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Russell H. Carpenter, a 1959 alumnus of the Moses Brown School in Providence, has endowed a new program to advance teaching with a $3.6 million gift to the school. more
Employers added more workers than projected in February, indicating the U.S. economy is starting to bounce back from a weather-induced setback. The jobless rate unexpectedly climbed from a five-year low. more
The U.S. Navy has awarded $35.8 million through two ongoing contracts with General Dynamics Electric Boat to perform advanced submarine research and develop modules for the Ohio-class replacement submarine at its facility in Quonset. more
Private-industry employer costs for employee compensation in New England inched downward in December, dropping 8 cents per hour to an average of $34.40 per hour, but remained the highest in the U.S., according to a quarterly U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report issued Wednesday. more
Nortek Inc. posted a loss of $8.3 million for 2013, compared with profit of $9.5 million a year earlier. The maker of home and office security solutions, ventilation and air management products, and heating and cooling systems embarked on a dual-focused investment strategy to improve its supply chain operations while growing its top line. more
U.S. stocks fell, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index climbed to a record close last week, as investors assessed the strength of the economy and developments in Ukraine. more
Rhode Island placed No. 10 in a study that ranked the 10 U.S. states with the highest percentage of top-rated 401(k) retirement plans. more
Single-family home prices in the Providence-Warwick metro area rose 4.6 percent in January compared with the same period last year, according to the CoreLogic Home Price Index report released Tuesday. more
Cheryl Merchant, president and CEO of textiles manufacturer Hope Global, will receive the 2014 New England Businesswoman of the Year award at Bryant University’s annual Women’s Summit on March 14. The award recognizes excellence in a female founder, president or CEO of a New England-based multimillion-dollar business. more
MinuteClinic, the retail clinic division of CVS Caremark Corp., has announced that it will partner with Radnor, Pa.-based Main Line Health to supply health care services at MinuteClinic locations inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in southeastern Pennsylvania. more
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