Updated February 24 at 12:29am
Economic Activity
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The number of completed foreclosures in Rhode Island saw a 22.1 percent increase from 2015 to 2016, according to CoreLogic, one of three states and the District of Columbia with non-judicial foreclosure procedures that showed an increase year over year. more
Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, a public-private partnership that aims to meet hiring needs of employers by offering customized talent sourcing solutions to place qualified long-term unemployed and underemployed candidates into available positions, was launched Wednesday. more
Economic activity is continuing at a modest to moderate pace in the First District despite uncertainty about the presidential election, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released Wednesday. more
The “Always Room at the House” campaign of Ronald McDonald House of Providence reached its $5 million fundraising goal in December with the help of donations from 855 households, 95 local businesses, as well as several donations from charitable foundations. more
In acknowledgement of City Year Providence’s commitment and service to the capital city’s community, Bank of America awarded it a $200,000 Neighborhood Builders grant at the start of last month. more
A $100,000 gift made by the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation for Adult Autism, the nation’s first nonprofit exclusively geared to understanding adult autism, to Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies will establish The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Adult Autism Theater and Performing Arts Fund. more
(Updated 11:40 a.m.) Rhode Island’s 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment has identified three priority health needs: behavioral health, chronic disease (diabetes and heart disease) and maternal and child health for the Hospital Association of Rhode Island’s member hospitals to focus on. more
Sturges House, a 1939 home designed by architect Peter Geddes for the India Point Corp., has sold for $1.25 million, according to Residential Properties Ltd., which represented both buyer and seller. more
Home renovation and repair spending is expected to strengthen in 2017, before tapering, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity, released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. more
The replacement of the Great Island Bridge is complete, the R.I. Department of Transportation announced recently. more
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