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Two of the 150 athletes who will represent the United States at the 2017 World Winter Games in Austria hail from Rhode Island. 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
FarSounder Inc., a high-technology marine electronics manufacturer specializing in underwater acoustics, has released a new feature called Local History Mapping that offers users the ability to build a 3-D map of the seafloor over which they have recently sailed. more
Maria Tocco is founder and market manager of Providence Flea LLC, a weekly outdoor marketplace where crafts makers and collectors show and sell their juried wares to treasure hunters, up-cyclers and collectors of vintage and repurposed goods. In … more
A professional sailor, Brad Read is an eight-time world or North American champion helmsman and currently serves as the executive director of Sail Newport – a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing access to sailing opportunities for students, municipal organizations and the general public. more
The Providence-Newport ferry service, a pilot program created by the state Department of Transportation, has sold more than 5,000 tickets in its first 12 days. more
New Internet of Things technology developed by Siren Marine has the Newport-based company eyeing a leadership role in the evolving "connected-boat" market. The 5-year-old marine-technology firm says wireless beta versions of its IoT Monitor … more
Millennials are choosing to settle in the smallest state, with the largest potential. With the economy making a positive turnaround in the United States, we see strong efforts from politicians and residents of Rhode Island to be at the forefront of … more
One of the newest trends in tourism is the rise of experiential travel. That's good news for small businesses in a state filled with hands-on opportunities to "live like a local," as Kristen Adamo, vice president of marketing for the Providence … more
The University of Rhode Island Women’s Sailing Team has received $130,000 in gifts toward its $450,000 fundraising goal to replace its aging fleet. more
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