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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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Fallout from Boy Scouts Sex-Abuse Settlement Leaves Future of High-Value Rhode Island Open Space Uncertain

BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — The Boy Scouts of America recently agreed to pay $850 million to settle a sex-abuse lawsuit brought by tens of thousands of people. Local councils, like the Boy Scouts of America Narragansett Council, are expected to contribute to the settlement fund in cash and properties.

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Providence Makes Room for Five Dozen Restitution Trees

Early this year, the Tree Restitution Committee was created to plan the planting of restitution trees to replace those National Grid had to chop down to replace some 2 miles of aging underground transmission lines on Providence’s East Side.

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