Updated February 21 at 5:21pm
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At a recent meeting with small-business leaders, President Donald Trump pledged to do "a big number" on the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, which he blamed for cutting off the bank lending needed for growth. "It's almost impossible now to start a small … more
Good news for ratepayers. New Englanders could pay less to keep the lights on in three years. more
U.S. stocks rose to records, the dollar erased losses and Treasuries fell after President Donald Trump signaled long-awaited details on promised tax cuts would emerge within weeks. more
(With updates throughout the day) The National Weather Service said a blizzard warning is in effect until 8 p.m. in Southeastern Providence County and Eastern Massachusetts. more
Applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. unexpectedly declined last week to an almost three-month low, echoing a vibrant job market. more
The city has hired a Boston economic consultant to study the Riverside Square area, and make recommendations for its commercial revitalization. more
(Updated 6:40 p.m.) Rhode Island legislative leaders on Wednesday revealed an early divide over a proposal that would provide two years of free tuition to college students who maintain at least a 2.0 GPA at the state’s public institutions. more
Now that President Donald Trump’s travel ban has been lifted, at least temporarily, 13 refugees who were in limbo will be able to travel to Rhode Island to make their homes here. more
Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections fell 1.1 percent in November when compared with November 2015, but rose 2.1 percent in the first five months of the fiscal year versus the same year-earlier fiscal period. more
Today feels like spring, but tomorrow will feel more like winter. more
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