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New England's rugged, iconic beauty is a key economic driver for our entire region. In the six states, the Outdoor Industry Association reports that the outdoor-recreation industry generates a total of $28.8 billion in consumer spending, creating … 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
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 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
(Updated 3:18 p.m.) SquadLocker, an online athletic apparel dealer, said it has signed a joint revenue agreement with USA Football, an organization which said it trains more high school and youth football coaches combined than any other in the United States. more
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission agreed Monday to spend up to $2 million to help the state finance construction of a pedestrian bridge over the Providence River to connect its development parcels. more
(Updated 3:39 p.m.) Soon, Burrillville will be home to a new way of making sneakers. 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
The imPOSSIBLE Dream playground is the 16th most popular playground in the country, and the No. 1 playground in New England. more
(Updated 2:19 p.m.) Two Rhode Island organizations, a resident and an official were recognized this week with 2016 Environmental Merit Awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s New England regional office. more
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