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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
Goldman Sachs announced Tuesday that it will offer $10 million in capital and philanthropic support to help small businesses grow in Rhode Island. more
Purchases of new homes in the U.S. surged in December to the highest level in 10 months, closing out the best year for housing since 2007. more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston joined local and state leaders on Friday to celebrate seven Rhode Island municipalities selected as design-grant recipients of the Working Cities Challenge, a cross-sector collaborative designed to improve the lives of low-income people in small- to mid-sized cities. more
H&R Block Inc. is kicking off this year’s refund season with a combined million-dollar sweepstakes given to 1,000 customers a day for more than a month. more
The Wyndham Garden Providence, the city’s sole waterfront hotel, announced Friday it is in the stages of rebranding and will soon become the Hilton Garden Inn Providence Hotel. more
Rhode Island’s No. 44 ranking on the 2017 State Business Tax Climate Index, released this week by the Tax Foundation, makes it one of the least competitive states when it comes to tax code structure. more
Rhode Island’s fiscal 2013 total tax collections were 14th highest in the country when measured on personal income and per capita, at $111.18 per $1,000, and $5,132, respectively, according to the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council’s annual report, “How Rhode Island Revenues Compare.” more
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