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PROVIDENCE – The Senate has passed legislation that would make Rhode Island the 40th member of the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact, an agreement between states that promotes uniform wildlife law enforcement across state boundaries. more
Mike Aresco, commissioner of the athletic conference known for 34 years as the Big East, speaks fondly of Providence, but he can’t promise how long the league he’s reinventing will remain in its historic home. more
The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is towed from Senesco Marine in North Kingstown to Newport June 21 for hauling and painting at the Newport Shipyard. The uncompleted tall ship, named after naval war hero Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, will be dockside at the shipyard for a fundraising event July 5 and at Fort Adams on July 6 and July 7 for public visits. When completed in 2014, the nonprofit educational vessel will have a capacity for 36 students on overnight trips and 85 for day sails. more
Add Carolyn Rafaelian, president of Alex and Ani Inc. and new winery owner, to the list of businesspeople taking aim at Rhode Island’s strict and often arcane liquor laws. more
Edgewood Yacht Club Commodore Wayne Kezirian described the atmosphere along the Cranston waterfront as “akin to a funeral” following the 2011 fire that destroyed the club’s historic clubhouse. more
Warren’s Zim Sailing has stayed above water in the competitive market for small sailboats by relentlessly focusing on customer service maintained by experienced, full-time workers. As the economy and boat market have begun to recover in recent years, Zim’s growth has been steady. The company posted 30-40 percent growth over the past four years – from selling roughly 50 units annually in 2009 to 300 units in 2013, according to Vice President of Sales and Marketing Robert Adam. Above is Adam, right, with owner Stephen F. Perry. more
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