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Memorial Doctor Part of Research Team to Lower Hispanic Childhood Obesity—A team of researchers including a doctor from…

Jeffrey Osborne Foundation To Host Comedy Event At PPAC—The Jeffrey Osborne Foundation will host a Celebrity…

Route 24 Bridge In Tiverton Faces Restrictions, Temporary Closure—The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has temporarily…

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$240 Million in New Local Taxes Since 2009

Even as homeowners watched their property values plummet throughout the recession, city and town governments across the state were raising taxes to the tune of...

NEW: Rhode Island College to Break Ground on Art Center Renovation Today

RIC President Nancy Carriuolo and Gov. Lincoln Chafee will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the renovation and expansion of Rhode Island College’s...

NEW: Senate Approves Update to State Fire Code

The Rhode Island Senate Thursday passed legislation that will update the state fire code and increase flexibility and options for businesses that must comply with...

NEW: Tax Amnesty Program in Coventry Approved by House

The House of Representatives Thursday approved legislation that would allow the Town of Coventry to establish a tax amnesty program for the new fiscal year,...

Council at Odds: Members Call for Changes to Pension Reform

Just days after a pension reform ordinance was unanimously approved by the City Council and signed into law by Mayor Angel Taveras, two members of...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Donna Nesselbush: Nice to See Brown University Step Up

State Senator Donna Nesselbush praised Brown University for committing to make additional payments to the city of Providence.

Providence Would be Devastated if Courts Block Pension Reform

The capital city will find itself back on the brink of bankruptcy if efforts to slash its unfunded pension liability by more than $236 million are...

NEW: Doherty Scoops Up U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorsement

The United States Chamber of Commerce has endorsed the candidacy of Brendan Doherty, Republican candidate for Congress from Rhode Island’s First District.

NEW: RISC Announces New Executive Director

The Rhode Island Statewide Coalition (RISC) is today announcing changes in leadership to the non-partisan, taxpayer advocacy organization. Donna Perry, who has been serving as...

NEW: Lifespan and Gateway Healthcare Sign Intent to Affiliate Agreement

In a move designed to enhance behavioral health care coordination and patient access, Lifespan, Rhode Island’s largest health care system, and Gateway Healthcare,...

Julia Steiny: Educational ‘Grand Rounds’ Support Teacher Learning and Quality

Julia Steiny continues to examining why the University Park Campus School is a terrific school.

Chronic Absenteeism Plagues Urban High Schools

At least one in four— and in some cases, close to 50 percent— of high school students in seven Rhode Island school districts missed...

slides: 2,000 Gather in Support of Woonsocket War Memorial

Nearly 2,000 Rhode Islanders rallied to support a war memorial located outside of a Woonsocket fire station on Wednesday.

NEW: Senate Approves Bill Regulating EDC Projects

The Senate Wednesday approved legislation that will direct the RI Economic Development Corporation and its subsidiary agencies to conform to certain state regulations, specifically the...

NEW: ACLU Director Calls Civil Unions ‘a Complete Failure’

In the nine months sense the General Assembly passed legislation allowing civil unions in Rhode Island, just 52 couples have taken advantage of the law, according...

NEW: Cicilline Campaign Calls Doherty’s Student Loan Statements ‘Empty Rhetoric’

Congressman David Cicilline's campaign is questioning Republican opponent Brendan Doherty's commitment to preventing student loan interest rates for doubling by July.

NEW: Lawmakers Call for Disclosure of Executives’ Pay for Nonprofits Receiving State Funds

With the General Assembly’s move to cut $24 million from agencies servicing developmentally disabled individuals last year, Rep. Patricia A. Serpa (D-Dist. 27, West Warwick,...

NEW: Langevin Calls for Commitment to Building Stronger Cybersecurity Workforce

Emphasizing an opportunity to create jobs in Rhode Island and across the country while addressing a major national security challenge, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) kicked...

Gay Marriage Debate Takes Center Stage Today

Lawmakers will take another stab at bringing same-sex marriage to the Ocean State under legislation set to be discussed today by the House Judiciary committee.

Dan Lawlor: 1st District Needs a Democrat it Can Trust

For the good of the Democratic Party, Dan Lawlor says it's time for David Cicilline to get out of the Congressional race.

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