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The proposed acquisition of Providence and Worcester Railroad Co. by Genesee & Wyoming Inc. was approved by PWRR shareholders this week. more
Citizens Bank fell into the “about average” category in the Northeast region in J.D. Power’s 2016 Small Business Banking Satisfaction Study released this week. more
Companies in April added fewer workers to U.S. payrolls than economists projected, signaling employment gains may have peaked, according to a private report. more
Revenue exceeded expectations by 1.7 percent for the first seven months of the fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
Jobless rates were lower in 322 of the nation’s 387 metropolitan areas in November, including in the Providence-Warwick metro, which saw unemployment fall to 4.9 percent from 6.3 percent in November 2014, according to statistics released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics this week. more
The number of applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased last week, a sign labor market momentum may be starting to cool. more
Rhode Island will receive nearly $8.6 million in federal aid this week to help revitalize local neighborhoods and support affordable housing and economic development programs throughout the state, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
Providence is one of the locations that General Electric Co. is looking at for a potential new headquarters. more
The Rhode Island School of Design Museum ranked second best on a list of the 35 top college art museums in the country from Best College Reviews, behind only Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge. more
The Lady Project, a women’s economic development membership organization, is kicking off Women’s Entrepreneurship Week Monday with a Designers & Makers Speakers Series. more
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