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RIP Spoono [Update]

One of the DPW crew and a founder of Black Rock Solar and Burners Without Borders, Scott Stephenson aka “Spoono” passed away on the Playa last night. 505 more words


Night Falls on Water Main Break Repairs

A water main break on Elm Street yesterday afternoon in Newport affected traffic more than the water supply. The break occurred across the street from Jiffy Mart and westbound traffic was down to one lane for over 7 hours, and only Jiffy Mart and Promex were without water. 69 more words


Makin' Signs

I’m sitting in an office. Not a normal office, with cubicles and doors, elevators and ladies rooms. It’s an office in a 100-year-old ranch house. The property is remote: 24 miles outside a town with fewer than 200 year-round residents. 647 more words


Caught on video: Powerful macroburst hits West Warwick

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI)  — West Warwick Department of Public Works employees got a great view of Tuesday’s storm – and now they’re sharing it on social media. 51 more words


LED Streetlights: Tell Us Which You Like Best!

Melrose residents will get to compare and contrast three different types of streetlights and offer opinions on a proposed LED streetlight upgrade for the City of Melrose. 378 more words


TRAFFIC ALERT: A Portion Of Adams Street Is Closed TODAY

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Department of Public Works posted the following announcement on their website yesterday:

“Please be advised that in order to complete a water main project, Adams Street will be temporarily closed between Church Street and Fairview Ave on Thursday July 30th starting at approximately 8am.  62 more words


Wilmington DPW Updates Town On Five Active Projects

WILMINGTON, MA — Wilmington’s Department of Public Works has recently begun providing progress reports on its website to keep residents better informed.  Last week, the Department posted updates on the following FIVE current projects. 476 more words