Raimondo Challenges State Agencies to Reduce Energy Consumption, Lower Costs

As part of her efforts to reduce the effects of climate change and transition to a cleaner, low-carbon energy economy, Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an Executive Order to task state agencies with reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions throughout their facilities.

DEM Director Coit to Celebrate Launch of New High-Tech Hydroponic Agriculture Facility in West...

Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit will participate in a ribbon-cutting event for a new hydroponic agriculture facility in West Kingston on Thursday, September 17. Atlantic Produce, Inc.'s new 8,435 square foot facility is the first commercial hydroponic greenhouse to operate in Rhode Island. The company will grow and distribute leafy green vegetables and herbs to local restaurants and grocery stores under the brand "Boston Greens"

Non-trade apprentice incentive bill passes Senate

The Rhode Island Senate has passed legislation that seeks to move apprenticeship training beyond typical building trades such as construction and plumbing and into more non-traditional sectors of the workforce and economy, such as manufacturing, information technology, design and management.

Raimondo Announces Municipal LED Streetlight Energy Efficiency Incentives

Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced the availability of $525,000 in financial incentives for qualified municipalities seeking to reduce their energy consumption and costs through the installation of light-emitting diode (LED) streetlights and control technologies.

Raimondo to Meet with New England Governors April 23 to Discuss Regional Energy Infrastructure...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo will meet in Hartford, Connecticut on April 23, 2015 with the Governors of the other New England states to pursue next steps in regional efforts to develop and implement a cooperative strategy to address energy infrastructure challenges.

Sen. Whitehouse Applauds U.S. Commitment for Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Today the Obama Administration announced the United States’ commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of the global effort to tackle climate change.  The commitment comes in advance of the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Paris in December, where countries from around the world will attempt to forge a new international climate agreement.  U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) released the statement below regarding the U.S. commitment:

Residential Properties Earns Website Quality Certification

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - February 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Residential Properties Ltd. announced today that it has received the Website Quality Certification (WQC) from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, which presents the certification to member real estate firms that demonstrate best practices in website design and Internet communications

Flanagan Honored as Member of the Inman 100

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - January 22, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Inman News® has announced Residential Properties Ltd. Vice President of Marketing and Technology, Tom Flanagan as a member of the Inman 100, a comprehensive list of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders. This annual list recognizes industry members who personify the ideals of leadership, ingenuity, strength, conviction, power, persistence, perseverance, and progress.

Rhode Island real estate agents stay connected to their clients with IDX Broker software

EUGENE, OR - April 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. welcomes agent Joshua Deaner and The Rhode Guide to the growing list of realtors and brokers who have chosen to integrate the remarkable IDX Broker software into their websites. By adding a personalized IDX solution, Deaner can sync Rhode Island MLS (RIMLS) listings directly to his search page, giving home seekers in Providence, Rhode Island and surrounding areas a simple and comprehensive way to locate their ideal property. Deaner now hosts a dynamic real estate search page, with featured listing slideshows and even an iPhone application.

Custom IDX solution brings easy-to-use online home search to Rhode Island website of Ginny...

EUGENE, OR - March 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- With thousands of properties being updated every day, real estate professional Ginny L. Gorman of Phillips Post Road Realty has integrated the revolutionary IDX Broker software onto her website, in an effort to simplify the online real estate search in Rhode Island. She can now seamlessly display thousands of Rhode Island State Wide MLS (RIMLS) listings online, creating a comprehensive database of property listings for buyers to search through. IDX Broker has forever changed the way Rhode Island buyers experience an online real estate solution.

Rebuilding of Rhode Island Water Treatment Plants to use Green Technology to Reap Energy...

Boston, MA - January 11, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senior federal and state elected and environmental officials announced efforts to rebuild Rhode Island water treatment plants that were irreparably damaged last spring during devastating floods, with new treatment equipment to include state-of-the-art energy efficient and green technologies.

Governor Carcieri Hails Deepwater Wind Rhode Island Lease Agreement at Quonset Business Park

Providence, RI - June 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) - Governor Carcieri today hailed the Quonset Development Corporation Board of Directors’ approval of a development agreement to lease 117 acres to Deepwater Wind Rhode Island, LLC in the Quonset Business Park for the development of the company’s regional manufacturing facility and its regional development headquarters.

Langevin Aims to Close Homeland Cyber Gaps

Warwick, R.I. - May 7, 2008 - Congressman Jim Langevin today introduced the Homeland Security Network Defense and Accountability Act of 2008 (H.R....


Rhode Island Treasury Reunited 8,860 People with $11.7 Million in Unclaimed...

The Office of Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner reunited 8,860 people with $11.7 million in unclaimed property in the fiscal year that ended on June 30


Langevin, Whitehouse Highlight Bill to Invest $170 Million in Fixing RI...

Congressman Jim Langevin and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today joined with state, town, and labor officials by the Factory Bridge in West Warwick to call on Congress to pass the Strengthen and Fortify Existing (SAFE) Bridges Act. The SAFE Bridges Act was introduced in the Senate by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Whitehouse, and others last month and will be introduced in the House this week by Langevin. The bill would deliver up to $170 million to repair Rhode Island’s deficient and crumbling bridges and create construction jobs