POINT JUDITH, R.I. — David Blaney is making the switch from fisherman to farmer, and he’s banking on bringing an old New England sea vegetable back into favor: kelp.
PROVIDENCE — The city’s planning department has veered away from the type of highway removal project it once championed as a way forward for the 6-10 Connector. It’s now proposing a limited-access “parkway,” dressed up with eye-catching automobile infrastructure, a handful of new over and underpasses that connect neighborhoods divided by the highway, and improved pedestrian and bike infrastructure in the surrounding neighborhoods.
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — The Town Council intends to vote Oct. 26 whether to accept a long-term property tax agreement with Invenergy Thermal Development LLC, the Chicago-based developer of what would be Rhode Island's largest power plant.
The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources recently awarded $920,700 to five agricultural groups to address food access and expansion of economic opportunities through new food ventures.
TIVERTON, R.I. — Designs are being altered to reflect environmental concerns for the proposed casino but not all ecological information will be available before Election Day.
PROVIDENCE — For the first time, bike paths could receive funding in Rhode Island's biennial open space and environmental bond that goes before voters on Election Day.