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Nearly 300 job seekers attended an informational job fair at Newport Grand on Wednesday, according to a press release from Jobs for Newport. more
Rhode Island homeowners pay 8 percent more for homeowner’s insurance after making a claim, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report, a figure that is below the national average of 9 percent. more
Rhode Island ranked 29th on the annual Opportunity Index, released Monday from the national campaign, Opportunity Nation. more
The owner of Checkmaster Payroll Services pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Monday to defrauding seven businesses and the Seekonk, Mass., Water District of more than $1.2 million in federal payroll taxes that were supposed to have been paid to the Internal Revenue Service. more
The city has been chosen as a host for first- and second-round games of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in March 2016, and the event is expected to generate $3.5 million in economic impacts. more
Operation Stand Down Rhode Island has opened its latest housing project, offering veterans a new three-building property featuring 10 apartments, including four family units, in Westerly. more
Ira C. Magaziner will serve as keynote speaker for “Putting Health Care Reform in Context: A Civil Discussion” at Rhode Island College on Nov. 19. more
More than 4,000 taxpayers who received letters from the Pawtucket Division of Collections in error are getting an apology. more
Rhode Island sustained improvement in September of the economic momentum that had gotten a boost in August, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said Monday. more
The nonseasonally adjusted jobless rate for the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area dropped four-tenths of a percentage point in September, improving to 7.5 percent from 7.9 percent a month earlier. more
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