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Economic Activity
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Companies added more workers than projected in February, indicating the U.S. job market remains strong, according to a private report based on payrolls. more
Renovation of the Providence Journal building, the largest partially-occupied building downtown, will come with the help of city property tax incentives, under a program recommended Tuesday. more
Factory activity in February shrank less than forecast as gains in new orders and production provided signs that the beleaguered industry could soon stabilize. more
The unemployment rate for the end of 2015 has been revised to 5.4 percent, three-tenths of a percentage point higher than previously reported by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, DLT said Tuesday. more
Another restaurant chain has left Rhode Island. Bonefish Grill closed its doors in the Chapel View section of Garden City on just hours notice on Sunday. more
(Updated 8:32 a.m.) The R.I. Public Transit Authority has initiated a market study to consider options for expanding service to Quonset Business Park, one of the largest employment centers in the state without direct service. more
The Providence metro ranked 20th among the nation’s 40 largest metropolitan areas for its 4.5 percent home price increase in December compared with December 2014, according to Black Knight Financial Services. more
Renovation of a historic, five-story building in the Financial District of downtown will receive $482,000 in state historic preservation tax credits, according to the R.I. Division of Taxation. more
For the 13th consecutive week, gasoline prices have fallen in Rhode Island, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Contracts to purchase previously owned homes unexpectedly dropped in January by the most in two years, representing a setback in residential real estate leading up to the spring selling season. more
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