Contrary to the wishes of many Burrillville residents and some state lawmakers, a bill that would have given town voters the authority to decide on tax agreements between Town Council and a power plant died in the Senate on Wednesday.
It took nearly two years, three states, 18 towns, $483 million and enough wire to stretch from Providence to Durham, N.C., but Tuesday marked the completion of a major infrastructure project to upgrade Southern New England’s electric system.
Conversion of farmland to residential subdivisions is giving way to a new development pressure, installation of sprawling solar grids.
Requests to develop solar fields, or solar farms, have started to mount in Rhode Island, in towns and …
PROVIDENCE – The City Council is expected to take a hard look at a liquefied natural gas facility proposed for the waterfront.
Council member Seth Yurdin said the project poses a threat to public health and safety, and is an …