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During an unprecedented Warwick “State of the City” address last week, Mayor Joseph Solomon delved into fiscal details that outlined a highly troubling reality facing the city, which … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Ken Hopkins has opted against a bid for the mayor's office in 2020, planning instead to seek reelection to his City Council seat - and, if the Republican majority holds, to take on the council's top leadership post. I've had a lot of" 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 The Rhode Island Office of the Child Advocate has concluded through an extensive report released Tuesday that the Rhode Island Department of Child Youth and Families (DCYF) created" the situation that led to the death of a 9-year-old" 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
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The city has again prevailed in a legal case involving local pension changes adopted in 2013. In an opinion issued Monday, the Rhode Island Supreme Court upheld Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter's 2016 ruling in favor of the city more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Is a proposed $1 billion, 20-year extension of the state's casino gaming contract with IGT a good deal for the state that will save more than a thousand quality jobs, or a thinly-veiled subsidy that subverts common economical sense in more
By JOHN HOWELL With so many things he would like to enhance at Green Airport, where should Iftikhar Ahmad start? The Rhode Island Airport Corporation's president and CEO rhetorically posed that question Wednesday after the grand opening of the Escape 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 ETHAN HARTLEY Rhode Island has made strides implementing cancer-fighting public policies, but there is still much room for improvement - according to the 17th annual How Do You Measure Up?" report issued by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action" more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Recent efforts to expand the choices available to local families in need were celebrated last week during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Comprehensive Community Action Program's newly expanded Choice Food Bank. Food banks are" more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE On one side of City Hall's Council Chambers sat a group of people wearing pink or orange shirts bearing the names of the groups Moms Demand Action and the Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence, with slogans such as more
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