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EMPLOYERS in the Northeast expect little staffing change in the second quarter, Manpower said. Above, the region's quarterly outlook from 1997 to the current survey. /

Survey: Providence-area 2Q job outlook ‘dull’

Providence-area employers anticipate a “dull” job market in the second quarter, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey released today. The region’s outlook is...

IRS: $9M in R.I. refunds will expire April 17

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has more than $9 million in unclaimed refunds for 6,400 Rhode Island taxpayers who failed to file their federal...

Allied Consulting Engineering opens R.I. office

WARWICK – Allied Consulting Engineering Services Inc. of Sudbury, Mass., today announced the opening of a second office, at 43 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick. “Our new...

R.I. economy grows in January, CCI shows

KINGSTON – Rhode Island’s economy continued to grow in January as the fourth quarter’s momentum carried over into the new year, according to University...

AAA: R.I. gas prices rise 7¢ to $2.569

PROVIDENCE – Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have risen 7 cents, in their fourth straight week of increases, to their highest level since September,...

Profits key to Bernanke-Greenspan conflict

Profits are at the root of the disagreement between Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan and successor Ben S. Bernanke over where the economy is...

Housing slump may not be over after all

The housing slump may not be over after all. As many as 1.5 million more families may lose their homes, another 100,000 people in...

More taxpayers use direct deposit, e-File

Direct-deposit refunds nationwide this year have passed the $100 million mark, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service reports, as a growing number of taxpayers opts...

Group calling for stronger mass transit

Calling it vital to the future of Providence and the state, a public transit study group formed by Providence Mayor David N. Cicilline is...
JASON HARRY founded Afferent Corp. in Providence in 2000, with technology developed at Brown University. /

Ocean State is growing ‘new economy’

Jason Harry started the Afferent Corp. in Providence in 2000 after acquiring technology from a personal contact at Boston University. Since then, the medical...

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