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Mission: To protect birds, other wildlife and their habitat through conservation, education and advocacy for the benefit of people and all living things. Year founded: 1897 Executive director: Lawrence J. F. Taft … more
Former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, in his short-lived quest for the Democratic presidential nomination, proposed that the U.S. go metric. This position was seen as evidence that our Linc was a clueless scatterbrain. Clearly, anyone espousing such a … more
It was mid-March 2015 when Jeremy Duffy woke up at 5 a.m. to a text on his cellphone that showed two images of a burning manufacturing building in Providence. He was shocked. For the preceding eight months, the building at 498 … more
FarSounder Inc., a high-technology marine electronics manufacturer specializing in underwater acoustics, has released a new feature called Local History Mapping that offers users the ability to build a 3-D map of the seafloor over which they have recently sailed. more
Maria Tocco is founder and market manager of Providence Flea LLC, a weekly outdoor marketplace where crafts makers and collectors show and sell their juried wares to treasure hunters, up-cyclers and collectors of vintage and repurposed goods. In … more
New Internet of Things technology developed by Siren Marine has the Newport-based company eyeing a leadership role in the evolving "connected-boat" market. The 5-year-old marine-technology firm says wireless beta versions of its IoT Monitor … more
Millennials are choosing to settle in the smallest state, with the largest potential. With the economy making a positive turnaround in the United States, we see strong efforts from politicians and residents of Rhode Island to be at the forefront of … more
One of the newest trends in tourism is the rise of experiential travel. That's good news for small businesses in a state filled with hands-on opportunities to "live like a local," as Kristen Adamo, vice president of marketing for the Providence … more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has named Stephanie Fortunato to serve as director of art, culture and tourism for the city. A graduate of Providence College and Brown University, Fortunato has worked for the city since 2008, most … more
Heading to new destinations to learn about local culture is nothing new in travel. But in recent years, the rise of experiential travel has encouraged communities and business owners to immerse visitors in their experience. Instead of … more
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