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( Updated 3:30 p.m.) Five years ago, East Greenwich, North Providence, South Kingstown and Warwick shared a $497,492 federal Environmental Protection Agency grant to reduce energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions in municipal and residential buildings. more
(Updated, 4:21 p.m.) The state awarded $6.3 million in grants to 26 communities to improve recreational facilities. more
Rhode Island trails only Florida in a ranking of states at the highest risk of property damage loss from natural hazards, according to information released Thursday by CoreLogic. more
Rhode Island’s relentless, bone-chilling winter left its mark with freezing pipes and other troubles for property owners across the state, say insurers. For many, the combination of an extremely cold winter and still-sluggish economy was particularly challenging. more
Officials celebrated the state’s acquisition of Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s highest point at 812 feet, on Wednesday morning. more
Save The Bay is urging the Coastal Resources Management Council to require property owners in Matunuck to remove shoreline walls that it claims were illegally installed in the past several years. more
An anonymous, $1.5 million gift to the Moses Brown School will be used to establish a sailing and marine education center in Cranston at the former Edgewood Yacht Club. more
Fishery management traditionally has focused on fishing pressure, the removal of animals from a population with nets, lines and traps, as the only statistic worth using in the regulatory equation. more
Despite a travel ban and the Rhode Island governor advising residents to stay in and “hunker down,” some business owners decided to brave the storm Tuesday and open their restaurants. … more
(Updated 10:14 a.m.) Clean up from winter storm Linus is continuing, as more snowfall may hit Wednesday evening. more
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