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Rhode Island will receive an additional $629,160 in federal funding to continue to provide housing counseling to struggling Rhode Islanders through NeighborWorks America’s National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling program, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said this week. more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. climbed less than forecast in May as Americans were a little less ebullient about the economy’s prospects in the runup to the presidential election. more
The U.S. economy expanded at a slightly faster pace in the first quarter than previously estimated, reflecting less damage from trade and inventories. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded eight grants totaling $78,280 to fund individual projects in towns across Rhode Island on Thursday. more
Consumer confidence retreated last week as Americans became less upbeat about their household finances and the state of the economy, the weekly Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index showed Thursday. more
Jobless claims fell for a second week, indicating the surge at the start of May reflected temporary dismissals. more
Residential Properties Ltd. this week announced the sale of 46 South Meadow Lane for $1,440,000. The transaction closed on May 20 and was the sixth sale in Barrington this year that exceeded $1 million. more
Rhode Island rentals have become unaffordable to many working residents, a national report released on Wednesday concluded, with the Ocean State characterized as among the top 20 most-expensive states in the United States. more
A substantial share of Americans lacked retirement savings and fewer households were confident in the outlook for their income at the end of last year. more
Employers gathered at the Roadmap to Reentry Community Workforce Development Summit Wednesday morning to learn about how ex-offenders are prepared for a smooth re-entry into the mainstream workforce and incentives available to employers who take the risk to hire those with a criminal record. more
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