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AN INCREASE in unregistered, short-term rental properties cropping up on third-party hosting platforms is causing some headaches in Newport. / COURTESY VOLVO OCEAN RACE/AINHOA SANCHEZ

Keeping the peace in Newport

Most Newport residents understand the city benefits from its international reputation as a tourist attraction.But an increase in unregistered, short-term rental properties cropping up...

Historic preservation about jobs too

Historic-preservation advocates are trying to ­reframe the conversation around the largely inactivated state Historic Preservation Tax Credit program.Yes, historically significant buildings have been beautifully...

New tools for predicting R.I. storm damage

The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council is trying to take away some of the guesswork on how major storms, such as the four nor’easters...

URI profiting from geographic diversity

Stepped-up marketing to international and out-of-state students in recent years is paying off for the University Rhode Island.A 2017 survey of 500 U.S. colleges...

Gun shop owners wary of new restrictions

Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer of guns, as well as Dick’s Sporting Goods, recently decided to raise the minimum-age requirement for purchases of guns...

Hope for St. Joseph pensioners?

In what would be an unprecedented move, attorneys trying to save the St. Joseph pension plan from insolvency are looking to federal insurers for...

Is transparency bad for tourism?

Trudy Coxe, CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR of the Preservation ­Society of Newport County, sees a problem with a lack of transparency in the state’s...

Which poll is right on PawSox?

What does the public think of the current financing proposal for a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox?Ask House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello,...
A RENDERING of the proposed natural gas-powered electrical plant in Burrillville. / COURTESY INVENERGY

Power plant debate gets personal

In 2015, the proposal to build a new, gas-fired power plant in Burrillville was announced with budding optimism amid rising energy prices.Despite concerns raised...

R.I. pitched as ‘Fun-Sized’

“Marketing is not a logo, it is not a brand,” said R.I. Commerce Corp. Chief Marketing Officer Lara Salamano, discussing the agency’s decidedly low-key...
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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