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Friday, June 22, 2018

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AT RUNWAY EARTH, an April 26th fashion show at the ALCO complex, Brown University freshman Shruti Prekh walks down the runway in her made-from-shopping-bags dress, entitled 'Thank You for Shopping.' /

An earth-friendly fashion show

Groundwork Providence celebrated its 25th year of educating the public regarding environmental stewardship with its sixth Runway Earth, a fashion show of designs using...

An alternate path to new energy

Despite the ever-increasing cost of fossil fuels, the marketplace has fallen short on investment in alternative energy sources. The General Assembly and Gov. Donald L....
LILLIAN MCGEE, from Verizon, spends time with students from West Warwick?s Deering Middle School during their Trixie?s Fund-sponsored field trip to the Roger Williams Park Zoo. /

Verizon donates $10K to zoo’s Trixie’s Fund

Roger Williams Park Zoo received a $10,000 donation from Verizon for Trixie’s Fund, a field trip grant program that enables school children in Rhode...

Carcieri wants new Power Authority<br> to promote renewables

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri has submitted a bill to the General Assembly to create a R.I. Power Authority to spearhead the development...

Capital Properties 1Q earnings total $380,000

EAST PROVIDENCE – Capital Properties Inc. reported net income of $380,000 for the three months ended March 31, resulting in a basic income per...
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NSTAR flips switch on $220M high-voltage line

NSTAR (NYSE: NST), a utility company serving Dartmouth, New Bedford and other portions of eastern and central Massachusetts, yesterday declared its 473rd consecutive...
WIND-POWER projects like that at Portsmouth Abbey, above, would be encouraged and regulated by the authority, under legislation proposed by Gov. Donald L. Carcieri. /

Assembly to weigh proposal<br> to create R.I. Power Authority

PROVIDENCE – Legislation submitted to the R.I. General Assembly by Gov. Donald L. Carcieri would create a R.I. Power Authority to spearhead the development...

Capital Properties 1Q profit rises 18.4%

EAST PROVIDENCE – For the quarter ended March 31, Capital Properties Inc. (Amex: CPI) reported an 18.4-percent increase in net income, compared with the...
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AAA: R.I. gas prices rise 8¢ to $2.899

PROVIDENCE – Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have risen for the 11th consecutive week, from this year’s Feb. 19 low of $2.239, according to...
Work continues on Forty 1? North, a yacht facility, restaurant and event space on Newport?s waterfront in the space once occupied by Christie?s restaurant. /

Former Christie’s space is remade<br> as name resurfaces elsewhere

Christie’s, the waterfront institution that stopped doing business on Thames Street in Newport last year, is set to reopen as an exclusive yacht facility,...
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