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JESSICA VEGA has been named program director of Social Enterprise Greenhouse's new Pawtucket/Central Falls program. / COURTESY SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GREENHOUSE

SEG names Vega head of Pawtucket/Central Falls program

PAWTUCKET – Social Greenhouse Enterprise has named Jessica Vega program director of SEG’s Pawtucket/Central Falls program, the nonprofit announced Tuesday.Vega will oversee the implementation...

AAFA: Providence worst place to live in Northeast for spring allergies

PROVIDENCE – The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America has named Providence No. 3 among the 100 most challenging places to live with spring...
AVTECH SOFTWARE INC. is among three companies confirmed for a United Kingdom trade mission in September. Above, Rich Grundy, right, president of AVTECH Software, talks about the company’s new Active Power Sensor with Marketing Manager Russel Benoit, left, and company founder and CEO Michael Sigourney. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

R.I. trade mission to U.K. set for Sept.

PROVIDENCE – A trade mission for Rhode Island companies to visit Scotland and northern England, organized by the John H. Chafee Center for International...
US. RETAIL SALES increased 0.6 percent month to month in March and 0.3 percent year over year./ BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

U.S. retail sales rebound in sign consumer weakness transitory

NEW YORK - United States retail sales rose by more than expected in March in the first gain in three months, suggesting consumer demand...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL Management received a $1.6 million grant to support construction at the Port of Galilee in Narragansett. / COURTESY TOWN OF NARRAGANSETT

DEM gets $1.6M grant for Port of Galilee infrastructure improvements

NARRAGANSETT – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has received a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration to...
SECOND QUARTER GDP rose 2.6 percent in the second quarter of 2017./ BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO MICHAEL NAGLE

Second-quarter U.S. growth of 2.6% underscores resilience

NEW YORK - Pickups in consumer and business-equipment spending powered a United States economic rebound in the second quarter, signaling the eight-year expansion is...
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