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The index of U.S. leading economic indicators increased in February, reflecting continued signs of a healthy labor market. more
Standard & Poor’s has affirmed the Central Falls long-term bond rating at BB, while affirming a positive outlook, according to Mayor James A. Diossa, who announced the update in a news release Thursday. more
The Providence metropolitan area ranked ninth worst for families among 30 metro areas in the country, according to Apartment List, an online rental marketplace. more
T.F. Green Airport saw its passenger count rise for the second month in a row in February, to 246,978 from 219,250 a year ago, a 12.7 percent increase. more
Construction employment increased in 243 out of 358 metropolitan areas in January, including in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, which saw a 12 percent jump over the year, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, illustrating the Federal Reserve’s view of a stronger labor market. more
Rhode Island chefs were shut out of the finalist nominations for the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards announced yesterday in San Francisco. more
Capital Properties Inc. reported a 51.3 percent increase in profit in 2015, to $2.2 million, or 33 cents per share, compared with profit of $1.4 million, or 22 cents per share, in 2014. more
One percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 8.1 percent, and 1 percent hotel tax collections rose 3.9 percent, when comparing December with December 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Consumer prices in the U.S. excluding food and fuel climbed more than forecast in February for a second month, adding to signs inflation is moving closer to the Federal Reserve’s target. The overall cost of living fell amid cheaper fuel. more
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