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Off-peak conventions and large events booked in Rhode Island for Nov. 8 through Dec. 7 account for nearly 20,000 contracted hotel room nights, more than double the number compared with this time last year. more
Rhode Island’s jobless rate remained the highest in New England and the third highest in the nation in October at 7.4 percent, according to information from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate remained highest in New England in December at 6.8 percent, and was the fifth highest in the nation, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
A new report on advanced manufacturing says that the industry is far from declining in New England, but is suffering from a shortage of qualified labor and is affected by the region’s comparatively high cost of doing business. more
(Updated 4:10 p.m.) Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped again to 6.3 percent in February, its lowest level in eight years, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
Chase Bank NA and Chase Bankcard Services Inc. will pay Rhode Island $239,955 and an additional $13,000 in restitution to 20 Rhode Island consumers as part of a $136 million state and federal credit card debt collection settlement. more
(Updated 2:55 p.m.) The Tops Electrical Supply block downtown has been sold with eventual plans for mixed-use redevelopment, according to listing agent Peter M. Scotti & Associates Inc. Tops … more
Rhode Island has among the fewest properties at risk for hurricane storm surges, according to CoreLogic, which examined 19 states and the District of Columbia along the Atlantic and Gulf coastlines. more
The Providence Foundation’s executive committee and board of trustees have voted to endorse the proposed Interstate 195 parcel for a new Pawtucket Red Sox baseball stadium. more
Since May 5, thousands of visitors have flocked to the Volvo Ocean Race Village at Fort Adams State Park, but downtown merchants said they had mixed experiences in welcoming the tourists. more
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