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The Blackstone River Valley corridor is inching closer to being approved as a national park now that it is being added to the National Defense Authorization Act. more
Peter Andruszkiewicz, president and CEO at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, is the new chairman of the Board of Directors of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce. more
It used to be that nothing ever happened at the restaurant on a Monday. The first day of the workweek for most of us was commonly accepted as the default day off for chefs and restaurateurs. Hungry diners were hard-pressed to find an open eatery, save for the diner which never closed or the hotel dining room or coffee shop. more
Economic conditions remain mixed in New England, with manufacturers citing weaker results, but those in the tourism industry reporting gains, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book released Wednesday. more
(Updated, 10 a.m.) August’s hotel tax collections increased 22 percent over July’s collections, and nearly 9 percent above collections for the same time a year ago, according to data released Monday by the R.I. Department of Revenue. more
The Savory Grape recently donated 35 coats to the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence after attendees of the wine shop’s holiday open house were encouraged to donate their gently used winter wear. more
Last week the owners of Twin River made public a proposal to build a 150- to 250-room hotel on the Lincoln site, something they believe will help protect the state’s largest gambling facility from the effects of the introduction of gaming in Massachusetts. more
Constructing a small hotel at Twin River Casino is an avenue the parent company, Twin River Worldwide Holdings, would like to explore, the board Chairman John E. Taylor, Jr., told the Town Council Tuesday night. more
Hotel tax collections in Rhode Island increased year over year in May for the first time since January, climbing 17.5 percent to $270,851 from $230,579 in May 2013, the R.I. Department of Revenue reported Tuesday. more
For an institution as steeped in tradition as the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum in Newport, 2014 has seen radical change. In May, the 60-year-old hall broke ground on a $15.7 million renovation and expansion project that will see the Victorian complex add three new courts, additional stadium seats, new interpretive exhibits and a new building on Memorial Boulevard. more
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