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(Updated 11:40 a.m.) Rhode Island’s 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment has identified three priority health needs: behavioral health, chronic disease (diabetes and heart disease) and maternal and child health for the Hospital Association of Rhode Island’s member hospitals to focus on. more
The new year is bringing news of retail store closings. more
The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 1.26 percent in September, a decrease of 0.57 percentage points compared with September 2015, CoreLogic said this week. more
(Updated 12:46 p.m.) Distressed sales accounted for 12.3 percent of all homes sold in Rhode Island in April, and 10 percent of all homes sold in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area that same month, CoreLogic said this week. more
Following a banner third quarter, Washington Trust Bancorp Inc., parent of The Washington Trust Co., is looking to augment its commercial loan portfolio. "The [commercial loan] pipeline has been over $200 million for the last … more
The median sale price of a single-family home in June reached $372,000, the highest in Massachusetts history, surpassing the past record of $370,000 set in August 2005, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
(Updated 3:14 p.m.) Rhode Island’s median family income rose to $70,108 last year from $61,605 in 2014, but the number of children living in poverty still remains high at 40,566, or 19.4 percent, Rhode Island KIDS COUNT said this week. more
Consumer spending advanced for a fourth straight month in July, bolstered by stronger income gains, sending the biggest part of the U.S. economy to a solid third-quarter start, Commerce Department figures showed Monday in Washington. more
“Joe six-pack gets a raise,” proclaim Bank of America Merrill Lynch economists Emanuella Enenajor and Lisa Berlin, commenting on the biggest source of upward pressure on U.S. wages in 2016. more
(Updated 1:46 p.m.) U.S. stocks edged lower, with the Dow Jones industrial Average failing to make progress toward 20,000, as oil erased gains and a rally in the dollar faltered in light trading ahead of the holidays. more
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