Updated January 17 at 6:26pm
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For every five new followers to the Summer Infant Born Free or SwaddleMe Facebook or Instagram platforms, the 2016 Sharing is Caring Social Charity Drive, a collaboration between Summer Infant and Good+ Foundation, will provide baby care items to low-income families this holiday season. more
In late November, Warwick-based House of Hope Community Development Corp. named Laura Jaworski executive director, Deborah Imondi president of the organization’s board of directors and William E. Stein will serve in the newly-created post of clinical director of operations. more
Carol A. Peterson, a lifelong resident of Cranston, retired as senior vice president, administration from FM Global in 2001 to focus her efforts on community volunteering, primarily helping children. more
(Updated 7:24 p.m.) Passenger traffic increased again at T.F. Green Airport in November, rising 2.4 percent to 308,158 from 300,812 a year ago. Year to date through November, passenger traffic climbed 2.6 percent to 3,363,495 from 3,279,966 during the same time period last year, the R.I. Airport Corp. said Thursday. 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
As of November, Rhode Island has regained 92.5 percent of the jobs it lost during the recession, the state Department of Labor and Training said recently. more
Entrepreneurship for All, a Massachusetts-based accelerator, was awarded $420,000 to grow its economic-development model and expand into new markets. more
Washington County residents are getting the most value for the property taxes they pay, according to SmartAsset’s latest study. more
If there’s one thing economists tend to agree on, it’s the benefits of free movement of labor. more
The U.S. economy expanded more than previously reported last quarter on bigger contributions from a range of factors including services spending, intellectual property and construction by state and local governments. more
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