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NORTH KINGSTOWN – Although the new multiuse athletic fields located within the Quonset Business Park will open next fall, much work has been completed over the past year, the Quonset Development Corp. announced Dec. 16. Construction of … more
Leaning back in his chair, surrounded by toys, newspaper clippings, memorabilia and other family keepsakes, Alan G. Hassenfeld has a playful smile on his face. With a twinkle in his eye, he explains what the holiday season means to him: … more
This year's "March Madness at the Dunk" is projected to pump $3.5 million into Rhode Island – about the same as it did six years ago – but the success of such events is not always measured in dollars, Providence leaders say. The event … more
BOSTON – Does this month's Arctic-like cold have you dreaming about summer vacations? You're not alone. But you may be late when it comes to finding a rental home for this summer on the Cape or Islands, according to a report in The Boston Globe … more
PAWTUCKET – Attendance at McCoy Stadium is down dramatically through the first 18 home games of 2016, but Pawtucket Red Sox officials are chalking it up almost entirely to unprecedented bad weather for baseball. Bill Wanless, vice … more
BRAINTREE, Mass. – For the second time in two and a half years, a Lakeville man has a won a million dollars in the state Lottery. Kevin Phillips won a $1 million prize on an instant ticket, according to SouthCoastToday.com. … more
Phew. Somehow, I survived the uncertainty and anxiety of what economists like me often regard as an inefficient tradition: spending hours looking for the right holiday gifts. Fortunately, this year's trials and tribulations provided me with a few … more
Marni Maclean-Karro knew when she opened her baked dog-treats business that Rhode Island pet lovers would spend disposable income on her wholesome treats. What she didn't realize was how much she'd enjoy creating cakes and pastries that … more
In July, Tom Foley opened The Band Room in Westerly. It's a music shop offering lessons in guitar, bass, saxophone, piano, drums, clarinet, flute, trumpet, ukulele and bagpipes. The company's tagline is "music lessons for everyone," said … more
The expansion of casinos across New England is good for state revenue, but not for people who have addictions to gambling. How much of a problem will this disorder become? A Providence College professor argues that the casinos scheduled to … more
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