Updated February 25 at 6:36pm
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
(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
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
The R.I. Department of Environmental Management said that the Ocean State Alliance Team, a team of Rhode Island-based wastewater treatment operators, won the regional “Operator Challenge” contest, which was held during the New England Water Environment Association’s annual conference earlier this month. more
The Top 5 list of golf courses, ranked by USGA slope rating. more
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