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RI’s #7 School 2012: Westerly High School

Westerly High School moves up again on its march deep into the Top 10, beginning at #11 in 2010, then up to #9 in 2011, and now up to #7 in 2012.

RI’s #8 School 2012: Portsmouth High School

Aquidneck's only Top 10 school in 2012, and for the first time: Portsmouth High School.

Nothing spells success for a high school like S-A-T, and Portsmouth High School's marked improvement in its performance on these measures propelled it up 3...

RI’s #9 School 2012: Scituate High School

An improvement in student-teacher ratios at Scituate High School drove the ranking upgrade, landing the school in the Top 10 for the first time, at #9.

Things just got a little more personal at Scituate High School--enough to propel the school into the Top 10 for the first time, at #9.

RI’s #10 School 2012: Classical High School

Rhode Island's iconic urban high school, Classical High School, hangs on to its #10 spot for another year.

For the second year running, a legendary Providence high school holds steady at the #10 spot, keeping hope alive for the future of urban education in...

College Admissions: Why High School Rankings Matter to Colleges

High school rankings are always controversial. Parents feel slighted when their town doesn’t have a top ranked school. And everyone is left wondering---how...

Great Local Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, and many people may still be at a loss for gifts. Instead of turning to the old standbys...

Theatre by the Sea’s Summer 2012 Tickets on Sale

There is no better way to spend a summer evening than down at Matunuck at Theatre by the Sea, and the beloved summer playhouse has...

Community Rallies to Support Orphaned Siblings Lily & Jake

A community of friends, family, and the firefighters of Johnston, are rallying around a pair of orphaned siblings, and the Met is the site of...

Family Matters: 3 Easy Ways to Celebrate Mom This Sunday

It’s that weekend, and if you’re a mom reading this, pass it along to those who can make your Sunday the...

Author Ann Hood Names Winners in Student Writing Contest

Believable and heartbreaking, twists in the writing, and real tension, are just some of the words that New York Times best-selling author Ann Hood uses...

Good Is Good: Is There a Moral to John Edwards?

I’ve been following the John Edwards trial in my peripheral vision, trying desperately not to look, but getting sucked in by discussion on...

BETTER LIVING: Car Shopping + Safety Ratings

We all know safety is crucial, but how to apply those ratings when shopping for a new car?

Buying a car is one of the largest purchases you may ever make. As you consider the wide variety of choices, you will consider several...

5 Weekend Musts: Bobby McFerrin at FirstWorks + More

The weekend gets off to an early start tonight with a renowned singer taking the stage in Providence. Rhode Island, start your weekend engines.

Modern Manners + Etiquette: Ending Conversations Gracefully + More

Tricky etiquette questions about how to end a conversation socially and at work are on the rise at NewportManners.com. Along with what gift to...

NEW: Natural Balance Dry Dog Food Recalled Over Salmonella Threat

Natural Balance has voluntarily recalled its product in Rhode Island as it may contain salmonella.

The US Food and Drug administration announced that Natural Balance Pet Foods has issued a voluntary recall of some of their dry dog food because...

PC Students Launch T-Shirt Company With Global Focus

Thanks to the entrepreneurial vision of Providence College students, you can now wear the world on your pocket. Serengetee, a groovy little start-up company founded...

Highlander Hosts Technology + Learning Conference in Providence

Providence will host educators seeking to better incorporate digital technologies into their schools this month, when Highlander Institute, a regional provider of high quality professional...

Misquamicut SpringFest This Weekend

The beach season kicks off this Friday, May 11th, with the 2012 Misquamicut SpringFest at Misquamicut State Beach, a mecca for family fun.

College Admissions: Why Every Child Should Help Pay for College

Even for kids who have hefty college fund accounts, taking on some of the financial responsibility for their education can be a real gift.

While many students in America review financial aid packages and struggle to figure out how to pay for college next year, a fortunate few have...

video: NEW: Supermoon Tonight—14% Bigger and 30% Brighter

It's the biggest this year... 14% larger and 30% brighter... and it's in Rhode Island skies tonight.

It's back! Supermoon, that huger than huge moon is back in our skies tonight, and will be at its very biggest tonight at 11:34pm,...

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