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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
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
The historic Edgewood Yacht Club burned several years ago, following a lightning strike. A replacement is being constructed over its original footprint, which is over the water. Pilings recently were installed, which will support the decking, which … more
The manufacturer of rowing exercise machines is constructing a 28,000-square-foot building next to its recently renovated and expanded manufacturing facility. The $5 million headquarters will include space for a visitors center, administrative space … 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
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
The city has acquired 3.5 acres of land at Passeonkquis Cove, to be preserved as open space, Mayor Scott Avedisian announced recently. more
Voters on Tuesday approved $227.5 million in bonds, funding housing creation, expansion of veterans services, construction of a new innovation center affiliated with the University of Rhode Island, improvements at the ports of Davisville and Providence, and parks and recreation upgrades, according to results posted on ri.gov. 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
Heading to new destinations to learn about local culture is nothing new in travel. But in recent years, the rise of experiential travel has encouraged communities and business owners to immerse visitors in their experience. Instead of … more
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