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The average unemployment rate in New England was 5.9 percent last year, 1 percentage point less than 2013’s rate of 6.9 percent, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
More than 132,000 jobs in Rhode Island are supported by international trade, according to Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies. more
Christopher Dooley, has been named vice president, coordinated regional care for Rhode Island for Prospect Medical Systems, leading clinical integration between CharterCare Health Partners and the Prospect Provider Group. more
Rhode Island ranked 20th among all states and the District of Columbia in terms of construction employment growth in December, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Gasoline prices are continuing to drop, falling another 2 cents from last week in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
Rhode Island Mall owners Winstanley Enterprises LLC and Surrey Equities LLC plan to turn the 160,000-square-foot space into factory outlets in the style of Wrentham Village, slated to open in the fall of 2015. more
Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. reported a 50.8 percent increase in profit, and a nearly 22 percent increase in revenue in 2014 when compared with 2013’s numbers, in an earnings report released Tuesday. more
Home prices, including distressed sales, increased 2.3 percent in December in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area compared with December 2013, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
The R.I. Revenue Department collected $1.4 million in May through the state’s 5 percent hotel tax, a sum 17.5 percent higher than the $1.2 million collected a year earlier in May 2013, according to the latest revenue report. more
Rhode Island single-family home prices dropped 4 percent in June compared with the same period last year on stable sales volume, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said Tuesday. more
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