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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 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
By JACOB MARROCCO The Rhode Island Republican Party chose former East Greenwich Town Council President Sue Cienki as its next chair during an election at the Marriott Omni Hotel in Providence on Saturday. Cienki was one of four candidates running for 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 JOHN HOWELL Rhode Island Department of Human Services Director Courtney Hawkins made pizza last week. This wasn't edible pizza, although it did look tempting, and Hawkins did more supervising that making. How about the triangle?" she asked of the" 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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