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The Scoop: Magaziner Calls Almonte a Liar, Cianci Blasts Harrop’s Elorza Donation, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Hodgson Blasts Kilmartin For Breaking Crime Lab Promise—Republican candidate for Attorney General candidate Dawson Hodgson…

Simmons to Deliver Lecture for Brown’s Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice Opening—Brown University President Emerita Ruth J. Simmons will…

Russell Moore: Taveras’ Police Department Spin Boomerangs—Maybe at this point lame duck Providence Mayor…

Mattiello and Paiva Weed Say Vote Yes on Question 4 for URI—In a recent commentary in these pages, engineer…

LISTEN: The 15 Most Competitive RI General Assembly Races of 2014—Election Day is two weeks from Tuesday --…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Gary Morse: Raimondo’s Economic Trojan Horse—Last week, Treasurer Raimondo declared that a core…

Smart Benefits: When Dental and Vision Don’t Count…Under PPAC, That Is—The IRS, DOL and HHS recently issued final…

Newport Superior Court to Hold Hearing on Possible Campaign Violations by Anti-Casino Group—The Newport Superior Court will hold a hearing…

Fuller’s Record-Setting Performance Not Enough, Brown Falls to Princeton, 27-16—Brown senior quarterback Marcus Fuller (Ashland, OH) threw…

 
 
 

Big Apple Circus Returns to Rhode Island

They're back! And RI couldn't be happier

Spread the good word. One of the world's best circuses is coming back to Rhode Island. The Big Apple Circus has just named Charlestown...

College Admissions: New Financial Aid “Calculators” & Their Pitfalls

According to a federal mandate, all colleges in the U.S. must post a net cost calculator on their Web sites by October 29. The calculators...

Best Kayaking Spots and Outfitters

With colors changing but clear and warm skies, it's a great time to get on water and explore via kayak. Whether you've got...

See Big Ocean Racing Up Close in Newport

While you might think that with the end of summer, Newport's sailing season might be winding down. Think again. October brings the opening of...

Meteor Showers This Weekend

When is the last time you remember observing a decent display of shooting stars? Either the weather or a bright Moon has conspired to prevent...

5 Weekend Musts: Columbus Day on Federal Hill + More

Can it be Columbus Day already? Indeed it can. Get the most out of your Rhode Island long weekend with our handpicked events.

Brown Grad/Best-selling Author AJ Jacobs in Providence

Brown grad and

One author today has taken the concept of “immersing yourself in your work” to the next level. That man is A.J. Jacobs,...

Family Matters: Let Them Play!

Seems obvious that kids of all ages need time to play. But how and when kids play seems to be at risk these days because...

NEW: American Idol Coming to Flames of Hope WaterFire

Idol Jimmie Allen lost an aunt to breast cancer

The Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation today announced that Alex and Ani will sponsor an appearance by singer, songwriter, and “American Idol”...

NEW: Central Falls Library Gets Boost from Alec Baldwin’s Foundation

A heart for arts and lit: Alec Baldwin. Photo Flickr/Viva Vivanista

One of RI's most beleaguered city's library is getting a boost from a very famous actor... and his foundation.

Elisa D’Arrigo Opens at RIC’s Bannister Gallery

Tonight, Thursday October 6 at 5 pm, marks the official opening of a new exhibit at the Bannister Gallery.  For the first time, Elisa D&rsquo...

Perfect Weekend Jaunts

Fall days are perfect for weekend outings. Here are 5 to get you out and about.

BETTER LIVING: 4 Steps to an Organized Handbag

Most women can’t live without their handbag – or more accurately, what’s in their handbag. Money, checkbook, makeup, pens and paper,...

Good is Good: Down with Eunuchs

Have you ever met a guy who might as well be dead? You know, the guy who puts his hand out there for you to...

NEW: Rhode Island Scores Top 10 Neighborhood, Says USA Today

Those who live here love it. Those who don't wish they did. It's lively, historic, and has a view of the water. What...

NEW: Brown Launches “Open Graduate” Programs with $2M Grant

More options for grad students at Brown

A $2-million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will enable the Brown University Graduate School to launch “Open Graduate Programs: Graduate Education -...

Seen: Ted Turner, Michelle Obama + More Celebs

He may be 72 years old, but Ted Turner can still sail with the best of them. He proved that at the 12 Metre North America Championships...

Don’t Miss: Festival Ballet Providence’s All-Star Gala

Vilia Putrius and Mindaugas Bauzus in Plotnikov's

The drama of an artistic performance is usually solely on-stage. But with economic hard times particularly keen in Rhode Island, arts organizations are taking dramatic...

Civil Rights Icon Andrew Young Headlines RWU Inaugural Week

Civil rights legend Andrew J. Young comes to Bristol and headlines a week's worth of events to celebrate the inauguration of Roger Williams University'...

NEW: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Auditions Coming to Providence

Hometown host Meredith Vieira looking for RIers

It's Rhode Island's turn to shine. And get RICH. Who Wants to Be a Millionaire will be in Providence next week on Thursday,...

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