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The Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership will receive a $750,000 federal grant for its work in making the state’s manufacturing industry more competitive and innovative. more
United Natural Foods Inc. reported an increase in sales and profit in its fiscal third quarter, but the company fell short of analysts’ estimates. more
Among the 150 largest cities in the country, Providence ranks in the bottom half when it comes to how well it has recovered since the Great Recession ended six years ago. more
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
HealthSource RI’s enrollment numbers continue to grow, with the agency reporting that 7,660 new customers have signed up for the health benefits exchange since Jan. 17. more
Quonset Development Corporation is launching a new radio campaign to promote QuonsetJobs.com, an online initiative to make job seekers aware of positions in the Quonset Business Park and Port of Davisville. 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
Home sales are expected to increase by 9 percent in 2015, and home price growth is expected to be moderate, according to data firm CoreLogic’s 2015 housing outlook report. more
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