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New England’s grid operator last week purchased power from two Rhode Island energy projects, which bodes well for a region where resources are scant. more
Anne-Marie Johnson recently was appointed to the new position of president, chief operating officer at The Claflin Company, as Ted Almon has transitioned to the role of chairman. more
One percent meal and beverage tax collections, and 1 percent hotel tax collections, increased year over year in November and over the fiscal-year period, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Consumer sentiment declined in February to a four-month low as declining stock prices and weaker global conditions weighed on Americans’ views of the economy. more
Barnes Building & Management Group is facing a proposed fine of $59,290 from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration in connection with a structural steel collapse at Bryant University in September that injured six workers. more
Revenue exceeded expectations by 1.7 percent for the first seven months of the fiscal year, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
Stories about lawsuits, free Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, cybersecurity and the Pawtucket Red Sox were among the most-read news stories on PBN.com in 2015, according to Google Analytics. more
(Updated 11:49 a.m.) Hasbro Inc. posted fourth-quarter profit that topped analysts’ estimates after demand for “Star Wars” and “Jurassic World” merchandise boosted sales. more
Jobless rates were lower in 322 of the nation’s 387 metropolitan areas in November, including in the Providence-Warwick metro, which saw unemployment fall to 4.9 percent from 6.3 percent in November 2014, according to statistics released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics this week. more
The four-year high school graduation rate in Rhode Island rose by 2 percentage points to 83 percent for the Class of 2015, according to a news release from Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the state Department of Education. more
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