One percent hotel tax collections grew 19.3 percent year over year in May, and 14.4 percent during the first 11 months of the fiscal year compared with the same fiscal period a year prior, the state Department of Revenue said this week.
Returning for its 11th year, Newport Restaurant Week will take place from Nov. 4-13, and feature the culinary creations of more than 50 Newport and Bristol County-based restaurants, cafes and bistros.
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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.