Chef Walter Potenza is very familiar with the reign of central Italy that has suffered through a severe earthquake. He was born in a town about an hour east of the village of Amatrice that was virtually leveled when the quake struck.
The owners of the West Valley Inn have accepted a conditional offer to purchase the 12-acre property, the listing agent announced Wednesday. The buyer, who was not identified, is expected to negotiate a purchase and sale agreement with the owner within the next several days.
Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections increased 3.1 percent year over year in May, and nearly 8 percent when comparing the first 11 months of the fiscal year with the same time frame last year, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday.
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The founder of the Providence Brewing Co. wants to open a brewery on Mineral Spring Avenue.
Efren Hidalgo is looking to take what he's learned over a decade of brewing at home and open a new brewery in a commercial …