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The residential real estate market in Rhode Island continued along its brisk pace in May, ending the month with a nearly 19 percent increase in sales activity for single-family houses, according to the Rhode Island Association of Realtors. more
Lifespan, which is in the midst of crafting its fiscal 2017 budget, has hired FTI Consulting Health Solutions, a health care advisory firm described as having a track record of helping other organizations address fiscal challenges. more
Yankee Magazine has released its 2016 Editor’s Choice Awards singling out the best places to dine in Rhode Island, and they range from all-you-can-eat fare at Wright’s Farm to the upscale Simpatico in Jamestown. more
United Way of Rhode Island awarded the Local Initiatives Support Corp. a $150,000 grant in support of the organization’s Rhode Island Child Care and Early Learning Facilities Fund and its development of safe, high-quality learning environments for children. more
The International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for U.S. growth this year, urging the Federal Reserve to lean toward modestly overshooting its inflation target in considering whether the economy can handle higher interest rates. more
More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
When it comes to income inequality, Rhode Island ranks 28th among the 50 states, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute, which said income inequality has risen in every state since the 1970s. more
(Updated 4:05 p.m.) Two key members of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s team are leaving to pursue new opportunities. Chief of Staff Stephen S. Neuman is leaving his position Friday to join Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Communications Director Joy Fox will leave in early July to work with former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin as his senior adviser. more
The R.I. Department of Environmental Management said that the Ocean State Alliance Team, a team of Rhode Island-based wastewater treatment operators, won the regional “Operator Challenge” contest, which was held during the New England Water Environment Association’s annual conference earlier this month. more
Rhode Island lost the second-largest percentage of jobs from April to May in New England, the state Department of Labor and Training said Tuesday. more
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