In Newport, A Public Art Project Moves Past Protests

Jun 1, 2013
Kristin Gourlay / RIPR

The newly redesigned Queen Anne Square officially opened to the public Friday in downtown Newport. The public park’s new look is thanks to well-known artist and architect Maya Lin. But the project faced plenty of protest.

Summer job openings at state's parks

Feb 4, 2013
Block Island
Kristin Gourlay

The state Department of Environmental Management is accepting applications for summer employment. The department is looking for 50 to 100 people for jobs that include lifeguard, parks ranger, and maintenance person.