Updated May 29 at 5:29pm
Economic Activity
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Since the start of the year, more than 2,000 new businesses have registered with the R.I. Department of State. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said he needs to see signs that weak U.S. economic growth in the first quarter was temporary before he would feel comfortable raising interest rates. more
The city of Providence is one of 64 communities being considered for the “Best Town in America” by readers of Outside Magazine. more
Bristol County is the place to grow up in Rhode Island in terms of earning power if you are poor, according to a New York Times article which studied Rhode Island counties to determine how location affects future income. more
The state Department of Labor and Training is soliciting planning grant proposals for Real Jobs RI, which focuses on employers’ needs and is part of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s jobs plan to jumpstart the Rhode Island economy. more
With Mother’s Day less than a week away, WalletHub ranked the best and worst states for working moms, placing Vermont at the top of the list and Rhode Island at 19th. more
Capital Properties Inc., the owner of a significant portion of the Capital Center Special Development District in Providence as well as a petroleum storage facility in East Providence, posted a more than 400 percent increase in net income in the first quarter to $400,000. more
The American job market shows signs of entering a new stage that will bolster households as employers fight to retain and attract workers by paying them more. more
The proposed minor league baseball stadium will generate a peak traffic count of 1,800 vehicle trips an hour, when visitors arrive for the games or events, but will not tip surrounding intersections into failure, according to an analysis prepared for the team’s owners. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza expects to name a new economic-development director “very soon,” according to a spokesman. more
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