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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…

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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…

5 Good Things That Happened To The Patriots This Weekend—Pats relaxed as good things happened for them.

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

 
 
 

Health Reform Saving RI Millions

The Affordable Care Act saved Rhode Islanders $5.5 million on prescription drugs this year – an average of $522 per person – announced U.S. Senator Jack...

NEW: Westerly Hospital in Receivership

Westerly Hospital has voluntarily filed for receivership, according to a letter sent out by the hospital’s Board of Trustees today.

Investigation: City Shells Out Millions in Unused Sick Time

The city of Providence has dished out more than $3.2 million in unused sick time payouts to exiting employees over the last three years, with nearly...

NEW: AG to Honor 11 at 7th Annual Justice Awards

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin Thursday will honor 11 individuals at the 7th annual Justice Awards. The ceremony will be held in the third floor conference...

NEW: 22 Organizations Oppose Dirty Water Legislation

Twenty-two Rhode Island small businesses and organizations signed a letter to the state's representatives in Washington, D.C. urging them to champion the protection...

NEW: Charter School Opponents Form Website

A group of charter school opponents launched a website Monday to provide "research and findings that challenge the selective data offerings" of Achievement First, the...

Ordinance Protecting Hotel Workers Holds Up in Court

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit last week affirmed Chief Judge Mary Lisi’s decision to uphold a Providence ordinance...

PODCAST: Investigation: City Shells Out Millions in Unused Sick Time

The city of Providence has dished out more than $3.2 million in unused sick time payouts to exiting employees over the last three years, with nearly...

Federal Dollars Wasted: RI Fails to Spend $66 Million

More than $66 million in taxpayer funds dedicated to transportation projects ranging from the rebuilding of bridges and roads to the creation of bike paths currently...

NEW: Gas Prices Continue Downward Trend

Gas prices dropped two cents this week, marking the third consecutive week of price decreases, according to AAA Southern New England.

ProCAP Payroll “Too High”—Nearly $2 Million

The taxpayer-funded nonprofit currently under investigation by the federal government had a payroll nearing $2 million as of November, according to records obtained by GoLocalProv.

Providences Selects Reform Plans for 5 Failing Schools

At a series of school-based meetings last week, Providence Schools Superintendent Susan Lusi shared with parents, staff and community members her recommendations for intervention models...

Proposed Foxboro Casino Would Devastate Rhode Island

Current and former state lawmakers are sounding the alarm that a possible $1 billion casino across from Gillette Stadium and Patriot Place in Foxboro would devastate...

RI Schools Score Well in Data Reporting Rankings

Rhode Island is among the nation’s leaders when it comes to having the capacity to make data-informed decisions, a tool the state hopes...

NEW: Louise Durfee to Chair the Rhode Island Judicial Nominating Commission

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has announced his appointment of Louise Durfee of Tiverton as Chair of the Rhode Island Judicial Nominating Commission.

BREAKING: AG Commends Decision to Uphold Craig Price Sentence

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin today commended the decision by the Rhode Island Supreme Court upholding the Family Court judgment in the contempt sentence of Craig...

Providence Pothole Claims: $150k Over 3 Years

If you thought the streets of Providence were especially ravaged by potholes in 2011, the evidence wasn’t just anecdotal.

NEW: Sen. Reed Pushes to Restore LIHEAP Funding

With energy costs rising and winter approaching, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators led by Jack Reed (D-RI), Olympia J. Snowe (R-ME), and Bernie...

$400 Million in New Taxes May Come to RI

The U.S. Senate Thursday failed to extend a social security payroll tax cut which expires at the end of the month, a move that...

PODCAST: Providence Pothole Claims: $150k Over 3 Years

If you thought the streets of Providence were especially ravaged by potholes in 2011, the evidence wasn’t just anecdotal.

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