The cost of living in the United States unexpectedly dropped in August for the first time in more than a year, showing inflation still is falling short of the Federal Reserve’s goal as policy makers meet.
Meal and beverage tax collections from local restaurants totaled just under $1.77 million in December, an increase of 7.8 percent compared with the $1.64 million collected in December 2013, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Monday.
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The Thayer Street pizzeria, which also offers regular and gluten-free pizzas, placed ninth on a list of the Top 10 vegan pizzas in the country for its fig, arugula and vegan cheese pizza by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals.