Updated November 25 at 3:25pm
Economic Activity
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The residential real estate market continued to strengthen in the third quarter, compared with sales last year, with increased activity across all categories of housing types, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Federal Reserve policy makers said the economy is still expanding at a “moderate” pace and they will consider tightening policy at their next meeting in December without making a commitment to act this year. more
National Grid PLC is returning nearly $1 million to commercial energy users in the form of credit, as a recent tax cut in July went into effect between billing cycles. more
(Updated 3:03 p.m.) Passenger traffic increased in September at T.F. Green Airport by 1.1 percent to 300,284 from 297,077 during the same month a year ago. more
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. agreed to acquire Rite Aid Corp. for about $9.4 billion in cash in a transaction to further expand the company’s role in the distribution of medications in the U.S. more
At least Rhode Island is no longer the least tax-friendly state for retirees in the nation. more
The New England jobless rate dropped 1.1 percentage points year over year in September to 4.6 percent. The rate was unchanged from August, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday. more
The largely vacant New Harbour Mall will be redeveloped in a $50 million project that will convert the enclosed retail center to an open-concept plaza. more
Richard Beaupre, founder and CEO of Lincoln-based ChemArt and a University of Rhode Island alumnus, has pledged $2.5 million for construction of URI’s new chemical and forensic sciences building. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 250th out of 358 metropolitan areas nationwide for its 3 percent construction job loss in September compared with September 2014. more
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