DEM urges anglers to put safety first on opening day

With the trout fishing season opening on Saturday, April 14, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding anglers – particularly those fishing from a boat – to exercise personal safety precautions while in pursuit of their first trout of the season.

Free trees available to homeowners this spring

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is teaming up once again with the Arbor Day Foundation, Rhode Island Tree Council, and the Rhode Island Nursery and Landscape Association to give away 1,000 trees as part of the state’s Energy-Saving Trees program.

VIDEO: Reps award CFP with legislative grants

Reps. Dennis M. Canario (D-Dist. 71, Portsmouth, Little Compton, and Tiverton) and John G. Edwards (D-Dist. 70, Portsmouth and Tiverton) recently awarded the Common Fence Point Improvement Association with legislative grants.