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A $12 million project to improve pedestrian access along portions of North and South Main Streets downtown is expected to begin in early April, the R.I. Department of Transportation said Thursday. more
(Updated 2:32 p.m.) Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 4 percent over the year in August, the state Department of Revenue said Friday. more
In an ongoing effort to mend Providence roadways, the state is seeking $59 million in federal funding to improve the intersection where Route 6 and Route 10 meet Interstate 95 and the Providence Viaduct. more
Foreclosure petitions in Massachusetts climbed 16.6 percent in April compared with April 2015, marking the 26th consecutive month of year-over-year increases, The Warren Group said Wednesday. more
AAA Northeast said 42 percent of Americans plan to take a vacation this year, with most planning visits to warm weather destinations in the United States and abroad. more
(Updated 10:26 a.m.) Job seekers using the state’s online job board, EmployRI, are being warned about job offers from fake recruiters. more
Rhode Island ranked 35th in a listing of all 50 states based on overall economic performance released Monday by Governing, a Washington, D.C.-based media platform that covers politics, policy and management for state and local leaders. more
EMMA Acres in Exeter has been named Rhode Island’s 2016 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee of which the R.I. Department of Environmental Management is a member. more
Companies in the U.S. added 200,000 workers to their payrolls in March after a 205,000 increase a month earlier, figures from ADP Research Institute showed Wednesday. more
Almost 20 percent of Americans 65 and older are now working, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s the most older people with a job since the early 1960s, before the U.S. enacted Medicare. more
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