Photo Blog: Napatree Point Conservation Area: A Day at the Beach

In early May, Janice Sassi, manager of Napatree Point Conservation Area, and Peter August, a professor at University of Rhode Island, took ecoRI News on a guided tour of Napatree […]

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Salon Owner Flips Over Chemical-Free Hair Care

PROVIDENCE — Jo-Anna Cassino comes from a long family history of farming, and she has been a practicing herbalist for 12 years, so naturally she operates a beauty salon.

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Settlement Reached for Peterson/Puritan Inc. Superfund Site in Cumberland and Lincoln

A settlement estimated to be worth more than $40 million was recently by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Protection. The settlement ensures that the cleanup of the Peterson/Puritan Inc. Superfund site in Cumberland and Lincoln, R.I. will move forward.

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