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The state’s 5 percent hotel tax collections increased year over year for August, but is rising at a slower rate than it did a year ago, according to the R.I. Department of Revenue’s latest report. more
WaterFire Executive Artistic Director Barnaby Evans has asked city and state officials to redesign the planned Providence River pedestrian bridge to make it possible for more boats to pass underneath. more
Officials celebrated the state’s acquisition of Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s highest point at 812 feet, on Wednesday morning. more
Economic conditions remain mixed in New England, with manufacturers citing weaker results, but those in the tourism industry reporting gains, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book released Wednesday. more
The American Bus Association released its annual list of the top 100 events in 2015 in North America for group travel, and Newport’s flower show made the list in the “East” category. more
(Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series of stories on statewide ballot questions voters will consider next month.) more
At the conclusion of its 2014 legislative session, the General Assembly passed the Rhode Island Access to Medical Technology Innovation Act and Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee signed the bill into law effective July 1, 2014. more
Rhode Island’s capital city has it all – culture, attractive and quirky hipsters, good hamburgers, cool buildings, plenty of art … more
It isn’t hard to believe that Newport could top Providence on a list of the 10 most exciting places in Rhode Island, but Chepachet, Harrisville and Woonsocket? more
For an institution as steeped in tradition as the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum in Newport, 2014 has seen radical change. In May, the 60-year-old hall broke ground on a $15.7 million renovation and expansion project that will see the Victorian complex add three new courts, additional stadium seats, new interpretive exhibits and a new building on Memorial Boulevard. more
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