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CAUTION SIGNAL: Fred Mattera, executive director of the Commercial Fisheries Center of Rhode Island, warns of the potential for loss of life and loss of vessels because the 1-mile-wide transit lanes allocated for traveling around wind turbines don’t provide enough room to safely maneuver vessels in high winds and storms when visibility is low. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

POWERING UP: Offshore wind sector gains momentum despite pandemic

Stark white walls, blank computer screens and empty desk chairs weren’t what the executives at Denmark-based wind-energy firm Orsted had in mind when they...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND Fisheries Center, along with Rhode Island Sea Grant, Eating with the Ecosystem, the Commercial Fisheries Center of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Seafood Marketing Collaborative announced Tuesday that a new app, called FishLine, is being adapted for use locally to help local fishermen sell their catch to customers. / COURTESY PHONDINI PARTNERS

New app to help local fishing industry reach customers

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island Fisheries Center, along with Rhode Island Sea Grant, Eating with the Ecosystem, the Commercial Fisheries Center...
NATURAL CLEANSER: Ryan Kopp, coordinator of the Providence Stormwater Innovation Center, explains how a stormwater basin clears pollutants from runoff inside Roger Williams Park. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence Stormwater Innovation Center using park to experiment

After three consecutive days of stifling, 90-degree heat, any droplets of water had long since evaporated from the shallow inlet of vegetation outside the...
BALANCING ACT: Valerie Maier Speredelozzi, an associate professor of engineering at the University of Rhode Island, at her home in South Kingstown. She has had to juggle child care with online teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic. / 
PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Female engineers fear setbacks amid pandemic

University of Rhode Island professor Valerie Maier Speredelozzi and her children place sticky notes on their closed bedroom doors with the words “exam in...
COMING BACK: Wendy L. Hansen, an attorney with Foley & Foley P.C., will be hosting a webinar to discuss reopening a business during the pandemic. / COURTESY WENDY L. HANSEN

Editor’s Choice: Marketing tactics for event promotion

Editor’s choice Reopening businessesduring COVID-19 THE MASSACHUSETTS SMALL BUSINESS Development Center Network Southeast Regional Office is hosting a webinar to provide information about reopening a...

Map aims to reduce fishing, offshore wind conflicts

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A University of Rhode Island professor has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to create a...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND announced Thursday it has launched it's largest fundraising campaign to date, seeking to raise $250 million by 2024. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI’s largest-ever campaign seeks to raise $250M by 2024

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island announced Thursday that it has launched a $250 million campaign, the largest such campaign in the...
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE announced Friday its reopening plan for the fall, which includes most of its classes being held online. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

RIC’s reopening plan involves most classes being held online

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College’s reopening plan for the fall will involve most of their classes being held online, the state college announced Friday. The...

Elorza’s ‘reparations’ idea faces hurdles

Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s commitment to racial reparations for Black and Indigenous residents has created more questions than answers. The recently signed executive order...
PROMO TIPS: Julie Loffredi will host a webinar to explain marketing tactics for event promotion on July 30. /COURTESY JULIE LOFFREDI

Editor’s Choice: Marketing tactics for event promotion

EDITOR’S CHOICE Marketing tactics for event promotion THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND’S Small Business Development Center is hosting a webinar aimed at providing participants with...

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