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Rhode Island ranked third worst in the nation on the Family Prosperity Index, which studies the impact of the economy on families. more
R.I. Taxpayers is no longer. The association, which said it advocated for “honest, effective and fiscally sound government on behalf of individual and business taxpayers” and published a newsletter called Taxpayer Times five days a week, stopped operations on Thursday. more
Rhode Island single-family home sales jumped 17.2 percent in January, to 545 from 465 a year ago, marking the strongest January for sales in 11 years, according to The Warren Group. more
The Rhode Island unemployment rate for January dropped by a tenth of a percentage point to 5.3 percent compared with December, even as the number of jobs in the state fell, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Consumer confidence remained stable in the first week of March, with Americans growing a tad more upbeat about the economy even as their views of buying conditions eased. more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in five months as the number of firings remained consistent with a solid labor market. more
Providence-based Dimeo Construction Co. is one of three general contractors hired by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to begin pre-construction work on a resort casino proposed for tribal lands in Taunton. more
Larew Doyle & Associates recently secured a $12.9 million first mortgage loan for Appleton Oaks Apartments, a 113-unit, age-restricted apartment complex in Hampton, N.H. more
Renovation of the Bellevue Gardens Shopping Center has begun, designed to update the facilities and improve traffic flow, according to property manager Bliss Properties. Construction began March 3 and is expected to be completed in June. more
The great American jobs machine keeps humming and inflation is finally stirring to life. Still, economists are split over how aggressively the Federal Reserve will signal its next interest-rate move when policy makers meet on March 15-16. more
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