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A $9 million federal grant to build a new travel plaza and welcome center at Exit 1 off Interstate 95 in Hopkinton was announced Monday by the state’s congressional delegation as well as Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Local 1 percent meal and beverage tax collections, and hotel tax collections increased year over year in February by 15.2 percent and 11.3 percent, respectively. more
The city is taking part in the international Jane’s Walk Global Weekend Festival, in honor of urban activist Jane Jacobs, by hosting guided tours on May 6, 7 and 8. more
Five percent hotel tax collections climbed nearly 5 percent in August compared with August 2014, and rose nearly 14 percent when comparing the first two months of the fiscal year to the prior year period, the state Department of Revenue said Wednesday. more
At 8 percent, Fall River had the highest jobless rate in December when compared with Cranston, Providence and Warwick, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. more
The Providence Athenaeum is one of the world’s most beautiful libraries, according to Conde Nast Traveler. more
Travel + Leisure is asking readers to rate their favorite cities, towns and regions for its annual “favorite places survey.” more
Three days after the state’s new slogan and logo “Rhode Island: Cooler & Warmer” were unveiled, people are still up in arms, and a state representative wants a detailed explanation regarding what was spent on the tourism campaign. more
One percent meal and beverage tax collections, and 1 percent hotel tax collections, increased year over year in November and over the fiscal-year period, the state Department of Revenue said this week. more
More than 4.3 million New Englanders are expected to travel this holiday season, a 2.2 percent increase compared with last year, AAA Northeast said. more
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