Updated February 22 at 4:22pm
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Looking at such things as growth in business and gross domestic product, new building permits and municipal bonds per capita, Newport County has the greatest amount of investment in its local economy among Rhode Island’s five counties, according to the latest SmartAsset study. more
One of the state's leading restaurant rows is enjoying a resurgence. Main Street in East Greenwich as a dining destination has been well-established since the restaurant boom started in the 1990s. There are no fewer than four new … more
Services, the biggest part of the U.S. economy, shrank this month for the first in more the two years, hurt by a late-January snowstorm that blanketed the East Coast and a dearth of orders. more
StyleWeek Northeast kicked off last night at the Providence G to a sold-out crowd of more than 280 people. more
The housing market continued its year-long rise in January, ending the month with a nearly 10 percent increase in median sale price among single-family homes, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
General Growth Properties Inc. paid CEO Sandeep Mathrani $39.2 million in 2015, mostly in a stock award that will vest in 2020. more
Purchases of new homes dropped more than forecast in January as contract signings slumped in the western U.S. by the most since May 2010. 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
(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
Single-family home sales climbed nearly 31 percent in February, to 2,868 compared with 2,192 in February 2015, but the median sale price declined 4.3 percent to $299,000 over the same period, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
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