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NICHE ranks best areas to live in Rhode Island / COURTESY NICHE

Niche names best places to live in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Looking for the best places to live in Rhode Island?Niche, a website that helps people discover neighborhoods and schools that are right for...
THE RHODE ISLAND Commerce Corporation and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation announced the return of expanded ferry service between Providence and Newport / COURTESY RICC

Commerce RI, RIDOT announce return of Providence-Newport Ferry service

PROVIDENCE - The R.I. Commerce Corp. and the R.I. Department of Transportation announced Friday the return of expanded ferry service between Providence and Newport.Service will...
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R.I. construction job increase highest in nation in February

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island's 12.2 percent construction employment increase was the largest in the nation in February, the Associated General Contractors of America said...
JOBLESS RATES were lower in March than a year earlier in 18 states and stable in 32 states and the District of Columbia, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

R.I. posts fourth largest unemployment rate decrease in March

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island recorded the fourth-largest year-over-year decrease in its unemployment rate among the 50 states in March, dropping 1.1 percentage points to 4.3...
PAWTUCKET-BASED HASBRO topped Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 2017 list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens.

Hasbro ranked first in Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. ranked first in Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens, published in the magazine's March/April issue. The...
The Rhode Island unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent in March, the lowest since March 2001, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. /COURTESY DLTRI

DLT: Jobless rate falls to 4.3% in March

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent in March, the lowest since March 2001, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training...
BLUE CROSS & BLUE SHIELD of Rhode Island is planning to move a little more than 100 people out of its Providence headquarters to a satellite office in East Providence.

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island to move customer...

EAST PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island will move its customer service operations, approximately 15 percent of its workforce, from...
EMPLOYMENT IN THE ARTS AND CULTURAL sector in Rhode Island fell 1.52 percent from 2013 to 2014, a continuation of a trend since 2002.

R.I. shows declines in arts employment over last dozen years

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released data on arts and culture employment Wednesday showing that employment in the sector grew 1.26...
RHODE ISLAND ranked as the second safest state for drivers according to Safewise. /COURTESY SAFEWISE

Report: R.I. second safest state for drivers

PROVIDENCE – Northeast cities are a safe place to drive.SafeWise released a report today that ranks Rhode Island as the second safest state for drivers....
Mike Steinmetz appointed as R.I.'s first cybersecurity officer / COURTESY of the state of R.I.

R.I. appoints first cybersecurity officer, Mike Steinmetz

PROVIDENCE –  Mike Steinmetz has been named the state’s first cybersecurity officer. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo made the announcement Tuesday. She said Steinmetz will...
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