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Well-Read: Reading With Robin - (It really is) All About That Book..and a few giveaways!*—What started out in 2002 with the selection…

Henton’s 25 Points Lead #25 PC Past Marquette, 77-66—Friars beat Marquette 77-66 to earn 10th conference…

URI Holds On For 59-56 Win Over La Salle—URI beats La Salle 59-56, Stays in first…

Brown FallsTo Princeton 80-62 on Senior Night—Brown falls 80-62 to Princeton on senior night.

Tobacco Free RI to Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary of Smoke Free Workplaces—Sunday, March 1 will mark the 10 year…

21-Time Emmy Winner, West, to Speak at Wheeler on Women’s Movement—21-Time Emmy Winner, West, to Speak at Wheeler…

Fit For Life: Jobs—In these times, so many people are looking…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Patience is Virtuous—Good grief, will the snow ever melt?

RI Beauty Expert: Choosing a New Spring Raincoat—Gone are the days when spring meant a…

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12 Years Later: Unanswered Questions Remain About Station Fire

On February 20, 2003, a fire at The Station nightclub in West Warwick took the lives of 100 people. 

Racial Disparities Report by RI ACLU Called “Extraordinary” by Community Leaders

Ray Rickman

Rhode community leaders have called the RI ACLU's report entitled "The School to Prison Pipeline in Black and White" which asserts that that "significant...

NEW: Crews Working on Water Main Break on Cranston/Johnston Line

Providence Water crews are working to repair a water main break on the Cranston/Johnston Line in the area of Plainfield Pike and Mill...

NEW: Prov. School Bus Drivers, First Student Spar Over Contract Negotiations

Following the revelations that Providence school bus drivers planned to strike over contract negotiations, First Student fired back with their version of the proceedings --...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dave Kane: Station Fire Memorial Important For All Rhode Islanders

Artist rendering of proposed Station Fire Memorial Park

February 20, 2015 will mark twelve years since the horrific Station Nightclub fire which caused one hundred people to die and 200 hundred more to be injured. This...

Rhode Island Foundation Awards $34.8 million in Grants in 2014

The Rhode Island Foundation announced Thursday that it awarded more than $34.8 million in grants last year. Over 1,400 nonprofit organizations received funding.

Finneran: Those Snow Drifts Hold Stories

Confession—I write this from the warm sands of St. Maarten, gazing at turquoise waters, and hoping that I can find my trusty shovel...

RI Spends $10M on Private Leases While Leaving State Buildings Vacant

The state government is spending $10.7 million a year leasing space from private owners while leaving more than 60 buildings vacant or underutilized, including the 186,000 square-foot Cranston...

NEW: RI State Police Investigating Department of Labor and Training for Fraud

The Rhode Island State Police is investigating criminal conduct involving an employee from the Department of Labor and Training, according to DLT spokesperson. 

RI State Leases - See the Costs

See how much the state is spending on leases each year—and which landlords are benefiting. 

Raimondo Warns of Projected $500 Million Budget Deficit by FY19

Gina Raimondo

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo warned that the state's budget deficit that could grow to $500 million by Fiscal Year 2019, if the state doesn't...

RI Homeless Rate Declines, Earns “B” Grade in Prevention

New data released this week by the Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless shows that the state’s homeless population has decreased for a...

RI PowerPlayer: Seth Price

Content Marketer Seth Price is this week's RI PowerPlayer.

Why Did Providence Turn Down Plowing Help From Johnston?

Johnston Mayor Joseph Polisena said that during the recent snow storms, he reached out to Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza to provide resources for the state'...

RISD Names Rosanne Somerson President

RISD President Roseann Somerson

The Rhode Island School of Design announced Wednesday that interim President Rosanne Somerson has been appointed to the position permanently. Her appointment comes after an...

NEW: Teamsters Call Out ProJo for Misleading Strike Coverage

Providence bus drivers with the Teamsters Local 251 who planned to strike over the issue of guaranteed hours said Tuesday that First Student had invoked a 21...

NEW: Bus Company Invokes Cooling Off Period to Delay Providence Bus Driver Strike

NEW: Bus Company Invokes Cooling Off Period to Delay Providence Bus Driver Strke

First Student, the Providence school bus company that is facing a strike from its drivers in Teamsters Local 251, has invoked a twenty-one day "cooling off"...

City of Providence Cuts Mount Hope Out of the East Side

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School on Camp Street, in Mt. Hope.

A list of upcoming neighborhood meetings for the City of Providence has drawn criticism from Mt. Hope residents on the East Side for how the...

Elorza Inducts Three Community Leaders Into MLK Hall of Fame

Kobi Dennis

Mayor Jorge Elorza joined with City Council President Luis A. Aponte and other community leaders on Tuesday to induct Kobi Dennis, Eugenia Marks and Barbara...

NEW: Lewis to Step Down, Raimondo Announces New RIDOT Chief

Outgoing RIDOT Chief Michael Lewis

Governor Gina Raimondo announced Tuesday that Michael P. Lewis, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), will resign from his post effective...

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