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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
By IAN WEINER With the Democratic Party resuming control of the House of Representatives, Congressman Jim Langevin's opportunity to preside over the House as Speaker pro-tempore on the first day of the 116th congress was filled with debate over ending more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Inmates in at least two cellblocks at the Adult Correctional Institutions' Anthony Travisano Intake Service Center have been without adequate heat for more than a month and a half, the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island 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
She survived R. Kelly, and she's bringing her story of survival and domestic abuse awareness to Warwick Country Club in March. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Want to own a piece of local nightlife history? You'll soon have a chance, as items from the closed Mardi Gras Multiclub will be up for auction Feb. 16. Mardi Gras, located at 1500 Oaklawn Ave. in Cranston, closed in November 2017 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
By ETHAN HARTLEY A labor bill introduced by the Rhode Island House of Representatives is already poised to become one of the hot button issues of the new legislative session, as the proposed bill, H5260, would expand the reach of binding arbitration in more
If Governor Gina Raimondo could have predicted the weather, she might have included a pun in her second inaugural address that the 40 mile per hour gusts that buffeted the crowd on the front lawn of … 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 DANIEL KITTREDGE A new legislative proposal has reignited debate over panhandling in the Ocean State. Rhode Island House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Charlene Lima (D-Dist. 14, Cranston) last week introduced House Bill 5330, which would impose more
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