Betsy Wall, a month into her job as chief marketing officer for R.I. Commerce Corp., turned in her resignation Friday, a casualty of the flawed rollout of the state’s new tourism and economic development program. Along with Wall, the new slogan, “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer,” was dropped from the campaign.
Collette has been around since 1918, started as a motor-coach operator on the East Coast. My father, Dan, took ownership in 1962, focusing on the business but also engaging in the community.
In 1964, my father took my siblings and me on a …
Ask Americans what first comes to mind when you mention Cuba and you'll usually get a simple answer. If you were born in 1950 or before you were probably glued to the news reports during those 13 days in October of 1962 and the anticipation of …
As an African-American and chief of the Mashapaug Nahaganset Tribe, Raymond "Two Hawks" Watson knows all too well what it feels like to be underrepresented in today's society.
An advocate of cultural diversity, the 36-year-old promotes the …
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There’s going to be a new way to get to Block Island. The R.I. Division of Public Utilities and Carriers on Thursday approved an application filed by Rhode Island Fast Ferry Inc.
To the Editor:
There is a way to make downtown Providence more interesting to tourists.
The four-mile section of the Blackstone Canal from the head of the Providence River to the Peter Pan bus terminal should be restored. It should …
To most over the age of 20, the idea of a "three-hour tour" brings back television images of Gilligan in a bucket hat, stranded on a deserted island.
But Cindy Salvato's three-hour Savoring Rhode Island tour is decidedly different, and more …