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It may not be regionally appropriate to say, "Mammas, don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys," but it's not far off, even halfway across the continent. The most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report on the median hourly wages … more
Foreclosure petitions in Massachusetts fell 18.7 percent over the year in September, and decreased nearly 10 percent in Bristol County, according to a report released Wednesday by The Warren Group. more
Construction employment grew 2 percent, or by 500 jobs, over the year in September in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, ranking it 184th among the 358 metro areas listed by the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Single-family home sales in the Ocean State climbed nearly 30 percent in November to 910, the highest November total recorded in 12 years, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes unexpectedly decreased in November on a sudden pickup in mortgage rates and limited inventory, according to figures released Wednesday from the National Association of Realtors in Washington. more
Cash collections increased 5.4 percent, or $33.1 million, to $651 million in the first two months of the fiscal year, the R.I. Department of Revenue said this week. more
Rhode Island’s capital city is the nation’s 22nd neediest, according to a report released Wednesday by WalletHub to determine which cities are the most economically disadvantaged. more
When it comes to gross domestic product growth, it’s not a surprise that Providence County leads the state’s five counties with GDP growth of $1.1 billion, according to a SmartAsset study. more
Colleges and universities rely on endowments to fund programs such as scholarships and professorships, but many investments felt an uncomfortable squeeze during the Great Recession – and Rhode Island was not exempt. Endowments, according … more
Be it the weather, reduced beach fees, strengthening economy or just an outlier year, beachgoers are out in droves this year and the tourism sector is benefiting in Rhode Island. From May through July, the number of beachgoers to visit … more
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