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Arnold Abatecola has always been drawn to what he called "futuristic stuff." The 79-year-old retired stonemason, who moved from Italy to Providence 60 years ago, says he was the first person in the Silver Lake neighborhood to install a … more
Thanks to a federal grant, University of Rhode Island ocean engineers and researchers in four other New England coastal states can continue to explore ways to protect shorelines. more
The city has acquired 3.5 acres of land at Passeonkquis Cove, to be preserved as open space, Mayor Scott Avedisian announced recently. more
SESA, makers of transportation messaging technologies, just tested and commissioned several solar-powered weigh-station signs in New Hampshire. more
More than 50 individuals and organizations have sent comments and critiques this month to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which has unveiled a $58.6 million plan to elevate structures in four Rhode Island communities threatened by coastal sea rise. more
Environmentalists rejoiced Friday, as the state’s largest utility withdrew a proposal to use ratepayer-backed funds to pay for the expansion of natural-gas pipelines in Rhode Island. more
Salve Regina University’s tree-filled oceanfront campus has been recognized as an accredited arboretum by the Morton Arboretum’s ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program. more
In a first for Providence, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza has created a Capital Improvement Plan that outlines and prioritizes $122.4 million in expenditures the city would make in its public works, public property, and parks and recreation departments. more
A major player in U.S. renewable energy happens to be a five-sided building in Virginia usually associated with deployment of power rather than consumption of it. more
With Flint, Mich.'s lead-fouled drinking water still making news, recent revelations that staffing at the R.I. Department of Environmental Management and the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council are below previous levels is a source of concern. … more
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