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Jobless rates were lower in May than a year earlier in 346 of the 387 metropolitan areas, including in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate fell 2.7 percentage points over the year in November to 1.8 percent, but was still higher than the national rate of 1.2 percent for the month, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
A national solar power provider announced on Monday it will begin providing service in 10 Rhode Island municipalities, increasing its national footprint to 18 states. more
Single-family home sales increased on an annual basis in every state in the First District, except Massachusetts, where the number of sales declined, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book report that notes economic conditions from early April to late May. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory was 1.7 percent in December, a half a percentage point drop from a year ago, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area lost 300 construction jobs over the year in November, a 1 percent decline that put the area at No. 256 in a ranking of 358 metro areas, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Passenger traffic increased 7 percent in November at T.F. Green Airport, to 300,812 from 281,044 a year ago, the R.I. Airport Corporation said Tuesday. more
Representatives of the R.I. Commerce Corporation told state lawmakers Thursday that the agency has not dispersed any new loans or awarded financial incentives created in the fiscal 2016 budget, but has laid the groundwork for evaluating applications for state assistance. more
New Media Investment Group Inc. on Friday announced the sale of DB Nevada Holdings Inc. and an agreement to acquire two local media assets in separate deals, including the business information division of Dolan LLC. more
The outlook for U.S. natural gas’s recovery got worse this week and you can blame the usual suspects: weather and record inventories. more
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