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Local chefs find sustainability is challenging

The chef laughed as he read the label. “Organic Salad Greens,” it read. The container was made of plastic. Chefs and restaurateurs in Rhode...
PROVIDENCE MAYOR DAVID N. CICILLINE announced that Providence is going to host the 2009 meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. /

Providence discusses details of <br>2009 mayoral conference

PROVIDENCE – Planning is moving ahead for the 2009 Unites States Conference of Mayors meeting, scheduled to be held June 12-16. "I am extremely...
FB Capital Partners purchased 170 Westminster Street from Granoff Realty on July 3 for $6.55 million. /

MPM takes over management of 170 Westminster

PROVIDENCE - Following the July 3 sale of 170 Westminster Street to a Pennsylvania-based investment group, a Providence firm, MPM Property Management LLC, has...

Mass. casinos could generate large tax revenue

DARTMOUTH – If commercial resort casinos were built at Suffolk Downs and in southeastern and western Massachusetts, they would generate as much as $500...
Rhode Island senior U.S. Sen. Jack Reed has secured $927,542 in Dept. of Transportation funding to expand parking at the Block Island airport. /

Block Island Airport gets funding <br>to expand parking

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed today announced the awarding of $927,542 in federal grant money for Block Island State Airport to expand the...

Chef offers a taste of Venice on South Water Street

Brian Kingsford is trying to create a new genre of dining in Rhode Island, one that’s more interactive and can be as heavy or...

Balancing old, new at a Newport landmark

The White Horse Tavern, built in about 1650 and issued a tavern permit in 1673, has been a Newport landmark for hundreds of years....

Maritime celebration may catch more visitors

New Bedford’s Working Waterfront Festival might attract even more people in years to come thanks to its recent designation as one of North America’s...
GOING GREEN: By donating used frying oil to the soon-to-open Newport Diesel, The Mooring Seafood Kitchen & Bar saves $125 per week that it once spent on waste management. /

Restaurant group goes ‘green’

If being “green” or environmentally responsible were a war that restaurants were preparing to wage, Newport Restaurant Group would be making plans for both...

Wharf finds its place on National Register

A 45,000-square-foot former coal processing plant on the Providence waterfront that developers Patrick and Gail Conley have turned into an artists’ hub has been...
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