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Carcieri names NUWC veteran to CRMC

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri has named Donald T. Gomez of Little Compton to the Coastal Resource Management Commission (CRMC). He replaces Jerry...
THE SCITUATE RESERVOIR, which supplies 70 percent of Rhode Island's water, is owned by the Providence Water Supply Board. But some believe it should be run by the state. /

An Ocean State water shortage?

When the Kent County Water Authority told Amgen last year that it couldn’t guarantee water it previously promised the pharmaceutical giant, it looked like...

Cicilline elected VP of Democratic mayors’ alliance

PROVIDENCE – Mayor David N. Cicilline today announced he has been elected vice president of the National Conference of Democratic Mayors. The mayor’s office said...

Kopin boosts production for Army contract

TAUNTON, Mass. – Kopin Corp. this week announced a “significant” increase in production of hardware for the Army’s TWS-II Thermal Weapon Sight program. Kopin declined...

R.I. slashes physical-records management costs by 70%

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Administration today announced that, through competitive bidding, it has slashed the state’s costs for physical-records management by 70...

Advisory council seeks $2.2M, training initiatives

The R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council last Wednesday released a wish-list of investments and policy initiatives it says could help turn Rhode Island...
ROBERT J. LEAVER, founder of New Commons, is a proponent of regional partnerships for food, transportation and other services. /

Selling ideas and a grand vision

A Providence firm focuses on sustainable economies and communitiesRobert Leaver wants you to think outside the box. Leaver, the founding principal of New Commons...

Mass. signs N.E. greenhouse pact; eyes turn to R.I.

BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick, speaking Thursday afternoon at the University of Massachusetts–Boston, has declared that Massachusetts has rejoined the Regional Greenhouse Gas...

Mass. to rejoin N.E. power-plant emissions pact

BOSTON – At a news conference this afternoon at the University of Massachusetts–Boston, Gov. Deval Patrick is expected to announce that Massachusetts will rejoin...

Mass. to sign N.E. greenhouse pact; eyes turn to R.I.

BOSTON – Gov. Deval Patrick, speaking this afternoon at the University of Massachusetts–Boston, has declared that Massachusetts has rejoined the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.Seven...
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