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Guest MINDSETTER™ Richard Ferruccio: Cost of Incarceration vs. the Cost of Crime—In a time of difficult state budgets, questions’…

It’s All About Education: Playing in the Woods Can Help Kids Reach Their Full Potential—A couple of months ago, I wrote a…

Chef Walters Flavor + Knowledge: Pan-Seared Scallops with Arugula Pesto—Cooking scallops requires a hot pan so that…

The Scoop: Michelle Obama’s Raimondo Video Message, Gorbea’s New Ad, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Victorian Mourning Customs on Display at Hearthside this Weekend—Lincoln's Hearthside House hosts its annual exhibition on…

RI Building & Construction Trades Council to Hold Walk-a-Thon for Big Brothers Big Sisters—Rhode Island Building & Construction Trades Council will…

Report: Patriots Bolster Roster With Two Moves—Tuesday's are generally off days at Gillette Stadium.…

Hospital Association of Rhode Island Releases Joint Statement on Ebola Preparedness—The Hospital Association of Rhode Island (HARI) has…

RI GOP Official Talan Endorses Elorza for Mayor; Harrop Responds—Dave Talan, Corresponding Secretary for the RI GOP,…

Michael Riley: Projo, Elorza and Cianci are all Blind to Reality—Recently the Providence Journal endorsed Jorge Elorza over…

 
 
 

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.

Aaron Regunberg: Achievement First has Little Support in Providence

Many believe Mayoral Academy critics consist only of union officials, but Aaron Regunberg says the opposition is march larger.

NEW: Union Vice President to Plead Guilty to Federal Fraud and Tax Charges

According to documents filed today in the U.S. District Court in Providence, R.I., Kenneth Aurecchia, 63, of Johnston, R.I., a regional vice president...

Alleged Scam Artist’s Campaign Cash Has Not Been Returned

Local elected officials who received thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from the Cranston attorney and estate planner accused of coordinating a $25 million insurance scheme...

NEW: Ocean State Action Blasts Right to Life Law

Ocean State Action executive director Kate Brock is criticizing the Rhode Island Right to Life lawsuit challenging the Health Benefits Exchange.

NEW: Report Finds RI Spending Flat in Recent Years

A new report shows Rhode Island's year-over-year spending was flat while US expenditures increased in recent years.

NEW: Loughlin Campaign Holding Support the Troops Event Saturday

The John Loughlin campaign will hold an event to support the troops in Afghanistan on Saturday, spokesman Michael Napolitano has announced

NEW: Tassoni to Re-Introduce Bill to Allow Ads on School Buses

Prompted by reports that Cranston officials are talking about selling advertising space on school buses, Sen. John J. Tassoni Jr. (D-Dist. 22, Smithfield, North Smithfield) said...

NEW: Cicilline Urges Extension of Unemployment Benefits

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) is urging the House and Senate to pass the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2011 (H.R. 3346) of which...

Julia Steiny: Babying Children Breeds Wusses and Low Proficiency

Julia Steiny argues that rhe fear of liability is not keeping the kids safe at all, but making them stupid with lack of everyday, knockabout...

Donna Perry: The Tragedy of Lost Young Lives

Donna Perry says the two murders last weekend represent a sad mosaic of young urban lives that all too often lack the direction and most...

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