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Sales of single-family homes in Rhode Island rose 18 percent in December from the same period last year, and prices rose as well, to a median price that was 4 percent greater than in December 2013, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate dropped in December to 6.8 percent, the lowest rate for the state since March 2008, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training has reported. more
Webster Financial Corp. Thursday announced its year-end earnings report, reflecting a year-over-year net income increase of 11 percent, which its CEO attributes in large part to an increased volume of lending. more
PwC US has acquired substantially all of the assets of Advanced Pharmacy Concepts Inc., an independent Rhode Island-based pharmacy benefit consulting firm. more
Passenger traffic declined at T.F. Green in 2014 by 6 percent, with 3.57 million passengers compared with 3.8 million passengers the prior year, according to information released by the Rhode Island Airport Corp. on Thursday. more
HealthSource RI’s enrollment numbers continue to grow, with the agency reporting that 7,660 new customers have signed up for the health benefits exchange since Jan. 17. more
The final audit for fiscal 2014 showed that the city ended the year with a $4.8 million surplus, and that the School Department had an operational surplus of more than $500,000, according to the mayor’s office. more
More Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, a sign of lingering holiday turnover. more
Rhode Island had the highest child poverty rate in New England in 2013 at 21.5 percent, with Central Falls, Pawtucket, Providence and Woonsocket having the highest rates in the state, according to Rhode Island Kids Count. more
Bryant University has named Glenn M. Sulmasy, a U.S. Coast Guard Academy captain, as its first provost and chief academic officer, effective this March. more
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