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Rhode Island, as in most of the nation, has experienced economic growth since 2010. But in that period the Ocean State has seen cumulative growth at a rate that is roughly 75 percent as large as the United States as a whole. (Ocean State … more
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William C. Dudley said he expects the U.S. central bank to raise interest rates by December, echoing comments by fellow regional Fed chief Dennis Lockart in Atlanta, while cautioning that this was not a pledge to action and will depend on the economy staying on track. more
Foreclosure rates fell in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area in July to 1.64 percent, a decrease from July 2014 when the rate was 1.79 percent, CoreLogic said Friday. more
Hotel tax collections jumped nearly 25 percent in July when compared with July 2014, the state Department of Revenue reported Friday. more
An interactive map from The New York Times shows where people living in a state were born. In 2012, 57 percent of Rhode Islanders were born in the Ocean State, compared with 64 percent in 1950 and 51 percent in 1900. more
Consumer confidence climbed for a third week to reach its highest level since mid-April as Americans held more favorable views of the economy, buying climate and personal finances. more
Eisenhower House, at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, is open for year-round event rentals following a $2.2 million renovation. more
John Shea, a sales associate with Hammond Residential Real Estate LLC in Boston, was recently honored for his work in restoring the the James L. Hazard house, a 6,000-square-foot Newport Victorian built in the 1800s. more
Hotel, meal and beverage tax collections increased year over year in July, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
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