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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,...
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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...
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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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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am