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Executive director of the Providence Children’s Film Festival, Anisa Raoof has an unmistakable passion for film, design, community and education. more
The transit buses converge on Kennedy Plaza in Providence every few minutes throughout the week, circling the historic site and pausing at their designated stops. More than a quarter-mile away, separated by buildings and several … more
Brick-and-mortar retail has more staying power than recent high-profile closures of department stores might indicate. Online shopping continued to gain strength in 2016, according to retail analysts, but consumers are still flocking to … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Thursday she will establish a Rhode Island Manufacturing Advisory Council, as part of a budget year priority to encourage growth in the industry. more
Teknor Apex Co. plans to expand in Pawtucket as part of a company-wide growth initiative. more
Undergraduate applications to the Providence and Charlotte, N.C.,-based Johnson & Wales University campuses decreased by more than 9 percent and 12 percent, respectively, in 2014-15 when compared to a decade earlier, according to a report by education research website StartClass listing the 50 U.S. schools with the biggest declines. more
Among Rhode Island cities, Cranston and Warwick are the best for raising a family, according to the ”Best Cities for Families” list released this week by ApartmentList.com. more
The picture on income inequality in America just got a little bleaker, by yet another measure. more
The cash sales share of total home sales in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area slid to 22.5 percent in October, a 0.3 percentage point decrease compared with October 2015, CoreLogic said this week. more
Purchases of new U.S. homes fell in December to a 10-month low, suggesting the post-election jump in mortgage rates pushed out potential buyers. more
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