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Repair to damage on the Cliff Walk caused by Hurricane Sandy, which impacted the Northeast in October 2012, is scheduled to begin July 5. more
Former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, in his short-lived quest for the Democratic presidential nomination, proposed that the U.S. go metric. This position was seen as evidence that our Linc was a clueless scatterbrain. Clearly, anyone espousing such a … more
Author Thornton Wilder likened Newport to the nine cities of ancient Troy in his autobiographical novel, "Theophilus North," set in 1926. "Newport, Rhode Island, presented nine cities, some superimposed, some having very little relation … more
Phill Trotter and Tom Nimmo founded Rumpus Entertainment in June because they could no longer accommodate the growing number of Providence board game enthusiasts in their homes. "Board gaming in Providence is happening, but a lot of it is … more
The city has acquired 3.5 acres of land at Passeonkquis Cove, to be preserved as open space, Mayor Scott Avedisian announced recently. more
For Stephen Cronin, summertime is the best time of year to host a corporate outing, especially at a baseball park. As the president of TWOBOLT, a Pawtucket-based marketing agency, Cronin has been hosting corporate outings for his employees … more
The traditional corporate golf outing isn't what it used to be, and for nonprofit and charitable causes, that has turned into a beneficial trend. Companies are organizing charitable golf tournaments to benefit philanthropic causes, … more
Mission: To protect birds, other wildlife and their habitat through conservation, education and advocacy for the benefit of people and all living things. Year founded: 1897 Executive director: Lawrence J. F. Taft … more
Providence has been named the 22nd-best American city for winter travel by Travel + Leisure in its recent list of the top 35 cities for winter vacationing. more
It was mid-March 2015 when Jeremy Duffy woke up at 5 a.m. to a text on his cellphone that showed two images of a burning manufacturing building in Providence. He was shocked. For the preceding eight months, the building at 498 … more
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