Wikipedia: _[Battle of Rhode Island]_: >On the morning of August 28, the American war council decided to withdraw the last troops from their siege camps. Over the last few days, as some of their equipment was being withdrawn, the Americans had engaged the British with occasional rounds of cannon fire....
Sobbing inside a visiting booth at Rikers, Rhode Island school-bus driver Zunilda Rosario appears stunned and out of place. Her gray, jail-issued uniform hangs loose on her narrow frame. A second night in jail has left her reddish-brown curls limp, and her eyes weary. Has this tired, weepy, middle-aged woman — a mom who bakes...
For the ultimate beachcombing booty, head to these six beaches spanning from Washington to Rhode Island for rare finds underneath the sand.
America’s first offshore wind project, the 30-megawatt Block Island Wind Farm off the coast of Rhode Island, is almost complete. The developer, Deepwater Wind, is already eyeing much bigger projects off the Atlantic coast. Meanwhile,...Show More Summary
Rhode Island may pave way for Obama wind energy boom Timothy Cama, August 24, 2016 (The Hill) “Five wind turbines in the waters off Rhode Island’s coast will start producing electricity this fall, fulfilling a years-old clean energyShow More Summary
by Rick Clough (Bloomberg) Blade by blade, General Electric Co. is building part of its future a few miles off the Rhode Island coast, turning a one-time piece of Enron Corp. into a global renewable-energy business. GE shipped 400-ton...Show More Summary
A Rhode Island man was caught on camera seemingly downplaying his 20-year-old son’s alleged drunk driving in an auto accident that killed the driver’s 17-year-old nephew. “They were being kids. Kids are kids,” Stephen McCrave said of his son Brandon (pictured above), who was...
Authorities say a 20-year-old Rhode Island man caused the death of his 17-year-old nephew.
The five-turbine farm off Rhode Island’s coast is expected to be supplying first homes by the end of the year
The kinds of energy policies we'll all have to adopt in the coming decades are already on display in New England. The region barely uses any coal, and the six states there are embracing renewables like it's 2050. In 2014 (the most recent...Show More Summary
Wikipedia: _[Battle of Rhode Island]_: [Battle of Rhode Island]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Rhode_Island >Since d'Estaing's fleet outnumbered Howe's, the French admiral, fearful that Howe would be further reinforced and eventually gain a numerical advantage, reboarded the French troops, and sailed out to do battle with Howe on August 10. As the two fleets...
As it phases out free bus passes for low income elderly and disabled riders, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority on Monday said as many as 3,000 free-pass holders have yet to apply for a new reduced-fare pass.
A just-completed project off the coast of Rhode Island, though relatively tiny, is at the forefront of a sea-based transition to renewable energy.
A Rhode Island project marks a new chapter in the nation’s changing electricity grid.
Jared Haibon’s fans will be disappointed to learn that this season of Bachelor in Paradise will be his last. The 26-year-old Rhode Island native, who started his reality TV career on Kaitlyn Bristowe’s season of the Bachelorette, returned to Paradise for a second season earlier this month, one of 30 contestants who joined the cast... Show More Summary
Saturday at the 2016 Little League World Series was the first elimination day of the tournament, and four teams saw their championship hopes dashed on the third day of competition. But among the winners on Sunday were Rhode Island and...Show More Summary
It appears that Taylor Swift is wearing the pants and taking the control of her relationship with Tom Hiddleston. The couple reunited their romance in Rhode Island after they weren’t seen together for some time. As you know, Taylor Swift, 26, and Tom Hiddleston, 35, first went public with their relationship on June 14 —... Show More Summary
Solemn Mass, Feast of the Assumption, 2014Holy Ghost Church, Tiverton, R.I. For many years, the Church of the Holy Name of Jesus in Providence, Rhode Island, has offered Holy Mass in both the ordinary and extraordinary forms every Sunday and holy day of obligation — the only diocesan parish in the Diocese of Providence to do so. Show More Summary
This post originally appeared on National Geographic. Underwater photographer Brian Skerry’s first encounter with a female blue shark off the coast of Rhode Island over 30 years ago was a galvanizing moment. “I was entranced by her rich, indigo skin, while every sense in my body was on high alert, my heart racing as I moved closer,” he says. Show More Summary
Twenty-five years ago this week, Hurricane Bob swept through New England, leaving six dead in Connecticut and causing $680 million in damage in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island were hit hardest by the Category 2 storm, said the National Weather Service office in Taunton. Show More Summary