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Recreation
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Phew. Somehow, I survived the uncertainty and anxiety of what economists like me often regard as an inefficient tradition: spending hours looking for the right holiday gifts. Fortunately, this year's trials and tribulations provided me with a few … more
Marni Maclean-Karro knew when she opened her baked dog-treats business that Rhode Island pet lovers would spend disposable income on her wholesome treats. What she didn't realize was how much she'd enjoy creating cakes and pastries that … more
In July, Tom Foley opened The Band Room in Westerly. It's a music shop offering lessons in guitar, bass, saxophone, piano, drums, clarinet, flute, trumpet, ukulele and bagpipes. The company's tagline is "music lessons for everyone," said … more
The expansion of casinos across New England is good for state revenue, but not for people who have addictions to gambling. How much of a problem will this disorder become? A Providence College professor argues that the casinos scheduled to … more
FREETOWN – A town call firefighter was removed from the department after posting racially insensitive comments on Facebook following a house party that drew more than 1,000 people late last month. "I can see the next fire call will be … more
Acushnet Holdings Corp., the maker of Titleist golf balls and FootJoy shoes and performance wear, has filed for an initial public offering. more
The pitch: We make boating simple Years in business: Since 2009 Employees: 7 Cost to obtain franchise: $38,000 initial franchise fee; $140,000-$240,000 … more
Athletic-impact-protection company G-Form this month announced a partnership with Ski Utah, a membership organization representing Utah’s alpine ski resorts. The agreement will begin with the 2016-17 ski season and makes the Providence company the group’s official protection partner. more
The Rhode Island Outdoor Recreation Council has released its interim report on the state of recreation in Rhode Island. more
The pitch: Pure Barre is the fastest, most effective way to change your body. Years in business: 4 Employees: 22 Cost to obtain franchise: $154,500-$282,000 … more
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