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PROVIDENCE RANKED fifth in the nation among large cities for its reliance on commercial property taxes to supply general revenue.

Study – Providence No. 5 for commercial property taxes

PROVIDENCE – Providence has the fifth-highest commercial property tax rate in the nation according to a Lincoln Institute report on state property taxes released...
DATA FROM 2005 and 2015 show that young adults have increasingly moved back in with their parents.

Census study shows young adults moved back home

PROVIDENCE - The number of young adults living at home with their parents in Rhode Island increased 8.5 percentage points between the years of...
Rhode Island gas prices remained the same this week, with average self-serve regular unleaded gasoline priced at $2.32 per gallon according to AAA Northeast. BLOOMBERG/ANDREW HARRER

R.I. gas prices hold at $2.32, Mass. price drops a cent

PROVIDENCE- Self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline remained at $2.32 per gallon in Rhode Island this week, AAA Northeast reported Monday. Gas prices in the Ocean...
A new pavilion and visitor center at the beach area of Olney Pond in the Lincoln State Park will open on Friday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

New Olney Pond pavilion to open in time for summer

PROVIDENCE - A new pavilion at Olney Pond in Lincoln Woods State Park will open with a ribbon ceremony on Friday to kick off...
PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT Luis A. Aponte resigned from the position of President Friday afternoon but will remain on the City Council.

Aponte resigns as Providence City Council president

PROVIDENCE - Luis A. Aponte resigned as president of the City Council Friday afternoon. He said he intends to remain a member of the...
Zillow Group reports that the increase of suburban rental prices has risen at at faster rate than urban rental prices both in the Providence area and nationally.

Report: Suburban rent costs growing faster than urban areas

PROVIDENCE – Median rent in suburbs of Providence increased faster year over year than urban areas, according to Zillow Group, a real estate and...
THE FAIR HOUSE, a new project from House of Hope Community Development Corp., will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Warwick on Monday. /COURTESY O'HEARNE ASSOCIATES ARCHITECTS

‘Fair House’ ribbon-cutting ceremony to take place on Monday

Updated at 3:51 p.m.-  The Ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m. on MondayWARWICK - A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the completion of...
A NEW BUDGET ESTIMATE on Thursday projected a $134 million deficit in Rhode Island's 2017-18 fiscal budget. /PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

State projects $134M budget deficit for fiscal 2018

PROVIDENCE - Sharon Reynolds Ferland, R.I. House of Representatives chief fiscal adviser, told the House Finance Committee on Thursday that new calculations estimate a...
R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR and Training announced an expansion of its Summer Youth Employment Program, which received $1.8 million from the Governor's Workforce Board toward that effort.

Summer Youth Employment Program awarded $1.8M

CRANSTON – The Governor’s Workforce Board awarded $1.8 million to the Summer Youth Employment Program, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training announced Thursday....
NAUTIC PARTNERS LLC announced an agreement to acquire Endries International Inc. Thursday.

Nautic to acquire Endries International

PROVIDENCE –Nautic Partners LLC acquired Endries International Inc. from Ferguson Enterprises, Providence-based Nautic announced Thursday in a press release. Endries International, headquartered in Brillion,...
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