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By DANIEL KITTREDGE What should the city's rules governing large, commercial-scale solar projects look like? Some favor a full repeal of the existing regulatory framework, which has been in place since 2015, and the creation of new rules that more more
Sailing into spring [Photo gallery]
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By DANIEL KITTREDGE Local commuters will soon face a months-long detour along one of the city's main west-to-east routes. Starting March 11, motorists traveling east on Route 12 will be rerouted from a portion of the roadway between Dyer and Gansett more
Ocean State Kidz Club welcomed On March 30, an official ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to welcome Ocean State Kidz Club at 350 Park Ave. - the site of the former Blockbuster Video - to the community. Ward 1 Councilwoman Lammis Vargas and Leanne more
By IAN WEINER On Jan. 7, District 19 Rep. Joseph McNamara (Warwick, Cranston) introduced legislation Monday that would drastically change Rhode Island's education standards by introducing statewide academic curriculum that align with the Common Core... more
The Hope Highlands PTO tries to keep their fundraising to a minimum, recognizing that money is tight for families. They host three events each year, including Friday’s annual Walk-a-thon, the … more
House Oversight gives transportation vendor three weeks to fix problems The House Committee on Oversight, chaired by Rep. Patricia Serpa (D-Dist. 27, West Warwick, Coventry, Warwick), met Feb. 7 to review hundreds of complaints lodged against a new more
Speakman sworn in to House of Representatives Rep. June S. Speakman (D-Dist. 68, Warren, Bristol) was formally sworn in to the House of Representatives. She was elected March 5 in a special election to replace Laufton Ascen ao, who was elected in more
On Tuesday, the leadership of the Rhode Island Senate and House of Representatives unveiled a package of education reform bills that legislators are hopeful will result in local students achieving the same kind of test scores as their Massachusetts more
Vella-Wilkinson bill would extend benefits to gay veterans Rep. Camille F.J. Vella-Wilkinson (D-Dist. 21, Warwick) has introduced legislation that would extend veterans' benefits to gay or transgender members of the armed forces who failed to receive more
By ETHAN HARTLEY It took only a few seconds for two of the area's largest skyline landmarks to crumple and disintegrate before the eyes of well over a hundred spectators at Conimicut Point Saturday morning. Thousands more curious onlookers across New more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Marisa Gould, a 13-year-old student at Western Hills Middle School, was accompanied by her family as she met with Mayor Allan Fung on May 17. She has been selected by the Epilepsy Foundation New England, and later by the national more
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