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SOMERSET — A $7 million project expansion and investment by Horner Millwork includes a 1½-megawatt solar system that will generate enough savings to nearly pay for the company's full electricity needs, The Herald News reported Nov. 13. … more
BRISTOL – Roger Williams University is now enrolling students for Applied Shellfish Farming, the university announced Jan. 2. A noncredit course offered during the winter/spring semester, it teaches aspiring shellfish farmers and … more
PROVIDENCE – More wind power is coming to the state's largest wastewater treatment plant, and to Rhode Island. The Narragansett Bay Commission recently agreed to begin negotiations to buy three wind turbines that are under construction in … more
When my organization failed to save a historic house during my first year running a historic-preservation nonprofit in Georgia, it had quite an impact on me. I realized at that moment that we would have to work more closely with others if we were to … more
It was the best single run of longfin squid anyone on the East Coast had ever seen – and it happened fast and was over fast. In two months last summer, June and July, the East Coast-based squid fleet landed approximately 14 million pounds, with Rhode Island landing more than 50 percent of that quota, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration landing reports. more
WASHINGTON – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association fisheries research vessel Henry B. Bigelow will be permanently homeported in Newport, Sen. Jack Reed announced April 12. The 209-foot, $54 million ship supports NOAA's mission … more
"Just don't call me Bubba!" laughed Jarvis Green as our radio interview began. The former New England Patriots defensive end was deflecting – not footballs, but a movie reference. In "Forrest Gump," Forrest makes a plan to go into the shrimp … more
Horticulturalist Jayne Merner Senecal grew up on the organic Earth Care Farm in Charlestown, and now operates a garden installation and maintenance business that incorporates native plantings. She spoke with the Providence Business News about her business and approach. more
The emergence of Rhode Island as a haven for chefs and farm-to-table restaurants has contributed to steady growth for Hopkins Southdowns. The sheep farm, in North Scituate, is spread out over 40 acres and has been in the Hopkins family for … more
Johann Becker, a rising senior at the University of Rhode Island, was recently awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the most prestigious scholarship awarded to undergraduates studying … more
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