Updated November 25 at 8:25am
Economic Activity
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Incomes have not kept pace with rental costs, leaving affordable rental housing out of reach for many Rhode Islanders, according to a new national report. more
Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is reorganizing the Fire Department in an effort to save money and deal with the city’s financial challenges. more
Occupancy in the Warwick’s 16 hotels increased significantly in February, March and April compared with the same time frame last year, according to Mayor Scott Avedisian. more
Gasoline prices dropped 2 cents in Rhode Island, and 6 cents in Massachusetts, the second consecutive week of declines, AAA Northeast said. more
United Natural Foods Inc. was able to withstand the turmoil that engulfed Wall Street on Friday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average into a correction and marking the worst week in three years for the Standard & Poor’s 500 index. more
Nortek Inc. widened its first-quarter loss to $13.9 million, which is $5.3 million more than it reported during the year-ago first quarter. more
JPMorgan Chase & Co. tumbled to No. 10 in an annual survey of customer satisfaction for mortgage-servicing companies, behind competitors such as Bank of America Corp., after being ranked second-best by homeowners last year. more
U.S. stocks fell Monday, with equities down for a fifth consecutive session, as raw-material and energy shares retreated amid more signs of slowing in China, while biotechnology companies extended last week’s selloff. more
YWCA Rhode Island has acquired the Nickerson Community Center in the Olneyville section of the city. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate remained the highest of all New England states in November, but also experienced the greatest percentage point decline over the year. more
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