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Water Wizz of Westerly announces that it will permanently close at end of season

Citing an aging infrastructure, the ever-increasing cost to operate a small, seasonal business, and that they are still recovering from significant financial...

Rosemary & Thyme Cafe closing in Newport

After nine years as one of Newport's most popular cafe's and bakeries, Rosemary & Thyme will permanently close in August.

Coming to Newport Folk: A Conversation with PVD’s Granny Squibb

Want to support a growing local business while enjoying the sounds of the Newport Folk Festival? Well, the newest sponsor of the...

PJ’s Pub closes Johnston location

Due to an unsuccessful lease negotiation, owners of PJ's Pub in Johnston announced today that they have chosen to close their Johnston...

Out and About in RI – Dave’s Coffee

That perennial quarter-mile of parked cars in both directions on Old Post Rd. (Rte. 1) in Charlestown is there for a reason, to grab...

John James named new President and CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council announced today in a press release that tribal gaming executive John J. James has been named the new...

Ocean State Job Lot to hold ‘Educators Discount Week’ and ‘College Discount Week’

Back to School shopping seemingly starts earlier and earlier, and once again this year Ocean State Job Lot has announced they will offer...

CCRI Athletic Director named to Leadership of National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators

Community College of Rhode Island interim director of Athletics Kevin Salisbury has been named 3rd Vice President of the National Alliance of...

Retired Warwick Police Major Sean Collins named CCRI Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety

The Community College of Rhode Island has announced former U.S. Army veteran and retired Warwick Police Major Sean Collins as its Chief...

Mystic Aquarium and Grey Sail Brewing team up for Gray Seal Ale

In celebration of the start of summer, Mystic Aquarium has announced a partnership with Westerly’s Grey Sail Brewing to launch “Gray Seal Ale”.  The...

Grand Opening for Urban Greens Co-Op Market set for June 27-29

After several years of grassroots development and planning, the board of the Urban Greens Co-op Market has announced the opening of Providence’s...

Report: Providence among top 10 markets for home buyers

Market conditions are tipping toward buyers for the first time in years in cities throughout the U.S. The shift is prompted by...

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Summer fun continues at Hotel Viking

The sun might be setting on summer, but Hotel Viking is offering its Newport neighbors and hotel guests several ways to enjoy the remainder...

Providence Folk Festival Coming to Rose Larisa Park in East Providence August 25th

The Providence Folk Festival will be held on Sunday, August 25th, from Noon-6PM at Rose Larisa Park in East Providence, RI. The...

Report: Rhode Island has the 7th Best early education system in America

With research showing that pre-K education results in better test scores, less crime and economic benefits, the personal-finance website WalletHub today...

The Prince of Providence: Scott Aiello to play Buddy Cianci

Trinity Rep announces that New York-based actor Scott Aiello, best known for his role of Tommy Barkow on the Showtime television...

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Report: Rhode Island has the 7th Best early education system in America

With research showing that pre-K education results in better test scores, less crime and economic benefits, the personal-finance website WalletHub today...

Rhode Island Defeats New Hampshire Wins the 2019 Little League Baseball New England Region Tournament

via www.littleleauge.org. New Hampshire-Goffstown Junior Baseball LL lost the lead late in a 6-4 defeat to Rhode Island-Barrington LL...

State, Local and Federal Law Enforcement join forces to collect backpacks and school supplies for this year’s Kids, Cops and Classrooms Campaign

via RI State Police State, local and federal law enforcement agencies across the state are again joining forces to...

Water Wizz of Westerly announces that it will permanently close at end of season

Citing an aging infrastructure, the ever-increasing cost to operate a small, seasonal business, and that they are still recovering from significant financial...

In a historic first, girls join contingent of 32 local Scouts at World Scout Jamboree

A contingent of 32 Scouts from the Narragansett Council of the Boy Scouts of America has returned from the 24th World Scout Jamboree...