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Companies added fewer workers than projected in February, a sign that U.S. employers were waiting for a pickup in demand before boosting headcount, a private report based on payrolls showed today. more
The R.I. Council on the Arts awarded $139,877 in grants in December, bringing the total awards to date to 276 grants totaling more than $1.4 million, the state agency announced in its newsletter Wednesday. more
The Social Enterprise Ecosystem for Economic Development Summit has added former Clinton policy adviser Ira C. Magaziner to its lineup of keynote speakers for the annual event, to be held this year on April 25-26 at Brown University. more
Construction is scheduled to begin Monday on the conversion of a former Bank of America Corp. skyscraper into apartments following the closure Friday of a $78 million financing package, the Hartford Business Journal reported. more
(Updated 11:11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.) Transportes Aereos de Cabo Verde will begin service from T. F. Green Airport to the Cape Verde Islands starting June 2, officials announced Friday. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said she plans to nominate Sidney McCleary as director of the R.I. Department of Business Regulation. more
(Updated, 8:28 p.m.) Roger Williams University has chosen the former home of 38 Studios LLC as the new location for its downtown Providence campus, the school announced Monday. more
(Updated, July 10, 8:51 a.m.) The $2.4 million renovation of Kennedy Plaza will begin Tuesday, July 15, with an official groundbreaking ceremony, city spokeswoman Ann Gooding confirmed Wednesday. more
Consumer confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped in March to a four-month low, indicating household spending may be slow to pick up from a weather-related setback earlier this year. more
Rhode Island ranks as the least friendly state in the U.S. for small business, according to a new survey by Thumbtack.com of 12,000 entrepreneurs. more
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