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RI POWER SUPPLY

Rolling blackouts in R.I. this winter? Clean energy advocates say they’ve heard these warnings before.

ISO New England, which manages the power grid, says a shortage of natural gas could require controlled power outages across the region during prolonged cold weather this winter.

RI ENVIRONMENT

Save the Bay’s longtime leader, Stone to step down after 14 years

In a Q&A, Jonathan Stone looks forward to the opening of an aquarium in Newport and calls for reforming the Coastal Resources Management Council.

COMMENTARY | SARAH MACK

With antisemitic incidents on the rise, we must disregard indifference and take action

Looking to the New Year, Rabbi Sarah Mack of Temple Beth-El in Providence writes that we must find the courage to summon our very best in the face of cruelty and division.

RI ENVIRONMENT

New federal funding aims to help R.I. improve resiliency at shore access points

The pandemic prompted a lot of people to go outside and use outdoor amenities — exacerbating conflicts over shore access — while pressures like sea level rise are impacting the sites.

COLUMN | DAN MCGOWAN

A socialist might be Providence’s next council president. So what?

Councilwoman Rachel Miller would rather get things done than fight over political ideology.

RI POLITICS

McKee says Kalus, a ‘seagull manager,’ is ‘crapping all over R.I.’

A back-and-forth Tuesday highlighted attack lines the gubernatorial candidates have been using: Kalus, a Republican, describing McKee as corrupt, and McKee, a Democrat, describing Kalus as an outsider

RI POLITICS

In Rhode Island, a congressional race with national implications

Though New Hampshire and other states opted for more-conservative and pro-Trump candidates in this year’s primaries, in Rhode Island moderate Republican Allan Fung has a better chance chance of turning a blue seat red.

Town council questions school department’s new policies following ‘naked fat test’ investigation

The School Committee chairman said the committee had taken several steps to improve training on sexual abuse reporting.