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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Natural Resources

Good investments are important for R.I.

Just as the state should be careful how it cuts spending (see this week’s lead editorial, on RIte Care), it must also take great...

EPA issues N.E. Community Energy Challenge

BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is challenging communities across New England to examine their energy use, improve energy efficiency, adopt renewable-energy options...
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AAA: R.I. gas prices rise 7¢ to $2.569

PROVIDENCE – Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have risen 7 cents, in their fourth straight week of increases, to their highest level since September,...
HALL OF FAME football coach Don Shula came to Providence March 1 for the opening of his restaurant in the Hilton Hotel.  /

Success is as success does, in football or in business

Don Shula says it wasn’t his idea to get into the restaurant business, but it’s been a successful endeavor: His company’s revenue is reported...

APC joins 10 IT leaders in global ‘Green Grid’

American Power Conversion and 10 other major information technology companies – including fierce competitors – have joined forces to form the Green Grid, a...
HOOD MARINA in Portsmouth is to be transformed into an upscale 'marina village'   with 1,495 slips and 988 housing units. /

Blighted waterfront land to become marina village

O’Neill Properties Group, the owner of Portsmouth’s Carnegie Abbey Club, has bought 44.5 acres of “environmentally scarred” property along the town’s waterfront and plans...

URI connects students with scientists at sea

SMITHFIELD – The University of Rhode Island’s Office of Marine Programs has entered a partnership with the Smithfield schools to enable students to interact,...

RIC group to live in ‘experimental city’

PROVIDENCE – A new program at Rhode Island College enables students to earn college credits while living and working in an “experimental city” in...

ACLU intercedes in Champlin’s case

PROVIDENCE – The American Civil Liberties Union jumped into the Champlin’s lawsuit against the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council this week, filing an “amicus...

Bush, Lula sign ethanol pact for energy security

SAO PAOLO, Brazil – President George W. Bush and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva today agreed to share technology to develop...
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