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Seven Big Surprises So Far in the 2016 Election Season in RI—Seven Big Surprises So Far in the 2016…

Bob Whitcomb’s Digital Diary: EU, Newport NIMBYs, and Obamacare—Bob Whitcomb’s Digital Diary: EU, Newport NIMBYs, and…

UMass President Meehan to Close Congressional Committee, Make Gift for UMass Scholarships—UMass President Meehan to Close Congressional Committee, Make…

Santander Fails U.S. Stress Test for Third Straight Year—Santander Fails U.S. Stress Test for Third Straight…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Tom Kenney: PFD Organizational Chart—Guest MINDSETTER™ Tom Kenney: PFD Organizational Chart

Guest MINDSETTER™ DiPalma & Bann: Rhode Islanders Can be Proud of Children’s Health Improvements—Guest MINDSETTER™ DiPalma & Bann: Rhode Islanders Can…

4Faiths Tour of Newport Announces Walking Tour “4faiths, 4landmarks”—4Faiths Tour of Newport Announces Walking Tour "4faiths,…

PC Hockey to Play Boston College at Frozen Fenway 2017—PC Hockey to Play Boston College at Frozen…

Billy Dee Williams Coming to RI Comic Con 2016—Billy Dee Williams Coming to RI Comic Con…

Hasbro Inc. Ranks as Most Community Minded Company in America—Hasbro Inc. Ranks as Most Community Minded Company…

 
 
 

Bob Whitcomb’s Digital Diary: EU, Newport NIMBYs, and Obamacare

Bob Whitcomb

Bob Whitcomb's weekly examination of everything that is important. Only Whitcomb offers such a collection of insights of the global and local issues that...

UMass President Meehan to Close Congressional Committee, Make Gift for UMass Scholarships

Marty Meehan PHOTO: Massachusetts.edu

UMass President Marty Meehan has announced plans to close his congressional committee, transfer funds from the committee to an educational foundation and make a $1 million...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Tom Kenney: PFD Organizational Chart

A fire scene of an ordinary house fire is one of organized chaos in the best of situations. It requires an accountable command system with...

Who Has the Most Money in 2016 RI General Assembly Races?

Clockwise from top left: Hull, McCaffrey, Lima, and Blazejewski were among the legislators found to have a sizable cash balance.

Which current legislators have the most money going into election season in Rhode Island?  Rhode Island General Assembly candidates get one step closer to...

slides: War Chests - See Which RI Legislators Have the Most Cash

See how much money Rhode Island legislators have in their campaign coffers -- here are the top 25 war chests so far this year. 

Cianci Foundation Awards on Federal Hill

The newly formed Cianci Foundation kicked off the award of their scholarships and grants Tuesday night on Federal Hill.

RI Has Most Deficient Bridges in the U.S.

Rhode Island has the most deficient bridges in the country with 15% of bridges being deficient, according to the latest TRIP report. The state...

Cicilline Ally Pichardo Overrules Providence Police, Reopens The Vault After Shooting

Board Chair Senator Juan Pichardo (left) and Former Mayor and now Congressman David Cicilline, whose brother owns the building where gun violence occurred last week.

The Providence Board of Licenses voted on Monday to reopen The Vault, a week after a shooting outside the Federal Hill club -- which is...

RI Ranks 47th for Patriotism, Is the Ranking Un-American?

How did they come up with this study? Do they not know Rhode Island is one of the 13 original colonies? So what if we were...

Cianci Foundations Restructured, Merged and Renamed

Vincent

Dr. Brad Turchetta, Buddy Cianci’s nephew and Chairman of Board of Directors, will announce on Tuesday the formation of the Cianci Educational Foundation....

slides: Providence Mob Boss DeLuca Arrested by FBI in Florida

Longtime mob-boss Robert "Bobby" DeLuca was arrested by the FBI in Florida on Monday.

States With the Safest Drivers

The personal car changed how people live their lives, but driving also causes many injuries and deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control...

Providence Water Supply Warns Customers of Elevated Lead Levels

Providence Water has warned customers of elevated lead levels in a new brochure.

The Providence Water Supply Board has officially warned customers that it has found elevated levels of lead in drinking water in some homes and buildings...

Rescue 1 Responding: Chapter 3, a Book by Michael Morse

I always thought that a day in the life of a Providence Firefighter assigned to the EMS division would make a great book. One day...

video: Monteiro on Prison Guards

The video above is of Sal Monteiro talking with youth about prison guards, which got him removed by the Department of Corrections from his nonviolence...

Cicilline Helped Lead House Sit-In; Family Owns Building Tied to Repeated Violence

Cicilline, pictured center back, owns a building that has had repeated ties to violence -- including a shooting this week.

David Cicilline, who helped lead the Democratic sit-in calling for stronger gun control legislation, up until recently was the co-owner of property on Providence&rsquo...

Reduced State Beach Pass Rates Take Effect July 1

Per the Rhode Island FY2017 Budget that was signed on Friday, beach pass rates for parking at Rhode Island state beaches will be reduced effective...

RI ACLU Says Westerly Yacht Club’s Actions Violate “State’s Civil Rights Act & RI Laws”

Steven Brown

Steven Brown, executive director of the ACLU, said in a statement that the Westerly Yacht Club's ban of women violates the Rhode Island Civil...

Ten Things You Need to Know About Frias Versus Mattiello

L to R: Frias, Mattiello are slated to square off in November, barring any last-minute primary challengers.

Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello is facing a challenge from Republican Steven Frias in District 15 in Cranston -- and here are ten...

Providence Man Pleads Guilty to Operating Marijuana Grow Facilities

In a case that GoLocalProv first reported, Richard Yang, 36, of Providence has pleaded guilty in federal court in Providence to participating in conspiracies to operate...

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