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The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau is joining in the Pokémon GO craze with a series of blogs on the GoProvidence.com website, highlighting Pokestops in popular Providence locations. more
Development has started on 36 affordable rental apartments and two commercial spaces in the Olneyville neighborhood this month, according to ONE Neighborhood Builders, a nonprofit community development corporation. more
Construction employment fell 0.6 percent in Rhode Island in June, to 16,800 from 16,900 in June 2015, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 5.5 percent, an increase of one-tenth of a percentage point from May, according to data released by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
Cash collections climbed 2.1 percent through the first 11 months of the fiscal year, to $3.2 billion compared with $3.1 billion during the same fiscal period a year ago, the R.I. Department of Revenue said Thursday. more
(Updated 12:46 p.m.) Distressed sales accounted for 12.3 percent of all homes sold in Rhode Island in April, and 10 percent of all homes sold in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area that same month, CoreLogic said this week. more
Warwick is the most affordable place to live in Rhode Island, according to a SmartAsset study. more
Released in the United States on July 6, Pokémon GO has dominated many people's smartphone screens and time, with more than 15 million downloads globally. The free app revitalizes the popular Japanese gaming franchise that rose to popularity in the … more
The R.I. Senate made the right decision when it chose not to pass a ban on the use of e-cigarettes, or "vaping," early in the morning on the last day of the legislative session. The Senate's decision made sense, since vaping is the most … more
The number of applications for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, reaching a three-month low, indicating the labor market remains steady. more
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