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Roger Williams University is inviting active-duty Coast Guard members and their families to dinner at their Bristol Campus Monday night in light of the partial government shutdown. The university extended the same invitation to members of the Coast Guard earlier this week. Service members from Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts can attend the dinner between 5 p. m. and 7 p. m. at the Upper Commons dining hall.

Walt Disney World recently showed the Associated Press what it takes to put their shows together. It’s a shift for a resort that hasn’t allowed many peaks behind the curtains of the fantasy it creates. (Jan. 17)

In their first semester at RWU, students learn skills that will serve them throughout their four years at RWU through an interactive, game-based curriculum.

BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) - Massachusetts' first woman of color to serve as a district attorney will speak at Roger Williams University to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Suffolk County DA Rachael Rollins will deliver the annual MLK Jr. lecture at the Rhode Island university's law school on Jan. 23.
Rollins was elected in November as the first female top prosecutor in Suffolk County, which includes Boston, and the first woman of color to be elected to that role anywhere in Massachusetts. The…

As attorney general, Frey will focus on Maine's opioid crisis, criminal justice reform, environmental safeguards and relations with its tribal nations.

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority said it will extend bus service into Quonset Business Park on a trial basis. The pilot program for QX service, short for Quonset Express, will begin Jan. 22 and offer free rides through mid-April. "It became clear through our conversations that the people who commute to Quonset needed a public transit option and RIPTA is happy to support economic growth in our state," RIPTA CEO Scott Avedisian said in a news release.

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) and Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) today announced the launch of a pilot program to bring bus service to businesses at the Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown. This new pilot service will begin January 22, 2019, giving employers and employees in the business park a public transit commuting option. Scott Avedisian, Chief Executive Officer of RIPTA, credited Governor Gina…

Leisure Opportunities news: Curio Collection by Hilton has launched its newest venue, Lincoln Plaza London, in the
city's Canary Wharf district.

In 2013, the Boy Scouts of Troop 485 in Franklin Square, N.Y., were getting ready for their troop's annual gift exchange when something magical happened.

Our rooms are a home away from home, only better. Luxurious features include a 46-inch HDTV, rainfall shower and air conditioning with a choice of twin, queen or king beds.

“What is TOD?,” asked John Flaherty, Deputy Director of GrowSmart Rhode Island at a workshop to discuss Making Transit-Oriented Development a Reality. “At it’s core, Transit…