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Foreclosures have dropped in Rhode Island, but a large portion of the state’s mortgage holders owe more than their properties are worth. more
State and federal environmental agencies on Thursday filed two lawsuits in the U.S. District Court of Rhode Island seeking financial relief from dozens of businesses, municipalities and federal agencies it says are responsible for the costs to clean up a defunct hazardous-waste site in Lincoln and Cumberland. more
Washington County residents are getting the most value for the property taxes they pay, according to SmartAsset’s latest study. more
In a surprise turn of events, Invenergy Thermal Development LLC has secured an $18.4 million water-supply contract with Johnston, not Woonsocket. more
It’s official. The nation’s first offshore wind project is now up and running. more
Tedco Inc. has been awarded a $150,000 Business Affected by Foreign Trade grant to increase productivity throughout its departments by the New England Trade Adjustment Assistance Center in partnership with the U.S. Economic Development Administration. more
Rhode Island’s ratio of business taxes to its gross state product is 5.4 percent, placing the Ocean State above the U.S. average of 4.6 percent, according to the 14th annual report released recently from Ernst & Young LLP conducted with the Council on State Taxation and State Research Tax Institute. more
A new report released this week shows that Rhode Island is home to nearly 140,000 immigrants, and that they are mostly of working age and work in the manufacturing and software industries. more
Regular self-serve gasoline fell 2 cents in Rhode Island this week, but prices are unchanged in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Rhode Island’s foreclosure inventory rate fell to 1.5 percent in April, a 6 percent drop from April 2015, CoreLogic said Tuesday. more
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