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This week, officials at the U.S. Federal Reserve will hold a crucial meeting on whether to raise interest rates. Whatever they do, it will probably be a mistake. more
The Make It Yours ad campaign will resume in mid-October so Rhode Islanders can share their favorite fall photos of the Ocean State, the R.I. Commerce Corp. said this week. 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 confidence in September held at the lowest level since April, limited by a smaller share of Americans reporting gains in incomes. more
More than $4.6 million has been awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for coastal watershed efforts in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. more
The cost of living in the U.S. rose more than projected in August on higher shelter and health-care prices, indicating that inflation continues to move closer to the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
The Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy will host an afternoon outing on Saturday, Oct. 1, which will include talks about the changing boundaries of the original Providence settlement founded by Roger Williams. more
Mission: Providence Public Library inspires lifelong education among all Rhode Islanders, fostering personal fulfillment and enhanced quality of life for an informed, enlightened and engaged citizenry. Year founded: 1875 Executive … more
In March, Providence's City Council reached a tipping point with the embattled Board of Licenses, hiring former R.I. Attorney General Jeffrey Pine to investigate the city board charged with licensing and regulating businesses following complaints about how it conducted hearings and issued rulings. more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the city firefighters union have tentatively agreed on a five-year contract that could potentially save the city $15 million over the course of the deal, according to a Sept. 12 announcement. The … more
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