Block Island Votes To Ban BalloonsThe town council voted unanimously to eliminate the sale, distribution and use of balloons on the island.
Block Island Aims To Keep Uber, Lyft AwayLongtime taxi drivers are fighting to protect a way of life that helps them make ends meet in a place where the median home costs $1.2 million.
Missing Boater Found Alive Days After Coast Guard Suspends SearchOne of two missing boaters was found alive Sunday, just days after the Coast Guard suspended its weeklong search for the pair.
Turbines Of First Offshore Wind Farm In U.S. Ready To TurnThe nation's first off-shore wind farm is about to start generating electricity.
Lights On: Wind Industry Has Untapped Potential In U.S.While wind is not quite ever present, it is constant enough to produce an expandable renewable energy and there are growth opportunities in the wind industry.
Riptide Warnings Issued In Mass. And RI As Tropical Storm Bertha PassesThe Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has closed Horseneck Beach in Westport to swimming due to the threat of rip currents that will continue into Wednesday evening for Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, the south coast of Rhode Island and Block Island.
Fast Ferry To Link Block Island, Fall RiverThe ferry operator that runs service between Narragansett and Block Island plans to launch new high-speed service to the island from Fall River, Mass., officials said Monday.
How To Plan For Natural DisastersLiving here in New England, we are at times smug about disasters for they always seem to happen somewhere else. But we have had our share.
Plane Towing 'Will You Marry Me?' Banner Crashes Off RIA plane towing a "Will You Marry Me?" banner crashed into the water off Rhode Island on Monday.
Road Trip: Point Judith, Rhode IslandThose who make the mistake of passing straight through without pausing in this picturesque, bustling peninsula don't know what they are missing.
Road Trip: Block Island, Rhode IslandSpend some of your days just off the coast of Rhode Island on an island oasis surrounded by 17 miles of beaches, beautiful scenery and an amazing landscape unique to the area.
Offshore wind firm to be based in Providence