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The Business Development Company provided $2 million in loans to nine small businesses unable to obtain capital from traditional sources during its fiscal third quarter, an infusion of funding that is expected to create at least 30 jobs. more
The Millennial Professional Group of Rhode Island has launched a website that it hopes will help encourage the migration of new millennials into the Ocean State, and persuade those who are thinking about leaving to stay. more
A.T. Cross said it will assume distribution of Sheaffer pens in the corporate gift sector globally, effective Jan. 1. more
Twenty-six Real Jobs RI grant recipients were announced Monday by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the congressional delegation. more
Jobless claims in the U.S. fell to 278,000 in the week ended Jan. 23, from 294,000 in the prior period, a report from the Labor Department showed on Thursday in Washington. more
Age discrimination is pervasive in the U.S., despite laws that prohibit it. more
Two new state government appointees will focus on economic development efforts at the Rhode Island Commerce Corp. Stefan Pryor, the new commerce secretary, has appointed Darin Early as chief operating officer and Daniel Jennings as senior economic development adviser. more
The Providence Preservation Society this week released its annual list of the most endangered properties in the city and they include previous list mentions such as the Cranston Street Armory, Wedding Cake house and “Superman” building, as well as newcomers, such as four schools, the former Tops Electric Co. and Congregation of the Sons of Jacob. more
A project that will convert a vacant office building downtown into rental apartments will come with assistance from a city tax stabilization agreement that defers full taxes for 10 years, under a plan approved Thursday by City Council’s finance committee. more
U.S. stocks advanced, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index posted one of its steepest drops this year, amid a respite from a global equities selloff. more
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