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Twenty-one wind turbine blades, each 200 feet long, have arrived at the Port of Davisville from Germany and under the cover of darkness and when there is the least traffic will make their trip to Johnston over the next several days starting Monday. Each 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
The oceans are rising, storms are getting stronger, and periods of torrential rainfall are becoming more frequent. Having good flood insurance is more important than ever, but the National Flood … more
Due to an increase in the cost of electricity that National Grid buys for its customers, Rhode Islanders can expect to pay more for electricity this winter. For the second consecutive winter, most of the region will be confronted with higher electricity more
To fulfill the requirements of the law, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will host public sessions regarding its recently released Environmental Assessment (EA) for 10 new toll … more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The results from Rhode Island's first year of assessing student achievement through the Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS) exam - a test for grades 3-8 based upon the MCAS exam that has been administered in more
By JOHN HOWELL With airline passenger traffic up nearly 20 percent for the first six months of the year over last year, the challenge is sustaining those numbers while maintaining an overall upward trend toward the holy grail of 6 million passengers more
“It’s great to have a big heart but it’s no good without a big brain.” Marc Perlman, president of Ocean State Job Lot, wasn’t bragging Wednesday morning. Rather, he was speaking of all … more
By PETE FONTAINE Incomparable caring, unmatched giving! Those two traits came in many forms, from music makers to classic chefs, for some seven hours Saturday for an event where a Warwick band named Mother Bogart reached out to the community to support more
For Stephen Pursche, vaping has been a life changer. “The day my daughter was born, I quit smoking cigarettes. The only way I found I was able to do it was through vaping,” said Pursche, … more
By JOHN HOWELL -- A daunting lineup was seated in the front of the room to discuss the ongoing fight against overdoses and how to improve treatment in the state. more
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