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Rhode Island events 12/16/2018 - LemonWire

Rhode Island events 12/16/2018  LemonWire

Looking for something fun to do? Here's a comprehensive list of concerts and events in Rhode Island on 12/16/2018. The list is organized by city and includes ...

Published on 16 December 2018 | 5:09 am


Editorial: R.I. should be last in, first out - The Providence Journal

Editorial: R.I. should be last in, first out  The Providence Journal

Are the chill breezes of a coming recession being felt in Rhode Island? It has long been said that the Ocean State is first in, last out (FILO) when it comes to ...

Published on 16 December 2018 | 4:00 am


Review: Philharmonic's tame, sloppy 'Messiah' disappoints - News - The Providence Journal

Review: Philharmonic's tame, sloppy 'Messiah' disappoints - News  The Providence Journal

Could the roof be leaking at the Rhode Island Philharmonic's Music School? I don't know. But I do know the Philharmonic didn't spend its money on the budget ...

Published on 16 December 2018 | 3:49 am


Raimondo Says Health Care Ruling Threatens Thousands | Rhode Island News - U.S. News & World Report

Raimondo Says Health Care Ruling Threatens Thousands | Rhode Island News  U.S. News & World Report

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Gov. Gina Raimondo says a federal judge's ruling "threatens the health care of thousands" of Rhode Island residents.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 9:26 pm


NK schools show strong statewide assessment results | Local News - Ricentral.com

NK schools show strong statewide assessment results | Local News  Ricentral.com

[email protected] NORTH KINGSTOWN – The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) last week released the first performance results for students ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 6:03 pm


Grants Totaling $4.1M Announced From Volkswagen Settlement | Rhode Island News - U.S. News & World Report

Grants Totaling $4.1M Announced From Volkswagen Settlement | Rhode Island News  U.S. News & World Report

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island officials have allocated $4.1 million in grants from a settlement Volkswagen reached with federal officials over its ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 5:44 pm


Rare deer sighted in Rhode Island - WLNE-TV (ABC6)

Rare deer sighted in Rhode Island  WLNE-TV (ABC6)

In just days, a video of a rare deer sighting in Rhode Island has amassed thousands of views.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 4:46 pm


Legislative Commission Studies Privacy Protection Online | Rhode Island News - U.S. News & World Report

Legislative Commission Studies Privacy Protection Online | Rhode Island News  U.S. News & World Report

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A new legislative commission is studying online privacy protection.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 2:30 pm


WVU – Rhode Island Preview – WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers sports coverage - Blue Gold News

WVU – Rhode Island Preview – WVU | West Virginia Mountaineers sports coverage  Blue Gold News

West Virginia comes off a week-long break as it travels to Connecticut for a rare Sunday match-up with Rhode Island in the Air Force Reserve Holiday Showcase ...

Published on 15 December 2018 | 1:00 pm


Rare 'piebald' deer spotted in Rhode Island - Turn to 10

Rare 'piebald' deer spotted in Rhode Island  Turn to 10

There was a unique sighting in northern Rhode Island, as a rare "piebald" deer was spotted in Burrillville. Piebald deer spotted in Burrillville. Courtesy nrinow.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 4:16 am


Winning companies bid $405 million to lease federal waters for offshore wind - The Providence Journal

Winning companies bid $405 million to lease federal waters for offshore wind  The Providence Journal

Paragraph body. PROVIDENCE — Three energy companies have won a fiercely contested auction that stretched over two days with record-shattering bids ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 9:04 pm


'All we could think was why?' says family of R.I. native Jacquelyn Smith, who will be buried Saturday - The Providence Journal

'All we could think was why?' says family of R.I. native Jacquelyn Smith, who will be buried Saturday  The Providence Journal

BALTIMORE — Jacquelyn Smith was supposed to travel to California this week with family to attend her son's graduation from an information technology ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 7:38 pm


Josefina Doña Fefa Rosario, matron of R.I. Latino communities, dies at 90 - The Providence Journal

Josefina Doña Fefa Rosario, matron of R.I. Latino communities, dies at 90  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — Josefina "Doña Fefa" Rosario, 90, a woman many see as the "mother" of Rhode Island's Latino communities and founder of the first Latino ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 7:29 pm


Raimondo's “RI Promise” Free College Program's Effectiveness Questioned by House Finance Chair Abney - GoLocalProv

Raimondo's “RI Promise” Free College Program's Effectiveness Questioned by House Finance Chair Abney  GoLocalProv

Rhode Island House of Representatives Finance Chair Marvin Abney said he wants more details on the initial results from Governor Gina Raimondo's “Rhode ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 9:53 am


CEO: Hasbro will decide by mid-2019 on keeping HQ in RI - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

CEO: Hasbro will decide by mid-2019 on keeping HQ in RI  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) - Hasbro expects to announce a decision in the next three to six months on where it will build its future headquarters, and moving out ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 11:33 pm


Rhode Island Pension System Sues Google Over Breach Disclosure - Government Technology

Rhode Island Pension System Sues Google Over Breach Disclosure  Government Technology

The state's treasurer alleges the company hid a breach that affected 52.5 million users and investors. The Rhode Island pension fund is listed as the lead plaintiff ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 10:31 pm


Rhode Island Fishermen Condemn Offshore Wind Farms Despite Potential Benefits - WBUR

Rhode Island Fishermen Condemn Offshore Wind Farms Despite Potential Benefits  WBUR

A recent vote by the Rhode Island Fishermen's Advisory Board to block a wind farm project has raised questions about the future of offshore wind power.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 10:13 pm


FBI confirms rash of bomb threats; RI, Mass. among states affected - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

FBI confirms rash of bomb threats; RI, Mass. among states affected  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — Tasca car dealership in Cranston is one of many businesses across the country that received an emailed bomb threat Thursday.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 9:16 pm


R.I. settles police brutality case; trooper pursues conspiracy, defamation claims - The Providence Journal

R.I. settles police brutality case; trooper pursues conspiracy, defamation claims  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — The state has reached a $125000 settlement with a Central Falls man assaulted by a state trooper in 2014, but the case remains alive as the ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 7:23 pm


Rhode Island Equine Insurance Agent Pleads Guilty in $1.3M Fraud Scheme - Insurance Journal

Rhode Island Equine Insurance Agent Pleads Guilty in $1.3M Fraud Scheme  Insurance Journal

A Rhode Island insurance agent and agency owner who specializes in providing equine insurance coverage has admitted to operating schemes which ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 2:24 pm


3 Charged With Prostitution at Providence, RI Adult Club - NECN

3 Charged With Prostitution at Providence, RI Adult Club  NECN

A renowned Providence adult entertainment club has been shut down after police say three employees were arrested on prostitution charges. Police on ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 1:27 pm


Rhode Island files lawsuit against Google over privacy breach - Turn to 10

Rhode Island files lawsuit against Google over privacy breach  Turn to 10

Rhode Island has filed a lawsuit against Google over their handling of a privacy breach that compromised the information of 52. 5 million users. The lawsuit ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 5:49 pm


Mentoring Rhode Island - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Mentoring Rhode Island  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

This morning in The Rhode Home, we once again welcomed NIROPE - Nick, Ron & Pete Cardi - who, this week, discussed their stellar line of recliners which ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 3:41 pm


Berkshire Hills to enter Rhode Island with SI Financial purchase - American Banker

Berkshire Hills to enter Rhode Island with SI Financial purchase  American Banker

The $180 million acquisition is the first for Berkshire since the sudden departure of CEO Michael Daly.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 2:17 pm


Curt Schilling goes after Ocasio-Cortez and Rhode Island congressman on Twitter - The Boston Globe

Curt Schilling goes after Ocasio-Cortez and Rhode Island congressman on Twitter  The Boston Globe

In a series of tweets, former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling went after congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rhode Island congressman David ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 12:55 pm


Rhode Island sues Google over privacy lapse - Ledger-Enquirer

Rhode Island sues Google over privacy lapse  Ledger-Enquirer

Rhode Island sues Google over privacy flaw that exposed the personal information of 52.5 million Google Plus users.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 6:05 am


Six RI School Districts Honored By Advanced Placement - Patch.com

Six RI School Districts Honored By Advanced Placement  Patch.com

Six RI School Districts Make AP Honor Roll - Across Rhode Island, RI - Hundreds of school districts nationwide were recognized for increasing access to AP ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 10:28 pm


Prosecutors Say Thousands Were Scammed in Sweepstakes Scheme - U.S. News & World Report

Prosecutors Say Thousands Were Scammed in Sweepstakes Scheme  U.S. News & World Report

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Prosecutors allege three Rhode Island residents scammed thousands of people in sweepstakes solicitation schemes that netted ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 9:02 pm


Rhode Island Woman Arraigned on Child Abuse, Prostitution Charges - NECN

Rhode Island Woman Arraigned on Child Abuse, Prostitution Charges  NECN

A Rhode Island woman is reportedly accused of prostitution and child abuse. WJAR reports Tina Tucker, 36, of Johnston, was faced a judge on first-degree child ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 6:02 pm


Sneak Peek: The New Station Row Luxury Apartments in Providence - Rhode Island Monthly

Sneak Peek: The New Station Row Luxury Apartments in Providence  Rhode Island Monthly

From start to finish, Station Row grabbed the headlines. In 2016, it was the first project to land a Rebuild RI tax credit, Governor Gina Raimondo's economic ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 4:33 pm


A Rhode Island school system has hired a collection agency to chase down lunch debt - Boston.com

A Rhode Island school system has hired a collection agency to chase down lunch debt  Boston.com

The Cranston district has written off nearly $100000 in unpaid lunch bills since September 2016. Read more on Boston.com.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 3:38 pm


Holiday Happenings in Newport, Rhode Island - WCVB Boston

Holiday Happenings in Newport, Rhode Island  WCVB Boston

Christmas at the Newport mansions continues through January first. On Saturday evening you can enjoy a tour by carolers.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 12:50 am


New Rhode Island Rep. Resigns Seat Over Campaign Mailer - WBUR

New Rhode Island Rep. Resigns Seat Over Campaign Mailer  WBUR

The Rhode Island secretary of state's office received a resignation letter from Democratic Rep.-elect Laufton Ascencao on Monday.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 8:18 pm


Rhode Island school district hires collection agency to recoup missed lunch payments - The Takeout

Rhode Island school district hires collection agency to recoup missed lunch payments  The Takeout

We know school budgets are tough, but this seems extreme: The Cranston School District in Rhode Island has hired a collections agency to go after delinquent ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 7:25 pm


Rhode Island lawsuit argues that the Constitution guarantees a right to sufficient education to be an informed citizen - Boing Boing

Rhode Island lawsuit argues that the Constitution guarantees a right to sufficient education to be an informed citizen  Boing Boing

In 1973, the Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution does not guarantee Americans "equal" education (which would require similar per-student funding in both ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 5:33 pm


AAA: Gas prices fall again in Rhode Island - The Providence Journal

AAA: Gas prices fall again in Rhode Island  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Gasoline prices in Rhode Island have dropped another three cents, AAA Northeast says.The average price for a gallon of regular ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 5:18 pm


Environmental Enforcement in Rhode Island - ecoRI news

Environmental Enforcement in Rhode Island  ecoRI news

Since Smith Hill looks down on enforcement, the state agencies tasked with protecting the Ocean State's natural resources are labeled anti-business and their ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 12:43 pm


Rhode Island looks to spare green space with brownfield solar projects - Energy News Network

Rhode Island looks to spare green space with brownfield solar projects  Energy News Network

A new state incentive offers money to developers that build solar projects on polluted properties instead of forests or farmland.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 4:59 am


Rhode Island school district turns student lunch debt over to collection agency | TheHill - The Hill

Rhode Island school district turns student lunch debt over to collection agency | TheHill  The Hill

A school district in Rhode Island has hired a collection agency to recover thousands of dollars in student lunch debt.

Published on 9 December 2018 | 1:43 pm


Nurse at VA hospital in Rhode Island admits he stole liquid opioids - Stars and Stripes

Nurse at VA hospital in Rhode Island admits he stole liquid opioids  Stars and Stripes

A nurse at the Providence VA Medical Center has admitted that he removed liquid opioids from vials at the hospital for his own personal use and filled the vials ...

Published on 9 December 2018 | 4:36 am


Rhode Island holds off Holy Cross for 79-63 win - USA TODAY

Rhode Island holds off Holy Cross for 79-63 win  USA TODAY

Cyril Langevine scored 19 points with 11 rebounds, Fatts Russell scored 19 and Rhode Island beat Holy Cross 79-63.

Published on 8 December 2018 | 9:14 pm


Rhode Island school turns lunch debts over to collection agency - WNYT

Rhode Island school turns lunch debts over to collection agency  WNYT

Rhode Island's Cranston School District hired a collection agency to recover unpaid student lunch balances.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 5:22 pm


First of its kind Fetal Surgery in Rhode Island - WLNE-TV (ABC6)

First of its kind Fetal Surgery in Rhode Island  WLNE-TV (ABC6)

By: Liz Tufts Email: [email protected] Twitter: @ABC6 A team of doctors, surgeons and nurses performing a life–changing operation on a baby, while still inside ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 4:39 pm


Relic from Pearl Harbor Attack Coming to Rhode Island - NECN

Relic from Pearl Harbor Attack Coming to Rhode Island  NECN

A piece of a battleship destroyed during the Pearl Harbor attack of World War II is coming to Rhode Island.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 4:11 pm


State: About 13 percent of Rhode Island forest trees dead - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

State: About 13 percent of Rhode Island forest trees dead  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A combination of heat, drought and insect infestations have killed about 13 percent of trees in Rhode Island's forests since 2015, ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Gone Before He Got There: Newly Elected Lawmaker Won\'t Take Seat After Campaign Cover-Up - Governing

Gone Before He Got There: Newly Elected Lawmaker Won\'t Take Seat After Campaign Cover-Up  Governing

A rising young star in Rhode Island Democratic politics came crashing to earth Wednesday as state Representative-elect Laufton Ascencao said he would not ...

Published on 6 December 2018 | 9:40 pm


2 Historic Rhode Island Homes For Sale - Newport, RI Patch

2 Historic Rhode Island Homes For Sale  Newport, RI Patch

2 Historic Rhode Island Homes For Sale - Newport, RI - A Newport mansion and a Providence home on a wildlife sanctuary are both on the National Register of ...

Published on 6 December 2018 | 8:03 pm


State: About 13 Percent of Rhode Island Forest Trees Dead Due to Insect Infestations - NECN

State: About 13 Percent of Rhode Island Forest Trees Dead Due to Insect Infestations  NECN

State environmental officials say about 13 percent of the trees in Rhode Island's forests are now dead because of an unprecedented combination of heat, ...

Published on 6 December 2018 | 7:59 pm


Morris scores 29 to lead #19 Cats over Rhode Island 75-52 - WAVE 3

Morris scores 29 to lead #19 Cats over Rhode Island 75-52  WAVE 3

Maci Morris scored 29 points to lead #19 UK to a 75-52 win over Rhode Island on Thursday night.

Published on 6 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island prosecutors did not pursue 1300 felony cases - Turn to 10

Rhode Island prosecutors did not pursue 1300 felony cases  Turn to 10

The Rhode Island Attorney General's Office said it didn't pursue about 1300 cases between 2009 and 2015, with the statute of limitations up on about 900 felony ...

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Self-driving shuttles will soon begin public testing in Rhode Island - StateScoop

Self-driving shuttles will soon begin public testing in Rhode Island  StateScoop

During a one-year pilot, the state transportation department will monitor how the new technology can augment public transit in Providence.

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Islands forests are dying - newportri.com

Rhode Islands forests are dying  newportri.com

PROVIDENCE — About 13 percent of Rhode Island's forest trees are dead, state environmental officials have concluded, the result of an unprecedented ...

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island State Police: Missing K-9 Ruby Found Safe - NECN

Rhode Island State Police: Missing K-9 Ruby Found Safe  NECN

A wayward search and rescue dog who was missing has been found safe, according to Rhode Island State Police. Officials said Monday that K-9 Ruby ran off ...

Published on 4 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Gas prices continue to fall in Rhode Island, down 18 cents over past month - The Westerly Sun

Gas prices continue to fall in Rhode Island, down 18 cents over past month  The Westerly Sun

PROVIDENCE — Motorists in Rhode Island are seeing some cheaper gas prices, just in time for the holiday season. According to AAA Northeast, the average ...

Published on 4 December 2018 | 2:30 am


Rhode Island awards contract to run autonomous shuttles - The State

Rhode Island awards contract to run autonomous shuttles  The State

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to begin a self-driving shuttle *service* in Providence.

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island begins Real ID Program - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Rhode Island begins Real ID Program  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

The driver's license upgrade will meet federal requirements, affecting plane travelers.

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island Sports Betting Celebrates Second Sportsbook Launch Today - PlayUSA

Rhode Island Sports Betting Celebrates Second Sportsbook Launch Today  PlayUSA

The Tiverton Casino Hotel in Tiverton, Rhode Island opened its sportsbook to the public today at 3 p.m. EST. Rhode Island sports betting is on fire, as this debut ...

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Average Teacher Pay: How RI Ranks - Newport, RI Patch

Average Teacher Pay: How RI Ranks  Newport, RI Patch

Average Teacher Pay: How RI Ranks - Newport, RI - The average salary in the 2017- 2018 school year​ was more than the state's median household income, ...

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Town manager in Rhode Island fired, fire officials resign - theday.com

Town manager in Rhode Island fired, fire officials resign  theday.com

Newly elected leaders of a Rhode Island community have fired the town manager and accepted the resignations of two fire officials.

Published on 2 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island releases residential guide to going solar - Turn to 10

Rhode Island releases residential guide to going solar  Turn to 10

The state has released a guide to help homeowners understand the process for installing a residential solar array. State Energy Commissioner Carol Grant says ...

Published on 2 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Police identify man found unresponsive on a Rhode Island highway - Boston.com

Police identify man found unresponsive on a Rhode Island highway  Boston.com

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A man found unresponsive, lying on a Rhode Island highway has been identified. Warwick Police said the pedestrian is David J. Quinn.

Published on 1 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Ex-presidents connections to Rhode Island ran deep - The Providence Journal

Ex-presidents connections to Rhode Island ran deep  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — One of the most defining moments in the life of former President George H.W. Bush involved a fellow Navy man from Rhode Island.

Published on 1 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Reeves scores 15, Providence downs rival Rhode Island 59-50 - Turn to 10

Reeves scores 15, Providence downs rival Rhode Island 59-50  Turn to 10

PROVIDENCE, R. I. (AP) -- Ed Cooley doesn't plan to watch the game tape from Providence's 59-50 win over rival Rhode Island on Saturday. But he saw ...

Published on 1 December 2018 | 8:00 am


David Dumas, former Rhode Island House minority leader, dies - The Boston Globe

David Dumas, former Rhode Island House minority leader, dies  The Boston Globe

PROVIDENCE — David Dumas, former minority leader in the Rhode Island House of Representatives, has died. The House Minority Office confirmed the death ...

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island Republican House leader embraces marijuana legalization - The Boston Globe

Rhode Island Republican House leader embraces marijuana legalization  The Boston Globe

Marijuana Moment is a wire *service* assembled by Tom Angell, a marijuana legalization activist and journalist covering marijuana reform nationwide. The views ...

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island sued for failing to teach students civics - JURIST

Rhode Island sued for failing to teach students civics  JURIST

Rhode Island parents, on behalf of students, filed suit in the US District Court for the District of Rhode Island late Wednesday alleging the state of Rhode Island ...

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Federal lawsuit says R.I. fails to prepare students to be informed citizens - The Providence Journal

Federal lawsuit says R.I. fails to prepare students to be informed citizens  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A federal lawsuit filed on behalf of 14 students claims that Rhode Island's public schools do not prepare students for active life in a ...

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island National Guard cancels 2019 air show - Turn to 10

Rhode Island National Guard cancels 2019 air show  Turn to 10

The Rhode Island National Guard said Thursday that it has canceled its annual Open House Air Showfor 2019. The guard said it anticipates that too many troops ...

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Education chief: RIs poor results on new test are our truth-telling moment - The Providence Journal

Education chief: RIs poor results on new test are our truth-telling moment  The Providence Journal

Student performance can now be compared to Massachusetts now that Rhode Island has adopted the MCAS, a highly-regarded standardized test the Bay State ...

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Ocean State Update: The Biggest Rhode Island Tech & Startup News from November - American Inno

Ocean State Update: The Biggest Rhode Island Tech & Startup News from November  American Inno

At the end of every month, we recap the biggest tech and startup happenings in Rhode Island. We have an archive of past roundups here. To get this info weekly ...

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island failed to teach students to be good citizens, lawsuit says - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Rhode Island failed to teach students to be good citizens, lawsuit says  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Aleita Cook, 17, has never taken a class in government, civics or economics. In the two social studies classes she took in her four years at a technical high ...

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island brings legal sports betting to New England - Press Herald

Rhode Island brings legal sports betting to New England  Press Herald

LINCOLN, R.I. — The state of Rhode Island, once the epicenter of mob-controlled bookmaking operations across New England, made its first foray into legal ...

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Secretary of state proposes early voting in Rhode Island - Turn to 10

Secretary of state proposes early voting in Rhode Island  Turn to 10

The demand for mail ballots in the recent election shows the need to allow for early voting, Rhode Island's secretary of state said Wednesday. Democrat Nellie ...

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island restaurant responds to backlash against anti-Trump shirts - Boston.com

Rhode Island restaurant responds to backlash against anti-Trump shirts  Boston.com

The shirts brandished a logo advocating for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Read more on Boston.com.

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Buckle up, Rhode Island: Its time to light the State House Christmas tree - The Providence Journal

Buckle up, Rhode Island: Its time to light the State House Christmas tree  The Providence Journal

The Rhode Island State House tree will be lit Thursday night, shadowed by ghosts of debacles past.

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island to begin offering REAL ID-compliant licenses - Turn to 10

Rhode Island to begin offering REAL ID-compliant licenses  Turn to 10

Rhode Island will soon begin offering residents the option to upgrade their driver's licenses to meet federal requirements that will affect plane travelers. Rhode ...

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Gift Guide 2018: Rhode Island Startup Edition - American Inno

Gift Guide 2018: Rhode Island Startup Edition  American Inno

A September 2018 article titled, "Why Small Businesses Find Success in Rhode Island," ran in Crain's New York Business. It argued that "entrepreneurs benefit ...

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Lets get it on: Sports gambling starts in R.I. as leaders bet $20 on the Celtics - The Providence Journal

Lets get it on: Sports gambling starts in R.I. as leaders bet $20 on the Celtics  The Providence Journal

LINCOLN — The state of Rhode Island, once the epicenter of mob-controlled bookmaking operations across New England, made its first foray into legal sports ...

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Sports Betting Begins In Rhode Island - CBS Boston

Sports Betting Begins In Rhode Island  CBS Boston

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Sports betting is beginning in Rhode Island. Twin River Casino announced Wednesday that the first bets will be accepted at its ...

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


New images help make protection case for Rhode Island sunken submarines - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

New images help make protection case for Rhode Island sunken submarines  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) -- New images of sunken submarines are helping make a case that the vessels should be managed and protected by the ...

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Political Scene: R.I. government workforce swells to 14,058 workers - The Providence Journal

Political Scene: R.I. government workforce swells to 14,058 workers  The Providence Journal

The last time Rhode Island had that many state workers was in 2009, when the bottom dropped out of the economy and then-Gov. Donald Carcieri was forced to ...

Published on 25 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Student holiday concerts to begin at Rhode Island Statehouse - Turn to 10

Student holiday concerts to begin at Rhode Island Statehouse  Turn to 10

Student musicians from across the state will be featured in a series of concerts at the Statehouse to celebrate the holiday season. The Rhode Island State ...

Published on 25 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Opportunity Zones in R.I. raise questions of equity - The Providence Journal

Opportunity Zones in R.I. raise questions of equity  The Providence Journal

The Opportunity Zone program included in last year's federal Tax Cut & Jobs Act was billed as a way to use some of the windfall that investors will receive under ...

Published on 24 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Giving Thanks At A Rhode Island Community Farm - WBUR

Giving Thanks At A Rhode Island Community Farm  WBUR

In Rhode Island, a Thanksgiving dinner of sorts was given last month to thank the volunteers of a community farm in Jamestown.

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


'He's like Al Capone': turkey on the loose ruffles feathers in Rhode Island town - The Guardian

'He's like Al Capone': turkey on the loose ruffles feathers in Rhode Island town  The Guardian

Officials captured two of three birds that took up residence in Johnston – but one is wreaking havoc on the once-quiet town.

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Sports betting set to begin in Rhode Island - Press Herald

Sports betting set to begin in Rhode Island  Press Herald

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Sports betting is beginning in Rhode Island. Twin River Casino announced Wednesday that the first bets will be accepted at its Lincoln ...

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Fast-Moving Fire Destroys Rhode Island Church - NECN

Fast-Moving Fire Destroys Rhode Island Church  NECN

A fast-moving fire has destroyed a Rhode Island church. Acting Warwick fire chief Marcel Fonteneault says the Wednesday night blaze gutted the Woodbury ...

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Additional Rhode Island Companies Receive Innovation Vouchers - American Inno

Additional Rhode Island Companies Receive Innovation Vouchers  American Inno

Three more Rhode Island companies are the recipients of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation's Innovation Vouchers. Pawtucket-based Cooley Group, ...

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


$450,000 Homes in Rhode Island, Illinois and Arkansas - The New York Times

$450,000 Homes in Rhode Island, Illinois and Arkansas  The New York Times

An 1898 Arts and Crafts house in Glocester, a modern condominium in Chicago and a 1931 cottage in Fayetteville.

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Christmas tree arrives at Rhode Island State House - Turn to 10

Christmas tree arrives at Rhode Island State House  Turn to 10

Rhode Island's State House Christmas tree arrived from Bedrock Tree Farm in South Kingstown Wednesday. The 18-foot Douglas fir will stand in the State ...

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Crossroads Rhode Island receives $5 million grant from Amazon founder - Turn to 10

Crossroads Rhode Island receives $5 million grant from Amazon founder  Turn to 10

"Surreal, it was really exciting. " That's how Crossroads President Karen Santilli describes finding out the Rhode Island nonprofit was the recipient of a $5 million ...

Published on 20 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Gov. Raimondo remains open to legal pot in Rhode Island - The Providence Journal

Gov. Raimondo remains open to legal pot in Rhode Island  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — With recreational marijuana sales beginning in neighboring Massachusetts, Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo "remains open" to ...

Published on 20 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Criticism of R.I. secretary of state continues to build - The Providence Journal

Criticism of R.I. secretary of state continues to build  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Amid criticism, Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea on Tuesday doubled down on her refusal to provide The Providence Journal with a digital ...

Published on 20 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Food bank: Cost of food increases 15 percent in Rhode Island - SF Gate

Food bank: Cost of food increases 15 percent in Rhode Island  SF Gate

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The cost of food in Rhode Island has increased by 15 percent over the past two years, outpacing wage growth, the Rhode Island ...

Published on 19 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island Prisons Push To Get Inmates The Best Treatment For Opioid Addiction - NPR

Rhode Island Prisons Push To Get Inmates The Best Treatment For Opioid Addiction  NPR

In a windowless classroom at the John J. Moran medium-security prison in Cranston, R.I., three men sit around a table to share how and when they began using ...

Published on 19 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Clinging jellyfish invade Rhode Island waters - The Providence Journal

Clinging jellyfish invade Rhode Island waters  The Providence Journal

Tiny clinging jellyfish that pack an agonizing sting are turning up in R.I. waters amid environmental changes and shifting ecosystems.

Published on 17 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island man arrested after taking forklift - Turn to 10

Rhode Island man arrested after taking forklift  Turn to 10

Rhode Island police say a man stole a forklift and drove it around a park, at times trying to ram police cruisers, before he got stuck and had to be forcibly removed ...

Published on 17 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame to induct 11 at Sunday ceremony - The Providence Journal

Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame to induct 11 at Sunday ceremony  The Providence Journal

The Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame is set to enshrine 11 prominent Rhode Islanders from the first half of the 20th century on Sunday. The 22nd annual ...

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Risque R.I. vanity license-plate requests turned away by the dozens - The Providence Journal

Risque R.I. vanity license-plate requests turned away by the dozens  The Providence Journal

Vanity license plates allow Rhode Islanders to express their personalities and individuality right on their bumpers, but in dozens of cases over the past few years, ...

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Launch party Nov. 29 for Rhode Island Memories picture book - The Providence Journal

Launch party Nov. 29 for Rhode Island Memories picture book  The Providence Journal

The Providence Journal and Barrington Books will host a book launch party on Nov. 29 to mark the release of "Rhode Island Memories: The Early Years," a ...

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am








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