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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 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
Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections declined nearly 9 percent in October compared with October 2015, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Thursday. more
Thanks to the lowest gasoline prices in more than a decade, AAA Northeast is predicting record travel Independence Day weekend, with 43 million Americans expected to travel, including 2.2 million from New England. more
U.S. employers added the most workers in four months while wage growth slowed more than projected, suggesting some slack remains in the labor market. more
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