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The Ocean State’s economy is picking up steam, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
A stately College Hill mansion with a literary connection has been sold to Paolino Properties. Halsey House, at 140 Prospect St., served as a setting in H.P. Lovecraft’s short novel “The Case of Charles Dexter Ward.” more
TriMark USA LLC, a provider of design services, equipment and supplies to the food service industry, has acquired R.W. Smith & Co. in San Diego, a restaurant equipment and supplies distributor. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area falls in the middle of the 40 largest metros nationwide for its home price growth over the year in April, Black Knight Financial Services said Monday. more
Rhode Island is the most dangerous state for older drivers, according to a new Caring.com report. more
Seven finalists have been selected in the 2016 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition, and their proposed businesses address problems in biotechnology, consumer, health care, information technology and the manufacturing industries. more
The 23rd annual Providence Boat Show will be held Feb. 4-7 at the R.I. Convention Center. more
Financial companies will be hard-pressed to meet long-term growth expectations as decades of credit expansion come to an end and central-bank policies and tighter regulations squeeze profits, according to bond investor Bill Gross. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly declined last week to match a more than 42-year low, indicating employers are upbeat about an economy that bogged down in the first quarter. more
Unemployment rates were lower in December than a year ago in 296 out of 387 metropolitan areas in the nation, including in the Providence-Warwick metro, where the rate dropped to 4.9 percent from 6.2 percent, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. more
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