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As the ocean has evolved from a commercial transportation asset into a leisure-time facilitator, Rhode Island has kept up with the transition. Thus, while fishing and trade still have a significant presence in Narragansett Bay and along the Ocean … more
(Updated 2:40 p.m.) Launched five years ago by Preserve Rhode Island, Rhody Ramble is an online resource for families looking for child-friendly activities at historic sites across the state. more
Problem: Although known for its mansions, Newport has issues with poverty, education and mobility. The Newport Working Cities team reports subpar graduation rates – 79 percent – high child-poverty rates – 24.4 percent – and a mass exodus, as … more
Gerardo Reyes is tired of dealing with middlemen. "Trying to get my coffee from Guatemala is a long process. … We have to work with ports in New York, New Jersey and Florida," said the owner of the soon-to-open Chikondi Café in Central Falls. more
Newly nestled in the city’s Fox Point neighborhood, Persimmon was named Rhode Island’s top eco-friendly, farm-to-table restaurant in a list of each state’s best locavore restaurant by Travel + Leisure. more
Everyone is a marketing expert. It is frankly one of the worst things about working in my industry. Not to sound pretentious, but great advertising is art. Only harder. more
(Updated 3:32 p.m.) The R.I. Commerce Corp. approved up to $9.1 million in incentives for job growth and real estate development on Monday. Commerce RI also announced its selection of three vendors that will execute the state’s upcoming tourism campaign, entering into agreements with NAIL Communications, the RDW Group and NJF, an MMGY Global company. more
If you’re looking for a romantic getaway in Rhode Island, Castle Hill Inn is the place to go. more
(Updated 12:33 p.m.) Havas PR, one of the companies working with the R.I. Commerce Corp. on the new statewide tourism campaign, will reduce its project fees by an additional $90,000. more
(Updated 12:57 p.m.) Former state Chief Marketing Officer Betsy Wall will be paid half her salary – approximately $67,500, plus up to $500 for opting out of medical coverage, according to a severance agreement released by the R.I. Commerce Corp. on Wednesday. more
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