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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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A DEM grant of $56,250 is helping the East Providence Harbormaster purchase a pumpout boat like this one to help keep Narragansett Bay clean. /

DEM grant helps East Providence clean the Bay

EAST PROVIDENCE – The East Providence Harbor Department has received a $56,725 R.I. Department of Environmental Management grant to purchase a 23-foot pumpout boat....

Gasoline prices rise by 4 cents

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island gasoline prices rose an average of 4 cents per gallon over the past week, the second consecutive week of a...

A wind powerhouse in Attleboro?

Taking on a major obstacle to mass adoption of wind energy, a startup company based in Attleboro is working to develop a system that...

Sound Session creator aims <br>for international renown

Providence leaders have come to recognize the arts as an important economic engine for the city. One key player in raising the arts community’s...

New England homes show energy leadership

BOSTON - New England states were among the leaders in building new single-family homes that earn the government’s Energy Star rating for energy efficiency,...

National Grid offering gas efficiency program

WESTBOROUGH, MASS. – National Grid’s Rhode Island natural gas customers now have energy efficiency programs similar to those that the utility7 has had in...

GTECH gains 3-year contract with Conn.

The Connecticut Lottery Corp. has awarded GTECH Printing Corp. a three-year contract worth $5 million to $7.5 million to provide instant-ticket printing services. Creative...

URI researchers find surprise change <br> in biochemistry of Narragansett Bay

NARRAGANSETT – University of Rhode Island scientists studying the sediments and plankton of Narragansett Bay have found an unexpected increase in the amount of...

Bryant adopts IBM-APC ‘green’ data center

SMITHFIELD – Armonk, N.Y-based IBM (NYSE: IBM) has teamed up with West Greenwich-based APC to create an energy-efficient data center at Bryant University, the...

Fire cuts power to hospital, 6 state departments

CRANSTON – State offices at the John O. Pastore campus were open today despite an underground electrical fire that left many departments without electrical...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am