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Guest MINDSETTER™ Matt Fecteau: Drones, a Necessary, Justifiable Evil —"We sleep safely in our beds because rough…

Huestis: May’s Planet Parade for the Astronomy Enthusiast—The significant snow cover that blanketed our local…

Stiffer Campaign Finance Laws, Addressing Guns and Domestic Violence: This Week at the Statehouse—Newport Grand, Twin River and Governor for a…

Slides: Frankie Valli at PPAC—On Sunday April 16, Frankie Valli performed to…

RI Beauty Expert: Spring Trendspotting – Five Surprising Musts—Early spring is all about shedding: the winter…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Spring Busts Out!—For oft, when on my couch I lie

Fit For Life: Get a Better Bottom…Line—It’s springtime and people who are cooped up…

NEW: Kris Dunn to Return to PC—Kris Dunn to return to PC

NEW: URI’s Peckham Farm Welcomes “Surprise” Baby Donkey—The University of Rhode Island's Peckham Farm was…

5 Live Music Musts - April 24, 2015—Every now and then, a music venue in…

 
 
 

U.S. Senator Calls for Investigation into Providence Housing Authority

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley is calling on the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to launch an investigation into the Providence Housing Authority (PHA)...

NEW: Saturday Is Deadline for Registering to Vote in Presidential Primary

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is reminding Rhode Islanders that they have until Sat., March 24, to register to vote in the April 24 presidential primary.

NEW: State to Receive Additional $634,000 in Foreclosure Prevention Funds

U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) today announced that Rhode Island will receive an additional $634,342 in federal funding to continue providing housing counseling to struggling...

video: NEW: Hinckley Says Over-Regulation Hurting RI Fishing Jobs

U.S. Senate Candidate Barry Hinckley Wednesday joined members of Congress in standing up for fishing industry jobs at a rally called Freedom To Fish...

Julia Steiny: Breathing Life into the Dying Art of Research Papers

No technique quite so effectively teaches students to think as the good old-fashioned essay, says Julia Steiny

PodCast: Costantino Sues City, Councilman

  Tracey Minkin joined Helen for an "Only in RI" story where a prominant businessman is suing the city and a councilman for the return...

City Accidentally Releases Thousands of Retirees’ Social Security Numbers

The city of Providence on Tuesday accidentally released the Social Security numbers of nearly 3,000 former employees in response to a public records request.

NEW: Whitehouse Bill Would End Anonymous Campaign Spending

Today, as the public continues to see the harmful effects of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision first hand in the Republican primaries,...

NEW: Sweeney Stepping Down as GOP Executive Director

Republican Party executive director Patrick Sweeney has announced that he is leaving the post at the end of the month, according to a press release...

NEW: Senate Bill Would Reduce Mayoral Academy Funding

Education reformers are expressing outrage at a new Senate bill that would reduce funding for mayoral academies in Rhode Island.

Lawmaker Calls on Colleagues to Pay for Health Insurance

State lawmakers would be required to pay a portion of the cost of their health-care premiums under a new bill sponsored by Warwick Senator William...

Dan Lawlor: Stop Being Blind to History

Dan Lawlor takes on Travis Rowley's recent rants against local Christian churches.

City Files Restraining Order After Releasing Thousands of Retiree’s Social Security Numbers

Lawyers for the city of Providence on Tuesday filed a restraining order against GoLocalProv after the city accidentally released the Social Security numbers of nearly 3,000...

NEW: Rep. Naughton to speak at U.S. Surgeon General presentation in Boston

Rep. Eileen S. Naughton, a champion of physical and mental health issues in Rhode Island, will be joining U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin...

NEW: Hinckley to Address Commercial and Recreational Fisherman in Washington

US Senate Candidate Barry Hinckley will be a featured speaker at the Keep Fishermen Fishing rally in Washington DC, March 21, 2012. Hinckley joins Massachusetts Senators Scott...

NEW: RISC Backs Chafee’s Municipal Package

The Rhode Island Statewide Coalition (RISC) has thrown its support behind the 7-piece Municipal Relief legislative package unveiled by Governor Chafee to help cities and...

NEW: Lt. Gov to Host Event Marking 2nd Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts, Chair of the RI Healthcare Reform Commission, along with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Tri-Regional Administrator Kathleen Otte from U.S. Administration...

NEW: 4 Schools Selected to Represent RI at Regional Conference on High School Innovation

Four Rhode Island public schools—Central Falls High School (Central Falls), Smithfield High School (Smithfield), and Ponaganset Middle School and Ponaganset High School (North...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Tom Kenney: Our Leaders Have Let Us Down

A Captain with the Providence Fire Department argues that Governor Chafee and Mayor Taveras have broken promises to the unions.

Report: RI One of Ten States With Declining Graduation Rate

Rhode Island was one of only ten states to see a decline in graduation rates between 2002 and 2009 while the national graduation rate increased by 3.5 percentage...

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