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THE SOUTH COAST RAIL project is now estimated to be operating by September 2023 and is estimated to cost $1.05 billion. / COURTESY MASS. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

South Coast Rail estimated costs rise, completion pushed back

PROVIDENCE – The Mass. Department of Transportation announced Monday that the South Coast Rail project Phase I funding has been decided upon and with...
GAMBLERS LOST $1.5 million on sports betting in Rhode Island in March. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ JUSTIN CHIN

R.I. sports bettors lose $1.5M amid March Madness

PROVIDENCE – Sports betting revenue after payouts in Rhode Island was $1.5 million in March, a sharp turnaround from an $890,623 loss in February,...
HASBRO REPORTED a profit of $26.7 million in the first quarter of 2019. / COURTESY HASBRO

Hasbro reports $26.7M profit in Q1

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. reported a profit of $26.7 million in the first quarter of 2019, a reversal from a $112.5 million loss in...
EXPLORE NEW ENGLAND has entered into a strategic partnership with Visit New England and has acquired the assets of New England Boating, New England Fishing and New England Golf & Leisure from Lighthouse Media Solutions.

Explore New England forms partnership with Visit New England, acquires assets...

WARWICK – Visit New England and Explore New England have entered into a strategic partnership at the same time that ENE has acquired the...
ORSTED AND EVERSOURCE, owners of the proposed Revolution Wind farm, pledged $4.5 million for higher education programs and wind energy supply chain programs in Rhode Island. Above, the Block Island Wind Farm. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

Orsted and Eversource commit additional $4.5M to wind sector training/supply chain...

PROVIDENCE – Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind and Eversource pledged $4.5 million Monday to talent and workforce development in Rhode Island based on the Revolution...
RHODE ISLAND unemployment in March was the second highest in New England. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/JEFF KOWALSKY

R.I. unemployment second highest in New England in March

PROVIDENCE – Seasonally adjusted Rhode Island unemployment declined to 3.8% in March, while the number of employed Rhode Islanders, the unemployed and the civilian...
THE POPULATION of Rhode Island increased 4,358 people from 2010 to 2018 to a total of 1.06 million. / COURTESY U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

Report: R.I. population grows 0.4% from 2010 to 2018 to 1.06M

PROVIDENCE – The population of Rhode Island increased 0.4% from 2010 to 2018 to 1,057,315 residents, or an increase of 4,358 people, according to...
HARBORONE BANCORP reported a profit of $2.1 million in the first quarter of 2019.

HarborOne reports $2.1M profit in Q1

PROVIDENCE – HarborOne Bancorp Inc. reported net income of $2.1 million in the first quarter of 2019, or 7 cents per diluted share, a...
UNEMPLOYMENT DECLINED to 3.8% in March due to a decline in the number of unemployed in the state and a decrease in the labor force offset by a decline in jobs. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

Unemployment ticks down in March, along with jobs

PROVIDENCE – The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in Rhode Island was 3.8% in March, a 0.4 percentage-point decline year over year and level with the...
THE FEDERAL RESERVE Beige Book reported moderate economic growth in New England in March and early April. / COURTESY FEDERAL RESERVE

Federal Reserve: N.E. economy grows moderately in March, early April

PROVIDENCE – The New England economy experienced moderate growth in March and early April, according to the Federal Reserve Beige Book released Wednesday, but...
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