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  • Providence Journal: December 12, 2014: Congress Passes Bill Creating Rhode Island's First National Park  Main Story | Editorial
     

  • Digital Journal: Athena's Home Novelties, Founder, Jennifer Jolicoeur Recognized for Achievements as a Successful Business Leader More
     

  • Bob Billington Makes Cover of Annual Brown University Taubman Center Report  More




     

  • September 24, 2013 - Blackstone Valley Tourism Council announces 2013 award winners - Honoring people who make the Blackstone Valley a better place to live and work - Herb Weiss to receive honor - Valley Breeze | Woonsocket Call | Pawtucket Times
     

  • September 5, 2013 Pawtucket Times - Ceremony salutes newly completed I-95 bridge  Pawtucket Times | WPRI-TV
     

  • May 8, 2012 - Woonsocket Call - RI native, star actress Viola Davis honored by state  More
     

  • R.I.ís tourism apparat  More
     

  • July 12, 2012 - Chesterfield Post - Nominations Invited For Derbyshire's Blue Plaques More
     

  • June 18 - 24 - Providence Business News - Regional tourism efforts yield the most bang for R.I. bucks  More
     

  • June 22, 2012 - Providence Journal - Reinvent R.I.: Tourism tax dollars, jobs surpass pre-recession levels in Ocean State  More
     

  • May 22, 2012 - Derbyshire England - Commemoration of Samuel Slater - Press release and speeches by Councillor Lewer and Bob Billington  More
     

  • June 1, 2012 - Providence Business News - Pawtucket, Central Falls team up for riverfront planning More
     

  • February 15, 2012 - GoLocal Prov - Lawmakers Seek to Repeal Sightseeing Tour Tax   More
     

  • January 3, 2012 - Valley Breeze - Visitor Center shuts down for January, maybe longer 
     

  • January 5, 2012 - DEM Announces Closure of Food and Beverage Concession at Blackstone River State Park Visitor Center in Lincoln  Press Release
     

  • December 28, 2011 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette - River protection groups oppose relaxing Blackstone sewage plant limits  More
     

  • February 15, 2012 - GoLocal Prov - Lawmakers Seek to Repeal Sightseeing Tour Tax  More
     

  • January 3, 2012 - Valley Breeze - Visitor Center shuts down for January, maybe longer  More
     

  • January 5, 2012 - DEM Announces Closure of Food and Beverage Concession at Blackstone River State Park Visitor Center in Lincoln  Valley Breeze
     

  • December 28, 2011 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette - River protection groups oppose relaxing Blackstone sewage plant limits  More
     

  • July 18, 2011 - Special Resource Study - A Fresh Look at the Blackstone River Valley  More
     

  • July 12, 2011 - R.I.ís first national historic park could soon take shape along the Blackstone River Turn to 10 | Worcester Telegram
     

  • May 11, 2011 - Governor Chafee, RI Tourism Honor Individuals and Organizations that Positively Impact State's Tourism Industry  More
     

  • March 6, 2011 -  Norwich Bulletin - Tourism expert: Make Norwich appealing to residents first  More
     

  • May 12, 2011 - Providence Business News - Tourism Industry Feted by State  More
     

  • March 26, 2011 - Star of film 'Hachiko' to be celebrated with bronze statue  More
     

  • March 26, 2011 - Prevention of future massive flooding means fight or flee 
     

  • March 4, 2011 - Smackdown on the Blackstone - Op. Ed. by Bob Billington  More

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