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Reed secures $1.7M for R.I. to upgrade parks, preserve open space

WARWICK – Rhode Island has received a $1.7 million Land and Water Conservation Fund grant to upgrade parks, preserve open spaces and enhance public...
THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE has administered the distribution of $170.6 million in Land and Conservation Fund grants across the nation, with $1.7 million coming to Rhode Island..

R.I. receives $1.7M from feds for recreation and conservation projects

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will receive $1.7 million in federal grants from the Land and Water Conservation Fund for state-identified outdoor recreation and conservation...

Feds use offshore-drilling money for conservation, R.I. gets nearly $1M

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is getting nearly $1 million in federal money – much of it from selling offshore-drilling rights – to pay for...

3 R.I. historic districts updated after National Park Service accepts additional...

PROVIDENCE – The National Park Service has accepted additional documentation about African-American and Cape Verdean history in the College Hill Historic District in Providence,...
THE JENCKES SPINNING Weave Shed is now a part of the National Register of Historic Places as part of the Jenckes Spinning Company Historic District in Pawtucket. / COURTESY HISTORICAL PRESERVATION & HERITAGE COMMISSION

New R.I. properties listed on National Register of Historic Places

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island properties, one in Central Falls and one in Pawtucket, have received federal recognition from the National Park Service, the...
THE OTIS ANGELL GRISTMILL in North Providence, one of five new additions to the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places in Rhode Island. / COURTESY RIHPHC

5 R.I. properties named to National Register of Historic Places

PROVIDENCE – Five properties in Rhode Island have received federal recognition for their contributions to local and Rhode Island history and were added to...
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