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CVS triples post-merger Caremark dividend offer

CVS Corp. (NYSE: CVS) and Caremark Rx Inc. (NYSE: CMX) today said they have tripled their previously announced post-merger dividend for Caremark shareholders, to...

AAA: R.I. gas prices steady at $2.179/gallon

Rhode Island gasoline prices last week held steady after straight week of declines, according to AAA Southern New England.AAA’s Feb. 12 survey of...

Historic tax credit faces new review <br> <i>All agree it’s beneficial, but...

Call it a victim of its own success. Rhode Island's historic preservation tax credit, which has supported $545.6 million worth of completed real estate projects and...
A VIEW from the mezzanine level of Lincoln Park's new game room, scheduled to be finished in March, which will feature live entertainment, dining and a full bar. /

Lincoln Park’s event center to open in spring

Lincoln Park has come a long way since it opened 60 years ago as Lincoln Downs, a horse race track. But right now, it's...
PARKSIDE ROTISSERIE & BAR owner Steve Davenport says the high-end chains make his restaurant look stronger, because it offers top quality at better prices. /

City’s success attracts high-end chains<br> <i> Newcomers raise stakes in a competitive...

With upscale new stores and high-end residential developments, Providence has been looking more and more like Boston and other large cities. Now, with several...
THE MOST VALUABLE state property that would be sold is the R.I.
Department of Health's Chapin Health Laboratory on Orms Street in Providence, valued at $10.9 million. /

Carcieri seeking to raise $28M from property sales:<br><i>Parking lot, buildings seen...

In submitting his budget for fiscal 2008, Gov. Donald L. Carcieri stressed one point regarding proposed cuts to human services and personnel: A difficult budget...

‘Rentometer’ creates a buzz:<br> <i>Providence techie’s Web tool draws major media attention</i>

A Web service designed to instantly provide the average rent for any size apartment in any real estate market in the country has garnered...

Home sales drop 14% in 2006 as prices rise

The number of single-family home sales in Rhode Island fell by 14.4 percent in 2006, from 9,711 to 8,313, and the median sale price...

R.I. condo prices rise in ’06 despite sales slump

BOSTON – Condominium sale prices were a bright spot in Rhode Island’s housing market last year, despite sales that declined 6.2 percent from 2005,...
THE R.I. Current Conditions Index each month from December 2005 through December 2006. /

R.I. economy continues to expand in Dec.

KINGSTON – Leonard Lardaro, a professor of economics at the University of Rhode Island, today said the state’s economy continued to grow in December.“Rhode...
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