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GAS PRICES in Rhode Island and Massachusetts declined 1 cent from last week to $2.50 per gallon. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/AKOS STILLER

Gas prices tick down in R.I. and Mass.

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island declined 1 cent from one week prior to $2.50 per gallon,...

Groundwork RI to remediate Providence brownfield site for new compost facility

PROVIDENCE – Groundwork Rhode Island has partnered with the West Elmwood Housing Development Corp. to remediate a brownfield site on Fuller Street to become...

URI researchers develop, test new equipment to study deep-sea species

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Brennan Phillips, assistant professor of ocean engineering at the University of Rhode Island, has made advancements in the field of soft...
RHODE ISLAND and Massachusetts regular gas averaged $2.51 per gallon this week. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

R.I. & Mass. gas prices tick up 2 cents this week

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island increased 2 cents from last week to $2.51 per gallon, 7...
GASOLINE PRICES held steady at $2.49 per gallon in Rhode Island and Massachusetts this week. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/AKOS STILLER

R.I. and Mass. gas prices hold steady before Thanksgiving

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, unleaded regular gasoline in Rhode Island held level at $2.49 per gallon this week, 10 cents below...
THE AVERAGE PRICE of regular gas in Rhode Island declined 2 cents from last week to $2.49 per gallon. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

R.I. and Mass. gas prices dip 2 cents this week

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular, unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island declined 2 cents this week to $2.49 per gallon, 10 cents...
A NEW STUDY has found tat average wind speeds rose about 7% since 2010 in the world's northern sub-tropical and temperate zones. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

Wind speeds are increasing worldwide in boost for renewables

LONDON – The world is getting windier at the same time that developers are installing more turbines to generate electricity from breezes. Average wind speeds...
TWO LOCAL coastal resiliency projects received grants from the National Coastal Resilience Fund overseen by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

Two coastal-resiliency projects receive grants from foundation

FAIRHAVEN – Two coastal-resilience projects in the Providence metropolitan area have been awarded funds, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced Monday. A salt-marsh restoration...

Davol Square site fails metals contamination test

PROVIDENCE – Recent soil and groundwater testing at a half-acre asphalted site in Davol Square has uncovered concentration levels of metals and polycyclic aromatic...
A 12.44-MEGAWATT community solar project owned and operated by Nautilus Solar has broken ground in North Smithfield.

North Smithfield 12.44-MW community solar project breaks ground

NORTH SMITHFIELD – A groundbreaking took place Wednesday for the King community solar project, the largest community solar project in the state, according to...
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