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A former Smithfield resident bequeathed $6.8 million to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and The Nature Conservancy’s Rhode Island chapter for land and water conservation, the largest single donation in ASRI’s 117-year history. more
YWCA Rhode Island has acquired the Nickerson Community Center in the Olneyville section of the city. more
The National Park Service has added the Dunes Club, a private beach club, to the National Register of Historic Places, according to Edward F. Sanderson, executive director of the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission. more
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
Barrington is the best suburb to live in among 27 communities in Rhode Island rated by Niche.com. more
Approximately 103 acres of land on Prudence Island known as the “Little Property” will be purchased with a $412,500 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to protect it from future development. more
Tourists come to Block Island for its beaches, the scenery, the charming center of New Shoreham and a relaxing vacation. For the past few years, people have started to include a "glass float treasure hunt" on the itinerary. The glass-float … more
Peter Angelone stood on the bank of a pond in Hopkinton. A stand of tall pine trees shaded the water from the summer sun. Angelone, principal fishery biologist for the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, moved out from the shadow … more
For the third winter in a row, Providence entered a new year without the bang of fireworks downtown. Not having an event that draws tens of thousands of people to the downtown for a First Night-like celebration is probably a missed … more
Twin River's proposed casino in Tiverton to replace Newport Grand is critical to Rhode Island's ability to compete with gaming in the Bay State, according to the casino owner and gaming-industry observers. "In competitive markets, … more
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