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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
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
Whether the courts agree with the state that it has the right to independently toll trucks or not, Christopher Maxwell of the Rhode Island Truckers Association says Rhode Island will come out the … more
By JOHN HOWELL and DANIEL KITTREDGE As had been expected for several months, a familiar face to Rhode Islanders is making another foray into presidential politics. Lincoln Chafee, a former Warwick mayor, governor and U.S. senator, plans to seek the 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
Echoing the top officials in their respective chambers, House Majority Leader K. Joseph Shekarchi (D-Dist. 23, Warwick) and Senate Majority Leader Michael J. McCaffrey (D-Dist. 29, Warwick) say … 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 DANIEL KITTREDGE and JACOB MARROCCO With just weeks remaining before the first votes are cast, the race for the Democratic presidential nomination has entered a critical stretch. Rhode Island voters won't have their say until April, well after the more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A former Cranston state representative has set his sights on a seat in Congress. Robert Lancia, a Republican who previously represented District 16 in the Rhode Island House of Representatives, this week announced he plans to more
By JOHN HOWELL David Levesque believes in the value of a hand shake. It's what landed him the largest of his Brewed Awakenings stores - the one on Route 2 in Warwick in the shadow of Barnes and Noble - and set him on the path to developing a different more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The state's educational and economic fortunes are inexorably linked, Gov. Gina Raimondo said during her State of the State address Tuesday night - and with her administration set to unveil its budget plan for the coming fiscal year, 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
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