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PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY CEO and Executive Director Trudy Coxe, center, walks along the restored serpentine path at the Breakers with Hope "Happy" Van Beuren and board member David B. Ford Thursday in Newport. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

First phase of Breakers’ landscape restoration complete

NEWPORT – The $1 million initial phase of a multimillion dollar grounds restoration project at The Breakers has been completed.The project, part of The...

Tearing down ‘Superman’ building is wrongheaded thinking

To the Editor:In Providence Business News’ June 7 article, “It will take investment to save ‘Superman’ tower,” Rep. Blake Filippi, R-New Shoreham, suggested the...
THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY of Newport County has announced that the National Trust of Historic Preservation has awarded a $50,000 grant to help with the preservation of a historic African burial ground in Newport.

$50K grant will help preserve headstones at African burial ground in...

NEWPORT – The Preservation Society of Newport County has received a $50,000 grant from the National Trust of Historic Preservation to help preserve vulnerable...

Newport mansions again surpass 1 million visits in 2018

NEWPORT – For the third consecutive year, the Preservation Society of Newport County welcomed more than 1 million visitors to the Newport Mansions. The...
ONCE AGAIN, the Newport Mansions have surpassed one million visitors for the year. In 2018, visitors from more than 100 nations and all 50 states helped the nonprofit achieve the milestone at its properties, among them The Breakers, seen above. / COURTESY AAA NORTHEAST

Newport Mansions again surpass 1 million visitors in 2018

NEWPORT – More than one million vists to the Newport Mansions were made over 2018, the third consecutive year such a feat has been...
RACE VILLAGE: Crowds gather in Newport for the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in May 2015. The 2017-2018 race stopover marked the second time Newport served as the sole North American locale to host the around-the-world yacht race. In the first week, the race village at Fort Adams State Park saw more than 40,000 ­visitors. / COURTESY VOLVO OCEAN RACE/MARC BOW

Marketing and sailing rewards, but departures too in 2018

R.I. Commerce Corp. last year unveiled a much-anticipated statewide tourism marketing campaign that included an updated website and digital ad initiative.Both centered on what...

Horse-drawn carriages return to Newport for Weekend of Coaching

NEWPORT – Authentic 19th-century horse-drawn carriages will be on parade for view to the public for free throughout Newport in the Preservation Society of...
RESTORATION OF THE Rosecliff rose garden has been completed, per an announcement by the Preservation Society of Newport County Friday. The project was commenced in October. / COURTESY OF PSONC

Rosecliff rose garden restored thanks to donors

NEWPORT - With the help of two donations from the V.J. Palmieri Charitable Trust, totaling $95,000, the Preservation Society of Newport County has been able...
BIG SWING: A golfer takes a swing from the tee during a previous Preservation Society of Newport County Golf Outing at Newport National Golf Club in Middletown. The nonprofit will host its 18th annual outing at Newport National Golf Club Aug. 6.
 / COURTESY PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY

Title: Preservation Society of Newport County to host annual golf outing

EDITOR’S CHOICE Preservation Society of Newport County to host annual golf outing THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY of Newport County will host its 18th annual Golf...
BUSINESS BARBECUE: Attendees gather for the Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce’s summer business barbecue in Mansfield in 2016. This year’s event welcomes all businesses regardless of Chamber membership and will be held July 26 at the Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce in Mansfield.
 / COURTESY TRI-TOWN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Editor’s Choice: Tri-Town Chamber celebrates businesses with summer BBQ

EDITOR’S CHOICE Tri-Town Chamber celebrates businesses with summer BBQ THE TRI-TOWN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will host its fourth annual Chamber Summer Business Barbecue, celebrating local...
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