BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — As one of the most highly-valued land-based ecosystems in Rhode Island — it easily could be argued that the state’s northwest corner is second in importance to only the Arcadia area — many project opponents are surprised local and state government and influential environmental nonprofits haven’t done more to fight for the integrity of the town's rural character.
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has developed preliminary plans for the restriping of Allens Avenue from Blackstone Street to New York Avenue. This stretch of road is mostly industrial, but is considered a key bike corridor that links Johnson & Wales University’s downtown and bay campuses.
KINGSTON, R.I. — Climate change took center stage at the first of several public meetings designed to examine the claims made by the builders of the proposed Burrillville natural-gas power plant.
KINGSTON, R.I. — It’s the peak of shark fishing season, when hundreds of fishermen enter tournaments throughout southern New England and Long Island to catch the biggest shark. It has Bradley Wetherbee worried.
PROVIDENCE — The health of Narragansett Bay is influenced by the freshwater rivers that flow into it, and depends on the protection of headwater streams in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
PROVIDENCE — The “Rhode Island Food Assessment: 2011-2016 and Beyond" reviews the current food landscape in Rhode Island, highlighting significant growth in local agriculture since the council’s 2011 assessment and citing the need to focus on food security and other gaps to increase the state’s economic vitality.