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Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the general obligation bond rating for East Providence by two levels, to A2, recognizing the city’s continued trend of fiscal stability, increased reserves and stable tax base. more
The board that began overseeing the MBTA has signed off on an arrangement that the transit authority reached with Keolis Commuter Services to improve performance, the Boston Business Journal reported. more
HSBC Holdings PLC, Barclays PLC and three other banks agreed to settle U.S. investor lawsuits tied to the currency-rigging scandal, bringing the total so far to more than $2 billion across nine firms. more
Three federal regulators on Wednesday ordered Citizens Financial Group Inc. and its subsidiaries to pay at least $34.5 million in federal fines, a civil penalty and restitution for failing to credit some consumers with the full amount of their deposits. more
(Updated 3:34 p.m. and 5:04 p.m.) Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin last week called on state Health Insurance Commissioner Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner to reconsider a decision to approve a 10 percent health insurance rate hike for certain Blue Cross & Blue Shield plans, saying her decision to do so lacked transparency and reason. more
A new law enacted in July that grants property tax exemptions on unoccupied new construction or renovations permitted after July 1 could help spur speculative construction short-circuited by the Great Recession, Rhode Island builders say. … more
Since 1993, most packaged food sold in the U.S. has been required to include a Nutrition Facts label that lists the amount of fat, cholesterol, sodium, protein, carbohydrates, fiber and sugar in a serving, and includes some information on … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has signed legislation that will require underground cesspools to be updated when a property is sold. more
High winds and expensive electricity make Block Island a good site for the first U.S. offshore wind farm. For the same reasons, Long Island may be next. more
Carolyn Lane, on a salary of less than $50,000 a year, moved in May into one of Boston's most luxurious, new rental complexes. She has access to a rooftop pool, two gyms and an indoor dog-relieving station – and pays one-third of what it costs her … more
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