BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — The third public hearing since March 31 once again drew a capacity crowd, with most expressing a passionate disapproval for the natural-gas power plant proposed by Chicago-based Invenergy.
The Ocean State’s collection of natural resources is frequently called “special.” Rhode Island can’t talk about the greatness of local food enough. But many of the state’s collective actions work against the commodities we enjoy praising.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island has its first food chief, a job that doesn’t require cooking but instead preparing a statewide food plan. The new director of food strategy will coordinate existing food plans and draft a new one that brings together all aspects of the state's farm and seafood sectors.
PROVIDENCE — Before Rhode Island comes up with a plan to curb its greenhouse-gas emissions it first has to figure out how to measure them.
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — Opponents are looking at every angle to stop the proposed natural-gas power plant. The latest are bills filed by local lawmakers that would require residents to vote on any tax deal that the Town Council approves with Chicago-based Invenergy.
PROVIDENCE — About 20 miles of on-road bicycle lanes, shared-lane markings, bike boxes, bike signal loops and other bicycle infrastructure are coming to the city, but don’t put your Spandex shorts on just yet, as design and construction won’t begin for seven years.