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Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee awarded $3.85 million to 15 Rhode Island communities, land trusts and conservation organizations Monday to protect more than 1,000 acres of open space and farmland. more
H. Jack Martin returned to the Providence Public Library more than a decade after he first worked there as an art and music clerk, taking the helm this past January as executive director. more
Newport is making a second push to be listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list – recognition that commission members appointed by the governor say could bring more history buffs and cultural aficionados to the city and the state. more
Newport’s dramatically perched Cliff Walk has been restored – and some say improved – since the damage inflicted by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. more
The Kent Washington Association of Realtors’ 22nd annual golf tournament raised $9,300 to be given to three local nonprofit organizations. Checks of $3,100 each were given to the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center, the House of Hope CDC and the South County Habitat for Humanity. 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
Campgrounds in Rhode Island are not exactly thriving, but they’re holding their own, in large measure because of the state’s ample natural assets. But camp operators recognize that future camping success demands more than that. more
The upcoming Volvo Ocean Race has already provided a boost in lodging in Newport and across the state for 2015, state hospitality proponents say, yet a forecast from a regional expert is for hotel occupancy rates in Newport to grow by only 1 percentage point. more
Golfers may not be coming out in the numbers they did before the Great Recession, but that hasn’t stopped investment in local clubs and courses. Three member-owned golf clubs in the region survived economic pressures over the past five years by selling to private owners, rebounding from the recession’s ripple effects and the downturn in demand, club owners, managers and industry leaders say. more
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