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Thursday, August 16, 2018

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MAYOR DAVID N. CICILLINE, right, and other city commuters brave the rain this morning in Providence to participate in Bike to Work Day. The annual RIDOT event promotes bicycling as a healthful means of reducing energy use, pollution and rush-hour traffic.  /

Cicilline hits the road for Bike to Work Day

PROVIDENCE – Mayor David N. Cicilline joined hundreds of other Rhode Island commuters today for Bike to Work Day 2007.Cicilline left his East Side...
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Grow Smart R.I. honored by EBC

PROVIDENCE – Grow Smart Rhode Island has been selected to receive a 2007 Environmental Merit Award from the Environmental Business Council of New England.“This...
JONATHAN STEVENS, left, of Preserve Rhode Island, Gov. Donald L. Carcieri and National Geographic's Jonathan Tourtellot sign the Geotourism Charter yesterday as Carcieri aide Sue Stenhouse looks on. /

R.I. is 2nd state to sign Geotourism Charter

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri yesterday signed the National Geographic Society’s Geotourism Charter, making Rhode Island the second state after Arizona to endorse...
'NOISE ISSUES still exist for may home and business owners,' U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said in announcing the money, which will help buy homes affected by noise from T.F. Green. /

RIAC gets $10M for noise abatement at Green

The R.I. Airport Corporation will receive $10 million in Federal Aviation Administration funds to continue its home-acquisition program in Warwick, U.S. Sen. Jack...
THIS JELLYFISH is among the roughly 10,000 creatures who occupy the 5 million gallon aquarium at Atlantis. The resort is the largest private employer on New Providence Island. /

In search of the big catch

Third in a series on a four-day trade mission to the Bahamas.NASSAU, The Bahamas – Chris Lee and I got an early start yesterday....
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EPA awards $1.6M for R.I. brownfields projects

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today awarded 10 grants totaling $1.6 million to help assess, clean up and redevelop blighted commercial and...
THE TRADE MISSION was welcomed to the Bahamas with a reception yesterday at the home of Brendt Hardt, charge de affairs for the U.S. Embassy in Nassau. From left, Eric Offenberg, founder of Middletown-based North East Engineers, and Keith W. Stokes, director of the Newport County Chamber, talk with Hardt during the party. /

A sunny destination for business

First in a series on a four-day trade mission to the Bahamas.We arrived in Nassau, the Bahamas, yesterday at 1:10 p.m.“It’s not hot...
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AAA: R.I. gas prices rise 1¢ to $2.989

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island gasoline prices rose for the 13th consecutive week but remained just shy of $3 per gallon, according to AAA Southern...
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National Grid in tentative pacts with 2 unions

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – National Grid has announced a tentative four-year contract with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, which represents 576 of the company’s...

Finally, a clear view of airport air quality

Despite legislation and mounting pressure from Attorney General Patrick Lynch, the R.I. Airport Corporation has been resisting requirements that it monitor the air quality...
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