Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers to release report...

The Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (RIPUC) announced plans today to issue a report on Wednesday "describing the causes...

National Grid: Lower gas rates ahead for Rhode Island customers

Rhode Islanders should see a decrease on their annual gas bill for the year ahead after the Public Utilities Commission (RIPUC) approved...

With cold weather not far off, reports on last winter’s gas...

With the cold winter months not far off, Newport officials are frustrated, concerned, and impatient as promised reports on the specific cause...

State reimburses Potter League for gas outage assistance and expenses

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), on the authorization of Governor Gina Raimondo, announced today that they have presented a check...

Senator DiPalma’s bill that creates a commission to examine the state’s...

Sen. Louis P. DiPalma’s (D-Dist. 12, Middletown, Little Compton, Newport, Tiverton) legislation (2019-S 0194A) that creates a Senate special legislative commission to...

VIDEO: Gov. Raimondo, McKee highlight Utility Reform Proposal

At a press conference at the Newport Gateway Center earlier today, Governor Gina Raimondo, Lieutenant Governor Daniel McKee and Senator Louis DiPalma...

Chamber seeks business input to measure economic impact of gas outage

Over 425 businesses in Newport County were impacted during the natural gas outage in January 2019. While many are back to business...

Gas Emergency: Business Recovery Center at Newport Harbor Hotel closing on...

Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency announced today on Twitter that the Small Business Recovery Center at Newport Harbor Hotel will close on...

Gas Outage: Emergency SBA Loans now available to Newport businesses

Businesses affected by the recent natural gas outage are now being offered Low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) from the U.S. Small...

City of Newport: Residents encouraged to seek relief through National Grid...

As Newport continues to recover from January’s natural gas outage, the City of Newport is reminding those affected by the incident to...

Division of Public Utilities & Carriers opens investigation into National Grid...

The State of Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities & Carriers announced today that their division has opened an investigation into National...

DEM praises the work of the Potter League, RI’s Animal Shelter...

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recognized the Potter League for Animals, Rhode Island’s animal shelter network, and State Veterinarian...

Hospitality Association undertakes survey to determine gas crisis economic losses

With gas restored and businesses back up and running, officials are now trying to sort out the real costs of the week-long...

National Grid: Thank You, Aquidneck Island

National Grid send out the following email to its customers on Wednesday, January 30th in response to the natural gas outage last...

Lt. Governor McKee takes action to improve the emergency response of...

Today, Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee announced his plans to resubmit the Utility Emergency Response Bill, legislation to improve the emergency preparedness...

National Grid: Gas service restored for nearly 100% of impacted customers

"We have restored service to nearly 100% of impacted customers on Aquidneck Island. Only a few dozen remain who have either requested we come back later in the week or who we are still attempting to contact. "

VIDEO: Informational meeting for businesses to learn about recovery assistance

The Newport County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a meeting this morning at Newport Marriott with small business owners impacted by the...

City of Newport: Financial assistance being offered for small business owners...

The following information has been provided by the City of Newport. With gas service restored to the vast majority...

City of Newport’s latest update on natural gas outage

Here are the latest updates from the City of Newport; January...

Rep. Carson, Sen. Euer: Public deserves answers about cause of gas...

Public deserves answers about cause of gas crisis By Rep. Lauren H. Carson and Sen. Dawn Euer The public...

National Grid provides restoration update and announces Small Business Assistance Program

The following press release was provided by National Grid. National Grid announced this afternoon (at Binge BBQ) that 97% of...

Chamber of Commerce to host an informational meeting for businesses impacted...

The Newport County Chamber of Commerce has announced they will hold an informational meeting for businesses to learn how they can recover...

Governor Raimondo announces Emergency Loan Fund for impacted Aquidneck Island businesses

The following is a press release from the Governor following a press conference at Jane Pickens this morning. Commerce...

Representative Carson provides update on natural gas outage

The following was an email that Representative Carson sent to her constituents on Monday, January 28th; Good morning – Monday...

National Grid Information Center moved, now open at Middletown Police Department...

The warming and information center that was set up at the Gaudet Middle School has been closed. Starting on...