease out of 48 metropolitan areas in the country with 1 million or more people in December at 2.9 percentage points, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Exports from Rhode Island climbed 10.5 percent in March compared with the previous month, ending three consecutive months of export declines, according to an e-forecasting.com report released May 27. more
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has upgraded Providence’s “BBB” credit outlook from stable to positive to reflect Mayor Angel Taveras’ efforts to improve the city’s fiscal management practices and general fund balance, Taveras’ administration announced Friday. more
Rhode Island’s May unemployment rate of 8.2 percent was the highest in the country for a seventh consecutive month, but Rhode Island was also one of 32 states with year-over-year unemployment rate declines designated statistically significant, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. more
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