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Providence County ranked 235th out of 342 largest U.S. counties for its 1.5 percent increase in employment from December 2014 to December 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said recently. more
The state’s economy was “stuck in neutral” in the second quarter, according to Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
The R.I. Department of Environmental Management said $1.25 million is available in matching grant funds to cleanup contaminated properties known as “brownfields.” more
The U.S. is running out of available workers and that means employees are getting paid more. more
Andrew Cortés has been appointed chairman of the national Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez said this week. more
The William J. Braitsch and Company Plant in the city’s Elmwood neighborhood has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. more
It could have something to do with its tiny size, but Rhode Island is one of 10 states that have the least transportation carbon pollution, according to a study released this week by the nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council. more
The U.S. trade deficit widened in June to an almost one-year high as the price of oil jumped and American companies imported more consumer goods. more
A ribbon cutting ceremony was hosted by Southside Community Land Trust at the newly renovated Sky Hill Farm on Amherst Avenue, one of the organization’s 51 urban farms and community gardens, on Aug. 3. more
Eighty-seven students from Bryant University’s Bryant Zhuhai campus in China have embarked on a weeklong visit to the United States as part of the Sophomore International Experience program, the school said Aug. 3. more
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