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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 Standing in solidarity with federal workers' union leaders, the complete complement of Rhode Island Congressional delegates joined at T.F. Green Monday morning to denounce the ongoing government shutdown - now the longest shutdown in the more
By ETHAN HARTLEY The state budget for next fiscal year, which will begin July 1, will likely not be passed for some time yet, however cities and towns in Rhode Island are already sharpening pencils preparing for possible repercussions coming as a result more
By IAN WEINER With the Democratic Party resuming control of the House of Representatives, Congressman Jim Langevin's opportunity to preside over the House as Speaker pro-tempore on the first day of the 116th congress was filled with debate over ending more
By ETHAN HARTLEY Facing a roughly $200 million budget deficit between the end of Fiscal Year 2019 on June 30 and Fiscal Year 2020, Governor Gina Raimondo's new budget plan, released this past Thursday, looks to stabilize the near future through legalized more
After working for 38 years at Phred’s Drug, Jean Ricci won’t be interviewing for a job with CVS, when Phred’s closes its doors for the last time on Nov. 29. “I don’t want to cry for a … more
New at Garden City A PEEK INSIDE: The newest restaurant to open in the Garden City Center is Tavern In The Square. It is the 10th Tavern In The Square and the only one in Rhode Island. It seats 300 people and has a diverse menu and 50 beers on tap. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Inmates in at least two cellblocks at the Adult Correctional Institutions' Anthony Travisano Intake Service Center have been without adequate heat for more than a month and a half, the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island 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
Gov. Gina Raimondo did not address the proposed legalization of recreational marijuana during her State of the State address Tuesday, focusing instead almost exclusively on issues related to education. But her support for legislation more
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