The Rhode Island Foundation announced Wednesday that Raymond “Two Hawks” Watson, an advocate of multi-cultural tourism, received the nonprofit organization’s $300,000 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship this year.
Just in time for the busy Thanksgiving travel period, T.F. Green Airport has been named the third best airport in the country – and the best in New England – in the Conde Nast Traveler 2015 Readers’ Choice awards.
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A six-month research effort on Rhode Island’s economy delved into the Ocean State’s past as an industrial leader, its struggles during the Great Recession and its need to innovate to move forward again.