Warwick again had the lowest unemployment rate among select cities in Rhode Island at 6.1 percent in February, according to data released Thursday by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
By Michelle JamriskoBloomberg News
The cost of living excluding food and fuel rose at a faster pace than expected in April, indicating inflation is inching toward the Federal Reserve’s goal.
By Inyoung HwangBloomberg News
U.S. stock-index futures were little changed, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index at a record, before a speech in Rhode Island by Federal Reserve Janet Yellen kicks off Memorial Day weekend.
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Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is reorganizing the Fire Department in an effort to save money and deal with the city’s financial challenges.
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Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport in April increased seven-tenths of a percentage point to 307,668 passengers, the R.I. Airport Corp. reported Thursday.
The R.I. Commerce Corp. has announced a business trade mission to Taiwan and South Korea in August in an effort to increase the state’s exports.
By Victoria StilwellBloomberg News
The average number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits over the past four weeks dropped to a 15-year low, a sign the labor market continues to strengthen.
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Site work is expected to begin Tuesday for construction of an eight-story parking garage to support tenants at the $220 million South Street Landing project.