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For all the $5 million sales of oceanfront estates recorded this year, the price of luxury in Rhode Island is a relative bargain. Consider the alternatives. The Hamptons, the New York beach community, set a new ceiling on sales in … more
the R.I. Department of Labor and Training recently released figures that showed Rhode Island with the second-largest percentage job growth in 2015 among New England states (behind only Massachusetts). The growth rate was 1.8 percent, … more
For the second month in a row, Rhode Island ranked 35th in the nation for its year-over-year decline in exports. more
The offshore wind company Deepwater Wind LLC is trying to break into the solar industry and has bid on a 26.4-megawatt solar project in Connecticut, which would be one of the largest in New England. more
Two new restaurants will open soon on the ground floor of the recently redeveloped Kinsley Building downtown on Westminster Street: Malted Barley and Tom’s Bao Bao. more
Washington County residents stand to save the most in Rhode Island through refinancing loans, according to SmartAsset. more
(Updated 1:16 and 3:09 p.m.) Snow will gradually taper off tonight, making for a messy evening commute, according to the National Weather Service. more
Job growth settled into a more sustainable pace in January and the unemployment rate dropped to an almost eight-year low of 4.9 percent, signs of a resilient labor market that’s causing wage growth to stir. more
A merger of Hasbro Inc. and Mattel Inc., which would unite two of the biggest toymakers, would need to win approval from antitrust officials in Washington who are increasingly saying no to deals marrying the dominant players in an industry. more
The Pulitzer Prize Board has awarded $45,739 to the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities for a program called “What is the 21st Century Essay?” more
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