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Gas prices are on the rise again, climbing 7 cents in Rhode Island, and 8 cents in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast’s weekly price survey.
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Retailers’ pain is spreading to their landlords.
The Newport Oyster Festival at Bowen’s Wharf kicks off this weekend featuring oysters from more than a dozen growers.
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The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 1 percentage point year over year in April to 5.3 percent, a level not seen since August 2007, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training announced in its monthly report Thursday afternoon.
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More than 1.7 million New Englanders, the most since 2005, are expected to travel during Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA Northeast.
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A growing and widespread interest surrounding the economics of the local food system was the focus of a well-attended panel discussion on Wednesday.
After two weeks of increases, gasoline prices in Rhode Island fell a cent this week, AAA Northeast said Monday.