Blackstone River Park Prepares for National Stage

Little more than a year ago, President Obama signed legislation establishing the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park. Now the National Park Service is undertaking the multiyear process of making the park operational.

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Zoning Board Rejects Potter Pond Development

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — Mother Nature made herself seen and heard during a contentious Zoning Board of Review meeting July 15 that resulted in a ruling against a proposed condominium development at the edge of one the state’s most environmentally sensitive salt ponds.

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Gardeners Sow Property with Chemical-Free Soil

BRISTOL, R.I. — Blithewold, Old English for “happy woodland,” has been committed to the art of gardening since the property was bought by Augustus Van Wickle and his wife, Bessie, in 1895

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