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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Hospitality & Tourism

KATE AND MATT JENNINGS love cheese, and they love to share their passion and knowledge with their customers at Farmstead and La Laiterie. Matt writes out a card for each cheese by hand, noting the flavor and provenance. /

Celebrating the art of cheese

Provolone. Mozzarella. Cheddar. You’re familiar with the basic cheese options. But what about Valençay, an aged French goat cheese covered in salted ash that,...

A night of art, gourmet food

The Plant – a new mixed-use development in Olneyville that will feature affordable live/work studio and commercial spaces as well as a community enterprise...

Dunkin’ hires Rachel Ray as new spokesperson

CANTON, Mass. – Dunkin’ Donuts today announced it has signed daytime TV host Rachael Ray as its new brand representative.Ray is best known for...

Friendly’s posts $4.9M profit in 2006

WILBRAHAM, Mass. – Friendly Ice Cream Corp. (Amex: FRN) posted a 2006 profit of $4.9 million or 61 cents per share, after losing $27.3...
DOWNCITY, with its historic core, as seen from a hill on the city's East Side.  /

Providence named a 2007 Distinctive Destination

PROVIDENCE – The National Trust for Historic Preservation today named Providence as one of its annual Dozen Distinctive Destinations, saying the city has been...

Martin Cheese Co. in soft-cheese recall

WESTPORT – The Mass. Department of Public Health has announced a recall of certain soft cheeses, known as Portuguese Cheese, made by the Martin...

Historic inns lure businesses with personal touch

Large chain hotels long have dominated the corporate meetings market, offering convenience and versatile spaces to accommodate a wide range of needs. But smaller...

Is your company ready to ‘swirl and sip’?

My favorite episodes of “The Office,” NBC’s so-real-it’s-scary sitcom, always involve the party planning committee. This austere group is headed by Angela, who –...

Most R.I. residents favor return of gaming rights

DARTMOUTH, Mass. – A survey by the University of Massachusetts–Dartmouth Center for Policy Analysis has found that a majority of Rhode Island residents favor...
THE INN, on Quonochontaug Pond in Westerly. /

Weekapaug Inn named to historic register

The Weekapaug Inn in Westerly, built in 1899 by Frederick Cyrus Buffum, has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.Jim and...
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