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Pawtucket fights to keep trash transfer station out

In the last few years, Pawtucket has made no secret of its plans to reinvent itself. In an effort to shed its image as...

Restoration program marks 1.25 million lobsters

Lanny Dellinger, a full-time lobsterman since the early 1990s, said the best thing to come out of a recently completed six-year lobster restoration program,...

Resource Recovery wins award for battery recycling

Uniross, a rechargeable battery maker based in Woburn, Mass., has forged a partnership with the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corp. to help consumers recycle...

Competitor sues Acushnet over golf ball patents

The Acushnet Co. had two days to bask in the glory of its fourth consecutive year of record operating income and revenue, because Feb....
Quonset Point in North Kingstown has long provided opportunities for commercial development and job growth. The port has been a topic of debate for many years.

Quonset Business Park: The land of opportunity

At the R.I. Economic Development Corporation’s offices in Providence, there’s a white board with a list of what Rhode Island needs to prosper in...

Restocking doesn’t ease overfishing concerns

It’s not as glamorous as “the City that Lit the World,” but it’s still a nice way to be known: For five years, New...
UMass Dartmouth professor Dr. Bal Ram Singh, above right, with colleages from India, Dr. V.K. Das, center and Dr. Shobna Das.

Quahogs flex toxin-defiant muscle, research finds

Studies at UMass Dartmouth could lead to botulism-poisoning antidote The next time you spoon up a stuffie, chew on this: Quahogs, the uniquely Rhode Island...

Nonprofit uses Web tool to help clean Blackstone

The Conservation Law Foundation is training environmentalists and watershed groups to use Google Earth’s satellite mapping technology to identify parking lots and gas stations...
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