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Rhode Island’s jobless rate for May dipped below 6 percent, to 5.9 percent, for the first time since 2007, the state Department of Labor and Training reported Thursday. more
Providence was among 319 U.S. counties that experienced employment increases year over year in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said. more
Consumer confidence stabilized after falling a record nine straight weeks as Americans became less downbeat about the economy. more
CVS Health Corp., National Grid, UnitedHealth Group and Schneider Electric all made Newsweek’s list of the top 500 green companies in the world. more
Fewer Americans than forecast filed for unemployment benefits last week, a sign labor market momentum continues to strengthen. more
The cost of living in the U.S. excluding food and fuel rose less than forecast in May, a sign inflation may take time to meet the Federal Reserve’s goal. more
(Updated, 4:40 p.m.) A pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River, connecting the cleared land in the Interstate 195 redevelopment district, will be elevated another foot in height to accommodate rising sea levels, according to the district’s executive director. more
Olney Village Apartments, an $11 million mixed-use development in the Olneyville neighborhood, has received an honorable mention in the Metropolitan/Urban category at the 21st annual Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Awards in Washington. more
The highest sale price for a residential property on the island in three years was marked in a transaction that closed last week. more
CEO of the Randall Family of Cos. discusses the company’s growth and what it means for customers. more
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