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The Scoop: Fung’s Plan to Reform Taxes, Gorbea Adds to Campaign Team, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Flu Vaccination Campaign to Kick-Off at RI State House—Rhode Island’s flu vaccination campaign will kick off…

Narragansett Beer Re-Releases Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout—Originally introduced last December as “Hi Neighbor Mash-Up,”…

RWU and Silent Witness Initiative To Launch Domestic Violence Online Database Tool—Roger Williams University and the Silent Witness Initiative…

Taco Pledges $400,000 to Support URI’s College of Engineering and Yes on 4—The Taco White Family Foundation will donate $400,000…

Rhody Ramble’s Upcoming Fall Events for Families—Rhody Ramble, launched in 2012, connects families with…

The Scoop: Kilmartin Hits Back at Hodgson, Harrop Urges Right-To-Work Municipal Ordinance, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Pawtucket Hall of Fame Taps Nesselbush As “Person of the Year”—Three City residents, Joan Crawley, former Director of…

Patriots Blown Out By Chiefs In Kansas City—Many billed the Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs…

NEW: Hodgson Blasts Kilmartin For No Bid Legal Contracts to State Legislator—Rhode Island State Senator Dawson Hodgson blasted Attorney…

 
 
 

NEW: Reed and Whitehouse Announce Major Federal Grant for College-Bound Students

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse today joined with students and education officials at Mount Pleasant High School in Providence to announce a...

In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants: What’s it Cost?

Rhode Island becomes the fourteenth state in the country to approve such action, but the first to do so without approval of its state legislature....

NEW: Central Falls Library In New York Times

Central Falls is back in the New York Times.

NEW: Changes to Sales Tax Begin Saturday

Changes to the Rhode Island sales tax will take effect tomorrow.

NEW: Governor and Treasurer Outline Pension Reform Proposal

In a letter addressed to "fellow state employees," General Treasurer Gina Raimondo and Governor Lincoln Chafee outlined the defining aspects of their impending pension reform...

Aaron Regunberg: Stop Calling Them “Illegals”

Aaron Regunberg argues that words matter and says it's time to stop referring to the undocumented students that will be receiving in-state tuition as ...

NEW: Deadline To Apply For Disaster Assistance Is Monday

The deadline for state agencies, local municipalities and nonprofit groups that may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance to submit Request for Public...

Mayor Taveras’ Support Drops In New Brown Poll

A Brown University finds that for the first time, Mayor Taveras appears to be facing some negative feedback from the residents that overwhelmingly voted him...

BREAKING: Chafee Gives Thumbs Down On Medical Marijuana

Governor Chafee said Rhode Island will not proceed with the licensing and regulation of medical marijuana compassion centers under current law today, effectively ending a...

Investigation: State Has Tax Audit Fever

The number of tax audits on businesses and individuals conducted by the state has skyrocketed by more than 15 percent in 2011, the highest number in at...

NEW: New Pension Reform Coalition Formed

Today, a coalition of businesses, trade associations and social service agencies announced the formation of EngageRI--a non-profit organization seeking to help Rhode Islanders take a...

NEW: Cicilline Tours Local Business, Praises American Jobs Act

Congressman David Cicilline and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Regional Administrator Jeanne Hulit praised two Rhode Island small business owners on their success using...

NEW: Chafee Worked Illegally In Canada

Governor Chafee was fined for working illegally in Canada, the Governor's office has confirmed.

NEW: Brown Poll Shows Mixed Feelings Towards Taveras

A new poll from the Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University revealed today that 48 percent of Providence voters rate Mayor Angel Taveras'...

PODCAST: Investigation: State Has Tax Audit Fever

The number of tax audits on businesses and individuals conducted by the state has skyrocketed by more than 15 percent in 2011, the highest number in at...

NEW: Schools Delayed By Business Seminar Monday

A sold out downtown business seminar will delay the opening of schools by two hours in Providence Monday, the School Department has confirmed.

Julia Steiny: Badly-Rattled Teachers Restore Their Confidence

Julia Steiny shares how one RIC professor's techniques are creating a profession that is more effective and fun for everyone involved.

Providence Will Issue More Than 150,000 Parking Tickets In 2011

The city of Providence will generate more than 150,000 parking tickets this year, with the potential for that number to grow significantly as the city begins...

NEW: City Retirement Board Rescinds Former Fire Chief’s Disability Pension

The Providence Retirement Board today voted to rescind the disability pension awarded to former Fire Chief George S. Farrell.

NEW: URI To Launch New Health Studies Major

U.S. Congressman James Langevin, Lt. Gov. Elizabeth Roberts, and state Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski will join University of Rhode Island President David M Dooley...

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