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Mission: Providence Preservation Society’s goal is to improve the city by advocating for historic preservation and the enhancement of its unique character through thoughtful...

Revised design for Hope Point tower presented to city committee

PROVIDENCE – A slightly revised design for the Hope Point tower was presented March 11 to the Downtown Design Review Committee, a panel that...

The price of wholesale electricity and natural gas in N.E. increases...

PROVIDENCE – The average price of wholesale electricity in New England increased 28.3 percent year over year in 2018 to $43.54 per megawatt-hour from...

Rhode Islanders urged to carry naloxone to curb opioid-overdose deaths

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Islanders are being encouraged to carry overdose-reversal-medication naloxone, after it was revealed more than one-third of opioid-overdose calls that emergency medical...

Sosnowski to chair re-established Senate Task Force on Fisheries

PROVIDENCE – Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio, D-Providence, has re-established the Senate Task Force on Fisheries, to be chaired by Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski,...

Correia announces deal with RES to build, operate new waste transfer...

FALL RIVER – Mayor Jasiel Correia II announced a memorandum of understanding with Rhode Island-based River Environmental Solutions LLC to build a new waste-transfer...
BRAIN FAIRS: John Stein, left, a senior lecturer in neuroscience at Brown University, shows the intricacies of how a brain works during Nerd Nite in 2018 at AS220, as part of the Brain Week Rhode Island festivities. Brain fairs during Brain Week Rhode Island will be held at the University of Rhode Island on March 16 and at Brown University on March 17.
 / COURTESY VICTORIA HEIMER-MCGINN

Editor’s Choice: URI, Brown University to host Brain Week events

EDITOR’S CHOICE URI, Brown University to host Brain Week events BRAIN WEEK RHODE ISLAND, sponsored by Brown University’s Institute for Brain Science and the...

Lists: General contractors

Total regional employees listed, including in just-missed list: 3,049Just missed the list: 1 (tie). Caldwell & Johnson Custom Builders & Remodelers | No. of regional...
IMPROVEMENTS UNDERWAY: ProvPort Terminal Manager Chris Waterson identifies a section of the port that will handle wind turbines. The port is undergoing improvements after voters in 2016 approved $20 million in upgrades.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO


Can the Ocean State stay in the race for offshore wind-energy...

The nation’s first offshore wind farm is spinning off Block Island. But Rhode Island appears to be playing catch-up to neighboring Massachusetts in preparing...

Still a place for natural gas in R.I.

Despite the considerable promise of solar, wind and other renewable-energy sources to significantly broaden the state’s power portfolio, Rhode Island’s heavy reliance on natural...
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