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Sunday, January 20, 2019

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AT A GAS STATION in Newton, Mass., last month, an attendant fuels a customer's car. /

AAA: R.I. gas prices rise 5¢ to $2.799

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island gasoline prices have risen for the ninth consecutive week, to 62 cents per gallon above their price in mid-February, according...
THE CROWNE PLAZA has been completely redecorated and upgraded, with a new earth-tone color scheme and furniture custom-made by an upscale Toronto company. /

Crowne Plaza to expand again<br> right after $6M upgrade

The Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Crossings in Warwick is in the final phase of a $6 million renovation project in which all the...

Patrick seeks relief for Bay State fishermen

BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Patrick has called for the federal government to declare a “fishery resource disaster” to aid coastal communities reeling from...

National Grid ‘GreenUp’ program among top 10

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – National Grid’s “GreenUp” renewable energy program has been ranked among the top 10 utility company “green” power programs nationwide by the...

DEM offers grants for pumpout projects

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management is now accepting applications for grants to build, retrofit, replace or maintain marine pumpout facilities.The program...
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Tuckers give URI $160,000<br> to expand scholarship

KINGSTON – Tenth-generation farmer H. Winfield Tucker and his wife, Phyllis Tucker, have donated $160,000 to the University of Rhode Island for the H....
FOR HER WORK to save the Rose Island Lighthouse, Charlotte Eschenheimer Johnson will be honored with the 2007 Frederick C. Williamson Professional Leadership Award. /

R.I. historical preservation conference, <br>awards set for April 14 in Pawtucket

The Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission presents The 22nd Annual Statewide Historic Preservation Conference tomorrow, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.,...
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R.I., Mass. in multistate plan<br> to reduce mercury pollution in N.E.

Rhode Island and six other states yesterday joined in announcing Clean Water Act standards that include a call for a 90-percent reduction in mercury...
RENEWABLE ENERGY sources such as the Cape Wind Project, landfill-gas projects or hydropower qualify for the GreenUp program. Above, the Nysted Wind Farm in Denmark, which consultants used to show what Cape Wind would look like when completed. /

National Grid’s ‘GreenUp’ ranks among Top 10<br> U.S. utility renewable power...

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – National Grid’s “GreenUp” renewable energy program is ranked among the Top 10 utility company green power programs nationwide by the U.S....
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Patrick seeks federal relief for Mass. fishing fleet

BOSTON – In a letter today to U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez and other officials, Gov. Deval L. Patrick called for the federal...
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