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SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Education Exchange has begun recruiting for its new workforce-development training program in aquaculture. The program offers five-week, hands-on training aimed at preparing Rhode Islanders with the skills they need to … more
Erin Donovan-Boyle is executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, one of the state's largest business-advocacy organizations. She discusses some of the changes in the business climate in the state and new initiatives for the … more
Getting a "World Heritage" designation for Newport is no easy task, but with a tip from the National Park Service, Newport is trying again and adding Providence into the mix. There are only 23 World Heritage sites in the United States. The … more
WARWICK – A development that could create jobs and boost hotels, restaurants and airport-related businesses is being proposed at the 23.3-acre Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick site on Greenwich Avenue, the Warwick Beacon reported earlier this … more
WARWICK – The president of D'Ambra Construction believes the City Council's unanimous vote on May 5 to approve a tax-stabilization agreement could be just what's needed to bring a Hyatt Hotel to Warwick City Centre, the Warwick Beacon reported. … more
Summer is over but that doesn't mean the end of the tourism season in Rhode Island. The target through Thanksgiving is an older, more international group of visitors. The extension of the tourism economy into November is the result … more
Last summer two French musicians landed in Rhode Island for the final stint of a six-week-long trip across the United States. The duo traveled from Nashville, Tenn., to Los Angeles, where they caught a flight to the East Coast to spend a day before … more
The Sojourner House Masquerade Ball has raised more than $50,000 to support survivors of domestic violence in Rhode Island. more
Dale Venturini, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Hospitality Association, was recently honored at the National Organization of Italian American Women's "An Epiphany Celebration Honoring Three Wise Women" event at the Providence Art Club. She … more
Put yourself in a chef's shoes – these days most likely orange clogs. If you could cook your dream meal, what would it be? Chefs tend not to wander quite so far afield, staying in the arena of unique ingredients they could then turn into … more
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