Updated January 29 at 9:29pm
Environment
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Two wind energy companies Thursday won bids to lease more than 354,000 acres of federal waters about 12 nautical miles off Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. more
Apponaug Color & Hobby Shop Inc. opened Thursday for the first time in two days since a blizzard smacked Rhode Island with nearly 20 inches of snow. more
Officials celebrated the launch of Solarize Tiverton and Solarize Little Compton on Thursday, the latest communities to join the Solarize Rhode Island program. more
(Updated 11:49 a.m. and 1 p.m.) Public transportation is resuming, flights are taking off from T.F. Green Airport and businesses are opening today, after a blizzard pounded the Ocean State with 20 inches of snow, effectively shutting it down. more
Despite a travel ban and the Rhode Island governor advising residents to stay in and “hunker down,” some business owners decided to brave the storm Tuesday and open their restaurants. … more
(Updated, 12:15 p.m., 2:09 p.m., 2:51 p.m., 5 p.m. and 5:21 p.m.) The National Weather Service said that high winds and heavy snow will continue throughout the day Tuesday as the blizzard of 2015 continues to pummel the Northeast. more
(Updated 9:50 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.)National Grid is reporting approximately 800 customers without power Tuesday morning as a result of the snow storm. more
>(Updated 3 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 4:13 p.m. and 8:40 p.m.) A flurry of cancellations have been announced in advance of a blizzard expected to bring potentially hurricane-force winds, and dump as much as 30 inches of snow on the region. more
Officials are warning Rhode Islanders to brace for a blizzard, expected to hit Monday night and last through Wednesday morning. more
A total of 271 acres of forestland along the Pawcatuck River in Charlestown and Richmond has been permanently protected, according to The Nature Conservancy. more
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