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Rhode Island ranked 41st among the states and the District of Columbia for its 2 percent year over year increase in single-family home prices in June, according to CoreLogic. more
DESIGNxRI is calling for nominations and submissions to the Rhode Island Design Hall of Fame, which recognizes leaders in the design community and showcases the impact of Rhode Island designers on a local, national and international level. more
The R.I. State Council on the Arts has awarded $765,531 to 131 different artists, schools and nonprofits for everything from operating support to funding community-based projects. more
Calling this the “worst economic expansion since World War II” is like saying the ebola virus is the worst cold you ever had. more
Economy-watchers trying to figure out when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates may want to pay attention to an indicator buried in a Monday report on factories. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts fell 4 cents and 6 cents, respectively, from last week, hitting their lowest point since May, according to AAA Northeast. more
American households kept spending in June, capping a stronger quarterly performance for the biggest part of the economy. more
The pitch: Disaster can strike any home or business. Servpro offers locally owned yet nationally certified procedures and resources to restore damaged property to pre-calamity appearance. Years in business: 26 … more
On Pekin Street in Providence's Smith Hill neighborhood, a three-story apartment house has been vacant for as long as the neighbor who's lived next to it for four years can remember. The untended backyard has become an illegal dump. In recent weeks, … more
Almost nothing in economics is more important, or mysterious, than productivity. It means the amount of stuff - goods, services, economic value - produced for a given amount of input. more
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