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Single-family home sales in Rhode Island rose 24 percent in February, and median prices climbed as well, both indications of what the Rhode Island Association of Realtors described as a “robust market.” more
For the second week in a row, the Rhode Island School of Design art museum has ranked among the top college art museums in the country. more
Rhode Island is the seventh-most expensive state to own a car, according to a GOBankingRates.com study that reviewed car ownership over a three-year period. more
Sales of previously owned U.S. homes dropped more than forecast in February after reaching the second-highest level since 2007 as low inventory levels continue to limit progress in housing. more
A new solar design contest announced this week aims to encourage active and passive design and construction techniques for New England homes. more
Gasoline prices rose 7 cents in Rhode Island and Massachusetts compared with last week, to $1.93 and $1.87, respectively, for self-serve, regular unleaded, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Six weeks ago, TransCanada Corp. closed a deal to buy a power plant in Pennsylvania. The 704-megawatt Ironwood natural gas-fired power complex … more
U.S. stocks rose, with gains in banks and drugmakers helping to turn the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index positive for the year as the gauge headed for its longest weekly winning streak since November. more
Consumer confidence eased in the first half of March as lower-income Americans grew more concerned about prospects for the U.S. economy and higher gasoline prices. more
Unemployment rates were lower in 333 out of 387 metropolitan areas in January than than a year earlier, including in the Providence metro, where the rate fell to 6.2 percent from 7.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. more
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