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Giannini: We Learn Through Tragedy That Life is Precious—It's Palm Sunday as I write this and…

It’s All About Education: Learning Life Skills at Hope High—For the past eleven years, Stephen Cronin, president…

April Fools From Tom Brady—Tom Brady plays April Fools joke on New…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Rekindling Romance + Wedding Etiquette Update—It may never be too late to rekindle…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Cod for Passover—This week we celebrate Passover and this dish…

Nguyen: Blurred Lines Indeed:  Did The Jury Get It Wrong?—Should musicians be forced to pay royalties or…

Leather Storrs: Blunder From Down Under—Humans have been protecting animals almost as long…

International String Trio Coming To Pot au Feu April 6—The International String Trio will perform at Pot…

NEW: Student Falls From Brown’s Science Library—A student fell from Brown University's Science Library…

NEW: Cicilline to Announce Legislation to End LGBT Discrimination—U.S. Congressman David Cicilline, a co-chair fo the…

 
 
 

150 Scholarships for RI Students Still Available—RI Foundation

Local families looking for more support for next year's education's expenses need to look right here. More than 150 scholarship and fellowship funds are...

What Are RI College Degrees Worth?

Is a Brown education a good investment? Even in a recession, the answer is yes, according to a new assessment of return on investment.

With this weekend's commencements releasing hundreds of new grads into the working world, the question is never more timely: what are those college degrees...

It’s Full of Stars!

Whether in mythology or in the night sky this time of year, Hercules is enormous and eye-catching.

Several astronomical objects can lure me out into a dark sky to gaze upon majestry of the heavens. One is the Milky Way, the second...

Family Matters: How Moms Find Balance

The phrase, "balancing motherhood" is tossed around a lot these days, but it can mean many things to many people. The word “balance”...

slides: Who’s Giving the Grads Advice This Year?

Commencement season has kicked off for 2012, with New England Tech leading the pack with its May 7 ceremonies. In the weekends to come, Rhode Island will...

NEW: Pauly D Announces Car/Bike/Concert Supershow

Pauly D brings the party home to RI this summer, with a brand-new bike, car, and concert supershow.

Expanding his empire, Rhode Island's own Pauly D will be throwing a custom car and bike supershow this summer.

NEW: Two Non-Profits Win RI Foundation Best Practice Awards

The Rhode Island Foundation’s Initiative for Non Profit Excellence (INE) announced College Visions and the Pawtucket Citizens Development Corporation as the inaugural winners...

Good Is Good: What Is An Addict?

I am fond of the definition of addiction which goes, “someone who does something over and over again expecting different results.” The alcoholic...

5 Weekend Musts: RISD’s Collection 2012 + More

That big summer kick-off is one weekend away. Warm up to all the fun with our 5 hand-picked winners for this weekend.

NEW: Evita to Launch National Tour in Rhode Island

The record-breaking revival of the Broadway hit will launch its national tour from RI in 2013.

The revivial of the smash Broadway play, EVITA, will be launching its national tour from Rhode Island. Producers Hal Luftig and Scott Sanders have announced...

Seen: Martin Sheen + More Celebs in the 401

It's almost like he's a president, or something: the outspoken, talented Martin Sheen. Photo: Brian McGuirk

Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor Martin Sheen was in Providence on Sunday, speaking to the 71st graduating class of the New England Institute of Technology....

Modern Manners + Etiquette: What Men Need to Know

The merry month of May brings men with etiquette questions to NewportManners.com about what to wear with white bucks to a son's college...

Brown + D’Abate Elementary’s Partnership Goes Beyond the Classroom

It’s 5 p.m. on a Tuesday evening and William D’Abate Elementary School is buzzing with activity. The gymnasium’s bleachers...

Dear John: Breaking Up Is Harder Than He Expected

Dear John, I’m a guy on the threshold between young and middle aged. Never been married, but I certainly hope to be one...

Chasing Whitey Bulger: Exclusive Book Excerpt

What's it like to investigate notorious criminal Whitey Bulger? Massachusetts State Police Colonel Thomas J. Foley did just that for two years, and his...

RI’s #1 School 2012: East Greenwich High School

In what could be described as a local educational dynasty, East Greenwich High dominates the Top High School rankings for the third year in a...

RI’s #2 School 2012: Narragansett High School

Standing firmly in the #2 position in the Top High Schools ranking for the second year in a row, Narragansett High earns its gold-star ranking with...

RI’s #3 School 2012: Exeter-West Greenwich Senior High School

After a bold move into the Top 3 in 2011, Exeter-West Greenwich Senior High School proves it's no fluke with an A+ performance in 2012 to secure...

RI’s #4 School 2012: South Kingstown High School

Combining great student-teacher ratios with improving NECAPs, South Kingstown High maintains its #4 spot for 2012.

With a strong surge in Math NECAP scores coupled with bumps up on all 3 SAT averages, South Kingstown High School repeats its Top 5 performance and...

RI’s #5 School 2012: Barrington High School

A slip in testing results, but not enough to dislodge  popular Barrington High School from the #5 spot.

Experiencing drops in NECAP and SAT performance from 2011's remarkable results, Barrington High School still outdoes most of its competitors in standardized testing and stays...

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