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Those living or working near deteriorating properties in Pawtucket could find some relief from a new initiative that aims to sort through and eliminate all blighted properties in the city. "This innovative program is something that will not … more
A four-year investigation into the state's financial backing of failed 38 Studios LLC ended July 29 with no criminal charges. Or did it? State police and Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin said the investigation found "no provable criminal … more
The Great Recession may have officially ended years ago, but in hard-hit states such as Rhode Island, the effects still linger. While the state's unemployment rate has shown dramatic improvement, limited growth continues to plague pockets of the … 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
(Updated 11:43 a.m. to reflect corrected information) The state pension investment fund lost approximately $471 million in fiscal 2016, marking a 5.9 percent reduction to $7.5 billion compared with fiscal 2015. more
Thirty-two manufacturers received Polaris MEP’s Manufacturing Innovation Challenge awards, totaling $700,000, the nonprofit said Thursday. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week to a level that still underscores health in the labor market. more
Back-to-school time in Massachusetts isn’t just celebrated by stir-crazy parents. It’s also a chance to shop sales tax free -- or at least it was, until the state decided not to reinstate its sales-tax holiday this August for the first time since 2009 due to slowing state revenue. more
(Updated 9:36 a.m. with corrected information) Providence legislators on Wednesday denounced a proposed natural gas liquefaction facility project in the capital city, calling on federal regulators to reject enabling permits and for city lawmakers to withhold subsidies. more
Companies in July added workers to U.S. payrolls at a steady pace from the prior month, a private report showed Wednesday, showing the labor market was holding up in spite of broader growth numbers that indicate a slowing in the economy. more
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