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Before he opened Cloud City Drones in Warwick, Christopher Williams toyed with the idea of calling it by another name, anything other than "drone." The problem, he explained, is the word "drone" conjures up frightening associations. "It has … more
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
When a beloved actor or director passes away on Broadway, the lights in all the theaters and on the Great White Way itself dim for a minute before curtain time to pay tribute. It was such a moment on Restaurant Row on South Main Street in Providence … more
Getting a "World Heritage" designation for Newport is no easy task, but with a tip from the National Park Service, Newport is trying again and adding Providence into the mix. There are only 23 World Heritage sites in the United States. The … more
Robert Fitzpatrick has been president of the all-volunteer nonprofit Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy in Providence since January 2014. A lifelong resident of Providence, he also is a 25-year veteran of the Providence Police Department. Here he discusses the conservancy’s challenges and assets. more
In a time when casinos are proliferating across the region, Megan McGuinness' job is to find new ways to entice patrons to choose her clients over the competition. McGuinness, owner of McGuiness Media & Marketing LLC, entered the casino … more
Kevin Hegarty loves being out on the water, so about 12 years ago he decided to take what he loves and make it into a business. 12 Meter Charters Inc., owned by Hegarty and Eli Massar, is a yacht charter company based in Newport that mostly … more
Development of a new pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River and connecting the I-195 Redevelopment District sites on both banks, appears to be back on again. more
WARWICK – Passenger traffic dropped slightly in August at T.F. Green Airport, with 51 fewer passengers compared with August 2014, the R.I. Airport Corp. said last week. There were 332,195 passengers in August, a 0.02 percent decline … more
Ross L. Nelson says the key to a successful corporate outing is to make it unique. "If it's something people don't normally get to do, that makes it special," he said. That's why Nelson, vice president of West Warwick-based Cox … more
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