INFRASTRUCTURE

Deepwater Wind off the coast of Block Island, Rhode Island, in October 2016.
Ryan Caron King / Connecticut Public Radio

An offshore wind developer based in Rhode Island is being acquired by the Danish offshore wind company, Ørsted. 

The Paramount Theater lobby hosted a press conference announcing state funding to help a planned rehabilitation.
Heather Brandon / NEPR

Massachusetts is chipping in $2.5 million to renovate the Paramount Theater and Massasoit building in Springfield.

A traditional cell phone tower disguised as a tree.
SayCheeeeeese / Creative Commons

Americans' wireless data consumption has skyrocketed since 4G technology was introduced nearly a decade ago. 

Solar batteries are on steel platforms near the solar energy farm at the site of the old Mount Tom power plant.
Screen Shot from video by Don Treeger / The Republican / masslive.com/photos

The site of the old Mount Tom coal-burning power plant in Holyoke, Massachusetts, is now home to batteries to store solar energy.

One week after flames engulfed her home’s boiler, in a pipeline disaster that has left much of the Merrimack Valley without natural gas, Maureen Fraser was where she always is on Thursday nights: choir practice at St. Patrick Parish in Lawrence.

And on Sunday morning, Fraser’s voice helped fill the sanctuary with hymns and a sense of normalcy — if only for an hour. She said she took comfort in the homily delivered by the Rev. Paul O’Brien, who told parishioners it’s OK to feel traumatized.

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