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A project that will convert a vacant office building downtown into rental apartments will come with assistance from a city tax stabilization agreement that defers full taxes for 10 years, under a plan approved Thursday by City Council’s finance committee. more
Edd Spidell, founder and teacher of the pre-engineering and robotics technology program at the Cranston Area Career and Technical Center, has been named the 2015 SkillsUSA Rhode Island career and technical educator of the year. more
Brown University was recognized for having one of the 50 most amazing libraries in the country, according to a list released Monday by College Rank, a ranking service for colleges and universities. more
For the fifth week in a row, gasoline prices have increased in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
United Technologies Corp. dropped the most in three months after lowering its 2015 profit target amid weakness at the Sikorsky helicopter unit being targeted for divestiture. more
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits declined more than forecast last week, returning to a level that’s consistent with an improving labor market. Initial … more
For the third consecutive year, the Amica $75,000 Community Challenge surpassed its fundraising goal, raising more than $180,000. Amica Mutual … more
Capital Properties, which owns a substantial part of the capital center area in Providence and a petroleum storage facility in East Providence, reported a 101 percent increase in profit year over year to $1.4 million in 2014 from $711,000 in 2013. more
Toy-company investors joined millions of little girls in cheering the news that Walt Disney Co. is working on a sequel to its smash hit “Frozen.” more
Foreclosure rates declined in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area in December compared with a year ago, according to data released Thursday by CoreLogic. more
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