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An 18-acre parcel stretching from West Main Road to Dundery Brook has been permanently protected, expanding the Bumblebee Preserve, according to The Nature Conservancy. more
The Ship History Center at 2500 Post Road is now open to the public for the first time on select days through the end of the year. more
The Newport Skating Center will return to its former downtown location at the Newport Yachting Center this winter. more
AAA Travel is forecasting that 46.9 million Americans will journey at least 50 miles from home this Thanksgiving, the most since 2007. more
Twin River's proposed casino in Tiverton to replace Newport Grand is critical to Rhode Island's ability to compete with gaming in the Bay State, according to the casino owner and gaming-industry observers. "In competitive markets, … more
It's a blog. It's bridesmaid services. It's décor. Amy Fields and Kristina Wendell in October launched Prep & Pearls LLC as a hybrid blog, products and services website. The daily blog preppearls.com is aimed at 20-30-something-year-old … more
The opening of Amazon.com's first brick-and-mortar store last week proves that software is not really "eating the world," as venture-capitalist Marc Andreessen put it in 2011. In his widely noted Wall Street Journal column about predatory … more
What makes the U.S. economy grow? A look at consumer spending data offers a simple if perhaps troubling answer: Increasingly, it's people buying stuff they don't need. Any effort to separate wants from needs involves subjectivity. One … more
Ask Americans what first comes to mind when you mention Cuba and you'll usually get a simple answer. If you were born in 1950 or before you were probably glued to the news reports during those 13 days in October of 1962 and the anticipation of … more
Before he opened Cloud City Drones in Warwick, Christopher Williams toyed with the idea of calling it by another name, anything other than "drone." The problem, he explained, is the word "drone" conjures up frightening associations. "It has … more
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