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North Kingstown home fetches $1.3 million

Lila Delman Real Estate has announced the sale of 25 Pojac Point Road in North Kingstown for $1,300,000. Nicole Maine, Lila Delman...

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...

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Out and About in RI: Amigo’s Paint Night – Food and Fun in Westerly

Some reviews you look forward to for the food, some the drink, others surprise you for a certain server that goes out of their...

WhatsUp Interview: Christine Ohlman, Playing Rhythm and Roots Festival September 1

Christine Ohlman may not be a household name, but you’ve probably seen her before. Ohlman has been dubbed the “Beehive Queen” due...

URI economist suggests RI could enter a recession by the end of 2019, well ahead of the...

With many economists projecting a likely national recession by the end of 2020, a local economist is suggesting that Rhode Island could...

UB40 and Shaggy will heading Rhode Island Reggae Festival at Bold Point Park on August 31st

 Waterfront Concerts is making final preparations for its Rhode Island Reggae Festival headlined by UB40 and featuring founding members Ali Campbell &...

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RIMTA wraps-up Youth Summer Boatbuilding Programs

The Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) announced today the overwhelming success of its Youth Summer Boatbuilding Programs.

The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island awards a total of $50,000 in grant funding to five organizations

The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island (WFRI) announced this week a total of $50,000 in grant funding to five organizations for their...

Coast Guard fines Woods Hole and Block Island ferry jumpers

The U.S. Coast Guard 1st District Northeast office announced today that investigators from Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England have issued two...

DEM seeking public feedback on Rhode Island’s forests

The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is conducting an onlinesurvey this month to gather public input on issues related to state forests. Feedback...

URI economist suggests RI could enter a recession by the end of 2019, well ahead of the...

With many economists projecting a likely national recession by the end of 2020, a local economist is suggesting that Rhode Island could...