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ORSTED A/S has submitted plans to Rhode Island Energy for a new offshore wind farm, Starboard Wind, a 1,184-megawatt farm that would power 600,000 homes across Rhode Island and Connecticut. / COURTESY ORSTED U.S. OFFSHORE WIND

R.I. Energy fields four large-scale offshore wind farm proposals

PROVIDENCE – Four developers are seeking to add to Rhode Island’s offshore wind plans. Rhode Island Energy announced Wednesday that Avangrid Renewables LLC, Orsted A/S,...

Fitch upgrades RIAC bond rating to ‘A-’

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Airport Corp. has scored a financial hat trick this year. Fitch Ratings on Monday upgraded the quasi-public agency's $57 million of...
VVO REAL ESTATE Holding LLC presented plans to rebuild the Harborside Inn on Block Island to the New Shoreham Historic District Commission on Nov. 27, WJAR-TV NBC 10 reported.  / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVID LEVESQUE

Harborside Inn owners submit preliminary plans to rebuild on Block Island

PROVIDENCE – Three months after the historic hotel was destroyed by a fire, early plans have been introduced to rebuild the Harborside Inn on...

Newport, B.I. preservation groups sue to stop offshore wind farms, saying...

NEWPORT – Decrying what it calls the fast-tracking of hundreds of skyscraper-high structures that would dwarf the Statue of Liberty, the Preservation Society of...
WHEN THE HARBORSIDE INN was destroyed by fire in August, it put a temporary dent in the number of visits to Block Island because it also damaged booking operations that also served other hotels and accomodations. Those operations were located at the Harborside Inn. / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVID LEVESQUE

Bad weather, fire have chilling effect for some on Block Island

Rainy weekends, a hotel fire and stormy seas appear to have helped dampen the summer tourism season for Block Island business owners, but the...

Block Island Ferry resumes service after 4 days of rough seas

PROVIDENCE – The Block Island Ferry is up and running again.  The service that takes passengers from the island back to Point Judith announced Wednesday...

License revoked for inspector who OK’d Harborside Inn’s fire suppression system

NEW SHOREHAM – The inspector who signed off on Harborside Inn’s fire suppression system has had his license revoked by the state, WPRI-TV CBS...

Block Island police chief resigns

NEW SHOREHAM – Chief of Police John Lynch will be stepping down from the department after less than a year on the job. Town Manger...

SBA to open temporary disaster loan outreach center on Block Island

NEW SHOREHAM – To assist businesses affected by the Harborside Inn fire, the U.S. Small Business Administration will be opening a temporary Disaster Loan...

SBA disaster declaration approved for Block Island businesses, residents

PROVIDENCE – Just over a week after the historic Harborside Inn burned down, Gov. Daniel J McKee announced Monday his request for a disaster...
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