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Welcome to the inaugural edition of Stuff, or more formally, “A guide to Stuff made and built in Rhode Island.”For manufacturers and builders, these...
PROVIDENCE METRO UNEMPLOYMENT declined 0.5 percentage points to 3.9 percent in August. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TIM BOYLE

Providence metro unemployment 3.9% in Aug.

PROVIDENCE – Unemployment in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area declined 0.5 percentage points year over year to 3.9 percent in August on a non-seasonally...
DRYVIT SYSTEMS PRESIDENT AND CEO Mike Murphy said that the demand for the company's NewBrick product led to the company to open a new manufacturing facility in North Kingstown. The company expects to more than double its manufacturing workforce over the next decade. / / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Dryvit Systems to open new manufacturing plant, plans workforce expansion

WEST WARWICK – Dryvit Systems Inc. will open a 120,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the former Brown & Sharpe plant in North Kingstown, the company...
LAWRENCE "LARRY" CULP has been appointed CEO of General Electric Co., after the company parted ways with former CEO John Flannery. / COURTESY GENERAL ELECTRIC CO.

GE ousts Flannery after slump, names Lawrence Culp CEO

NEW YORK - General Electric Co. soared after ousting John Flannery less than a year into the job of CEO, and naming a renowned...

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Fastest Growing Companies | $250,000-$5M | 4th place CEO (or equivalent): Danilo Reyes, CEO 2017 Revenue: $4,218,955 2015 Revenue: $2,414,991 Revenue growth: 74.7%Back in 2013, after helping other...
UNEMPLOYMENT IN Rhode Island declined 0.4 percentage points year over year and 0.1 percentage points month to month in August. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

Has your company added employees in the last three-and-a-half years?

Since Gov. Gina M. Raimondo took office in January 2015, the unemployment rate in Rhode Island has gone from 6.6 percent to 4 percent...
RHODE ISLAND construction employment increased 3.8 percent year over year from 18,300 to 19,000 jobs. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. Aug. construction employment rises 3.8%, No. 28 in U.S.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island construction employment increased 3.8 percent year over year in August, the No. 28 fastest rate in the country, and the...
RHODE ISLAND'S 4 PERCENT unemployment rate in August was the second highest in New England, while its 0.4 percentage-point unemployment rate decline year over year was the region's largest unemployment rate drop. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

R.I. has 2nd-highest N.E. joblessness in Aug., but largest Y/Y decline

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted 4 percent unemployment rate in August was the second highest in New England, ahead of Connecticut’s 4.3 percent, according...
UNEMPLOYMENT IN Rhode Island declined 0.4 percentage points year over year and 0.1 percentage points month to month in August. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

R.I. unemployment continues to decline in Aug., hits 4%

PROVIDENCE – After falling 0.1 percentage points month-to-month in August, the Rhode Island seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rested at 4.0 percent, per a report...
PROVIDENCE COLLEGE has announced the appointment of three new deans, two of which are newly created positions to the school as of the 2018-19 academic year. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

PC appoints 3 new deans as 2018-19 academic year commences

PROVIDENCE – Providence College Tuesday announced the appointment of three new deans – two of which are newly created positions – as the 2018-19...
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