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A new National Park Service report shows that 51,523 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $2.9 million in the state last year, a 7.4 percent increase over 2013. more
Rhode Island ranked among the top five states for having the highest number of mortgaged properties in negative equity in the third quarter at 14.8 percent, according to data released Thursday by Corelogic. more
Snoring, slouching sleepers and the challenges of climbing over fellow passengers for a trip to the restroom. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has made several appointments within his administration, including the addition of Evan England as press secretary and Adolfo Bailon as neighborhood services director. more
A total of 271 acres of forestland along the Pawcatuck River in Charlestown and Richmond has been permanently protected, according to The Nature Conservancy. more
Consumer confidence increased last week to the highest level since mid-2007 as steady declines in gasoline prices and more hiring boosted Americans’ attitudes about the economy. more
A statewide survey on public education garnered 10,150 responses, with the majority of Rhode Islanders indicating that the most important purposes of public education are preparing every student for future economic success, and ensuring they have basic academic skills. more
Voyager Therapeutics, a gene therapy company developing treatments for fatal and debilitating diseases of the central nervous system, has entered into a strategic collaboration with MassBiologics of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. more
Stu Upson has been appointed to the new position of chief operating officer at the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum. more
The final audit for fiscal 2014 showed that the city ended the year with a $4.8 million surplus, and that the School Department had an operational surplus of more than $500,000, according to the mayor’s office. more
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