NARRAGANSETT â€“ The Grinnell Inn and Riptides Restaurant have closed again.
After just two years in business, the bed and breakfast on Narragansett Avenue closed its doors on Labor Day.
The buildingâ€™s tenants, Bob and Selena Lavoie, who ran the business, said a rent increase forced the closure.
â€śOur rent was doubled and we couldnâ€™t make it through the winter,â€ť Selena Lavoie said Monday.
Lavoie said she and her husband are looking into other opportunities, particularly a â€śpre-existing businessâ€ť where they can do breakfast.
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