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NEW: Rhode Island Offices Closed for 1st Shift Tuesday

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has directed that only essential state employees, as determined by their respective agencies, should report to work for first shift tomorrow,...

HURRICANE UPDATE MONDAY AFTERNOON: Height Of The Storm Here Now In RI

Rhode Island seas pick up as the storm effects of Hurricane Sandy sweep into the state. And the worst is yet to come. Photo: Jerri Moon Cantone.

Hurricane Sandy is accelerating rapidlly toward the New Jersey coastline. As of 2pm this massive storm was located about 300 miles south-southwest of Providence and was...

Emergency Contact Info: Who to Call in Your City or Town

A complete list of emergency management contacts for every city and town in Rhode Island.

NEW: Brown University Closed on Tuesday

Brown University classes are canceled and administrative offices will remain closed on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. Essential staff should report to work. Dining, heath, public safety, and...

NEW: Rhode Island Not Planning to Close Highways—Yet

While Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy has ordered all trucks off the highways as the state braces for Hurricane Sandy, Governor Lincoln Chafee’s office...

NEW: Power Outage Map updated 11:40 am

Hundreds have lost power - check the updated map of who and how many households have lost power.

MONDAY HURRICANE UPDATE: School Closings, Power Outages + More

Today is landfall day for Hurricane Sandy, and here is the latest on closings, outages, and more.

HURRICANE UPDATE: Monday Morning + John Ghiorse’s Outlook

With Sandy continuing to move steadily along its projected path, the big storm is now turning northwestward toward the New Jersey coast.

NEW: Mayor Taveras Activates Providence’s Emergency Operations Center

On a conference call with reporters this morning, Mayor Angel Taveras and Providence Emergency Management Agency Director Peter Gaynor announced that Providence's Emergency Operations...

NEW: Governor Chafee Closes State Offices

Governor Lincoln Chafee has announced that all state offices are closed today as the state prepares for Hurricane Sandy.

NEW: Providence Update—No Trash on Tuesday

Garbage and recycling collection is again postponed in Providence tomorrow, Tuesday, October 30, and yard waste pickup is suspended until next week.

Guest MINDSETTERâ„¢ Teresa Tanzi: Time for Another Look at Tax Expenditures

Rep. Teresa Tanzi says tax expenditures do important work in strengthening the economy, but they need to be reviewed to make sure Rhode Island is...

Send GoLocal Your Hurricane Sandy Photos

A GoLocalProv reader submitted this photo during Hurricane Irene last year. What will your camera show us this year, during Sandy?

Be part of the drama all through the storm this week by sending GoLocalProv your hurricane photos! We will be adding photos all day and...

Casinos Pour Millions into Table Games Question

Twin River and Newport Grand have now poured more than $4 million into the campaigns to convince Rhode Islanders to vote in favor of bringing table...

HURRICANE UPDATE 7PM: Rhode Island To See Winds Up to 70MPH

Hurricane Sandy, over the Carolinas earlier today. Photo: NASA.

With Sandy continuing to move steadily along its projected path, we should see conditions deteriorate slowly but steadily overnight with periods of rain and drizzle...

EVACUATION NOTICES: South Kingstown, Westerly, Narragansett & Bristol (Updated 7pm)

The towns of South Kingstown, Westerly and Narragansett have issued mandatory evacuation orders to residents ahead of Hurricane Sandy.

NEW: RIEMA Announces Emergency Shelter Openings

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that the following emergency shelters will be available to Rhode Islanders who may need to leave their...

NEW: State Offices to Remain Open Monday—For Now

As of Sunday evening, Rhode Island state agencies will remain open for at least first shift on Monday, October 29. Managers at individual agencies may determine...

NEW: National Grid Warns of Extended Power Outages

As Hurricane Sandy continues to track northward, National Grid continues preparing in Massachusetts and Rhode Island for potential high winds, torrential rains and flooding in...

RI School Closings Are Rolling in - CHECK THE LIST (UPDATED 4:45 pm)

Updated list of School Closings  - new schools are being added frequently. UPDATED 4:45 pm

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