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Halfway across the world, in the Indian Ocean, far from the southeast coast of Africa, lies a remarkable inspiration for Rhode Island's economic development. The tiny island nation of Mauritius is an economic success story. Says a report from the … more
(Editor's note: This is adapted from the author's keynote speech at PBN's 16th Business Excellence Awards program on Nov. 17.) As most of you know, we are fresh off a campaign where we asked voters statewide and in Tiverton to … 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
In the past year, the Rhode Island Foundation has received more than $3.3 million in new donations toward its $10 million campaign goal to restore Roger Williams Park, according to a statement made by the organization Wednesday. more
Rhode Island ranked 15th best in state well-being rankings for older Americans. more
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
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