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A $25 MILLION project to upgrade Providence Station, including expanding the building's interior space and upgrading bathrooms, has been funded by federal grants, Amtrak and RIDOT. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence Station to get $25 million in upgrades, renovations

PROVIDENCE – A $25 million upgrade to Providence Station is in the works, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., announced Monday.The plans for the state’s busiest...

Reed announces $265K in Clean Vessel Act funds to help R.I....

PROVIDENCE – The state will receive $265,125 through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Clean Vessel Act grant program to protect the health of...
THE PROVIDENCE RIVER Pedestrian Bridge officially opened Friday. / PBN PHOTO/ARTISTIC IMAGES

Providence River Pedestrian Bridge opens

PROVIDENCE – The Providence River Pedestrian Bridge opened officially Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.The $21.9 million project took more than a decade to come...

R.I. to receive $7.5M in federal grants to improve emergency response,...

PROVIDNECE – Rhode Island will receive $7.5 million from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help local government agencies and organizations to respond...
SEN. JACK REED made a joint announcement with the rest of Rhode Island's congressional delegation Monday about $7.5 million in Department of Homeland Security grants the state will receive to prepare for "mass-casualty events." / BLOOMBERG NEWS/JOSHUA ROBERTS

R.I. to receive $7.5M in federal grants to improve emergency response,...

WASHINGTON – The state of Rhode Island will receive $7.5 million from the federal Department of Homeland Security to help local government agencies and...
THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION, Rhode Island Chapter has organized a discussion on the national fight against Alzheimer’s with the state’s congressional delegation.

State Alzheimer’s Association to host Coffee with Congress

WARWICK – Rhode Island’s congressional delegation will share their thoughts on a number of pieces of federal legislation targeting Alzheimer’s disease later this month...
U.S. NAVAL WAR College faculty members along with students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology participate in a humanitarian response and disaster relief aid simulation during the MIT students’ visit to NWC’s Sims Hall. / COURTESY U.S. NAVY/MASS COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST 2ND CLASS JESS LEWIS

Naval War College gets $12.3M for Sims Hall renovation

NEWPORT – The Naval War College will receive $12.3 million to upgrade Sims Hall, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., announced Friday afternoon. The hall is an...
SMART TECH: From left, Todd Griffith, associate professor at the University of Texas at Dallas; Mario Rotea, professor at the University of Texas at Dallas; Neal Fine, CEO of Aquanis; and John Cooney, chief technology officer of Aquanis, at a conference held in Denver on July 8-10. Aquanis develops smart-blade technology for wind turbines.
 / COURTESY AQUANIS

Aquanis looks to curb wind-energy costs

From the ground, wind-turbine blade rotation appears nearly effortless, as though the spinning is entirely propelled by air currents.In reality, the movement and the...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Environmental Management will receive $7.7 million from two national U.S. Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration program for wetland, wildlife and sport fishing restoration as well as recreation related purposes.

DEM to receive $7.7M in federal fish, wildlife and recreation funds

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management will receive $7.7 million in funding from two national U.S. Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration programs,...
RHODE ISLAND will receive $60.3 million in federal INFRA grants for the reconstruction of the viaduct that carries Interstate 95 north through downtown Providence. Above, construction on the Providence Viaduct carrying I-95 south. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. to receive $60.3M federal grant for Viaduct reconstruction

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will receive a federal $60.3 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America, or INFRA, grant to replace and upgrade the northbound Providence...
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