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The U.S. Small Business Administration on Wednesday announced Bay Colony Development Corp., a certified development company, will now be allowed to serve all Rhode Island counties. more
Deepwater Wind LLC is on the verge of completing the first U.S. wind farm off the coast of the U.S., a milestone for an industry that has struggled for a decade to build in North American waters. more
U.S. home construction unexpectedly accelerated in July to the fastest pace in five months, indicating the housing industry remains an area of support for the economy. more
Factory production in the U.S. increased 0.5 percent in July after a 0.3 percent gain the prior month, data from the Federal Reserve showed Tuesday in Washington. more
The Federal Reserve could potentially raise interest rates as soon as next month, New York Fed President William Dudley said, warning investors that they are underestimating the likelihood of increases in borrowing costs. more
The U.S. cost of living was little changed in July, a sign subdued inflationary pressures will give Federal Reserve policymakers reason to keep interest rates low. more
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission agreed Monday to spend up to $2 million to help the state finance construction of a pedestrian bridge over the Providence River to connect its development parcels. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders climbed in August as steady job growth and low interest rates boosted prospects for the residential real-estate market in the second half of the year, according to data Monday from the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are unchanged from last week, and are still hovering at lows last seen in 2004, according to AAA Northeast. more
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. said Monday that it has agreed to acquire Providence and Worcester Railroad Co. for approximately $126 million, or $25 per share. more
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