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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
Atlanta resident Michele Mindlin and North Kingstown's Susan Gordon visited the Old Slater Mill National Historic Landmark District on a warm October day. The former college roommates chose the Pawtucket site in part because Mindlin makes a habit of visiting museums and historic sites across the world. And Gordon had visited the Old Slater Mill site before. more
An amateur 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
Two local golf club fitting operations were named to Ping’s list of the top 100 club fitters in the nation. Joe & Leigh’s Golf Performance Center in Easton and Spargo Golf in Cranston were included in the annual recognition by the golf club manufacturer of golf shops. more
(Updated 3:18 p.m.) SquadLocker, an online athletic apparel dealer, said it has signed a joint revenue agreement with USA Football, an organization which said it trains more high school and youth football coaches combined than any other in the United States. more
Paul Kubiski is trying to take the complexity and expense out of the modern cocktail, making it easier for people who want a nice drink at home, not an investment in stocking a full bar. His Bootblack Brand syrup, now sold in two varieties, … more
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission agreed Monday to spend up to $2 million to help the state finance construction of a pedestrian bridge over the Providence River to connect its development parcels. more
(Updated 1:40 p.m.) The Newport Shipyard is seeking state permission to expand its capacity to accommodate larger yachts, according to an application before the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council. more
(Updated 3:39 p.m.) Soon, Burrillville will be home to a new way of making sneakers. more
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