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Coming Wednesday: Rhode Island’s Best Communities 2014

What's the best community in Rhode Island? What is the best place in Rhode Island to live, whether you're a young single, a...

Community Leaders at Billy Taylor Park Rally Demand Action

Mt. Hope Neighborhood Association's Ray Watson addresses the crowd at Billy Taylor Park.

Community leaders, supporters, and candidates turned out at the Billy Taylor Park in the Mt. Hope neighborhood pf Providence on Monday to address the ongoing...

LISTEN: Fung Supported Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants as Cranston Councilman

Allan Fung's support of the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride while serving on the Cranston City Council has sent ripples through the Rhode Island Republican...

Smiley’s Firm Responsible for Million Dollar Reporting Error

Brett Smiley

Democratic candidate for Mayor of Providence Brett Smiley's consulting firm, The CFO Consulting Group, was responsible for failing to report $1 million in spending during...

Angiulo: Non-Violent Drug Offenders May See Federal Prison Stays Shortened

The war on drugs has been going on for years. During that time lengthy prison sentences, often longer than the minimum mandatory time written into...

LISTEN: Smiley’s Firm Responsible for Million Dollar Reporting Error

Democratic candidate for Mayor of Providence Brett Smiley's consulting firm, The CFO Consulting Group, was responsible for failing to report $1 million in spending during...

Questions Jorge Elorza Must Answer to be Providence’s Next Mayor

Jorge Elorza

Can Democrat Jorge Elorza win the race for Mayor of Providence?  With primary day less than 8 weeks away, Elorza will need to coalesce his...

Will Chafee Push RI Into Housing Undocumented Immigrant Children?

Will Rhode Island be housing undocumented immigrant children at the request of the federal government in the foreseeable future?

Providence Police Union Slams Taveras on Unpaid Festival Police Details

Providence Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Angel Taveras is being called out by the Providence police union for

Members of the Providence police union are taking Providence Mayor Angel to task for not enforcing a 2012 ordinance requiring that past debts owed for detail...

Providence Festivals Operating in Violation of City Ordinance

Agreements between festivals who owe tens of thousands in past due police detail bills and the City of Providence sidestep the language of a city...

NEW: Brown University Investigated by Feds in Sexual Assault Case

Brown University was notified Friday that the school is under federal investigation for a Title IX complaint from a sexual assault case in 2013.

LISTEN: Providence Police Union Slams Taveras on Unpaid Festival Police Details

Members of the Providence police union are taking Providence Mayor Angel to task for not enforcing a 2012 ordinance requiring that past debts owed for detail...

RI Unemployment Dropped to 7.9% in June

The RI Department of Labor and Training announced that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June 2014 dropped to 7.9 percent...

The Top 30 Dumbest City Ordinances in Providence

If you’ve ever spit in public, walked on the grass at a city park, or swept dirt out onto the sidewalk, you have...

slides: Providence’s 30 Dumbest Ordinances - See the List

From bans against public spitting and throwing slippery fruit peels on sidewalks to rules on proper swim attire and walking on public parks, here are...

Smiley Gets Endorsed by Anti-Gay Marriage, Pro-Life, Pro-Gun Rep. Hull

With great fanfare, progressive Democratic candidate for Mayor Brett Smiley announced the support of Providence State Representative Ray Hull. The endorsement was a symbolic tweak...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Joe Clifford: Why I am Suing the State of Rhode Island

Joe Clifford

I am the Clifford in the so called “Clifford case”, and I am one of 177 individuals who have filed suit against the State...

LISTEN: The Top 30 Dumbest City Ordinances in Providence

If you've ever spit in public, walked on the grass at a city park, or swept dirt out onto the sidewalk, you have unwittingly...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Michael Long: Addressing Violence in Providence

Over the past week, the media has covered the recent surge in violence across the capital city. It has reached the point where the NAACP...

“Anybody But Cianci” Group Forming to Take on Buddy

Source: nobuddypvd.com

Organized efforts are underway in Providence to stop former Mayor Vincent "Buddy" Cianci's from realizing a third term -- and they aren't just...

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