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Report: Providence metro mortgage delinquency remains on the decline

PROVIDENCE – Mortgage delinquency rates and foreclosure rates declined in the Providence metropolitan area and Rhode Island in September, Core­Logic said on Dec. 12.Mortgages...
A NEWPORT MANSION originally built for Harold Brown is being relisted on the market for $5 million. / COURTESY SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY

An 1895 Newport mansion is on the market for first time...

NEW YORK - Sophie Girard’s family has been in Newport, for what she estimates is 17 generations. She’s a direct descendant of Roger Williams—who...
The Row at College Hill would place an integrated mixed-use development in Providence on the East Side./COURTESY CARPIONATO GROUP

I-195 commission hears presentations on development targeting East Side parcels

PROVIDENCE — Three development teams, three different visions for the cleared land in the Interstate-195 District on the East Side of Providence, the parcels...
PARISHIONERS OF THE First Unitarian Church of Providence at 1 Benevolent St. have raised $1.2 million in the past two years to cover the renovation of the exterior of its meeting house, including the steeple. / PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

First Unitarian Church of Providence exterior undergoing $1M renovation

PROVIDENCE – The view of College Hill in Providence for the next several months will include scaffolding around one of its oldest churches.The First...
SEN. CYNTHIA COYNE, D-Barrington, has introduced legislation that would allow property owners aged 60 and older to volunteer for their communities in exchange for a reduction of up to $1,500 on their property taxes. / COURTESY R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Five Questions With: Cynthia Coyne

Sen. Cynthia Coyne, D-Barrington, has introduced legislation that would allow property owners aged 60 and older to volunteer for their communities in exchange for...
AUSTRIA-BASED MANUFACTURER Dewetron began moving its American headquarters from South Kingstown to a new facility in East Greenwich in 2017, a process it completed this month, expanding its size and operating capacity.

Dewetron grows size, operating capacity of U.S. headquarters with move to...

EAST GREENWICH – Dewetron Inc. this month will mark the completion of a significant expansion, which doubled the size of its American headquarters and...
LOCATED AT 79 IVES ST. in Providence, PVDonuts is expanding into a vacant retail space next door, which will become the commercial kitchen for the operation while the original building will become an enlarged seating area.

PVDonuts expanding Ives Street location into vacant retail space next door

PROVIDENCE – A doughnut institution in Providence is expanding. PVDonuts, which operates from a wood-frame building at 79 Ives St. in the Fox Point...
GREG GUGLIELMO, a certified land planner, has been promoted to executive vice president at DiPrete Engineering, where he will lead the day-to-day operations, including business development and proposal delivery. / COURTESY DIPRETE ENGINEERING

Guglielmo promoted to executive vice president at DiPrete Engineering

PROVIDENCE – Greg Guglielmo, a certified land planner, has been promoted to executive vice president at DiPrete Engineering, the firm announced this week.He joined...
PROVIDENCE-WARWICK-FALL RIVER METRO mortgage delinquency declined 0.8 percentage points year over year to 5.3 percent in February. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DAVID CALVERT

CoreLogic: Providence metro mortgage health continues improvement in Feb.

PROVIDENCE – In the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area in February, 5.3 percent of mortgages were 30 days or more delinquent, including foreclosure, a decline...
ENOUGH BEING BUILT? Affordable housing advocates see this complex being built in Burrillville, Garvey Ledges Lane, as important for the state, but they see too few of these kinds of projects coming to fruition in Rhode Island. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Is there enough affordable housing in your town?

The 2017 Housing Fact Book from HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University notes that households earning the state’s median income of $56,852 in 2016...
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