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A new National Park Service report shows that 51,523 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $2.9 million in the state last year, a 7.4 percent increase over 2013. more
The Ocean State is one of the most eco-friendly states in the nation, according to WalletHub. more
The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded $225,000 in funding for habitat restoration projects throughout the state through its R.I. Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. more
Nine Rhode Island high school students are winners in C-SPAN’s national 2015 StudentCam competition. more
Rhode Island ranked 13th worst on a list of the best and worst states to retire, according to Bankrate.com. more
Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation have announced a $125,000 challenge grant for Save The Bay, which will be used to create a public access pier in south Providence. more
Parks advocate and community organizer Wendy Nilsson has been appointed superintendent of the Providence Department of Parks and Recreation, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said. more
The Wide World of Indoor Sports at Quonset Business Park is planning to build a second facility this year, according to information from the Quonset Development Corporation. more
A total of 271 acres of forestland along the Pawcatuck River in Charlestown and Richmond has been permanently protected, according to The Nature Conservancy. more
Rhode Island will soon have the country’s next national park. A project that has been decades in the making, the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, now only needs the president’s signature. more
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