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Martina Hingis has been named Global Ambassador for the International Tennis Hall of Fame. more
Erin Donovan-Boyle is executive director of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, one of the state's largest business-advocacy organizations. She discusses some of the changes in the business climate in the state and new initiatives for the … 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
To the Editor: There is a way to make downtown Providence more interesting to tourists. The four-mile section of the Blackstone Canal from the head of the Providence River to the Peter Pan bus terminal should be restored. It should … more
For those who have been advocating for the T.F. Green Airport runway extension, the end is in sight. Various pieces of the $250 million project are underway, and by December 2017, the main runway will be long enough to accommodate airplanes that … 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
Summer is over but that doesn't mean the end of the tourism season in Rhode Island. The target through Thanksgiving is an older, more international group of visitors. The extension of the tourism economy into November is the result … more
Site work has begun for construction of a four-story, 198-room hotel and conference center to replace the 1950s-era Seaview Hotel. more
Newport ballet troupe Island Moving Company has 10 dancers and five staff members, but manages to draw hundreds to its performances of "The Nutcracker" at year's end, in part by holding it at the city's Rosecliff mansion. Normally a draw … more
PROVIDENCE – A new National Park Service report shows that 51,523 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $2.9 million in the state last year, a 7.4 percent increase over 2013. That spending resulted in 42 jobs and had a … more
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