Updated February 19 at 6:24am
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(Updated 5 p.m.) Wil VandeWiel is the new CEO at Taco Comfort Solutions, after serving as president and chief operating officer, titles he will continue to hold. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area and in Rhode Island rose 6.5 percent and 6.7 percent, respectively, in November compared with November 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
American manufacturing expanded in December at the fastest pace in two years, reflecting firmer output and the biggest pickup in orders growth since August 2009. more
Giovanni Feroce, CEO of Benrus LLC, has filed a civil lawsuit against the former owner of the company, alleging contract interference, fraud and negligent misrepresentation. more
The General Assembly is expected to open its 2017-18 session on Tuesday, starting the new year with fresh appointments to key committees and 16 new members. more
Rhode Island’s ratio of business taxes to its gross state product is 5.4 percent, placing the Ocean State above the U.S. average of 4.6 percent, according to the 14th annual report released recently from Ernst & Young LLP conducted with the Council on State Taxation and State Research Tax Institute. more
Global stocks looked set to close a tumultuous year with the biggest gain since 2013, powered by a rally in the U.S. that offset annual declines in Europe and Japan. more
Unemployment rates were lower in November than a year earlier in 271 of the 387 metropolitan areas in the U.S., including in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, where the rate fell to 4.2 percent from 5.2 percent. more
Changes at Ava Anderson, the state’s failed “Cooler & Warmer” tourism campaign, top young chefs and a former Hasbro executive’s take on politics and philanthropy were among the most-read stories on PBN.com in 2016, according to Google Analytics. more
Household confidence in the U.S. is closing in on its best year since before the last recession, according to figures in the Bloomberg Consumer Comfort Index released Thursday. more
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