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.
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.
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.
PROVIDENCE — After three months as the state’s first director of food strategy, Sue AnderBois has met with 250 members of Rhode Island’s food, farming and fishing sectors. As a result, a new food plan will address three main topics: economic development; agriculture and fisheries; and health and access.
PROVIDENCE — A diverse group of community stakeholders recently planted 60 trees along Adelaide Avenue and on the site of a former silver manufacturing plant in the Reservoir Triangle neighborhood.
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.