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Despite an overall reduction in the number of taxpayer-backed loans made in Rhode Island last fiscal year, small business loan dollar volume grew 2.8 percent thanks largely to an increase in financing for fixed assets, such as real estate and machinery. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts fell 4 cents and 6 cents, respectively, from last week, hitting their lowest point since May, according to AAA Northeast. more
A key Providence City Council committee approved a standardized plan for tax incentives for the former Interstate 195 lands on Thursday, amending the proposal to include property in the Capital Center development district under the same terms. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week, maintaining a pattern of gains and losses around decade lows that signals firings remain muted. more
A public records request has been filed with the director of the R.I. Department of Transportation by the Rhode Island Trucking Association president because he wants more details about the governor’s RhodeWorks toll plan. more
One percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 8.1 percent, and 1 percent hotel tax collections rose 3.9 percent, when comparing December with December 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
Fox Point Pickling Co. has been picked by homemaking maven Martha Stewart and her panel of judges as a finalist in the 2015 Martha Stewart American Made Audience Choice Awards in the food category. more
For commercial real estate investors, the good times may be over. more
An interactive map that shows one dot for every job location in America unsurprisingly shows a cluster of job activity around Providence, with health care, education and government the dominant sector. more
Rhode Island again had the second-highest number of significantly late mortgages in June, according to data released Thursday by Black Knight Financial Services. more
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