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CONSTRUCTION JOBS increased over the psat month in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, the BLS said. Above, carpenter Paulo Sousa works on a house last month in The Enclave at Meadow Lake, a new neighborhood in Mahway, N.J.  /

R.I., Mass. both add jobs in May<br> despite higher unemployment

WASHINGTON – The New England unemployment rate rose to 4.7 percent in May from 4.4 percent the previous month and 4.5 percent in...

AAA: R.I. gas prices fall 4¢ to $2.969

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island gasoline prices are back below $3 per gallon, after falling for their third consecutive week, according to AAA Southern New...

N.J., Mo. courts reject<br> lead-paint lawsuits

Sherwin-Williams Co., DuPont Co. and other former makers of lead paint Friday won dismissal of a lawsuit filed by New Jersey communities whose officials...
KEVIN BENNETT, of Capital Curbing Inc., works on a curb project on Route 107 in Burrillville. The company has used the Mission 360 program to expand its business. /

Partners help DOT diversify

A new R.I. Department of Transportation program is looking to take a full-circle approach to providing local minority-owned firms their chance to get work...

Yacht Restoration School ‘converges’<br> with Museum of Yachting

One teaches the history of classic boats and the art of restoring, maintaining and building them. The other aims to preserve the culture of...

Slater invests $500,000 in Middletown robotics firm

The Slater Technology Fund last week announced it has committed $500,000 to Innovention Technologies LLC, a medical robotics startup founded in western Pennsylvania that...

U.S. industrial output stalls in May

WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production held steady in May at 112.7 percent of its 2002 average, after edging up a revised 0.4 percent in...

Energy costs boost producer prices in May

WASHINGTON – The Producer Price Index for Finished Goods (a measure of wholesale prices) rose a seasonally adjusted 0.9 percent in May, fueled by...

Cumberland trucking firm fined $80,000<br> on federal hazardous waste charges

PROVIDENCE – Berkeley Transportation Co. yesterday was fined $80,000 in federal court for illegally shipping hazardous waste from a property in East Greenwich to...

Wind energy association honors TPI Composites

LOS ANGELES – Warren-based TPI Composites Inc. has been honored by the American Wind Energy Association with the 2007 Commercial Achievement Award for its...
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