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Rhode Island ranked 49th – or third from the bottom – for losing 800 construction jobs in April compared with April 2014, according to a ranking of the states and the District of Columbia by the Associated General Contractors of America based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. more
Rhode Island had the largest year over year unemployment drop in May at 2 percentage points, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
A multifamily rental market report indicates rents are rising in most areas of the Northeast, including in Rhode Island, where they have climbed an average of 6 percent in four years. more
With All My Heart Child Care Inc. received the 2015 New Bedford Area Small Business of the Year Award this week from the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce and BankFive. more
Providence was among 319 U.S. counties that experienced employment increases year over year in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said. more
Consumer confidence stabilized after falling a record nine straight weeks as Americans became less downbeat about the economy. more
CVS Health Corp., National Grid, UnitedHealth Group and Schneider Electric all made Newsweek’s list of the top 500 green companies in the world. more
Providence Journal owner New Media Investment Group Inc. has reached an agreement to purchase all of the publishing operations and assets of the family-owned Columbus Dispatch in Ohio. more
Billionaires will have their pick of business jets as Embraer and Cessna roll out shiny new models in a bid to woo buyers to a market that’s struggling to recover from the 2008 slump. more
Massachusetts is growing at its strongest pace since the late 1990s, according to the MassBenchmarks editorial board. The board’s opinion, delivered in an email Thursday, noted that the severe winter weather had only a “transitory, and ultimately minor, impact on economic conditions in the Bay State.” more
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