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(Updated, 6 p.m.) Volvo Ocean Race CEO Knut Frostad will discuss “radical changes” to the global sailing event set to stop here in May 2015 at a press conference Tuesday, in conjunction with a three-day workshop for port officials planning to host the stopovers. more
Twin River Casino has not taken the prospect of casinos coming to Massachusetts lightly, adding table games in Lincoln in July to help stem competition in the Northeast. more
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island College North Burial Ground Project, in partnership with several nonprofit organizations and government agencies, is building online tours of Providence’s North Burial Ground to make the property more of an education and economic asset for the city. more
On Sept. 25, 1902, Capt. Nathanael Greene Herreshoff wrote a letter to the New York Yacht Club syndicate manager, claiming that his design for the next defender of the America’s Cup would be “a more powerful vessel than before.” more
The votes against allowing casinos in two Massachusetts towns reveal clear winners and losers as they shed light on the continuing expansion of gambling in the Bay State, according to the Boston Business Journal. more
WAREHAM, Mass. – The Cape Cod Flyer train service to Hyannis will become an annual feature and will include a new stop in Wareham, The Standard-Times of New Bedford reported last week. The newspaper also said a study to determine the feasibility of year-round weekend service was planned. more
Ari Heckman, principal in Providence’s newest hotel, The Dean, finds the label “boutique hotel,” too limiting for the lodgings being fashioned by his group out of the old Sportsman’s Inn strip club on Fountain Street. more
“Green” initiatives at Rhode Island hotels and R.I. Convention Center are sought after by large groups, though individual travelers, it seems, have come to take the benefits for granted. more
Tropical Storm Irene left this small, coastal town feeling powerless two years ago in more ways than one. But a successful marketing campaign, Explore Bristol Rhode Island, has dramatically changed the outlook of some local officials and businesses for the better. more
Knitting retreats featuring quality yarns made from sheep, yak, llama, camel, goat and alpaca combined with sea breezes and birding excursions are among the offerings the owners of North Light Fibers are weaving together in their efforts to extend the Block Island tourism season. more
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