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Math doesn’t add up, Cruz eliminated from GOP first ballot contention

The Associated Press reported on Wednesday night that U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has been mathematically eliminated from the first ballot in the GOP nomination process – by the numbers. The math didn’t add up for Cruz as real estate mogul Donald Trump commanded the Republican vote in his home state of New York on […]

Bernie Sanders accepts Vatican invitation, will travel to Rome

Bernie Sanders accepts Vatican invitation, will travel to Rome

NEW YORK, NY – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday accepted an invitation from the Vatican to attend a conference hosted by the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences on social, economic and environmental issues. “I am delighted to have been invited by the Vatican to a meeting on restoring social justice and environmental sustainability to […]

NWS issues Winter Storm Warning

NWS issues Winter Storm Warning

BOSTON, MA – The National Weather Service (NWS) Boston, Taunton issued a Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 p.m. Sunday night until 11 a.m. Monday morning. The warning, issued Sunday morning covers the area of Southeast Massachusetts and all of Rhode Island. The Boston and Providence metropolitan areas are included. According to NWS, individuals […]

Winter Storm Mars is on the Way

Winter Storm Mars is on the Way

BOSTON – The National Weather Service Boston/Taunton issued a Winter Storm Warning for all of Rhode Island including Block Island; Central, Eastern, Northeastern, Southeastern Massachusetts; and Northeastern Connecticut. The NWS alert, in effect from 4 a.m. Monday through 7 a.m. Tuesday, predicted snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches. The storm is expected to overspread the […]

RI receives $18.2 million clean water infrastructure funding

RI receives $18.2 million clean water infrastructure funding

As originally posted on TraceyC-Media on December 6, 2015. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The state’s most vulnerable communities are eligible for federal clean water infrastructure funding through low-interest loans provided under $18.2 million allocated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation announced the allocation of green infrastructure monies to two federal-state loan programs that […]

Deepwater Wind turbine components arrive in RI

Deepwater Wind turbine components arrive in RI

PROVIDENCE – The first components of Deepwater Wind’s offshore wind turbines arrived at the Port of Providence on Wednesday. Deepwater Wind (DWW) CEO Jeff Grybowski tweeted the arrival of the firsts -first wind turbine components to arrive- for the first offshore wind farm in the country. Arrived! #providence welcomes 1st components for @DeepwaterWind turbine from […]

Breaking: M1.5 Earthquake recorded at Holliston

Breaking: M1.5 Earthquake recorded at Holliston

BOSTON – A USGS confirmed earthquake occurred 1 mile (2km) east-southeast of Holliston, Massachusetts at 8:19 PM EST on Tuesday. The location of the event was approximately 21 miles west-southwest of Boston and centered in Millis and felt in the towns of Holliston and Medway. USGS reports a 2.0 Earthquake in MA ~8:20 PM, the center of […]