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CLEAN SHORELINE: Volunteers and members of Save The Bay Inc. participate in a shoreline cleanup event at Colt State Park in Bristol.
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RIPPLE EFFECTS: As Narragansett Bay gets cleaner, economic outcomes remain murky

Talk to anyone who lives in Rhode Island, and it’s likely they could tell you a story connected to Narragansett Bay, says Mike Jarbeau,...

Blighted inn at Port of Galilee slated for demolition

PROVIDENCE – The long-vacant Lighthouse Inn at the Port of Galilee in Narragansett is set for demolition, with the state on the hook to...

Report: R.I. greenhouse gas emissions 20% lower in 2020 than 1990...

PROVIDENCE – A three-year lag time in data collection and public reporting makes it difficult for state agencies and environmental advocates to measure in...

Westerly Hospital hosting free community health fair on Sept. 30

WESTERLY – Westerly Hospital is inviting the public to the hospital campus on Sept. 30 for a free community health fair that will include...

State, Providence metro area get $4M in EPA funding

PROVIDENCE – The state and the Providence-Warwick metro area on Wednesday were awarded $4 million in total from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate...
THE TIDEWATER LANDING stadium project appears to be back on track, but there's still a lot of work to be done before it's a done deal. / COURTESY FORTUITOUS PARTNERS

Lots of moving pieces remain for Tidewater stadium

The developer behind the $124 million soccer stadium project in Pawtucket may have secured the $14.5 million needed to close its financing gap, but...

With clean car standards, R.I. driving toward greener future

To the Editor: Revving into a greener future, Rhode Island is set to join over a dozen states in embracing the electrifying potential of zero-emission...
LINE IN THE SAND: Monica Teixeira de Sousa, a professor at the Roger Williams University School of Law, says the lawsuit against Rhode Island’s new shoreline access law has the potential to create a precedent that will either inspire similar challenges or have a chilling effect on other coastal property owners. 
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Ripple effect expected from legal challenge of shoreline law

It came as a surprise to few when, soon after shoreline access advocates celebrated the law’s passage in June, a group of coastal property...

Legislative study commissions used to be where bills went to die....

Ten years have passed since Rep. Jennifer Boylan crouched next to her son in his fourth grade classroom, practicing what to do if someone...

Five Questions With: Elizabeth Beisel

Elizabeth Beisel is a two-time Olympic medalist and past captain of the U.S. Olympic swimming team. The Saunderstown native, along with RAW Elements USA...
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