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FOR THE FIRST TIME in 11 months, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate ticked up in December 2018. The measure stood at 3.9 percent: a 0.1 percentage point increase from November but a 0.6 percentage point decrease from December 2017. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

R.I. ends 2018 with 3.9% unemployment

PROVIDENCE – The seasonally adjusted Rhode Island unemployment rate ticked up month to month for the first time since January 2018 according to the...
SACRED COW GRANOLA was awarded a 2019 Good Food Award for its product, The Holy Granola Experience.

Sacred Cow Granola wins Good Food Award

EAST PROVIDENCE – Sacred Cow Granola was awarded a 2019 Good Food Award for its product The Holy Granola Experience last week.Sacred Cow Granola...
THE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GREENHOUSE has announced the 2019 Food Accelerator cohort.

SEG announces 2019 Food Accelerator cohort

PROVIDENCE – Social Enterprise Greenhouse announced the 2019 Food Accelerator cohort Tuesday.The program will feature 17 food businesses, which started the program last week. The...
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Food trucks find niche

“To me, food trucks are the old town square!” said Eric Weiner. He can tell you how many trucks serve food in virtually any...

Illegal fishing a security threat

As China, Russia and the U.S. ramp up their naval deployments, there’s no shortage of conflicts waiting to happen in the world’s oceans. Yet...

Skyline at Waterplace to relaunch as Dine with Skyline in...

PROVIDENCE – New restaurants will open their doors and eateries new and old throughout the state will feature special menus at bargain prices to...

Sales of Newport Restaurant Group gift cards to benefit food...

NEWPORT – The nine restaurants that make up the Newport Restaurant Group have chosen to collaborate with the Rhode Island Community Food Bank to...
RHODE ISLAND'S SEASONALLY-ADJUSTED unemployment rate and the number of unemployed residents remained unchanged from October to November. Unemployment declined 0.7 percentage points year over year. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

R.I. Nov. unemployment rate remains level from Oct., down over year

PROVIDENCE – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 3.8 percent – the same as October – according to the R.I. Department of...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, Dec. 17, 2018

Ellen Slattery looks to bridge the divide between special-occasion and casual fare.Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee...
UNITED NATURAL FOODS reported a $19.3 million loss for the fiscal 2019 first quaerter, ended Oct. 27, largely due to costs related to its $2.9 billion acquisition of SUPERVALU.

UNFI reports $19.3M loss related to acquisition of SUPERVALU

PROVIDENCE – United Natural Foods Inc. reported a net loss of $19.3 million, or 38 cents per diluted share, for the first quarter of...
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