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At 8 percent, Fall River had the highest jobless rate in December when compared with Cranston, Providence and Warwick, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
While gluten-free products have become a dietary trend, a new Providence business, Augusta Street Kitchen, was borne of dietary necessity. After she was diagnosed with Celiac disease, owner Shanel Sinclair started cooking and baking items … more
"Just don't call me Bubba!" laughed Jarvis Green as our radio interview began. The former New England Patriots defensive end was deflecting – not footballs, but a movie reference. In "Forrest Gump," Forrest makes a plan to go into the shrimp … more
This year's "March Madness at the Dunk" is projected to pump $3.5 million into Rhode Island – about the same as it did six years ago – but the success of such events is not always measured in dollars, Providence leaders say. The event … more
In a few months, when the ill-fated "Cooler & Warmer" slogan and a bungled introductory video fade from collective memory, Rhode Island will have a stronger national and regional profile if it follows through with its marketing campaign, according … more
Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections, and 1 percent hotel tax collections grew year over year in March, 11.3 percent and 29.4 percent, respectively. more
Five percent hotel tax collections increased 11.3 percent year over year in February, and 11 percent when comparing the first eight months of the fiscal year with the same prior fiscal period. more
The Procaccianti Group moved forward Friday on plans to replace the vacant Fogarty Building on Fountain Street downtown with a nine-story, extended-stay hotel. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Education Exchange has begun recruiting for its new workforce-development training program in aquaculture. The program offers five-week, hands-on training aimed at preparing Rhode Islanders with the skills they need to … more
Erin Donovan-Boyle is executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, one of the state's largest business-advocacy organizations. She discusses some of the changes in the business climate in the state and new initiatives for the … more
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