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Among Rhode Island cities, Cranston and Warwick are the best for raising a family, according to the ”Best Cities for Families” list released this week by ApartmentList.com. more
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Rhode Island dropped by three-tenths of a percentage point in December, to 5 percent, its fourth consecutive month-to-month decline. more
The Newport Historical Society and Rhode Island Historical Society have partnered to host Franklin Vagnone, co-author of “The Anarchist’s Guide to Historic House Museums,” for a public roundtable discussion on the value of history-related institutions across the nation. more
Four local programs that benefit women and families received $20,000 in grants from the Hawthorn Medical Associates Charitable Fund, part of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts. more
Marena Wisniewski is the preservation and public engagement officer at Providence Preservation Society. In addition to advocating for the rehabilitation and reuse of historic properties across the city, she works with the public on matters of historic preservation, planning and community involvement. more
The International Monetary Fund is taking a cautious stance toward the policies of U.S. President-elect Donald J. Trump, who takes office this week, assuming only a modest boost to the U.S. economy from his promise of fiscal stimulus. more
Ferguson Perforating Co. recently completed a $2 million expansion of its manufacturing facilities, adding nearly 19,000 square feet to the structure. more
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Playworks New England and the Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition recently announced an expansion of their partnership focused on increasing physical activity and bolstering social and emotional skills in local students. more
Football fans were mobile at Super Bowl LI in Houston on Feb. 5, spending plenty of time on their smartphones while watching the big game between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons. more
During its December meeting the R.I. State Council on the Arts awarded 68 grants totaling $164,890 to local schools, organizations, community centers and artists, according to a Thursday statement by the group. more
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