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Efforts to create a new national park in the Blackstone River Valley moved forward after the House Committee on Natural Resources advanced the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act late last week. more
Stu Upson has been appointed to the new position of chief operating officer at the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum. more
Restaurants and lodging outlets in Rhode Island are expected to continue the slow, steady growth that has characterized those industries since the Great Recession, according to speakers at the Rhode Island Hospitality Association’s annual Economic Outlook Breakfast. more
Closed since last summer for a comprehensive inventory of about half of its collections, the Culinary Arts Museum reopens Tuesday at the Harborside campus of Johnson and Wales University featuring a new teaching lab and exhibit. more
The state’s 5 percent hotel tax collections increased year over year for August, but is rising at a slower rate than it did a year ago, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue’s latest report. more
Passenger traffic at T.F. Green Airport declined for the eighth consecutive month in August, registering 332,246 travelers, a drop of 6.85 percent compared with August 2013, according to the latest report released by the R.I. Airport Corporation. more
It isn’t hard to believe that Newport could top Providence on a list of the 10 most exciting places in Rhode Island, but Chepachet, Harrisville and Woonsocket? more
Rhode Island will soon have the country’s next national park. A project that has been decades in the making, the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, now only needs the president’s signature. more
Service industries in the U.S. expanded in July at the fastest pace since December 2005, showing the economy was building more momentum at the start of the second half of 2014. more
In some ways it seems as though it just arrived. In other ways it seemed it would never end. Whatever point of view you have on 2014, the year in food, wine and restaurants in our dining-destination state had some memorable moments. While there was no one single defining moment that this year will be remembered for, the cumulative effect of a number of notable events made the year a significant one. more
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