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Deepwater Wind LLC on Monday announced a 20-year charter services agreement with Rhode Island Fast Ferry Inc. for the building and operations of an “offshore wind service workboat.” more
Gas prices rose by a cent in Rhode Island, and fell by a cent in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast’s weekly survey of gasoline prices. more
(Updated 12:03 p.m.) Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad said that Newport has been awarded an “exclusive” two-month negotiating window to secure the North American stopover in the 2017-2018 edition of the global race. more
Confidence among U.S. homebuilders unexpectedly fell in May, reflecting cooling sales and slower buyer traffic, a sign the residential real-estate market will take time to gain momentum. more
Since the beginning of 2015, PBN.com has run 18 stories based on surveys produced by WalletHub, which describes itself as "a one-stop destination for all the tools and information consumers and small-business owners need to make better financial … more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Economic momentum picked up in March in Rhode Island in spite of "weather-related distortions," positioning the state for better future performance, according to Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island. … more
PROVIDENCE – The New England jobless rate was 5.2 percent in March, 1 percentage point less than it was in March 2014, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. The New England jobless rate was slightly less than the national … more
The Volvo Ocean Race will continue Sunday as the six boats depart for the 2,800-mile nautical mile journey to Lisbon. more
Ninety-seven percent of American employers will provide a paid day off for Memorial Day, according to a Bloomberg BNA survey of more than 100 human resource professionals. more
The U.S. is supposed to be six years away from the worst of the financial crisis and ensuing recession, but Americans don’t seem to be feeling at all sure that the economy is recovering. more
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