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Citing sentiment from constituents and a belief that Congress is being “stymied” by the administration, U.S. Rep. James Langevin on Wednesday announced his support for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. more
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By ETHAN HARTLEY A familiar face will be in the news again as the run-up to the 2020 presidential election begins to churn, as former Republican Senator, former Independent-turned-Democratic Rhode Island Governor and former Warwick mayor Lincoln Chafee more
Some Rhode Island lawmakers want to legalize and tax marijuana. Do you support the Marijuana Regulation, Control and Taxation Act, a bill that would make Rhode Island the third state to legalize … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Thinking about opening a business? A recent report indicates you might want to do it somewhere other than Rhode Island, as Wallethub's 2019 Best Places to Start a Business" study found the Ocean State to be dead last overall when" more
By ETHAN HARTLEY In the midst of historic politically polarizing times nationally, Rhode Island is nearing a battle that could pose a serious challenge to its incumbent, dominant Democratic Party. There are no signs to indicate that challenge is coming more
By JOHN HOWELL Two years in the making, the president, principal and members of the Bishop Hendricken High School faculty outlined to a group of community leaders Friday morning dramatic changes in the school curriculum aimed at giving students an edge more
By JOHN HOWELL Rick Corrente has a red nose. Actually, he has 560 of them, and next Monday, Labor Day, he hopes the noses will have helped him raise thousands to build a free hospital, the dream of Dr. Hunter Patch" Adams. A mortgage broker and former" more
Congressman Langevin (D-RI) today voted in favor of H.R. 1941, the Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act, which would ban oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts. The bill would definitively reject a Trump Administration proposal, more
Kenneth Quaranto, owner of KDQ Landscaping, recently got an unusual request from one of his customers – “don’t mow that spot in the middle of the lawn.” Actually, the landowner hadn’t … more
The Rhode Island Transit Authority has embarked on something it has never attempted – creation of a master plan that considers various modes of transportation and service to meet local community … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Starting Monday, residents of other communities will need to be accompanied by an adult Cranston resident when using the Budlong Pool. The policy change comes following concerns about overcrowding and a recent incident involving a more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Immigrants from Itri, Italy, who settled in Cranston's Knightsville section in the early years of the 20th century brought the memory of a miracle. As the story goes, in 796 A.D., a mute shepherd looked into a tree on Mount Civita in more
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