Updated May 5 at 2:05pm
Economic Activity
1532 results total, viewing 341 - 350
Last year was another record year for automobile imports at the Port of Davisville, with a 27 percent increase compared with 2014, according to Quonset Development Corp., which operates Quonset Business Park. more
In his first ever state-of-the-city address, second-year Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Tuesday talked broadly about his first-year accomplishments and mapped out his future goals in a city he says is poised for economic growth but also facing financial challenges. more
Rhode Island is launching a program called Platform to Employment to help the long-term unemployed. more
U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said 25 Rhode Island cities and towns will share nearly $12.9 million in federal funding to develop, improve and finance public housing in their communities. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate was 1.7 percent in December, which was unchanged from December 2014, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
Edesia Inc. is relocating from Providence to its new factory in the Quonset Business Park in April, and hosting a ribbon cutting May 2 and a grand opening and celebratory fundraiser on May 6. more
Job openings in the U.S. climbed in December to the second-highest level on record, a sign demand for labor remains strong. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator was flat in December, as only three of the nine components that comprise it had a positive contribution: jobless claims, exports of manufactures and interest rate spread. more
Despite widespread predictions that droves of retiring baby boomers last year would result in more small businesses changing hands, there was an overall reduction in the number of transactions both regionally and nationally, according to a report by BizBuySell. more
Fitch Ratings has downgraded the city of Providence’s rating on two general obligation bonds, to BBB negative from BBB, citing financial pressure created by limited revenue growth and increasing costs, such as pension and post-employment retirement benefits. more
« Prev | 1 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 154 | Next »