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The Scoop: Magaziner Calls Almonte a Liar, Cianci Blasts Harrop’s Elorza Donation, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Hodgson Blasts Kilmartin For Breaking Crime Lab Promise—Republican candidate for Attorney General candidate Dawson Hodgson…

Simmons to Deliver Lecture for Brown’s Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice Opening—Brown University President Emerita Ruth J. Simmons will…

Russell Moore: Taveras’ Police Department Spin Boomerangs—Maybe at this point lame duck Providence Mayor…

Mattiello and Paiva Weed Say Vote Yes on Question 4 for URI—In a recent commentary in these pages, engineer…

LISTEN: The 15 Most Competitive RI General Assembly Races of 2014—Election Day is two weeks from Tuesday --…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Gary Morse: Raimondo’s Economic Trojan Horse—Last week, Treasurer Raimondo declared that a core…

Smart Benefits: When Dental and Vision Don’t Count…Under PPAC, That Is—The IRS, DOL and HHS recently issued final…

Newport Superior Court to Hold Hearing on Possible Campaign Violations by Anti-Casino Group—The Newport Superior Court will hold a hearing…

Fuller’s Record-Setting Performance Not Enough, Brown Falls to Princeton, 27-16—Brown senior quarterback Marcus Fuller (Ashland, OH) threw…

 
 
 

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...

video: NEW: Groups Call On Senator Reed To Support Respect for Marriage Act

Marriage Equality Rhode Island (MERI) and Ocean State Action have partnered with two national organizations to urge Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed to sign on...

NEW: DEM Preserves 105 Acres in Burrillville

Rhode Island’s Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has acquired 105 acres of land to add to the state’s 1,748-acre Black Hut Management...

NEW: Whitehouse Campaign Seeks Donations to Combat Tea Party

Ed Pacheco, chairman of the Rhode Island Democratic Party, sent out an e-mail today calling for donations towards Sheldon Whitehouse’s upcoming senate campaign....

BREAKING: Providence School Board Won’t Recognize Teachers Contract

The Providence City Council is likely to approve a new collective bargaining agreement between the city and the teachers union when it meets tonight, but...

NEW: Governor Visiting Charter School In New Haven Today

Governor Chafee will travel to New Haven, Connecticut this afternoon to tour Amistad Academy, a charter middle school operated by Achievement First.

Board Of Governors Unanimously Approves In-State Tuition For Illegal Immigrants

Following hours of testimony on both sides of the issue, the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education Monday voted unanimously to offer undocumented...

NEW: Jet Runs Off Runway At T.F. Green

A private jet ran off the runway after a surprise landing at T.F. Green Airport this morning, according to Kevin Dillon, president of the...

Report: 42,000 Young People Lived In Poverty In 2010

Nearly one in five children in Rhode Island live below the poverty line, according to data released the US Census Bureau. The report shows that...

NEW: ACLU Calls Civil Unions Bill “A Bust”

The Rhode Island ACLU issued a report today calling the state’s civil union bill “a bust.” The report, which highlights a ...

Exclusive Poll: Is Senator Whitehouse’s Lead Enough?

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse holds a commanding lead over Republican challenger Barry Hinckley, but the state’s junior Senator still shows some signs of vulnerability,...

Which Cities And Towns Get The Most State Aid?

The state will offer cities and towns more than $660 million in aid during the 2012 fiscal year, with nearly one-third of the money going to the...

BREAKING: Chafee Calls for Funding Higher Education for Illegals

In a Sunday afternoon statement issued at 4 pm, Governor Lincoln Chafee calls of the Board of Governors for Higher Education to approve funding for illegal...

Tom Sgouros: Why is Greece like Central Falls?

GoLocalProv MINDSETTER™ Tom Sgouros looks at parallels between the Greece and Central Falls. Will an entire country go bankrupt?

Guest MINDSETTER™: Teach For America Helps Low Income Children

As a Rhode Island teacher and Teach For America alumna, I know firsthand the impact a teacher can have in their first and second year...

NEW: RI Lottery Player Wins $1 Million

One lucky Rhode Island Lottery player became a millionaire this weekend.

Exclusive Poll: Two-Thirds Of Voters Don’t Trust Pols With Pension Reform

As lawmakers continue to search for solutions to the state’s pension problems, the majority of registered voters say they have little faith in...

Exclusive Poll: RI Voters Grade Public Schools

Registered Rhode Island voters continue to consider education a priority, but only 43 percent say they believe K-12 public schools are headed in the right track,...

NEW: Central Falls Receiver Fires Police Chief

Central Falls state-appointed receiver Robert Flanders has eliminated the position of Police Chief, Prosecution Clerk at the Police Department and the Deputy City Clerk in...

NEW: Top RI Mob Leaders Arrested

Four alleged members and associates of the New England La Cosa Nostra (LCN), including an alleged Rhode Island leader, have been arrested and charged in...

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