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At 8 percent, Fall River had the highest jobless rate in December when compared with Cranston, Providence and Warwick, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
Two Rhode Island chefs have made it into the first round of the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards. Named as semifinalists for Best Chef: Northeast were Chef Derek Wagner, chef and proprietor of Nick’s On Broadway, and Champe Speidel, chef and owner with wife Lisa of Persimmon in Bristol. more
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. more
Rhode Island is no stranger to celebrations designed to boost local eateries and promote Ocean State fare. It was unusual, however, to see Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and her husband, Andy Moffit, front and center with the R.I. Department of Environmental … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is open to the idea of allowing a referendum on the legalization of recreational marijuana. more
It has taken more than two decades, but the restaurant community has finally grown up. On both sides of the table, the conversation no longer is confined to how many great restaurants there are in Rhode Island or the influence of the … more
The restaurant review was exuberant in its praise. Joie S. had just visited The Malted Barley, a new restaurant in Providence that features a rich variety of craft beers and hand-rolled, gourmet pretzels. "I AM SO EXCITED THIS PLACE IS … more
“Make it Yours” is the latest tourism strategy from the R.I. Commerce Corporation. more
Three students who created a pizza-parlor business model that mimics the Subway sandwich shop assembly-line approach to making food won a Rhode Island ProStart competition, based on their studies during a two-year curriculum offered at their school. … more
The Newport stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race is scheduled for May 8-20, 2018, the organizers and Sail Newport have announced. more
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