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MA Gained 4,700 Jobs in March

MA Governor Charlie Baker

While Rhode Island lost 500 jobs in the month of March, Massachusetts announced that they have added 4,700 jobs in the month, according to the Executive Office...

RI Loses 500 Jobs in March

Rhode Island lost 500 jobs in the month of March while the unemployment rate dropped to 4.5%, according to the RI Department of Labor and Training.

RI Home Prices Jump 13% in March Over Previous Year

RI home sales data released Thursday by the Rhode Island Association of Realtors show a year over year price increase in the month of March...

Over 500 National Grid Employees to Volunteer on Earth Day

More than 500 National Grid employees will volunteer in communities across Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and NewYork to celebrate Earth Day.

NEW: Starbucks to Close All Stores on May 29 for “Racial Bias Education”

Starbucks

Starbucks will be closing all of its shops across the country during the afternoon of May 29 to hold a racial-bias education program, the company...

RI Ranked 10th Greenest State in U.S.

Rhode Island is one of the greenest states in the country. According to a recent study, Rhode Island is the 10th greenest state in...

RI Black Business Association Accepting Nominations for 2018 Awards Program

RI Black Business Association Accepting Nominations for 2018 Awards Program

The Rhode Island Black Business Association (RIBBA) is accepting nominations for its 2018 awards program. 

Horvat Named President of Centreville Bank

Harold Horvat

Harold Horvat has been elected President and Chief Operating Officer of Centreville Bank in West Warwick, announced Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of...

Magaziner to Kick-Off Financial Empowerment Roundtable at State House

Seth Magaziner

General Treasurer Seth Magaziner will kick-off the fourth meeting of the Rhode Island Financial Empowerment Roundtable to share ideas on how to expand financial empowerment...

Superman Building — Where Are We 5 Years After It Went Dark

Superman Building

The Superman Building — Providence’s tallest skyscraper and once the headquarters of America’s ninth largest bank — has now been vacant...

Smart Benefits:  RIDLT Releases Proposed Sick Leave Regs

Following passage of the Rhode Island’s sick leave law last year, which takes effect July 1, the RI Department of Labor and Training recently...

East Side Mansion Goes on the Market

Samuel T. Brown House

One of the East Side of Providence's most historic mansions is now on the market -- the Samuel T. Brown House. Home is across...

Execs from Air Canada Visit RI — Talk Direct Flights to Toronto and More

Air Canada will fly direct to Toronto starting in May

Some of the top executives of Air Canada visited RI on Wednesday to discuss the new service from T.F. Green direct to...

Applications Being Accepted for Wavemaker Fellowship Program

EDC's Stefan Pryor

Applications for 2018 Wavemaker Fellowship Awards are now being accepted, Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced on Wednesday.

VIDEO: Amgen to Expand in RI With “Next-Generation” Biomanufacturing Plant

Amgen

Leading biotechnology company, Amgen, announced that it will expand in Rhode Island with a new $160 million "next-generation" biomanufacturing plant. The plant will be the...

RI Business Plan Competition Names 14 Semi-Finalists

The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition announced 14 semi-finalists for the 2018 competition.

Bill to Stop Financial Agencies from Charging for Security Freeze Services Passes House

Mia Ackerman

The House of Representatives passed legislation that would prevent consumer report agencies from charging fees to those who choose to put a security freeze on...

RI Has 7th Highest Tax Burden in U.S.

How much total income will Rhode Islanders be paying when taxes are due in just a few days?

Better Business Bureau Offers Tips for Digital Spring Cleaning

With the Spring season underway, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) are teaming up to offer tips...

Lardaro Report: RI’s Economic Progress is “Very Promising”

Len Lardaro

As we move further into 2018, Rhode Island’s economic performance continues to be very promising, based on our continuing ability to progress farther and...

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