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NEW: Kent County Water Authority Lifts Boil-Water Order

The Kent County Water Authority has announced the boil-water advisory in effect has been lifted, according to its website.  

NEW: Providence College Reported Incorrect SAT Data to U.S. News

Providence College has reported to U.S. News that it misreported data on the average SAT and ACT scores for its fall 2012 entering class, which was used for the publication’s 2014 Best Colleges rankings.

Providence College has informed U.S. News and World Report that it misreported data on the average SAT and ACT scores for its fall 2012 entering...

NEW: Two RI Schools Named 2013 National Blue Ribbon Award Winners

The National Blue Ribbon Schools award honors public and private where students perform at very high levels or where significant improvements are being made in students' levels of achievement.

The U.S. Department of Education has named two schools in Rhode Island as 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools—including the William M. Davies, Jr....

Prov School Bus Company Fined Millions Nationally

Tune in to NewsRadio 920 every weekday at 7:35am for GoLocalProv’s Big Story of the day.

With the new school year nearly a month underway, busing issues in the City of Providence have plagued both the city's school department and...

Julia Steiny: Recruiting Family Before Foster Care

Congress may feel that the cost of compassion is too steep, but luckily there are still people willing to go to extreme measures to feed the hungry and care for the orphans.

Charles Dickens filled his novels with orphans, who'd "lost their people" by death or other circumstances. The word "Dickensian" refers to a heartlessly industrializing...

Providence Parents Blast Busing Problems at School Board Meeting

Following last Tuesday's community forum on busing issues at the JCC, the Providence School Board heard form parents last night on their transportation concerns.

Last night, the Providence School Board took testimony from parents -- and a bus driver - who expressed their continued concerns about major transportation issues...

NEW: RI ACLU Files New Motion Against Board of Education

The ACLU filed a new motion today against the Board of Education.

The Rhode Island ACLU announced that it filed court papers today asking for a prompt hearing on its request for a preliminary injunction against the...

NEW: HEALTH Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus in RI

The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) has reported that a 33-year-old Exeter resident was diagnosed with viral meningitis caused by West Nile Virus (WNV)....

LISTEN: Providence Parents Blast Busing Problems at School Board Meeting

Last night, the Providence School Board took testimony from parents -- and a bus driver - who expressed their continued concerns about major transportation issues...

NEW: Providence College Cancels Lecture on Same-Sex Marriage

John Corvino’s lecture, entitled “The Meaning of (Gay) Marriage,

Providence College has canceled a lecture in support of same-sex marriage by gay philosophy professor John Corvino, citing a Catholic Church document, which states that...

Providence Report Warned About Busing Issues

New developments in recent Providence school bus issues -- read on to learn more

Following recent reports from Providence parents that a school bus got lost and stranded students on the East Side of the city, then claims last...

Grade Rhode Island’s Leaders - From A to F

With Rhode Island faced with some major economic challenges, the state looks to ideas and leaders to help design the recovery. According to IHS, Rhode...

LISTEN: Providence Report Warned About Busing Issues

Following recent reports from Providence parents that a school bus got lost and stranded students on the East Side of the city, then claims last...

White’s LOOKOUT RI: TF Green Expansion May Fuel Europe Connection

John Hazen White, Jr.

Work is finally about to begin on the long-contested T.F. Green runway expansion and other airport improvements after years of struggles between the host...

NEW: Mollis Announces Launch of RI State Archives Online Catalog

A Letter from John Hancock to Governor William Greene, dated December 16, 1782, which is now available for viewing thanks to the new State Archives Online Catelog.

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis has announced the official launch of the Rhode Island State Archives Online Catelog, a new tool which will make...

NEW: Providence Parents Claim Bus Lacked Monitor

One week after a bus carrying Henry Barnard students got lost, parents are saying a bus last Friday lacked a monitor.

Following on the heels of a recent episode in which a school bus carrying elementary school children got lost in Providence -- and ultimately let...

NEW: Plain Arrested, Threatens Police - “Friends with Chief”

Publisher of RIFuture Bob Plain was arrested by East Greenwich police after a routine stop on September 11, 2013. During the police interview, Plain threatened the police...

slides: Rhode Island’s Biggest Storms: 75th Anniversary of Hurricane of ‘38

Portsmouth during Hurricane Sandy.  Photo: James Clayton Sattel

Today looks like it's going to be a fine fall day here in Rhode Island, with the potential for some rain tomorrow. However, 75 years...

Local Rhode Island Food Innovators to be Featured at Waterfire

Tonight should be a fine fall night for Waterfire -- and local food, thanks to RallyRI.

Tonight at Waterfire, local food innovators will be display as part of "Food Showcase" by Rally RI, a project funded through the RI Innovation Fellowship...

In Case You Missed It: RI’s Worst Speed Traps?

Woonsocket's severe financial straits as of late have been well documented, with the recent filing a class action lawsuit to block the city from...

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