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Recreation
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WEST GREENWICH – The Nature Conservancy dedicated the McAlpine-Shepard Preserve at Tillinghast Pond last week with a stone monument and ceremonial ribbon to open a new trail. Five-hundred acres of open space was dedicated to the … more
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
(Updated 2:47 p.m.) Gold’s Gym is back open, a day after a Superior Court judge ordered it closed, and it has until the end of January to either vacate the premises or find a new owner, according to a court order released Wednesday. more
Lincoln Woods State Park, with nearly 1 million in visitors each year, will receive a new “green” pavilion as part of a $5.3 million project. 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
The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded $225,000 in funding for habitat restoration projects throughout the state through its R.I. Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. more
Parks advocate and community organizer Wendy Nilsson has been appointed superintendent of the Providence Department of Parks and Recreation, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza said. more
Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation have announced a $125,000 challenge grant for Save The Bay, which will be used to create a public access pier in south Providence. 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
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