Updated October 24 at 8:24pm
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Respondents in a poll commissioned by Bryant University generally favored the bond requests that will be considered by voters in the Nov. 8 general election, with two-thirds or more saying they would approve state borrowing directed to veterans’ housing and environmental improvements. more
Working with Tiverton residents and representatives of the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, the Twin River Management Group has refined design plans for a proposed casino and hotel in the town in an effort to protect wetlands, wildlife and the surrounding environment. more
State regulators are calling on Invenergy Thermal Development LLC to explain how it plans to cool a proposed 1,000 megawatt, gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, saying the company needs to have a plan or risk having its application suspended. more
Downtown Warren is one of the 15 Great Places in America, according to the American Planning Association, which announced the list on Monday. more
The R.I. Public Utilities Commission on Thursday rejected a motion from the Conservation Law Foundation to dismiss a proposal to enhance natural-gas pipelines using Rhode Island ratepayer-backed funds. more
(Updated 2:35 p.m.) Block Island residents this week voted in favor of buying the controlling interest of Block Island Power Co., the island’s utility, for $1.8 million, and they plan to turn it into a municipal utility, or co-op, district. more
Ranch and farm operators in Washington County are eligible for low-interest emergency loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency. more
More than $4.6 million has been awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for coastal watershed efforts in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. more
President Barack Obama Thursday is designating the first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of New England, calling it the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. more
The U.S. Small Business Administration on Monday announced federal loans would be made available in Rhode Island for small businesses, co-ops and private nonprofits affected by the drought that started Aug. 30. more
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