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A 10-ACRE parcel in South Kingstown will be the first parcel to be offered for sale under the Farmland Access Program. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

DEM seeks purchase proposals for first parcel under Farmland Access Program

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has issued a request for proposals from farmers to purchase a 10-acre agricultural parcel in...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Environmental Management has purchased the former Echo Lake Campground in Burrillville for $2.03 million. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

DEM purchases former Echo Lake Campground property for $2M

BURRILLVILLE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has purchased the 235-acre former Echo Lake Campground for $2.03 million, the department said Friday. The property...
UP-ROUTED: Construction workers are on-site at the Westminster Street overpass, part of the Route 6-10 connector project in Providence. Visible in the background is the “flyover” bridge, a major feature of the new design for the busy exchange.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

6-10 project on track despite dust-up over soil

The $410 million reconstruction of the Route 6-10 connector in Providence is on time and within budget, with one of the project’s major features...
DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS to The Meadows, a 125-acre farm in the Potowomut area of Warwick, have been purchased by the state and The Nature Conservancy. / TIM MOONEY/COURTESY THE NATURE CONSERVANCY

Development rights to 125-acre Warwick farm acquired by state, The Nature...

WARWICK – Development rights to a 125-acre farm in the Potowomut section of the city have been sold and placed under permanent protection, according...

DEM acquires 149.5 acres in Tiverton for conservation and recreational use

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management has acquired 149.5 acres of forestland in Tiverton for $710,000 to keep it undeveloped, the state...

Tiverton seeks to keep its landfill operating

TIVERTON – The town is filing an application to continue operating its 33-acre landfill for another two years, the Fall River Herald News reported...
R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL Management will issue $1 million in grants to help indoor sports facilities that were forced closed earlier this month to recoup any financial losses incurred.

RIDEM to issue $1M in grants to indoor sports facilities forced...

PROVIDENCE – Indoor sports facilities that were forced to close for a week earlier this month will get some financial assistance, courtesy of the...

DEM announces $1.6M in grants for public trail projects

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management is seeking applicants for $1.6 million in federal funding for recreational trail projects, the agency announced...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Environmental Management has awarded $130,008 in federally funded farm viability grants. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

DEM awards $130K to boost specialty crops

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management announced $130,008 in farm viability grants to four organizations on Monday.  The funds come from the US....

DEM buys 12 acres of forestland in Hopkinton for $400K to...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management on Oct. 22 announced its purchase of 12.6 acres of forestland in Hopkinton that will be...

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