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The 2014 Working Waterfront Festival set for Sept. 27 and 28 has been awarded a $45,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to help with production. more
Hasbro will produce toys for two upcoming DreamWorks Animation movies, the companies announced Wednesday. more
The road to bestseller success is rarely easy, but self-publishing can give authors a new avenue for getting their stories to the masses. Portsmouth-based, self-publishing novelist Marie Force has authored several books that have hit the bestseller lists of The New York Times, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal. more
The Station nightclub fire in West Warwick was 10 years ago, but the impact of the blaze on Rhode Island hasn’t diminished at all. In West Warwick, The Station fire, caused by a pyrotechnics display gone wrong, marked the end of live music in the town – until now. Seeing the return of live music as a chance to heal and help invigorate the community, veteran Providence club manager and magazine editor Jim Vickers converted an old mill on the Pawtuxet River into Manchester 65, a rock club that opened in early August. The club specializes in classic rock – in many cases features bands that wouldn’t have been out of place at The Station – and has so far received a warm reception. more
Connecticut is at the center of proposed new federal rules for the recognition of Indian tribes, according to the Associated Press, as reported in the Boston Globe. more
Toy and game maker Hasbro Inc. posted net income of $36.5 million, or 28 cents per diluted share, during the second quarter of 2013, a 16 percent drop from the $43.4 million, or 33 cents per diluted share, reported during the second quarter of 2012. more
Nicolas Bauta co-founded the Steel Yard in Providence with Clay Rockefeller. The redeveloped steel-fabrication facility, which serves as a campus for arts education, workforce training, and small-scale manufacturing, recently nabbed a silver Ruby Bruner Award for Urban Excellence and is the venture for which Bauta is best known. more
GTECH Corp. officially launched its online Game Market on Wednesday, which the company lauds as “the lottery industry’s first centralized iLottery content library.” more
As a lawyer who focuses on social media issues, I am often asked whether employers should “block” their employees from accessing Facebook during working hours. These employers are concerned that their employees are wasting time online, engaging in inappropriate online behavior and exposing their companies to liability. more
Voters in Plainville, Mass., voted Tuesday to support Penn National Gaming’s plans to open a slots parlor at the Plainridge Racecourse, Boston.com reported. more
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