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A public fundraising campaign has been launched to help provide funds for emergency repairs for the “Wedding Cake House,” an ornate, Victorian-era structure that has three times made the list of the city’s most endangered properties compiled by the Providence Preservation Society. more
(Updated 9:36 a.m. with corrected information) Providence legislators on Wednesday denounced a proposed natural gas liquefaction facility project in the capital city, calling on federal regulators to reject enabling permits and for city lawmakers to withhold subsidies. more
(Updated 3:43 and 4:38 p.m.) The R.I. Commerce Corp. board on Monday approved a new loan program designed to benefit small businesses, approving $5.4 million in state funds for four development organizations and three micro lenders. more
What happens when your house is featured in The New York Times Sunday real estate section? A quick sale, that’s what. more
Sales of single-family homes continued a yearlong rise in Rhode Island, growing 34.7 percent in April when compared with April 2015, according to data released Friday by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Foreclosure rates in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area declined 0.11 percentage points in March, to 1.6 percent from 1.71 percent a year ago, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is open to the idea of allowing a referendum on the legalization of recreational marijuana. more
A 15-acre, oceanfront property sold for $4.75 million recently, the highest sale recorded in the past three years on Block Island, according to Lila Delman Real Estate International, which represented both buyer and seller. more
(Updated, 4:48 p.m.) Pointing to the currency crisis in Europe and China’s economic slowdown, Rhode Island’s general treasurer says volatility in the financial markets contributed to the 0.28 percent loss on the state’s pension investments last year. more
(Updated, 1:45 p.m., Nov. 14) The recently completed Trans-Pacific Partnership has benefits for Rhode Island businesses and communities as it will eliminate all foreign import taxes on industrial and consumer goods, according to the U.S. Commercial Service. more
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