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University of Rhode Island’s School of Oceanography was awarded $2.99 million by the National Science Foundation to embark on a research expedition next August aboard Newport-based SSV Oliver Hazard Perry to Canada’s Arctic’s Northwest Passage to document the changing environment in that region. more
Rhode Island’s economic momentum not only slowed this January compared with last year, it had been slowing during 2015 more than originally thought, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
All American Foods has been acquired by Rosemont, Ill.-based US Foods for an undisclosed sum. According to a press release issued Tuesday about the transaction, All American Foods, a distributor, has annual sales of approximately $60 million. more
(Updated 1:55 p.m.) Fidelity Investments, FM Global, Gilbane Inc. and Gilbane Building Co. made PrivCo Media LLC’s list of the top 250 private U.S. companies released recently. more
More than 50 individuals and organizations have sent comments and critiques this month to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which has unveiled a $58.6 million plan to elevate structures in four Rhode Island communities threatened by coastal sea rise. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday released a $9.2 billion budget that is broadly directed at bolstering the educational prospects of Rhode Islanders, continuing recent momentum in adding new jobs and creating new assistance for manufacturers. more
Not long after The New York Times featured a rehabilitated Federal-style home in its Wednesday real estate section, three homes in Bristol are getting national exposure in the Wall St. Journal. more
Funded by philanthropists Letitia and John Carter, the Rhode Island Foundation’s Sparks Grant program will provide nearly $190,000 in reading and innovation grants to teachers across the state, according to a Jan. 13 announcement. more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.6 percent in September from August, and similarly unmoved from the September 2015 rate, according to a Thursday release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Home prices in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area climbed 6 percent year over year in February, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
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