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Funded by philanthropists Letitia and John Carter, the Rhode Island Foundation’s Sparks Grant program will provide nearly $190,000 in reading and innovation grants to teachers across the state, according to a Jan. 13 announcement. more
Merger and acquisition SPECIALISTS say there are windows in the market and economy during which business owners can realize the most value from selling their companies. And the window has been open for a few years now, as private-equity … more
The local restaurant community starts out the new year on familiar ground – setting a national trend. One of the leading stories in food media in 2016 was … small. Award-winning restaurants being opened by award-winning chefs were distinguished … more
The Rhode Island economy continues to improve and grow, if slowly. The state's gross domestic product expanded 1.4 percent in 2015 and is projected to increase 1.2 percent in 2016. The state employed 492,700 workers in November 2016, which … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday released a $9.2 billion budget that is broadly directed at bolstering the educational prospects of Rhode Islanders, continuing recent momentum in adding new jobs and creating new assistance for manufacturers. more
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Rhode Island dropped by three-tenths of a percentage point in December, to 5 percent, its fourth consecutive month-to-month decline. more
Opting for more online viewing, Johnson & Wales University announced Thursday that its Culinary Arts Museum will close to the public as of Feb. 27. more
Thirty-three capital grants encompassing as many projects in 17 Rhode Island cities and towns totaling $3.8 million were awarded by the R.I. State Council on the Arts in partnership with the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission on Thursday. more
The rate of Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area foreclosures among outstanding mortgage loans was 1.24 percent in October, a decrease of 0.58 percentage points compared with October 2015, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell to near the lowest level since the 1970s, consistent with a still-improving labor market, a Labor Department report showed Thursday. more
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