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Biden sees economy avoiding recession, but risks remain 

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden assured Americans on Friday that the U.S. economy is chugging along in the holiday season, but the very...

U.S. hiring stayed strong in November as employers add 263K jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation's employers kept hiring briskly in November despite high inflation and a slow-growing economy — a sign of resilience in...
THE PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL decided to table on Thursday a controversial extension to the city's tax exemption and lease agreements with ProvPort Inc. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Votes on ProvPort tax exemption, lease postponed amid public opposition

PROVIDENCE – Community pleas to delay a decision on extending the city’s tax exemption and lease agreements with its primary port operator were granted...

Aspen Aerogels announces pricing of $240M in common stock

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. – Aspen Aerogels Inc. on Wednesday announced the pricing of 25.2 million shares of its common stock available to the public that...

U.S. revises last quarter’s economic growth up to 2.9%

WASHINGTON (AP) – Despite high interest rates and chronic inflation, the U.S. economy grew at a 2.9% annual rate from July through September, the...

Proposed ProvPort tax, lease agreement extensions advance despite public protest

PROVIDENCE – Controversial extensions to the tax and lease agreements with the operators of Providence's industrial port received preliminary approval from a city panel...

Business groups urge Congress to block potential rail strike

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Business groups are increasing the pressure on lawmakers to intervene and block a railroad strike before next month's deadline in...
MAN AND MACHINE: Joseph Matthews, president of Maxson Automatic Machinery Co. in Westerly, explains the features of a sheeter, a piece of precision manufacturing equipment that Maxson produces for other companies. 
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

A CUT ABOVE: Maxson’s precision machines keep other manufacturers in business

(Editor’s note: This is the third installment in a monthly series highlighting some of the region’s unsung manufacturers that make products essential to the...

Unemployment claims rise to 240K, highest since August 

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since August but still remains low by historic...

ProJo parent announces more layoffs for its news division in Dec.

PROVIDENCE – Gannett Co., parent of The Providence Journal and other local newspapers, announced a new round of companywide layoffs in its news division...
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