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LOCAL NONPROFIT GREEN OCEANS and other plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit against multiple federal agencies over recent approvals of two offshore wind projects. / AP FILE PHOTO / MICHAEL DWYER

Local nonprofit Green Oceans suing to overturn wind farm development approvals

LITTLE COMPTON – A local nonprofit organization has filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., against multiple U.S. agencies over...

Venturini plans to retire from hospitality association after 35 years

CRANSTON – After 35 years at the helm of the R.I. Hospitality Association, Dale J. Venturini confirmed Wednesday she is stepping down, effective February...

‘The Gilded Age’ renewed for season 3

NEWPORT – The popular HBO television show “The Gilded Age,” which was filmed partly at several Newport mansions and on location in Warwick, has...

Are legal complaints of altered waterfront views a valid reason to...

Lawsuits filed by preservation groups in Newport and on Block Island object to the federal government’s approval of two wind farms off the coast...
IT REMAINS to be seen whether the appeals filed on behalf of the Preservation Society of Newport County and the Southeast Lighthouse Foundation will be successful in having the federal government reconsider its approvals of two wind farms off the coast of Rhode Island. / AP PHOTO/DAVID GOLDMAN

Does new legal action by R.I. preservation groups against offshore wind...

The lawsuits filed by preservation groups in Newport and on Block Island objecting to the federal government's approval of wind farms off the coast...

Preservation Society of Newport County names Shekarchi, Ruggerio preservation champions

NEWPORT – House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, D-Warwick, and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio, D-North Providence, were recently named the 2023 Preservation Champions of...
ILLUMINATING WORK: Jon DeAngelo, owner of Renaissance Antique Lighting in Fall River and Tiverton, works on a 1940 French-made crystal chandelier.
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Shining a light on historic properties

If you’ve visited a notable historic property in Newport, such as the Elms and Chateau-sur-Mer mansions or Trinity Church, chances are you’re familiar with...
TABLE TALK: Anika Kimble-Huntley, second from left, chief marketing officer at R.I. Commerce Corp., confers with her staff at the R.I. Commerce headquarters in Providence. The staff includes, from left, Mark Brodeur, director of international and domestic group sales; Lindsay Russell, deputy director of communications and stakeholder engagement; and Robin Erickson, domestic tourism and marketing operations director.
PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

ATTRACTION STRATEGY: R.I.’s chief tourism marketer setting plan to entice visitors...

With the start of the peak tourism season approaching, Anika Kimble-Huntley is eyeing the billions of ­dollars that potential visitors to Rhode Island could...
Bruce Newbury

Dining Out: A gilded holiday brunch

There’s nothing like seeing the spectacular Gilded Age houses of Newport in all their festive holiday finery, glittering with gold and sparkling with silver. Throughout...
Bruce Newbury

Dining Out: The familiar is making a return

It is difficult to avoid prefacing stories about restaurant openings and reopenings or the return of festivals that includes food or drink or a...
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