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Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Like most successful brands in the world, we have a clear vision and goal. From our start as a water park operator in 1980, WhiteWater has had one clear purpose: to create places where families can unite and make joyful lasting memories.  In line with this, we recently introduced our new tagline: “Entertain the possibilities”. It’s a reflection of our vision to make the impossible possible ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Industry
Friday, November 02, 2018
Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon, Massachusetts is excited to announce their new Winter Wonderland event and community outreach program. We are eager to give back to our communities by offering visitors to our Winter Wonderland event a $5.00 discount on admission for bringing an unwrapped toy, canned good or non-perishable item. Your donations will be distributed to Toys for Tots and local food pantries. ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Industry
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, RI will officially open its eagerly awaited exhibit – Faces of the Rainforest - on Thursday, November 29.  There will be a 9:30 am press conference and ribbon cutting prior to the public opening. “It is with great excitement that we announce today the opening of this magnificent new exhibit, providing all our guests with the opportunity to experience the ...read more
Categories: Industry, Press Release
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Funtown Splashtown USA is updating one of its icon attractions, the Astrosphere. The park is switching from an airform dome to a reinforced-concrete dome that will house a Scrambler ride that includes a lasers, light, and sound show. For the past 43 seasons, the Astrosphere has been inflated constantly by fan, and the airform is approaching the end of its lifespan. Park owners have employed air ...read more
Categories: Industry, Press Release
Monday, June 12, 2017
By Ron GustafsonEditor, New England News  (Editor’s note: In 2010, Publisher Gary Slate of Amusement Today asked us to prepare an article related to the history of the New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (NEAAPA). Late NEAAPA Secretary/Treasurer Alan Ramsay dug through the association’s archives for information to forward to me while I conducted numerous telephone interviews ...read more
Categories: Education, Industry, Association, Fun Facts
Thursday, December 17, 2015
  MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – The electrified rail line that once weaved its way through the wooded hills of this quiet borough in northwestern Connecticut has been gone for more than 80 years.   Even though 1930 spelled the end of the line for the Connecticut Trolley Company, its most popular summer stop, one that filled the rail cars to capacity, lives on.   Quassy Amusement & Waterpark is nothing ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Industry