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RI Single-Family Home Inventory Up 10% in March, Says Realtors - GoLocalProv

RI Single-Family Home Inventory Up 10% in March, Says Realtors  GoLocalProv

Rhode Island's cooling housing market has 10% more single-family homes were available for sale in March of 2019 than a year earlier, according to data ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:20 am


Bootstrapping a Startup in Rhode Island: A Founder Sounds Off - American Inno

Bootstrapping a Startup in Rhode Island: A Founder Sounds Off  American Inno

Anne Holland, co-founder of MJBizDaily, explains her decision to bootstrap her media startup as opposed to leaning into venture capital or private equity ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:18 am


Developer of R.I. wind farm announces education, workforce initiative - The Providence Journal

Developer of R.I. wind farm announces education, workforce initiative  The Providence Journal

The companies behind the offshore Revolution Wind project in the waters south of Rhode Island say the $4.5 million in funding will go to education and ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:52 am


Inspiration comes from all over in Bristol, Rhode Island - WCVB Boston

Inspiration comes from all over in Bristol, Rhode Island  WCVB Boston

The beauty of Bristol provides endless inspriation for local artists.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:02 am


R.I. medical pot regulators prepare for home delivery - newportri.com

R.I. medical pot regulators prepare for home delivery  newportri.com

PROVIDENCE — No day better illustrates the blurred distinction between medical and recreational marijuana use than April 20 — the international pot ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:52 pm


R.I. sports betting numbers improved in March, but remained below expectations - The Providence Journal

R.I. sports betting numbers improved in March, but remained below expectations  The Providence Journal

Rhode Island's legal sports betting business had its best month yet in March, but still fell short of the profits the state anticipated when it legalized athletic ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:48 pm


The back roads of Bristol, Rhode Island - WCVB Boston

The back roads of Bristol, Rhode Island  WCVB Boston

The town of Bristol, Rhode Island has a long maritime history and was home to an Academy-Award winning actor.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:46 pm


Festival Ballet Providence Presents SWAN LAKE - Broadway World

Festival Ballet Providence Presents SWAN LAKE  Broadway World

Festival Ballet Providence (FBP) is thrilled to present the 2018-2019 season finale, Swan Lake, on May 10-12, 2019, Mother's Day Weekend, at The VETS, One ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:30 pm


RI tries to crack unsolved murder, missing person cases with playing cards - The Boston Globe

RI tries to crack unsolved murder, missing person cases with playing cards  The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe is launching an initiative that will lead to enhanced coverage of Rhode Island. We want to partner with you to learn the most important issues ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:12 pm


Raimondo remains confident Hasbro will stay in RI - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Raimondo remains confident Hasbro will stay in RI  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Hasbro hasn't given many clues into where the company's new headquarters will be, but the Massachusetts Office of Business Development said Friday that it is ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:41 pm


RI mayors, administrators oppose 'lifetime' contract bill - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

RI mayors, administrators oppose 'lifetime' contract bill  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) -- Mayors and town administrators across Rhode Island are protesting a bill they say would provide workers with so-called "lifetime" ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:54 pm


Rhode Island Gas Prices Spike Another 7 Cents - Newport, RI Patch

Rhode Island Gas Prices Spike Another 7 Cents  Newport, RI Patch

Gas prices once again spiked in Rhode Island over the past week, raising the average cost per gallon by seven cents. On average, a gallon of regular, unleaded ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:22 pm


RI Democratic Party announces organizational moves ahead of 2020 election - Uprise RI

RI Democratic Party announces organizational moves ahead of 2020 election  Uprise RI

This includes the creation of a Bylaws Committee and an open and transparent process for making at-large appointments the the State Committee. Rhode Island ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:02 pm


Hyde Park men killed in Rhode Island crash - The Boston Globe

Hyde Park men killed in Rhode Island crash  The Boston Globe

Romario Cameron, 24, and Johny Goyau, 25, were killed early Sunday in a wreck on Interstate 95 in Warwick.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:46 pm


2 Boston Residents Killed In Weekend Crash In Rhode Island - WBUR

2 Boston Residents Killed In Weekend Crash In Rhode Island  WBUR

The two men, ages 24 and 25, were from Hyde Park.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 3:35 pm


Police: 1 Person Hurt When Shots Fired Outside Sports Bar - U.S. News & World Report

Police: 1 Person Hurt When Shots Fired Outside Sports Bar  U.S. News & World Report

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police in Providence are investigating a late night shooting outside a city sports bar that sent one person to the hospital.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:21 pm


Wage Hope with PurpleStride Rhode Island - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Wage Hope with PurpleStride Rhode Island  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PURPLESTRIDE RHODE ISLAND 2019 PRESENTED BY OCEAN STATE JOB LOT.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:38 am


RI Is Falling Behind in Innovation Says New Study—Can the State Reverse Course? - GoLocalProv

RI Is Falling Behind in Innovation Says New Study—Can the State Reverse Course?  GoLocalProv

Rhode Island fell more in the latest national innovation ranking than every other state except Alabama. According to Bloomberg's U.S. State Innovation Index, ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:00 am


Dr. Caroline Chang Is Reinventing Dermatology in RI - GoLocalProv

Dr. Caroline Chang Is Reinventing Dermatology in RI  GoLocalProv

Dr. Caroline Chang is reinventing dermatology services in Rhode Island with her concierge-style *service* -- and no insurance, direct-pay model. GoLocalProv ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:13 am


2019 Rhode Island Truck Driving Championships - Transport Topics Online

2019 Rhode Island Truck Driving Championships  Transport Topics Online

Complete previews and recaps of the Rhode Island Truck Driving Championships, including stories, photos, results and videos where available.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:00 am


Protection of Rare Whale, Fishing Rules on Agenda This Week - U.S. News & World Report

Protection of Rare Whale, Fishing Rules on Agenda This Week  U.S. News & World Report

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A federal government group that seeks to keep whales safe from threats is meeting in Rhode Island this week to try to find solutions ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:15 am


Mass transit advocates urge R.I. to develop its own rapid rail system - The Providence Journal

Mass transit advocates urge R.I. to develop its own rapid rail system  The Providence Journal

In a "Rapid Rail" plan released last week, Grow Smart proposes starting a high-frequency Rhode Island rail shuttle between the under-construction Pawtucket ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 10:49 pm


2 Men Killed in Highway Crash in Warwick | Rhode Island News - U.S. News & World Report

2 Men Killed in Highway Crash in Warwick | Rhode Island News  U.S. News & World Report

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Authorities say two men were killed in an early-morning crash on a highway in Warwick.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 2:30 pm


Seminar Planned for Students Considering Military Academies | Rhode Island News - U.S. News & World Report

Seminar Planned for Students Considering Military Academies | Rhode Island News  U.S. News & World Report

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's two senators are hosting an informational seminar for high school students interested in attending a military *service* ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 1:04 pm


Alan Rosenberg: Healthcare, R.I. Memories and climate change - The Providence Journal

Alan Rosenberg: Healthcare, R.I. Memories and climate change  The Providence Journal

We're looking for your ideas about stories to tell, and for your photos, too.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 3:00 pm


Rhode Island man sentenced to prison for trafficking Fentanyl through Connecticut - WTNH.com

Rhode Island man sentenced to prison for trafficking Fentanyl through Connecticut  WTNH.com

A Rhode Island man is heading to prison for trafficking two pounds of Fentanyl through Connecticut.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:19 am


Lawyer who defended Mattiello in campaign-finance case poised for confirmation as R.I. traffic court magistrate - The Providence Journal

Lawyer who defended Mattiello in campaign-finance case poised for confirmation as R.I. traffic court magistrate  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island's senators are poised to confirm Michael DiChiro Jr. — the lawyer who defended House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello in a ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 12:33 am


Mass. leaders hope to poach Hasbro HQ from RI - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Mass. leaders hope to poach Hasbro HQ from RI  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Massachusetts leaders are hoping to woo Hasbro out of Pawtucket and into the Commonwealth.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 10:51 pm


Divorced R.I. couple battles over custody of dogs - The Providence Journal

Divorced R.I. couple battles over custody of dogs  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — After 23 years of marriage, one issue brought a divorced Johnston couple to the Rhode Island Supreme Court: Visitation rights with the dogs.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 8:56 pm


Police capture one of R.I.s most wanted in California - The Providence Journal

Police capture one of R.I.s most wanted in California  The Providence Journal

CENTRAL FALLS -- One of Rhode Island's most wanted fugitives was arrested in California on Thursday on charges of child molestation, according to the ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:17 pm


Former Virginia player Reiss named head coach at Rhode Island - The Daily Progress

Former Virginia player Reiss named head coach at Rhode Island  The Daily Progress

Former Virginia standout Tammi Reiss was named the head women's basketball coach at Rhode Island on Thursday.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:32 pm


Couple in Rhode Island photographed wearing Nazi armband and T-shirt in public | TheHill - The Hill

Couple in Rhode Island photographed wearing Nazi armband and T-shirt in public | TheHill  The Hill

A man and woman in Providence, R.I., were photographed last week outside a restaurant wearing Nazi apparel. The Providence Journal reports the two were ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 8:12 pm


Rhode Island loses jobs in March but unemployment rate dips - WPRO

Rhode Island loses jobs in March but unemployment rate dips  WPRO

State labor officials say Rhode Island lost 300 jobs from February to March, but the state unemployment rate dropped slightly during that period.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 1:17 pm


Graze Burgers Serves Humanely Raised Beef That's Close to Home - Rhode Island Monthly

Graze Burgers Serves Humanely Raised Beef That's Close to Home  Rhode Island Monthly

An American Aberdeen cow bellows loudly on an early spring day at grass-fed cattle farm JW Beef in Stonington, Connecticut. Three day-old calves frolic and ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:50 pm


Merger of R.I. education offices could save $1 million - The Providence Journal

Merger of R.I. education offices could save $1 million  The Providence Journal

A cost-savings committee convened by Gov. Gina Raimondo recommends merging the Office of Post-Secondary Education with the state Department of ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:59 am


Cherry Blossoms are in bloom in Rhode Island - Turn to 10

Cherry Blossoms are in bloom in Rhode Island  Turn to 10

It's Cherry Blossom Time! The famous trees in Washington, D. C. are long past peak, but the blooms are beautiful right now in Pawtucket and Central Falls.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:54 am


Rhode Island man sentenced - Record Herald

Rhode Island man sentenced  Record Herald

A Rhode Island man who pleaded guilty to attempted abduction was sentenced this week to two years of community control after he had previously served ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 9:35 pm


Rhode Island Earns National Recognition For Pre-K Programs - Cranston, RI Patch

Rhode Island Earns National Recognition For Pre-K Programs  Cranston, RI Patch

Rhode Island Earns National Recognition For Pre-K - Cranston, RI - Rhode Island was ne of just three states to meet all quality standard benchmarks in the2018 ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 8:11 pm


2018-19 ALL-USA Rhode Island Girls Basketball Team - USA TODAY High School Sports

2018-19 ALL-USA Rhode Island Girls Basketball Team  USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the ALL-USA Rhode Island Girls Basketball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 6:32 pm


Running for Governor of West Virginia, Stephen Smith visits Rhode Island - Uprise RI

Running for Governor of West Virginia, Stephen Smith visits Rhode Island  Uprise RI

“I'm exhausted by a politics that says it's our job as the citizenry is to go up to the capitol and try to get people to listen to us. The idea of the campaign is to ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 4:07 pm


A&P, Almacs Once Dominated But Are Now Gone—What Is Stop & Shop's Fate? - GoLocalProv

A&P, Almacs Once Dominated But Are Now Gone—What Is Stop & Shop's Fate?  GoLocalProv

Southern New England has been dominated by three supermarket chains over the past century. First, there was A&P, then Almacs, and followed by Stop & Shop ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 10:52 am


University of Rhode Island Wins Award to Train STEM Teachers - Government Technology

University of Rhode Island Wins Award to Train STEM Teachers  Government Technology

The university's School of Education has received its second National Science Foundation scholarship, worth $1.2 million, to bolster the number of students who ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Meet Rhode Islands Boston Marathon Runners - Patch.com

Meet Rhode Islands Boston Marathon Runners  Patch.com

Meet Your Town's Boston Marathon Runners - Across Rhode Island, RI - Check out the local runners and their finish times in this year's Boston Marathon.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 8:12 pm


2018-19 ALL-USA Rhode Island Boys Basketball Team - USA TODAY High School Sports

2018-19 ALL-USA Rhode Island Boys Basketball Team  USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the ALL-USA Rhode Island Boys Basketball Team. Players were selected based on their athletic ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 12:01 pm


Rhode Island Gas Prices Spike 8 Cents In A Week - Newport, RI Patch

Rhode Island Gas Prices Spike 8 Cents In A Week  Newport, RI Patch

Rhode Island Gas Prices Spike 8 Cents In A Week - Newport, RI - Gas prices soared eight cents per gallon over the past week, with some states seeing prices ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 6:03 pm


18,000+ Rhode Island Power Outages Amid Thunderstorms - Newport, RI Patch

18,000+ Rhode Island Power Outages Amid Thunderstorms  Newport, RI Patch

18000+ Rhode Island Power Outages Amid T-storms - Newport, RI - National Grid said Rhode Island power outages hit the thousands on Marathon Monday, ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 1:54 pm


Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island completes first program of 2019 season - What'sUpNewp

Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island completes first program of 2019 season  What'sUpNewp

The Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island announced recently that they have completed their first program of their 2019 season. The Announcement. In an exciting ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 12:00 pm


Rhode Island looks to protect woodlands from solar farms - WPRO

Rhode Island looks to protect woodlands from solar farms  WPRO

COVENTRY, R.I. (AP) – Rhode Island lawmakers are considering a bill that would help protect woodlands from being cleared to make way for solar farms.

Published on 15 April 2019 | 11:45 am


Proposed R.I. solar farms endangering rural forests, environmentalists say - The Providence Journal

Proposed R.I. solar farms endangering rural forests, environmentalists say  The Providence Journal

The Audubon Society of Rhode Island is working with state legislators on a bill that aims to put in place the beginnings of a strategy to preserve and manage ...

Published on 14 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Rhode Island municipalities awarded federal community grants - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Rhode Island municipalities awarded federal community grants  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island municipalities have been awarded nearly $25 million in federal funding to help revitalize local neighborhoods and ...

Published on 13 April 2019 | 3:23 pm


Can Rhode Island Become a Destination for Millennials? - GoLocalProv

Can Rhode Island Become a Destination for Millennials?  GoLocalProv

The trends have been going in the wrong direction for decades -- young people leaving Rhode Island. A new study says RI ranks as the 31st best state for ...

Published on 13 April 2019 | 11:26 am


Cox debuts first smart home in Rhode Island - Ricentral.com

Cox debuts first smart home in Rhode Island  Ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Last week, Cox Communications debuted its first “Connected Independence” smart home in Rhode Island. The smart home, located in ...

Published on 13 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Lawsuit claims Rhode Island fails English language learners - The Providence Journal

Lawsuit claims Rhode Island fails English language learners  The Providence Journal

Rhode Island Legal Services and the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island are suing the state Department of Education over a policy in Providence ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 7:00 am


5 Things To Do In Rhode Island During April Vacation - Newport, RI Patch

5 Things To Do In Rhode Island During April Vacation  Newport, RI Patch

5 Things To Do In Rhode Island During Vacation - Newport, RI - From bowling alleys to go-karts, Patch has the list of the best places to have fun during April ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 7:00 am


After Baby’s Death, Rhode Island 911 Operators May Receive Enhanced Training - ProPublica

After Baby’s Death, Rhode Island 911 Operators May Receive Enhanced Training  ProPublica

The governor supports a recommendation from the state police superintendent to have all 34 telecommunicators and eight supervisors in the 911 emergency ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Only on 10: A look inside the Rhode Island State Crime Laboratory - Turn to 10

Only on 10: A look inside the Rhode Island State Crime Laboratory  Turn to 10

Nestled in Fogarty Hall on the campus of the University of Rhode Island, investigators are busy analyzing evidence. It's part of the Rhode Island State Crime ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Stop & Shop workers on strike in Rhode Island, across New England - The Providence Journal

Stop & Shop workers on strike in Rhode Island, across New England  The Providence Journal

Stop & Shop workers in Rhode Island and across New England went on strike early Thursday afternoon, walking away from their aisles and counters in a ...

Published on 11 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Central Falls police chief leaving to head Rhode Island College force - The Providence Journal

Central Falls police chief leaving to head Rhode Island College force  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE -- Later this month Rhode Island College will have a new chief of its campus police force -- James J. Mendonca, the current police chief in Central ...

Published on 11 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Rhode Island's expanding sales tax - Cranston Herald

Rhode Island's expanding sales tax  Cranston Herald

By STEVE FRIAS In search of more revenues, the General Assembly recently enacted legislation requiring more companies to collect Rhode Island's seven ...

Published on 10 April 2019 | 5:24 pm


5 things to do in Rhode Island this weekend - The Providence Journal

5 things to do in Rhode Island this weekend  The Providence Journal

Annual Wheeler School Clothing & More Sale in Providence; Audubon Society camouflaged egg hunt; Robot Block Party in Providence; Newport's Daffodil Days ...

Published on 10 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Drug overdose deaths decline in Rhode Island in 2018 - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Drug overdose deaths decline in Rhode Island in 2018  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI/AP) -- State health officials say the number of accidental drug overdose deaths in Rhode Island has continued to decline.

Published on 10 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Smokey Bear appeals for letters from Rhode Island kids - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Smokey Bear appeals for letters from Rhode Island kids  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) -- As one of the United States' most recognizable bears turns 75 this year, he's calling upon Rhode Island kids for more than just ...

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Where to Go for Game of Thrones Cocktails - Rhode Island Monthly

Where to Go for Game of Thrones Cocktails  Rhode Island Monthly

Rhode Island's winter may be over, but on April 14, winter is coming to Westeros as “Game of Thrones” premieres its much-anticipated and long-awaited eighth ...

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Rhode Island Kids Count report: Well-being is trending up for kids - The Westerly Sun

Rhode Island Kids Count report: Well-being is trending up for kids  The Westerly Sun

PROVIDENCE — A children's advocacy organization released an annual report Monday that charts improvements and declines in the wellbeing of Rhode ...

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Rhode Island giving away 1,000 free trees to conserve energy - The Providence Journal

Rhode Island giving away 1,000 free trees to conserve energy  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is once again working with the Arbor Day Foundation to give away trees this spring to help homeowners conserve ...

Published on 7 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Master plan for Rhode Island's main airport to be updated - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Master plan for Rhode Island's main airport to be updated  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

The Rhode Island Airport Corporation says the update is required by the Federal Aviation Administration and no runway lengthening or realignment is under ...

Published on 6 April 2019 | 3:40 pm


Sea Potato Invasion Hits Rhode Island Shoreline - ecoRI news

Sea Potato Invasion Hits Rhode Island Shoreline  ecoRI news

The appearance of sea potatoes along the Rhode Island coast is significant because it has crossed a major biogeography boundary.

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Investigation: R.I. employee stole $220602 from program for developmentally disabled - The Providence Journal

Investigation: R.I. employee stole $220602 from program for developmentally disabled  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — The head of financial management for Rhode Island's state-run group homes stole $220602 in federal dollars earmarked for developmentally ...

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Siting of Renewables Divides Rhode Island's Land and People - ecoRI news

Siting of Renewables Divides Rhode Island's Land and People  ecoRI news

FOSTER, R.I. — The faces and decor were different, but the conversation was virtually the same. Eight months and some 30 miles separated the two living-room ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 8:43 pm


Parents ask lawmakers to implement sepsis protocols in Rhode Island - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Parents ask lawmakers to implement sepsis protocols in Rhode Island  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Parents of children who have died of sepsis in Rhode Island appealed to lawmakers Thursday night, teling them the state needs to establish standard protocols ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Rhode Island lawmakers introduce bill to add Yankees license plate - Boston.com

Rhode Island lawmakers introduce bill to add Yankees license plate  Boston.com

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island lawmakers have introduced a bill that would allow New York Yankees fans to show team pride on their license plates.

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Rhode Island Restaurants and Hotels Earn AAA Diamond Awards - Rhode Island Monthly

Rhode Island Restaurants and Hotels Earn AAA Diamond Awards  Rhode Island Monthly

Gracie's staff, including Anat Sagi and Kendal Fitzsimmons with proprietor Ellen Slattery, and AAA Northeast's Diana Imondi, and Alan Freudeman of Gracie's.

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Massachusetts woman sentenced in Rhode Island slaying - Hastings Tribune

Massachusetts woman sentenced in Rhode Island slaying  Hastings Tribune

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A 29-year-old woman from Massachusetts has been sentenced to three life sentences in prison in connection with the shooting death ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Family Adventures: In Rhode Island, its easy to travel back in time - The Providence Journal

Family Adventures: In Rhode Island, its easy to travel back in time  The Providence Journal

If you're planning a staycation for the April school break, you're in luck, because you live in Rhode Island, a state that celebrates, preserves and cherishes its rich ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Inside Rhode Island's Quahog Industry, A Shrinking Workforce - WBUR

Inside Rhode Island's Quahog Industry, A Shrinking Workforce  WBUR

Rhode Islanders love the state's famous quahogs. But the clamming industry has shrunk dramatically since its heyday in the 1980s and '90s.

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


No cheese? Rhode Island's 'red strips' are an odd take on pizza - USA TODAY

No cheese? Rhode Island's 'red strips' are an odd take on pizza  USA TODAY

Rhode Island's bakery pizza is so odd that some might even argue that "red strips" don't meet the basic definition of pizza.

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Rhode Island College VP Jason Meriwether resigns - The Providence Journal

Rhode Island College VP Jason Meriwether resigns  The Providence Journal

Jason L. Meriwether, who had served as vice president for student success, resigned Tuesday from his position, which entailed analyzing data to help students ...

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Wagging the Dog in Rhode Island - CounterPunch

Wagging the Dog in Rhode Island  CounterPunch

Another Raimondo Tale Ever since Gina Raimondo, (a republican in any other state), became governor of Rhode Island, she has unabashedly launched a ...

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Police chase ends in crash outside of Taylor Swift's Rhode Island home - MassLive.com

Police chase ends in crash outside of Taylor Swift's Rhode Island home  MassLive.com

Singer Taylor Swift's home in New England served as the endgame of a police chase through multiple communities.

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Rhode Island Bill Would Slash School Districts To 4 From 54 - Cranston, RI Patch

Rhode Island Bill Would Slash School Districts To 4 From 54  Cranston, RI Patch

Rhode Island Bill Would Cut School Districts To 4 - Cranston, RI - The change "would allow the state to mobilize the state's limited resources in a way that would ...

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Rain will move in overnight, snow possible in Northern Rhode Island - The Providence Journal

Rain will move in overnight, snow possible in Northern Rhode Island  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE -- After a dry day Tuesday, a coastal storm will bring heavy rain and possibly some snow to Southern New England overnight into early ...

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Rhode Island Bridges Rated The Worst In The Country - Newport, RI Patch

Rhode Island Bridges Rated The Worst In The Country  Newport, RI Patch

RI Bridges Rated The Worst In The Country - Newport, RI - Rhode Island has the highest percentage of structurally deficient bridges in the country.

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


R.I. Senate committee gets its turn listening to gun-control debate - The Providence Journal

R.I. Senate committee gets its turn listening to gun-control debate  The Providence Journal

Overall, 22 of the 38 Senate members have co-sponsored the proposed assault weapons ban; 21 of the 38 have co-sponsored a companion bill to place a ...

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Rhode Island teen gets life term for killing mom’s boyfriend - Boston Herald

Rhode Island teen gets life term for killing mom’s boyfriend  Boston Herald

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man convicted of shooting his mother's boyfriend and then helping to dump and burn the body has been sent to ...

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


This Founder Is Bringing Online Resources to Rhode Island Seniors - American Inno

This Founder Is Bringing Online Resources to Rhode Island Seniors  American Inno

That's according to Deborah Burton, the founder of Aging Easily, LLC, and RIElderInfo.com. She has a master's degree in gerentology, or "the scientific study of ...

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Rhode Island sales of medical marijuana hits new highs - The Boston Globe

Rhode Island sales of medical marijuana hits new highs  The Boston Globe

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — State regulators say sales of medical marijuana in Rhode Island are continuing to hit new highs. Regulator Norman Birenbaum says ...

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


March was dry and cold in Rhode Island - The Providence Journal

March was dry and cold in Rhode Island  The Providence Journal

PROVIDENCE — March 2019 was colder and drier than normal.And as March normally does, it saved its warmest days for the end of the month.With a 36.7 ...

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Rhode Island Inno Approved: April Tech & Startup Events to Know About - American Inno

Rhode Island Inno Approved: April Tech & Startup Events to Know About  American Inno

Because Rhode Island is a veritable hive of cool people doing cool things and hiring personal assistants is expensive, we at Rhode Island Inno have ...

Published on 31 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Lottery: Rhode Island casinos lost $900,000 on sports betting in Feb. - The Boston Globe

Lottery: Rhode Island casinos lost $900,000 on sports betting in Feb.  The Boston Globe

Casinos in Rhode Island lost nearly $900,000 on sports betting in February after winning bets for the Super Bowl and other professional sports were paid out, ...

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


R.I. demand for medical marijuana skyrocketing - The Providence Journal

R.I. demand for medical marijuana skyrocketing  The Providence Journal

While state lawmakers consider legalizing recreational pot this year, sales of medical marijuana continue to hit new highs.The reason isn't just that more people ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Cold reception for Rhode Island woodlands preservation billl - The Westerly Sun

Cold reception for Rhode Island woodlands preservation billl  The Westerly Sun

PROVIDENCE — A bill to protect Rhode Island's woodlands and forests wasn't received warmly by the House Committee on the Environment and Natural ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Inmates deemed 'dead' using century-old law in Rhode Island - Star Tribune

Inmates deemed 'dead' using century-old law in Rhode Island  Star Tribune

Rhode Island is one of the few places where people can still be punished with "civil death" and civil rights advocates want the century-old practice to stop.

Published on 27 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Not one bump stock was turned in since they were banned in Rhode Island, state police say - The Boston Globe

Not one bump stock was turned in since they were banned in Rhode Island, state police say  The Boston Globe

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — State police in Rhode Island say no one has turned in bump stocks that enable semi-automatic weapons to mimic a fully automatic ...

Published on 27 March 2019 | 7:00 am


R.I. House hears testimony on bill to clarify bias against medical pot users - The Providence Journal

R.I. House hears testimony on bill to clarify bias against medical pot users  The Providence Journal

On Tuesday evening, the House Judiciary Committee heard testimony on a bill that would make it clear that anyone holding a state-issued medical marijuana ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Gunman in 2016 Rhode Island killing pleads guilty - Boston Herald

Gunman in 2016 Rhode Island killing pleads guilty  Boston Herald

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A reputed gang member has pleaded guilty to shooting a young father from Rhode Island who was found dead inside his crashed car in ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Infante-Green appointed new commissioner of R.I. public schools - The Providence Journal

Infante-Green appointed new commissioner of R.I. public schools  The Providence Journal

Angélica Infante-Green was appointed as the new commissioner of elementary and secondary education Tuesday night, but not before she delivered some ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am


New president for National Grid Rhode Island - The Providence Journal

New president for National Grid Rhode Island  The Providence Journal

The man who temporarily stepped in for Tim Horan, the president of National Grid Rhode Island, during the natural gas outage in Newport and Middletown has ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am


What Has New York Pizza Been Missing? Little Old Rhode Island - The New York Times

What Has New York Pizza Been Missing? Little Old Rhode Island  The New York Times

Violet, in the East Village, cooks its pies on a grill in a style originated in Providence. Don't laugh.

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am


The 50 States of Construction: 'Cranes in the air' define Rhode Island's construction landscape - Construction Dive

The 50 States of Construction: 'Cranes in the air' define Rhode Island's construction landscape  Construction Dive

Construction industry news, trends and jobs for building professionals who want mobile-friendly *content*.

Published on 25 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Rhode Island governor signs bill for mobile sports betting - Boston Herald

Rhode Island governor signs bill for mobile sports betting  Boston Herald

By JENNIFER McDERMOTT. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's governor signed a bill Monday that will allow sports betting to move online. The General ...

Published on 25 March 2019 | 7:00 am








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