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RI’s Best Upscale Pizza Places—We begin our two-week look at Rhode Island's…

Child Death Resulting from Staphylococcus Aureus Sepsis Associated with Enteroviral Infection—The Rhode Island Department of Health has confirmed…

Providence Ranked Worst City for People with Disabilities—Providence was ranked the worst city for people…

NEW: Three RI Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Schools—The U.S. Department of Education has honored Barrington…

NEW: RI Republican Party Chairman Files Board of Elections Complaint Alleging Finance Violation—Mark Smiley, the Rhode Island Republican Party Chairman,…

It’s All About Education: Chronic Absenteeism’s Effect on Learning—One of the biggest challenges in our schools…

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RI Groups Will Target Lawmakers Who Oppose Pension Reform

Several pro-pension reform groups said Tuesday they will join General Treasurer Gina Raimondo in campaigning for those state lawmakers who vote in favor of the...

Over $500k Missing in ProCAP Scandal

More than $500,000 in government funds that were designated for various vendors that work with the city’s top anti-poverty organization were never paid while...

NEW: U.S. Attorney’s Office Recovered $10.5 Million in FY 2011

U.S. Attorney Peter F. Neronha announced today that the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island collected more than $10.5...

video: NEW: Cicilline Says Middle Class is Being “Hollowed Out”

Speaking on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday, Representative David Cicilline (D-RI) brought awareness to the issue of the growing income...

NEW: Kilmartin Teams With Verizon to Prevent Domestic Violence

Throughout the month of October, the Office of Attorney General hosted cell phone collections at its offices in Providence, and throughout various county courthouses, to...

NEW: Langevin to Host Agricultural Forum

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) will host Rhode Island farmers and others interested in agricultural issues impacting the state at a public forum on Monday November 28, 2011.

Julia Steiny: Kids Are Way Ahead of Us as Digital Learners

Julia Steiny says gigital learning is a force to be dealt with. We’re only just starting. Adults need to get out there WITH...

PODCAST: Over $500k Missing in ProCAP Scandal

More than $500,000 in government funds that were designated for various vendors that work with the city’s top anti-poverty organization were never paid while...

NEW: Chafee Calls for Repeal of Defense of Marriage Act

Governor Chafee was among six governors to sign on to a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act.

Kitchen Nightmares: Rampant Health Violations on Federal Hill

Several well-known Federal Hill restaurants were among the establishments found to have dozens of health violations over the last 13 months, records show.

NEW: Providence Council Takes Up Pension Reform

At its first meeting on Monday, November 14th, the Providence City Council Subcommittee on Pension Sustainability elected its leadership, and reviewed four pension reform ordinances...

NEW: Pawtucket Mayor Calls for Municipal Pension Reform

Pawtucket Mayor Don Grebien is the latest Chief Executive to weigh in on the need for municipal pension reform.

NEW: Chafee Says State Must Protect Gambling Revenue

Governor Chafee is weighing proposals from seven potential vendors that want to conduct an economic impact study to assess the various likely competitive threats to...

NEW: RI Delegation Traveling to San Diego to Prepare for America’s Cup

Rhode Island officials will be traveling to San Diego, CA this week to gain a first-hand perspective on what the state will need to do...

NEW: Langevin Pushes for Job Creation in Health Care Fields

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is encouraging local government officials and Rhode Island’s health care community to apply for workforce grants announced today by...

Providence Releases Plan to Fix Struggling School System

Laying the groundwork for what it calls a “cradle to career” initiative, a committee of local education experts Monday offered Providence Mayor Angel...

BREAKING: ProCAP Board Members Fired; Mayor Calls for Executive Director to Resign

Citing staggering mismanagement of the Providence Community Action Program, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras today fired three members of the organization’s board of directors...

RIPEC Study: Tax Revenues Falling Dramatically in RI

The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) Monday released its annual "How Rhode Island Compares" report, which provides details on how state and local government...

PODCAST: Kitchen Nightmares: Rampant Health Violations on Federal Hill

It is known as the crown jewel of Rhode Island’s restaurant industry, but a review of Department of Health records shows inspectors have...

BREAKING: State Appoints Fiscal Overseer for East Providence

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that state Department of Revenue (DOR) Director Rosemary Booth Gallogly has appointed Major Stephen M. Bannon, Chief...

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