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Women & Infants Midwifery Service Awarded National Commendation—Women & Infants Midwifery Service Awarded National Commendation

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RI Students Show Progress in Annual Testing

  While most of the state was focused on storm preparation and blizzard-watching, the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) had a nice forecast of...

Does Providence Deserve a Bailout?

The City of Providence is facing an estimated $11.2 million dollar budget shortfall for the 2013 fiscal year. Should the state help plug the gap?

In an attempt to close a projected budget shortfall for the 2013 fiscal year, the city of Providence will reportedly ask the state for an additional $...

PM WEATHER UPDATE: Blizzard’s Most Intense Part Hitting RI Soon

The most intense part of The Blizzard of ’13 is upon us in Rhode Island, as the storm is moving right along on schedule. Usually...

NEW: Chafee issues state of emergency: “Now is the time to hunker down”

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee is urging all of the state’s residents to take “extreme caution” in dealing with today&rsquo...

AM WEATHER UPDATE: Blizzard May Bring Up to 3 Feet of Snow

We’ve been talking about it for the past few days and now, this morning, it’s on our doorstep. As of 6am...

NEW: Providence Parking Ban Begins at Noon, Mall Closing

Providence Mayor Taveras has just announced that the city will impose a parking ban beginning today at noon. "Parking ban starts @ noon in PVD and...

NEW: Storm Shuts Down Twin River

Add Twin River to the list of casualties from today's blizzard. The Lincoln-based gambling facility has announed that it will shut down tonight at 6...

NEW: T.F. Greene, RIPTA Cancelling Service in Anticipation of Storm

Flights for this afternoon and tomorrow have already been cancelled at T.F. Green Airport.

Commuters may find they have no choice but to wait out today’s snowstorm from home as T.F. Greene, RIPTA and Amtrak have...

NEW: An Updated List of Today’s Cancellations

As the snow starts to fall, here's the latest list on closing courtesy of the Rhode Island Broadcaster's Association:

Aaron Regunberg: Don’t Kill the Postal Service

Photo: David Guo's Master/Flikr. The announcement this week that the US Postal Service intends to cut Saturday delivery has been met with much debate and discussion in Congress.

On Wednesday, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe announced that beginning in August of this year, United States Postal Service letter delivery will drop to five days...

INVESTIGATION: Universities Win Big in Tax Agreements

The voluntary tax agreements Providence has struck with four colleges will pour an additional $44.5 million into city coffers over the next two decades, but those...

NEW: Brown University to Cancel Classes Friday Due to Blizzard

Brown University has just announced that all classes for Friday, February 8, have been cancelled due to the impending blizzard in Rhode Island

PM WEATHER UPDATE: RI’s Blizzard Watch Upgraded to Warning

The National Weather Service has upgraded the Blizzard Watch to a Blizzard Warning for most all of Southern New England. A Blizzard Warning means that...

UPDATE: The Latest Storm Closings/Postponements in RI

The list of cancellations and postponements in anticipation of tomorrow’s blizzard continues to grow with each passing hour. The following is a list...

NEW: Winter Storm Forcing School Closures, Postponements in RI

Tomorrow’s winter storm is already beginning to wreck havoc on schedules and planning for most of Rhode Island. The following is a list...

AM WEATHER UPDATE: Blizzard Watch Expands—Hitting RI Friday AM

Friday's big blizzard is getting bigger, and is on track to hit Rhode Island with up to two feet of snow starting Friday morning,...

Gist Says State Working to Lower Special Education Costs

The cost for special education services in Rhode Island has been debated for years and have forced many school districts to ask for state assistance.

When State Representative Dennis Canario introduced a bill last week that called for a cap on the percentage by which private educational service providers such...

NEW: Providence Receives a “D+” for Spending Transparency

A report issued today by the Rhode Island Public Interest Research Group says Providence only earns a 'D+' for its transparency.

Two days after revealing that Rhode Island loses $229 million each year to offshore tax loopholes, the Rhode Island Public Interest Research Group (RIPIRG) has struck...

Julia Steiny: Fifth-Graders Having a Blast with Algebra

I was forewarned, but still, it was a lovely surprise to spend a solid hour with a class of students constantly popping off with "I...

Tax Dodging Costs RI $229 Million Annually

A report issued this week by the Rhode Island Public Interest Research Group says the state is losing hundreds of millions of dollars annually because of offshore tax loopholes.

Nearly every city and town in Rhode Island continues to struggle with the effects of the state’s economic downturn and, at a time...

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