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Reading With Robin: Moses Brown’s 2015 Book Festival with Distinguished Poet & Essayist Mark Doty—The Moses Brown Book Festival is coming to…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Matt Fecteau: Drones, a Necessary, Justifiable Evil —"We sleep safely in our beds because rough…

Huestis: May’s Planet Parade for the Astronomy Enthusiast—The significant snow cover that blanketed our local…

Stiffer Campaign Finance Laws, Addressing Guns and Domestic Violence: This Week at the Statehouse—Newport Grand, Twin River and Governor for a…

Frankie Valli at PPAC—On Sunday April 16, Frankie Valli performed to…

RI Beauty Expert: Spring Trendspotting – Five Surprising Musts—Early spring is all about shedding: the winter…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Spring Busts Out!—For oft, when on my couch I lie

Fit For Life: Get a Better Bottom…Line—It’s springtime and people who are cooped up…

NEW: Kris Dunn to Return to PC—Kris Dunn to return to PC

NEW: RI’s Ocean House Named One of Top 100 Brunch Spots in U.S.—Seasons at the Ocean House Named Top 100…

 
 
 

Former Scituate Deputy Police Chief Accused of Double Dipping

The Scituate Pension Committee will meet Thursday to discuss whether a current town employee is eligible for a pension awarded while he served on the...

Julia Steiny: Could Trauma be the Root Cause of Misbehavior?

Julia Steiny asks, if patient re-teaching works with traumatized kids, why wouldn’t it help all misbehaving kids learn new social habits?

1 in 4 RI Renters Can’t Afford Home

One-in-four Rhode Island renters spend more than 50 percent of their income on housing-related expenses, according to a new report issued by HousingWorksRI.

Ten Ways to Save Providence from Bankruptcy

If Mayor Angel Taveras wants to keep Providence from going broke, he’ll need to think outside the box in order to address the...

NEW: Clean Water Action Hires New Director

Clean Water Action welcomed Jamie Rhodes to the position of Rhode Island State Director on February 1, 2012.

NEW: Groups Seek to Ban ‘High Stakes Testing’ in Schools

A dozen organizations that work closely with children and families who are poor, minority, non-English speaking, or who have disabilities or other barriers to learning...

NEW: ‘Good Time Bill’ Heads to House

The full Senate has passed legislation referred to as the “good time bill,” introduced by Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski (D-Dist. 37, South Kingstown, New...

NEW: Verizon Awarded $275k in Rhode Island in 2011

Nonprofit groups in Rhode Island that focused on education, domestic violence prevention, and using technology to deliver or enhance health care received more than $275,000 million...

NEW: Aquidneck Island Commission Release on Open Space

The Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (AIPC) has http://www.aquidneckplanning.org/openspace.cfm">released the first comprehensive census of the island’s open space,...

Providence Council Considering Overhauling Pension System

More school closures, fire station closures, the inability to make payroll and ultimately, bankruptcy, are looming if the city cannot address its massive unfunded pension...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Wall: Regents Drops Ball with Achievement First

Dan Wall argues that when Achievement First wins, traditional public schools lose.

Which Communities Get the Most State Aid in Chafee’s Budget?

Governor Chafee says cities and towns are in "crisis." Will increased state aid help solve their problems?

NEW: Chafee to File Supreme Court Brief in Support of Providence

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced this morning that he will file an amicus brief with the Rhode Island Supreme Court in support of...

NEW: Kilmartin to Sign Joint State-Federal Mortgage Servicing and Foreclosure Settlement

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced his intention to sign on to the joint federal-state agreement with the nation’s five largest mortgage...

NEW: New Partnership Announced for Failing Providence Schools

The Rhode Island Foundation announced Tuesday morning that it will make a grant of $100,000 to support the creation of United Providence (UP!), a unique labor-management...

NEW: Kilmartin Warns Against Rapid Tax Refunds

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin “the IRS does not process refunds the same day you file your tax returns, whether through the mail or electronically."

Providence Bond Ratings in Question: Agencies to Meet With City

Providence officials will soon meet with representatives from the three major credit rating agencies – Standard & Poor's (S&P), Moody's, and...

Dan Lawlor: Time to End Homelessness in Providence

Dan Lawlor explains that Providence needs to address its chronic homelessness problem.

NEW: City Employee Charged With Selling Traffic Signs

The brother of the city’s acting director of public property has been charged with selling more than a dozen traffic signs as scrap...

NEW: Public Health Think Tank at State House Wednesday

Rep. Teresa Tanzi and Sen. Juan Pichardo will host the sixth annual Health Policy Legislative Forum Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in...

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