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PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's foreclosure inventory rate rose slightly over the year in October to 1.9 percent, but remained above the national rate of 1.2 percent, CoreLogic said last week. The foreclosure inventory rate rose one-tenth of … more
NEWPORT – The Breakers Welcome Center project will move forward after a Newport Superior Court judge last week dismissed all appeals of a Zoning Board decision that approved its construction. Judge Walter Stone decided that none of the … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week signed an executive order requiring state agencies to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions throughout their facilities. "Developing a strategy that supports a transition to … more
After waiting for a year, the owners of a starter home on Tidewater Drive in Warwick finally sold the property this year to a cash buyer. No one who needed a mortgage could afford the $250-a-month premium for flood insurance on the … more
Five percent hotel tax collections climbed year over year by 16.4 percent in September, and increased 14.6 percent when comparing the first three months of the fiscal year with the same period in 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Three new incentive programs were launched Friday by officials to improve streetscapes in central business districts, provide tax stabilization incentives, and give tax credits to Rhode Island companies that play a role in persuading a supplier or customer to relocate to the Ocean State and create at least 10 new jobs. more
Six Rhode Island companies have received state matching grants to leverage federal funds intended to promote innovation in technology. more
Providence is one of the locations that General Electric Co. is looking at for a potential new headquarters. more
The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank and the state’s Office of Energy Resources announced this week that they have begun a partnership with National Grid to provide free energy audits to municipalities, school districts and quasi-public state agencies. more
Janet Yellen’s U.S. Federal Reserve shouldn’t raise interest rates next week, because doing so could jeopardize economic growth and worsen inequality, said Nobel laureate Eric Maskin. more
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