PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Northeast Offshore Wind Summit is being held in Providence Monday and Tuesday. Regional developers and policymakers are reviewing the energy potential of wind power as well as the necessity of training a workforce for the new wind industry.
While the conference has focused on offshore wind projects such as the wind farm on Block Island, Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Government Affairs Director Fred Hashway says on-shore special area management projects are important too.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The autumn dance of foliage color has faded at the Scituate Reservoir. The pastoral beauty of one of Rhode Island's greatest assets masks the economic importance of one of the nation's best drinking water supplies.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The funeral is today for the Rhode Island soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.
Sgt. Michael Paranzino was a native of Middletown who decided to go into the military after graduating from high school. He was an Army scout based at Ft. Drum, New York. And he was on his second deployment.