Updated September 1 at 6:01pm
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The eighth annual Supply Chain Management (SCM) Summit on Thursday will feature a morning address by state Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor about Rhode Island’s economy and its relationship to the supply chain industry. more
A single parent of a baby and a child between the ages of 6 and 12 needs to make at least $62,693 a year, or $30.14 an hour, to cover basic expenses associated with raising a family in Rhode Island, according to the Economic Progress Institute. more
Cash sales accounted for 32 percent of home sales in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area in May, according to CoreLogic. more
New-home construction in the U.S. climbed in July to the highest level in almost eight years, indicating the industry will pick up in the second half of the year. more
(Updated 11:54 a.m.) The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission has a new executive director. Peter McNally, a real estate investment manager, was selected Monday as the commission’s new administrative leader, succeeding Jan Brodie, who unexpectedly announced her resignation last month. more
The board that began overseeing the MBTA has signed off on an arrangement that the transit authority reached with Keolis Commuter Services to improve performance, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
Gasoline prices fell 4 cents from last week in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, representing the sixth consecutive week of declines and the lowest mid-August gasoline prices in more than a decade, AAA Northeast said. more
In case you needed more evidence that getting a college degree is generally a good idea, Georgetown University is out with a new report that underscores how important a diploma has been in this recovery. more
An exhibition running from Sept. 5 through Jan. 3 at the Rosecliff mansion will focus on ties between Newport and the American South. more
Factory production rose more than economists forecast in July as automobile assembly jumped to the highest since 1978, indicating American manufacturing is regaining its footing after a slowdown. more
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