Sunday, July 25, 2021


Economic Activity

U.S. productivity rises 3% in 4Q

U.S. productivity rose faster in the fourth quarter as labor costs slowed, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics today reported. Productivity rose...

4Q sees gains in business, factory productivity

WASHINGTON – Productivity gains for the fourth quarter and for all of 2006 were reported today by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of...

UMass survey: Visits to R.I. slot parlors declining

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – Though more Rhode Island residents have been visiting Lincoln Park, fewer have been visiting Newport Grand, and those who visit the...
Lisa Carro /

Lisa Carro

Lisa Carro has been promoted to general manager of East Bay Newspapers after serving for three years as business manager. Prior to joining East...
Tina Castano /

Tina Castano

Tina Castano has been named local sales manager at CW28 (WLWC-TV) in Providence. In her new role, she will train and manage local account...
RALPH MANGIARELLI JR. sold the Johnston place where he has his fruit store last year and invested the proceeds in top-tier commercial properties outside Rhode Island. /

Investors finding there is prosperity in numbers<br> <i>Property ‘exchanges’ provide big deal...

Ralph Mangiarelli Jr. has owned investment property for almost three decades, starting with a small building in Johnston that housed his produce store –...
A VIEW from one of the Chapel View buildings shows how the developer integrated modern features with the now-restored ruins of the old Sockanosset Boys' Training School. /

Carpionato quickly fills new center

The transformation of the former Sockanosset Boys Training School into Chapel View, an upscale mixed-use complex with shops, restaurants, offices and condominiums, is almost...
THIS PHOTOGRAPH, taken around 1900, shows Scituate's Hope Mill in its heyday. It was an active industrial site until last year, when it was sold to developers who plan to turn it into apartments and condominiums. /

Scituate mill rehab project pays tribute to history

When one of Patrick Conley's projects takes advantage of the state's historic preservation tax credit program, he enjoys keeping the history alive through the...

Woonsocket lofts taking shape along the waterfront

The first phase of a $10.4 million residential project on the waterfront in downtown Woonsocket is almost complete, with 16 loft-style condominiums expected to...
A GROUP OF prospective tenants tours the building at Conley's Wharf that the Partnership for Creative Industrial Space is leasing out. The former coal-gasification facility is being turned into offices and studios for artists and designers. /

A blank canvas for artistic endeavors

It has been two and a half weeks since the Partnership for Creative Industrial Space began seriously marketing Conley's Wharf at 200 Allens Ave.,...

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