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Living history Rep. Joseph McNamara used fighting words - as did Mayor Allan Fung and Rep. Joseph Solomon Jr. - while helping to kick off the 54th annual Gaspee Days celebration Saturday at the gazebo in Pawtuxet Park. All three characterized the Boston more
The Rhode Island Beekeepers Association will be offering a five-week course at the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College that will cover information about beekeeping for beginners. The subjects that will be covered include the honeybee life more
By ETHAN HARTLEY A hat, a tube of toothpaste, children's toys, a candle and an aluminum walking cane - what do these seemingly random items have in common? The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) warns they could all feasibly be fashioned into more
The fourth annual Brain Week Rhode Island (brainweekri) will take place from March 9-17 in multiple locations in Rhode Island. The event is a singular celebration of the brain, featuring cerebrally stimulating panels and presentations on the most current more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The site remains a landmark in the truest Rhode Island sense, known to many residents and passers-by as the old Blockbuster Video. But inside the building at 350 Park Ave. in Cranston, a vibrant new world has emerged - one focused on more
By JOHN HOWELL What once was the neighborhood Benny's location on Warwick Avenue will become a larger Ocean State Job Lot serving the northern end of the city by Labor Day. The Carpionato Group - which bought 29 Benny's stores after the chain closed in more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A Cranston native and accomplished tennis coach is among dozens of people facing charges in connection with what one federal official has described as an international college admissions bribery and money laundering scandal." Gordon" more
On April 20, more than 100 people joined the Takian family to dedicate the gym at Western Hills Middle Schoolas the Charles “Chet” Takian Gymnasium. Chet, as he was affectionately known, was a … more
A tax increase of 2.37 percent included in the proposed $298-million city budget plan for the coming fiscal year will allow Cranston to make “necessary investments” in education, infrastructure, … more
By JOHN HOWELL Michael Vieira of Warwick was one of the lucky Stop & Shop shoppers. He wasn't inconvenienced by the strike of five locals of the United Food Commercial Workers that put many of the company's 31,000 workers in three states on the picket more
By JOHN HOWELL The designation for T.F. Green Airport is PVD, or Providence, which has been a bone of contention for Warwick officials for decades. That's not going to change, although with Sun Country Airlines' announcement Tuesday, the airport will more
WPRI political and economic reporter Ted Nesi may be one of the best known names in televised news in Rhode Island, but he’s very worried about the future of state and local journalism. … more
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