News travels fast from Japan these days. But does radiation?
It’s hard to image an Ocean State without a commercial fishing industry, but one local business owner warns it could happen.
“We’re at a dangerous low level,” said Richard Fuka. If the fleet is diminished any further, Rhode Islanders could see a local heritage industry “slip away” and become “a museum piece,” he says.
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras will announce this afternoon a list of schools recommended for closure.
Governor Lincoln Chafee and Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) Executive Director Keith Stokes willRead More
Veterans, Social Security beneficiaries, federal contractors and nonessential federal employees are among the groups thatRead More
U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse announced late last week their process for selecting a replacement for U.S.Read More
Former “Survivor” contestant Richard Hatch, of Newport, has been sentenced to nine months in federal prison.
U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) spoke out against China's "unfair" trade practices and their impact on employmentRead More
Education Commissioner Deborah Gist has ruled that the mass firings of all Providence teachers was legal, in a letter to aRead More
A top city official has told GoLocalProv that it could take up to two fiscal years to fix the massive structural budgetRead More
A state rep has proposed a law that would bar any new local town or city council members from participating in a municipalRead More
The Senate Judiciary Committee waded into the issue of gay marriage yesterday, holding a hearing on a series of bills onRead More