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North Kingstown Residents Worry About Impact of Increased Development on Town’s Groundwater Supply

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — The Town Council has approved a slew of new commercial development and apartment buildings in recent years, and some residents are concerned changes to groundwater and development rules will permanently damage the town’s water supply.

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Highway Buffer Trees ‘Mistakenly’ Bulldozed by Billboard Company

PROVIDENCE — A bank of trees on city property alongside Interstate 95 was “erroneously” chopped down in early September, according to city officials, triggering concerns about tree equity in an area lacking canopy coverage and the benefits it provides.

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Brayton Point Neighbors Fume Over Metals Recycling Operation

With its deepwater pier and remaining infrastructure, the new owners of the Brayton Point Power Station in Somerset, Mass., talked about redeveloping the site to support the region’s growing offshore wind energy sector. Three years later, the property is mostly used as scrap-metal operation.

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