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Chafee Nominates 2 Council Chairs to Board of Education—Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has nominated Michael Bernstein…

Kwan Pushes Pell’s Women’s Equality Agenda in New TV Ad—Kwan Pushes Pell's Women's Equality Agenda in New…

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in RI Politics?—Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s…

NEW: RI Earns F Grade for Small Business Friendliness—NEW: RI Earns F Grade for Small Business…

Report: Hendricken’s Mazzulla Offered Hoops Scholarship to BC—Report: Hendricken's Mazzulla Offered Hoops Scholarship to BC

NEW: RI Medicare Non-Profit Receives $53.4 Million Federal Contract—NEW: RI Medicare Non-Profit Receives $53.4 Million Federal…

Finneran: The Rockets’ Red Glare—Finneran: The Rockets' Red Glare

5 Live Music Musts - July 25, 2014—The Newport Folk Festival is the hottest ticket…

From RI to Worcester to Lithuania, Baron Faces Uphill Battle to NBA Dream—From RI to Worcester to Lithuania, Baron Faces…

The Cellar: For the Love of Cabernet (Franc)—One of my favorite grape varietals is Cabernet…

 
 
 
 

News

Fung, Taveras Leasing Campaign Headquarters from 195 Bidder Carpionato

The redevelopment of 195 is moving forward -- and one of the bidders leases campaign space to two gubernatorial candidates.

The Carpionato Group, which is one of the bidders for developing the 195 land, currently leases campaign headquarters space… Read More

 

News

Chafee Nominates 2 Council Chairs to Board of Education

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has nominated Michael Bernstein as Chairman of the Rhode Island Board of Education – Council… Read More

 

Politics

video: Kwan Pushes Pell’s Women’s Equality Agenda in New TV Ad

Clay Pell's campaign has released a new TV ad, and the Democratic candidate for Governor makes his pitch as the… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: McKee Launches Online Petition for Investigation into 38 Studios

Dan McKee, a Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor, has announced the launch of an online petition calling for and… Read More

 

Politics

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in RI Politics?

Hot this week: Newport, Rhode Island's #1 ranked community

Every Friday, Dan Lawlor breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Rhode Island politics. Check out… Read More

 

Business

slides: NEW: RI Earns F Grade for Small Business Friendliness

Graphic created by The Economist

Rhode Island has been given a big fat "F" for small business friendliness, courtesy of new state-by-state rankings… Read More

 

High School Sports

Report: Hendricken’s Mazzulla Offered Hoops Scholarship to BC

Justin Mazzulla (left) working out with his brother Joe.

Hendricken rising sophomore Justin Mazzulla has been offered a basketball scholarship to Boston College, according to Zack… Read More

 

Politics

Finneran: The Rockets’ Red Glare

Pity Israel. Rockets rain down on her people.

 

Sports

From RI to Worcester to Lithuania, Baron Faces Uphill Battle to NBA Dream

Billy Baron returned to Bishop Hendricken Thursday as a featured speaker at Hawks’ basketball coach Jamal Gomes’… Read More

 

News

RI Pension Fund Underperformed Market by $800 Million in FY14

Raimondo, who is running for Governor will need to explain the performance

Rhode Island's $8 billion pension fund posted a gain of 15.12% for Fiscal Year 2014, which Forbes columnist and SEC… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Fung Calls on Raimondo to Release Hedge Fund Research

Allan Fung

Cranston Mayor and Republican candidate for Governor Allan Fung has called on General Treasurer and Democratic gubernatorial… Read More

 

News

NEW: ACLU Calls for Investigation of Cranston Police Dept. Practices

The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island has asked the Cranston City Council to investigate city police department… Read More

 

Politics

Pam Gencarella: RI Has Lost Cabin Pressure

We have no one to blame but ourselves.  RI has allowed the unabated influx of illegal aliens. This continued flow of… Read More

 

Sports

Elmwood Little League Softball Team Heads to Worcester for Regionals

The Elmwood Little League Sr. All-Star softball team will have a send-off party Friday before the team heads to Worcester,… Read More

 

Sports

slides: Patriots Training Camp Position Battles & Players to Watch

The Patriots open Training Camp as the 2014 season begins. Here are 10 players to watch and the top position battles expected… Read More

 

Health

NEW: RI Medicare Non-Profit Receives $53.4 Million Federal Contract

Healthcentric Advisors, Medicare Rhode Island's Quality Improvement Organization, has been awarded a 5-year, $53.4… Read More

 

Lifestyle

5 Live Music Musts - July 25, 2014

Beck Photo credit: Peter Hapak

The Newport Folk Festival is the hottest ticket in town this weekend; it’s clearly the concert event of the year. … Read More

 

Food

The Cellar: For the Love of Cabernet (Franc)

Saget Chinon

One of my favorite grape varietals is Cabernet Franc. If you haven’t tasted a Cabernet Franc before you are so missing… Read More

 

Lifestyle

video: Why URI Providence?

URI's Feinstein Campus in downtown Providence.

The University of Rhode Island Feinstein Providence Campus and College of Continuing Education is conveniently located in the… Read More

 

Food

Gracie’s Executive Chef Matthew Varga Featured in Art Culinaire

Executive Chef Matthew Varga

Executive Chef Matthew Varga of Gracie’s was featured in the current issue of Art Culinaire: The International Magazine… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Providence College Ranked RI’s Biggest Party School

Providence College is the biggest party school in Rhode Island, according to the latest data from College Prowler.

 

Lifestyle

See Rhode Island in “50 States of Legos”

Canadian photographer and Lego creative genius Jeff Friesen has created a "50 States of LEGO" series, taking state… Read More

 

Health

NEW: Whole Foods Recall

Whole Foods Market has recalled made-in-store items prepared with organic and conventional stone fruit, including peaches,… Read More

 

Food

slides: Rhode Island’s Top 5 Raw Bars

When the summer gets to its hottest days, our desire to cook--or eat cooked food--greatly diminishes. We want raw or lightly… Read More

 

Lifestyle

newportFILM and Newport Folk to Present Two Music Documentaries

The Ballad of Shovels And Rope

newportFILM and Newport Folk will host a viewing of two music documentaries this weekend. The films are Heartworn Highways… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Miss Rhode Island Teen Competes for Miss Teen USA

Gabriella Maggiacomo

Gabriella Maggiacomo, recent winner of Miss Rhode Island Teen USA, will compete next weekend for the title of Miss Teen USA… Read More

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: Can Recess Help Children Be More Successful?

How many breaks do you take throughout the day? How often do you get up from your desk and walk down the hall or across the… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Dress Code ‘Newport Chic’

Clay Pell and Michelle Kwan Photo credit: Nick Mele

Summer entertaining etiquette is in full swing, but what to wear? Clambake hosting and tipping etiquette, and what to do… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Frisella

Frisella

Several years ago while in the city of Lecce in the Apulian region of Italy, I was introduced to frisella in an inconspicuous… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes—July 22

Calling all animal lovers! If you're on the lookout for a new pet for you or your family, look no further. Whether you… Read More