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BankNewport Opens First Johnston Branch

BankNewport, a Rhode Island-based savings bank offering mortgage and business lending services, has opened its newest location in Johnston. The bank teamed up with Paramount Partners, DiPrete Engineering, Brown Lindquist Fenuccio & Raber Architects, and Cape Architects to convert a formerly vacant site into its new 1,100 square foot bank. Located on half an acre at the corner of Hartford and Atwood Avenue, this is the town’s first BankNewport branch to open. The new bank…
Kait Barnett
February 4, 2020

DiPrete Engineering Receives ACEC-RI Award

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Rhode Island (ACEC-RI) recently held its 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards ceremony and DiPrete Engineering is proud to announce itself a recipient of the second place Blue Ribbon Hope Award. This award recognizes engineering achievements that demonstrate a high degree of merit and ingenuity and contribute to the infrastructure of Rhode Island and the surrounding communities. This year’s Blue Ribbon Hope Award recognized a project with construction costs of more than…
July 31, 2019
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Construction of Wind Farm Begins in Johnston, RI

Johnston wind farm assembly in process Green Development LLC, a renewable energy solutions firm located in North Kingstown, RI, has begun work on a seven-turbine, 21-megawatt onshore wind farm in Johnston, RI. The company also owns a 10-turbine, 15-megawatt wind farm in Coventry, RI and 1.5-megawatt turbines in North Kingstown and Portsmouth. The $100-million wind farm will be located near Johnston’s Central Landfill along Plainfield Pike and Shun Pike. The new 3-megawatt VENSYS direct-drive turbines…
Sheryl Guglielmo
December 5, 2018
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Construction Underway for Citizens Bank Corporate Campus

Credit: Dimeo Construction Company Construction of the new Citizens Bank Corporate Campus located off of Greenville Avenue in northern Johnston, RI is moving along smoothly, with a new exit and entrance ramp onto Route 295 currently in the works. The site’s wetland crossings are also being installed with arch culverts, and an extension of utilities to service the site and the surrounding area are underway. The pace at which this project was conceived, designed, and…
Sheryl Guglielmo
October 26, 2017