Updated March 29 at 3:29pm
Natural Resources
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Good news for ratepayers. New Englanders could pay less to keep the lights on in three years. more
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
An amateur 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
(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
A ribbon cutting ceremony was hosted by Southside Community Land Trust at the newly renovated Sky Hill Farm on Amherst Avenue, one of the organization’s 51 urban farms and community gardens, on Aug. 3. more
(Updated 11:04 a.m.) A federal project to build a liquefied natural gas processing facility in Providence is not in the city’s best interest, said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, in a statement released by his office. The mayor cited environmental concerns associated with hydraulic fracking, which he said is devastating communities located near the extraction sources of natural gas. 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
President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget could devastate some coastline programming in the Ocean State. 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
Today feels like spring, but tomorrow will feel more like winter. more
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