Updated February 27 at 12:29am
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A professional sailor, Brad Read is an eight-time world or North American champion helmsman and currently serves as the executive director of Sail Newport – a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing access to sailing opportunities for students, municipal organizations and the general public. more
John Torgan was named state director of The Nature Conservancy’s Rhode Island chapter, according to a Thursday statement made by the global conservation organization. more
(Updated 1:40 p.m.) The Newport Shipyard is seeking state permission to expand its capacity to accommodate larger yachts, according to an application before the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council. more
Quahog Week is back, and will run March 20-25. The R.I. Department of Environmental Management on Monday announced the schedule for the second annual six-day celebration, which aims to highlight the state’s shellfish industry. more
State regulators on Thursday voted down two motions to dismiss Invenergy LLC’s request to build a controversial gas-fired power plant in Burrillville, and signaled a final decision isn't likely coming any time soon. more
Mission: To protect birds, other wildlife and their habitat through conservation, education and advocacy for the benefit of people and all living things. Year founded: 1897 Executive director: Lawrence J. F. Taft … more
Good news for ratepayers. New Englanders could pay less to keep the lights on in three years. more
(With updates throughout the day) The National Weather Service said a blizzard warning is in effect until 8 p.m. in Southeastern Providence County and Eastern Massachusetts. more
Today feels like spring, but tomorrow will feel more like winter. more
Providence is one of 10 cities selected to participate in Envision America 2017’s Smart City initiative to tackle energy, water, waste and air challenges. more
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