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Wendy Nicholas, the longtime former executive director of the Providence Preservation Society, will serve as interim leader of ONE Neighborhood Builders, the nonprofit community development organization announced Thursday. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes rebounded in September to the second-highest level since February 2007, the latest sign that the recovery in residential real estate will support growth in the world’s largest economy. more
The index of U.S. leading economic indicators dropped in September by the most in seven months as slowing global growth weighed on stock prices and factory orders. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, giving workers more reason to feel secure in their jobs. more
Brown University leaders will break ground Thursday evening on an $88 million School of Engineering building that will focus on nanoscience and bioengineering research. more
Meeting Street School, a nonprofit organization that provides child development, education and therapeutic services, has purchased a 5,000-square-foot building at 951-961 Eddy St. in Providence, according to Sweeney Real Estate & Appraisal, the broker for the transaction. more
The Providence Redevelopment Agency has awarded a contract to grade the 25-acre site of the former American Tourister Co. factory, one of the city’s largest undeveloped properties. more
Rhode Island is still one of the top states for energy efficiency, but it slipped a spot to fourth place this year in the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. more
As of September, Rhode Island has recovered 65.8 percent of the 39,800 jobs it lost during its recession from December 2006 to August 2009, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Wednesday. more
NORTH KINGSTOWN – Fujifilm Corp.’s electronic materials manufacturing and marketing subsidiary, Fujifilm Electronic Materials U.S.A. Inc., is acquiring solvent manufacturer, Ultra Pure Solutions … more
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