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JONATHAN STONE will retire as executive director of Save the Bay on June 30, 2023. / COURTESY SAVE THE BAY

Save The Bay director Stone to retire next June

PROVIDENCE – Save The Bay Inc.'s longtime executive director will call it a career at the end of next June. The local environmental advocacy nonprofit...

Gambrel-style home sells for $4.1M in Jamestown’s largest nonwaterfront sale of...

JAMESTOWN – In the town's largest nonwaterfront sale and second highest home transaction in 2022, a newly built Gambrel-style home at 11 Bryer Ave....
WATERFRONT HOME at 61 Water’s Edge, Unit 17

Townhouse sells for $1.2M in Tiverton’s biggest condo sale this year

TIVERTON – A waterfront home at the Villages on Mount Hope Bay subdivision recently sold for $1.2 million in the most expensive condo sale...

DEM: Pump-out grants available to assist boaters with sewage disposal

PROVIDENCE – Grants are available to support construction and maintenance of marine and land-based pump-out facilities to assist boaters with properly disposing of sewage,...
BRIDGE BUZZ: Bryan Lavin, an assistant professor at Johnson & Wales University’s College of Hospitality Management, says the pedestrian bridge in Providence has been generating positive reviews in the tourism space. / BN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. tourism inches toward sustainability as threats from climate change, ‘overtourism’...

About 25 million visitors drive, fly and sail into Rhode Island each year. Mansions, restaurants, theaters and historical sites attract their fair share of...
A MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT that includes a deep-water port and an amphitheater has been proposed in East Providence along the Providence River. / COURTESY RI WATERFRONT ENTERPRISES

East Providence plans amphitheater for land next to Bold Point Park

EAST PROVIDENCE – An amphitheater has been proposed for the area next to Bold Point Park. Live Nation Entertainment and RI Waterfront Enterprises LLC,...
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Emily Fields, a biological sciences student at the University of Rhode Island, conducts sampling of macroalgae along Narragansett Bay. Through higher sewer rates, many homes and businesses in northern Rhode Island have been paying for a nearly $1.4 billion tunnel project by the Narragansett Bay Commission to prevent dirty wastewater from overflowing into the bay./PBN FILE PHOTO

Price of cleaner bay? Rising sewer bills

If they already haven’t realized it, households and businesses in Greater Providence are paying much of the cost of keeping Narragansett Bay clean. To comply...

NBC rates grow, yield good outcome

Now on the third and final phase of the nearly $1.4 billion Combined Sewer Overflow project, the Narragansett Bay Commission has continued to increase...
AWARD-WINNING WORK: Staff members from two Narragansett Bay Commission facilities hold awards they received for performance. / COURTESY NARRAGANSETT BAY COMMISSION

Narragansett Bay Commission

BEST PLACES TO WORK 2018 8. LARGE COMPANIES | Narragansett Bay Commission Employees in R.I.: 254 Executive Director Raymond J. Marshall Questions answered by: Raymond J. Marshall What three...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Environmental Management received several reports of storm-related debris washing ashore in communities along the upper part of Narragansett Bay./COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

Debris washes ashore in R.I. upper bay communities

PROVIDENCE – A recent storm inundated the East Providence wastewater treatment center, causing pinwheel-looking debris to wash ashore in a number of coastal communities. The...
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