Despite handling the America’s Cup World Series sailing event last summer, it is unclear that Newport will be able to handle the demands of larger events without significant public investment. How much, if anything, should the state invest in building out the sail racing infrastructure?
Last week developer Evan Granoff announced a $7 million plan to rehabilitate the historic Arcade building and turn it into a mixed-use complex of shops and “micro-loft” apartments. What do you think of the plan?
National Grid has filed a new contract to purchase electricity from a planned wind farm off the coast of Block Island developed by Deepwater Wind.
But the price for electricity remains essentially …