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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...

RI’s #6 School 2012: Chariho Regional High School

With big upticks in NECAP performance, Chariho Regional High School breaks into the Top 10 at #6.

With the largest leap in the 2012 rankings, Chariho Regional High School jumped 11 spots to claim the #6 ranking this year. The secret? Scores, scores, and more...

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.

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