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Site preparation has begun on a $94 million project to replace the Rhode Island Veterans Home. Voters authorized bonds for the work in 2012. more
Executive director of Laurelmead discusses the concept of a retirement co-op. more
Single-family home sales rose 2 percent in April in Rhode Island, compared to a year earlier, while the median price dropped 5 percent. more
Rhode Island was among 28 states that had statistically significant jobless rate declines year over year in April, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Rhode Island ranked 49th – or third from the bottom – for losing 800 construction jobs in April compared with April 2014, according to a ranking of the states and the District of Columbia by the Associated General Contractors of America based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. more
Payrolls rose in 40 states in April and the unemployment rate fell in 23 as the U.S. labor market picked up following a soft patch a month earlier. more
Foreclosure rates in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area dipped two-tenths of a percentage point in March to 1.7 percent compared with the same period last year, according to data released Wednesday by CoreLogic. more
Encased on two sides by scaffolding, Grace Episcopal Church is undergoing a nearly $800,000 exterior renovation that will clean and restore its stonework. more
Revenue exceeded expectations for the first 10 months of the fiscal year by 3.4 percent, and by 8.8 percent for April alone, the state Department of Revenue reported Tuesday. more
Next year’s tax filing deadline will be April 18, three days later than usual, the state Division of Taxation said Tuesday. more
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