- Special Sections
- Time Out
- Local Guide
SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The University of Rhode Island broke ground Monday on a $68 million Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences that will triple lab space for chemistry students and house the U.S. Department of Homeland Securityâ€™s Center of Excellence for Explosives Detection, Mitigation and Response.
The construction, architecture, engineering, managing and staffing of the new center will create around 1,200 jobs in the state.
For the rest of this story and more local news, pick up a copy of the Narragansett Times.