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Tuesday, January 22, 2019


THE VINEYARDS in Newport offer nearly year-round experiences near the City by the Sea’s historic mansions. /

Celebrating a sense of this place

It was First Lady Suzanne Carcieri’s idea. Proud of the Ocean State’s natural beauty and cultural heritage, and aware that many Rhode Islanders don’t...

Foliage brings tourists for all R.I. attractions

Rhode Island’s fall foliage creates a great backdrop for locals who want to experience nature’s colorful palette through various activities, but it also attracts...

NYC debuts $30M, 1-year ad campaign

New York City last week began a one-year, $30 million advertising campaign to attract tourists from around the world with the slogan, “This is...
JANE MAY of Newport takes in some fresh air last week at Sachuest Point, in Middletown, one of many places that appeal to nature lovers in the state. /

‘Nature trails’ promote state’s most pristine assets

Are you a bird watcher? Or do you love to walk along the water’s edge – on the rocky cliffs, or perhaps near the...

It’s time for Rhode Island to take bold action.

We live in cynical times. We believe principle is rarely part of the process in politics. We question the sincerity of our elected leaders;...

Infrastructure needs funds for immediate repairs

Rhode Island’s aging water and sewer infrastructure poses significant environmental and health risks that will increase in the coming years, and the state’s municipalities...

Carcieri: R.I. needs job cuts

Fending off criticism from other government officials, unions and advocacy groups, Gov. Donald L. Carcieri said Thursday that the 1,000-plus job cuts he proposed...
HERITAGE TOURISM highlights what is distinctive about a place; examples include historical sites such as the Wilbur Kelly House in Lincoln, above. /

Creating ‘places,’ not tourist traps

As a tourism industry leader, Robert Billington should be concerned about attracting visitors and their dollars to his region in northern Rhode Island. But...
DR. MICHAEL FINE and his patient/co-author hope their vision for community-based health care will help shift the public debate.

Making primary care nexus of the new community

Dr. Michael Fine is an old-fashioned primary care physician. As physician operating officer of Hillside Avenue Family and Community Medicine in Pawtucket, he has...
STEPHEN LANE, co-founder and CEO of the Providence-based Item Group, speaks at BIF’s third annual Collaborative Innovation Summit, held Oct. 10 and 11 at Trinity Repertory Company. /

BIF fosters connections across fields, industries

M.J. Kaplan, a consultant who works with RI Housing Works, got a commitment from the nationally hailed “green” architect Chris Benedict to come to...
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