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Mayor Scott Avedisian, who has been mayor in Warwick since 2000, might officially be leaving office pending a vote by the RIPTA board, sources have confirmed. more
Rep. Robert Lancia (R-Dist. 16, Cranston) is calling on the state to create a new tax exemption for income derived from military pensions in an effort to entice veterans to stay in Rhode Island. As a disabled Navy veteran I understand how difficult it" more
By JOHN HOWELL Students are scared of a shooter entering their school and are demanding authorities do something about it. That message came across loud and clear Saturday as students held the spotlight and people of all ages came by the thousands to more
By JOHN HOWELL -- Before T.F. Green Airport, it was Hillsgrove and now the Rhode Island Airport Corporation is considering changing the name to Rhode Island International Airport. more
The 59th annual West Warwick St. Patrick's Day Parade held Sunday was blessed with sunny and unusually warm weather and that was a relief for many marchers who have endured rain, snow and downright intolerable conditions to keep the tradition alive The more
Here are the highlights from news and events that took place in the General Assembly last week. For more information on any of these items visit www.rilegislature.gov/pressrelease. House passes McNamara bill requiring carbon monoxide detectors in schools more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Within three hours, 900 signatures on six petitions to help animals throughout Rhode Island were collected at Pet Supplies Plus in Garden City on Jan. 6 by Dennis Tabella, Director of Defenders of Animals and several volunteers. more
By JOHN HOWELL -- They’ve been dubbed the “gang of five,” but no question they would welcome others to join their ranks. They are bound by the causes they support, not the party labels they wear, which in this day of divisive politics makes them unusual. more
Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea has released the official 2018 How to Run for Office Guide to assist those planning to run for elected office in Rhode Island. The guide provides would-be candidates with the necessary steps, deadlines and eligibility more
At the Women's March RI Chapter's one-year anniversary rally, a crowd of approximately 4,000 women and men, as well as children, gathered together this past Saturday at the Rhode Island State House. more
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