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In a move to further integrate the arts into its curriculum, Brown University will launch its Brown Arts Initiative beginning with a two-day symposium March 3 and 4 centered on arts and the environment. more
Cranston, Pawtucket and Providence made a list of the top 100 “dream cities” from GoodCall, coming in 19th, 43rd and 61st, respectively. more
After the birth of the sport utility vehicle, minivans disappeared from many American driveways. Family sedans appear to be headed down a similar road. more
The foreclosure rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area fell to 1.25 percent in December, but remained higher than the national foreclosure rate of 0.85 percent, CoreLogic said Thursday. more
The fewest Americans in almost 44 years filed applications to collect unemployment benefits last week, indicating the job market continues to power forward. more
Home values in greater Providence rose by 6.6 percent in 2016, according to a national analysis by Zillow.com, which evaluated the market value of residential stock in the largest metro regions. more
Rhode Island has more than 3,000 cemeteries, many of them on private land and older than 100 years old. Acknowledging the cultural value of historic cemeteries, the state House of Representatives has approved legislation that designates April 15 as Historic Cemetery Restoration and Awareness Day. more
Horticulturalist Jayne Merner Senecal grew up on the organic Earth Care Farm in Charlestown, and now operates a garden installation and maintenance business that incorporates native plantings. She spoke with the Providence Business News about her business and approach. more
Hobbs Brook Management LLC, a commercial property management and development company, has announced it has negotiated a new, long-term lease for 11,371 square feet at 1301 Atwood in Johnston. more
Grow Smart Rhode Island is inviting nominations for its 6th Annual Smart Growth Awards. The deadline is March 31. more
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