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Despite lagging growth, a new law awaiting gubernatorial approval would extend the state’s renewable energy target to 38.5 percent by 2035. more
RevUp by Betaspring recently announced the addition of three new companies to its portfolio and is looking to add a few more before year’s end. It said it is specifically looking to recruit from the Rhode Island market. more
Private equity firms better positioned to weather the prolonged slump in U.S. electricity markets are snapping up generators from risk-averse power companies. more
Self-serve, regular gasoline prices stayed the same this week in Rhode Island, while they rose 1 cent in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Rhode Island is the 10th worst state to make a living, according to Forbes. more
Rhode Island single-family home sales jumped 8.9 percent in July, marking the 15th consecutive month of positive year-over-year sales growth, The Warren Group said Tuesday. more
The Rhode Island unemployment rate for January dropped by a tenth of a percentage point to 5.3 percent compared with December, even as the number of jobs in the state fell, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked 25th among the 40 largest metros nationwide for its home price growth of 5.3 percent over the year in September, Black Knight Financial Services said Monday. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, showing a healthy job market at the start of 2017. more
Changes at Ava Anderson, the state’s failed “Cooler & Warmer” tourism campaign, top young chefs and a former Hasbro executive’s take on politics and philanthropy were among the most-read stories on PBN.com in 2016, according to Google Analytics. more
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