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Newport Jazz Festival 2015: Friday Highlights—The 61st annual Newport Jazz Festival arrived at…

5 Live Music Musts - July 31, 2015—We’re at the peak of the summer music…

10 Great Things To Do In Rhode Island This Weekend - July 31—10 Great Things To Do In Rhode Island…

Finneran: To Kill An American—You probably missed this item in the rush…

10 Great Things To Do In Newport This Weekend - July 31—10 Great Things To Do In Newport This…

Mandatory HPV Vaccinations for RI Students Blasted by Opponents—All Rhode Island 7th grade students will soon…

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Near Zero—Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Near Zero

10 “Don’t Miss” Acts at Newport Jazz—The 2015 Newport Jazz Festival begins Friday and…

The Annual Charlestown Seafood Festival is Back—The Annual Charlestown Seafood Festival is Back

 
 
 

EXCLUSIVE: Head of RI Trucking Association Arrested for Obscene Calls to Officials

Wright is the incoming chair of the RI Trucking Association

The incoming Chair of the Rhode Island Trucking Association, Stephen Wright, was arrested for making "crank or obscene" phone calls to elected officials in Smithfield...

Guest MINDSETTER ™ John Loughlin: National Security is Embedded in the Arctic

In recent years it has become obvious that energy independence is at the centerpiece of our national security.

Guest MINDSETTER ™ Rep. Gregg Amore: A 33 % Raise is Not a Good Idea

Both of these comments that appeared in the July 25 edition of The Providence Journal refer to Governor Raimondo’s proposal to increase the already...

Sen. Lombardi Demands Cranston Police Report Released

Senator Frank Lombardi

Senator Frank Lombardi (Democrat - District 26, Cranston) is calling for the public release of a state police report on the Cranston Police Department saying...

Will a Rhode Island Firm Win the $5 Million Tourism Campaign?

Who will win Rhode Island's request for proposals for a new $5 million tourism campaign? The deadline for response to the multi-million dollar...

Providence City Council Candidate and Campaign Worker Arrested by State Police

Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell

Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that members of the State Police Financial...

Mandatory HPV Vaccinations for RI Students Blasted by Opponents

The RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity is speaking out against the mandatory vaccination of Rhode Island 7th grade students for HPV ...

Guest MINDSETTER ™ Walter S. Felag, Jr: RI Senate’s Ongoing Commitment to RI Veterans

The 2015 legislative session was another meaningful year for our state’s veterans. I am very proud of all of the bills passed to honor...

RI Education’s Biggest Battle is Playing Out at One School

Three districts are embroiled in a court battle over the opening of a new charter school in Woonsocket in what is shaping up to become...

slides: Districts Take Charter School to Court - See the Charges

See the charges leveled against a proposed new charter set to open this fall.

Judge Taft-Carter Dismisses Pension Lawsuits, But Fight To Continue

Judge Sarah Taft- Cart, the Rhode Island Superior Court Judge who has been at the center of the pension lawsuits for almost 4 years, dismissed the...

RI ACLU Asks Fung for Full Report on Cranston Police Dept. Investigation

Mayor Fung

The American Civll Liberties Union of Rhode Island called on Cranston Mayor Allan Fung to release the full, unredacted report on the State Police Investigation...

Candlelight Vigil for West Warwick Man Who Died Homeless to be Held on Thurs.

A candlelight vigil is being held for Michael Lewis who died, homeless, earlier this month. The vigil will be held on Thursday, July 30 at 7:30 p...

Elorza Opens New Constituent Services Center in Providence City Hall

Mayor Jorge Elorza unveiled the Mayor's Center for City Services, a restructured and refocused arm of the Mayor's constituent service operation.  

Providence Residents Increasing Opposition to PawSox Stadium

Providence residents opposed to a Providence PawSox stadium increased organizational efforts on Monday night at the Rochambeau Library in Providence  -- and one group...

Rhode Island Awaits CDC Determination on Measles in State

Measles hasn't been found to be in Rhode Island since 2013.

The Centers for Disease Control is continuing to investigate a potential case of measles in Rhode Island --  a full week after parents...

Boston’s Bid for 2024 Olympics Is Over

On Monday afternoon, Boston's mayor Marty Walsh announced that he would not be signing a taxpayer guarantee as part of the host city's...

NEW: Murder-for-Hire Suspect Arrested by Providence Police

Michelle Larracuente

Providence Police have arrested Providence resident Michelle Larracuente for allegedly attempting to hire a hit man to murder the mother of a Providence Police Officer...

Boston Resident Melendez Sentenced for Trafficking Heroin in Providence

Efrain Arroyo Melendez, also known as Frank Feliz Baez, from Allston section of Boston has been sentenced to 87 months in federal prison for trafficking heroin...

Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter 21

Between 1986 and 2006, Rhode Island ran a gauntlet of scandals that exposed corruption and aroused public rage. Protesters marched on the State House. Coalitions formed to...

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