Archived News

  • December 12, 2014 – Providence Journal: Congress Passes Bill Creating Rhode Island’s First National Park  Main Story | Editorial
  • Bob Billington Makes Cover of Annual Brown University Taubman Center Report  More

     

  • September 24, 2013 – Valley Breeze, Woonsocket Call, Pawtucket Times: 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, WPRI-TV: 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.’s 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 – National Park Service: Special Resource Study – A Fresh Look at the Blackstone River Valley  More

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

  • May 11, 2011 – RIEDC: 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 – Woonsocket Call: 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