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GE Digital, a tech division of the General Electric Co., is temporarily moving into downtown Providence offices until the beginning of 2017. more
Three historic commercial structures in Providence and North Providence that will be converted to apartments will qualify for as much as $5.2 million in state historic preservation tax credits, the state announced Monday. more
The campaign for the U.K. to quit the European Union was forced onto the back foot Monday as momentum shifted back to “Remain” three days before the EU referendum. The pound jumped the … more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island fell 2 cents this week, and dropped 6 cents in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said. more
New-home construction in the U.S. was little changed in May, a sign the residential real-estate industry will add little to economic growth in the second quarter. more
Revenue from the state 5 percent hotel tax collections grew 29.4 percent year over year in March, and 12.2 percent when comparing this fiscal year to the prior fiscal period. more
Rhode Island ranked 17th in the nation in May for 4.8 percent year-over-year construction employment growth. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in May, unchanged from the revised April rate, but seven-tenths of a percentage point lower than it was in May 2015, the state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
Employer costs for employee compensation in March were higher in New England than any other geographic region in the country, according to data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics released this week. more
(Updated 9:52 a.m.) The cost of living in the U.S. excluding food and fuel rose in May, propelled by rising rents. more
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