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Special pricing from Jan. 11 to Jan. 24 will be offered at about 80 restaurants in Rhode Island and one Massachusetts town through Winter Restaurant Weeks, with some locations incorporating a Girl Scout cookie promotion. more
Rhode Island’s median single-family home price increased 3.2 percent in November compared with November 2013, but sales declined 2.4 percent during that same period, the Rhode Island Association of Realtors said on Tuesday. more
The world’s largest economy surged in the third quarter, expanding at the fastest pace in more than a decade, as U.S. consumers and businesses spent more than previously estimated. more
The owner of Checkmaster Payroll Services pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Monday to defrauding seven businesses and the Seekonk, Mass., Water District of more than $1.2 million in federal payroll taxes that were supposed to have been paid to the Internal Revenue Service. more
Cape Wind, the $2.6 billion offshore wind farm that’s been under development in Massachusetts for 13 years, is facing a significant threat as two utilities seek to terminate contracts to buy electricity. more
The consumer price index in the Northeast rose 0.4 percent in December compared with December 2013, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
State tax officials will hold a drawing this month to refine the lineup for building renovation projects awaiting state historic preservation tax credits. more
Two Rhode Island high school students have been selected as delegates for the 53rd annual U.S. Senate Youth Program. more
A new study says that taxpayers in the lowest-income bracket in Rhode Island can expect to pay nearly twice as much of their income toward state and local taxes as the wealthiest 1 percent. more
Real gross domestic product in Massachusetts grew at an annual rate of 4.9 percent in the second quarter, reversing the economy’s contraction in the first quarter and outpacing U.S. economic growth for the same period, local economy journal MassBenchmarks reported in its Current Economic Index Wednesday. more
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