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Problem: Although known for its mansions, Newport has issues with poverty, education and mobility. The Newport Working Cities team reports subpar graduation rates – 79 percent – high child-poverty rates – 24.4 percent – and a mass exodus, as … more
Five percent hotel tax collections climbed year over year by 16.4 percent in September, and increased 14.6 percent when comparing the first three months of the fiscal year with the same period in 2014, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
What if the National Rifle Association is right that the no-fly list shouldn’t be used for denying people guns, as President Barack Obama has urged and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has said … more
Everyone is a marketing expert. It is frankly one of the worst things about working in my industry. Not to sound pretentious, but great advertising is art. Only harder. more
(Updated 3:03 p.m.) Passenger traffic increased in September at T.F. Green Airport by 1.1 percent to 300,284 from 297,077 during the same month a year ago. more
(Updated 10:38 a.m. and 12:13 p.m.) “It’s back!” exulted Sail Newport Executive Director Brad Read. Word at a packed press conference at the Statehouse Friday morning of the return of the Volvo Ocean Race to Newport in May of 2018 had already seeped out, thanks to a Sail Newport magazine distributed on every seat at the event. more
(Updated, 4:55 p.m.) For the first time, three of the Newport mansions will remain open through the winter, with the intent of enhancing the houses as year-round destinations. more
The Top 5 list of golf courses, ranked by USGA slope rating. more
(Updated 12:33 p.m.) Havas PR, one of the companies working with the R.I. Commerce Corp. on the new statewide tourism campaign, will reduce its project fees by an additional $90,000. more
Collette, the world tour operator based in Pawtucket, said Monday it is encouraging future travelers to the City of Light to take a wait-and-see approach before changing travel plans. more
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