Updated March 27 at 2:27pm
Environment
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It was the best single run of longfin squid anyone on the East Coast had ever seen – and it happened fast and was over fast. In two months last summer, June and July, the East Coast-based squid fleet landed approximately 14 million pounds, with Rhode Island landing more than 50 percent of that quota, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration landing reports. more
1 What is the mission of the institute and how has that changed since its founding? Seamen's 1920 mission was to provide "recreation, comfort and instruction" to those connected to the sea. Our constituency has changed over time with the … more
The pitch: Oxi Fresh stands out as a company that is environmentally responsible, uses cutting-edge technology and believes that people should be paid a fair living wage. Years in business: Opened in October 2016 Employees: 1 … more
THE reality of oceanfront living in Rhode Island is a mixture of rain, wind, ice, snow and storm surge, depending on the season. This, and the fact that so many properties are now impacted by potential flooding, has created a subset of … more
When my organization failed to save a historic house during my first year running a historic-preservation nonprofit in Georgia, it had quite an impact on me. I realized at that moment that we would have to work more closely with others if we were to … more
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is just one of many federal agencies marked for drastic funding reductions to enable a big boost in military spending. But the cuts proposed for America's center of weather and climate research … more
President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget could devastate some coastline programming in the Ocean State. more
President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to Congress calls for eliminating social programs dating to President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty and would cut spending on assistance to needy counties in Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta as well as hungry schoolchildren in Cambodia. more
The state’s Office of Innovation recently launched the inaugural Government Innovation League. more
(Updated 11:54 a.m., 1:26 and 2:20 p.m.) A blizzard warning remains in effect for Northern Rhode Island, which could receive up to 12 inches of snow by the time the storm ends on Tuesday. more
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