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Federal Reserve policy makers are missing a key element as they assess the health of the labor market: data that includes whether those who are employed are overqualified for their job or would like to work more hours. more
More U.S. cities are hiring than at any time since the Great Recession as the reviving economy and rising property taxes allow higher spending for a second straight year, according to a report released last week. more
BOSTON – The Fall River Water Filtration Plant will make significant upgrades to eliminate the use of chlorine gas at the facility, under the terms of a settlement with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for alleged violations of the Clean Air Act’s chemical-accident-prevention regulations. more
BOSTON – Attorney General Martha C. Coakley said last week that she has joined a multistate task force working to combat the heroin crisis in the Northeast. more
PROVIDENCE – State Police and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said this month 18 people have been arrested in an investigation of unemployment-benefit claims that discovered more than $300,000 fraudulent collections, The Associated Press reported. more
BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick is calling on companies to work to hire and promote more women and adopt family-friendly policies to help them thrive in the workplace. more
(Editor’s note: This is the last in a series of stories on statewide ballot questions voters will consider.) more
Branding is an important aspect of any business venture. Successful branding is meant to create a long and meaningful relationship with customers and prospects. Companies place a lot of emphasis and spend considerable sums to maintain and burnish their brand image. more
Rocky Point will open to the public on Oct. 25 for the first time in two decades so visitors can see how it is being redeveloped into a coastal state park. more
National Grid is proposing to reduce natural gas rates starting Nov. 1 with R.I. Public Utilities Commission permission, according to a press release from the company. more
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