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CORPORATE CROWD PLEASERS include a tour or appearances by Patriots' organization members for the 500 business and private gatherings hosted each year by the stadium. /

Patriots’ appeal attracts many groups to Gillette

Thousands of people throng to Gillette Stadium when the Patriots or the Revolution are playing at home, or when a rock star on a...

Tougher DEM fines make a lot of sense

If the R.I. Department of Environmental Management has its way this year, the penalties for serious environmental and hazardous-waste violations – and for failing...
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DEM revises rules for used-oil handling

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has changed its rules for companies that handle used or waste oil.“The amended regulations provide...
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APC joins new energy-efficiency alliance

WEST KINGSTON – American Power Conversion today announced it is a founding member of The Green Grid. The new group, a new consortium IT...

Comments sought on ‘Providence Tomorrow’ plan

PROVIDENCE – An interim Comprehensive Plan, the next step in the “Providence Tomorrow” initiative to determine the future of the city’s neighborhoods, is available...
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AAA: R.I. gas prices rise 9 cents/gallon

Rhode Island gasoline prices have risen 9 cents in the past week, according to AAA Southern New England.AAA’s Feb. 26 survey of gas prices...

DEM extends comment period on wetland rules

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has extended the public comment period on its proposed changes to freshwater wetlands rules until March...
AFTER: A $7.7 million project that brought together Rhode Island Country Club, Save the Bay and government officials has removed the hated reeds and restored the marsh. /

Salt marsh project helps nature and golfers

It sounds like a plague that Greek gods would rain down on their enemies: phragmites (pronounced frag-mighties). It may not be the product of...

Aquidneck West Side plan shaping island’s future

Nearly a year and a half after it was first unveiled, the West Side Master Plan is leading redevelopment efforts across Aquidneck Island, local...

It’s time to act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The discussion is no longer confined to warrens of liberal thought. Scientists are all singing the same tune about climate change – it is...
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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

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8am–11am