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Preservation Society hosts augmented reality exhibition at The Elms in partnership with Rhode Island School of Design

A first-of-its-kind exhibition at The Elms (1901) allows visitors to use their audio tour player’s screen to view “digital” objects superimposed within the room.  Augmented reality technology is finding its way into museums as a way to enhance and expand the visitor experience through objects that no longer exist, never even existed or are too

Senator Euer’s bill that would simplify food truck registration passes Senate

The Senate today approved legislation sponsored by Senator Dawn Euer to lighten the regulatory burden on operators of food trucks. The State Mobile Food Establishment Registration Act (2018-S 2502A), which Senator Euer introduced on behalf of the Department of Administration, would standardize the business registration process for trucks or carts that sell food, ice cream or

Podcast: Professionals chat about how preventing suicide is everyone’s business

On average, one person dies by suicide every three days in Rhode Island. Frank Prosnitz and I dedicated 90 minutes of our shows (The Open Forum and What’sUpNewp Radio Edition) on AM 1540 WADK Newport today to have a serious and much-needed conversation about suicide. From 12 pm to 1:30 pm today, representatives from Newport Mental Health, American Foundation

Aquidneck Island students complete voyage aboard Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry

With 21 students aboard from Rogers High School, Portsmouth High School and the MET School, Rhode Island’s Official Sailing Education Vessel SSV Oliver Hazard Perry returned to Newport on Monday morning after ten days at sea. The 200 foot three-masted Class A Tall Ship and its student trainees, plus two teacher chaperones and 18 professional crew, started the

Newport Charter Yacht Show: A Sneak Peek at Yachts for Charter in New England

With its illustrious maritime history, picturesque coastlines and quaint islands and towns, New England is a summer hot spot for luxury charter vacations, and from June 18-21, the NewportCharter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport will showcase the impressive lineup of world-class yachts available for charter in the region this season. Staged at the mega-yacht friendly Newport Shipyard, the annual event is the only