Updated January 30 at 7:30pm
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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
Resolute Racing Shells of Bristol sold its first boat to Japan in December, and is following up with two more, through a referral the Rhode Island Marine Trade Association helped the firm make to federal and state commerce agencies. more
Just beneath the scenic surface of Narragansett Bay lies a murkier side of Rhode Island’s maritime legacy. more
The Burrillville Land Trust will celebrate the acquisition of 75 acres with a hike to the property on Nov. 7. The public is invited. more
An anonymous, $1.5 million gift to the Moses Brown School will be used to establish a sailing and marine education center in Cranston at the former Edgewood Yacht Club. more
Rocky Point will open to the public on Oct. 25 for the first time in two decades so visitors can see how it is being redeveloped into a coastal state park. more
The Wide World of Indoor Sports at Quonset Business Park is planning to build a second facility this year, according to information from the Quonset Development Corporation. more
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
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
Rhode Island will soon have the country’s next national park. A project that has been decades in the making, the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, now only needs the president’s signature. more
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