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Ruggerio plan a jump-start to progress?

What to do when local concerns stand in the way of a bigger picture?Such is the case of Hope Point tower, which is expected...

National Grid files to redact pricing info, proprietary market projections in...

PROVIDENCE – National Grid Rhode Island has filed a petition with the R.I. Public Utilities Commission to redact from public disclosure several responses related...
MAKING THINGS HAPPEN: Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, providing welcoming remarks at Thursday's Economic Outlook Breakfast, said her job in her second term will be to help sustain the economic momentum Rhode Island has been experiencing. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Economic Outlook Breakfast portends economic renaissance – and another Super Bowl...

PROVIDENCE – Those at Thursday’s Economic Outlook Breakfast by Santander Bank and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce may have come away thinking that...
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...
RETAIL SALES IN MARCH in the United States exceeded expectations, including motor vehicle sales, while filings for unemployment benefits hit their lowest level in 49 years. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

U.S. retail sales grow most since 2017 on autos, gasoline

WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales grew by the most since September 2017 as gains in motor vehicles and gasoline stations boosted sales, signaling consumers...

2 additional developers to present plans for Parcel 28 in I-195...

PROVIDENCE – Two development teams are expected to present plans next week for a parcel in the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District.Representatives of Post Road...

Five Questions With: Brent Runyon

The Providence Preservation Society has chosen the Paterson Park neighborhood, part of the Blackstone Park Historic District, as the location for its 39th Festival...

Hotel Hive developer seeks 20-year phase-in for property taxes

PROVIDENCE – The Hotel Hive Providence, the proposed $39 million reuse of two vacant downtown buildings – including the early 1900s Providence Journal offices...

Barrington home sells for $1.5M

BARRINGTON – A custom-built home in the town sold recently for $1.5 million, according to Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty, which represented the...

Senate bill would require a surety bond for tax credits

PROVIDENCE – A Cranston legislator has introduced a bill that would require developers who receive state tax credits to provide a surety bond that...
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