51 min ago
Kettle Point Housing Financing, Bonds Go Before City Council
The East Providence City Council meets tonight for its second meeting in May with the introduction of an ordinance for a tax increment financing plan for the Kettle Point housing development on the docket.
3 hrs ago
RWU Grads Urged to Make History
With an array of speakers urging them to live their lives according to the values treasured by the university's namesake himself, 1,080 graduates in the Roger Williams University Class of 2013 culminated their college careers on Saturday at the university's annual Commencement exercises.
Mon May 20, 2013
Providence Pension Projection Data Raising Questions
The Providence City Council's Ways and Means Committee has been holding hearings on Mayor Taveras' fiscal year 2014 budget proposal , the health of the City's pension fund continues to come under close examination -- and scrutiny of its unfunded liability assumptions.
Sat May 18, 2013
Daily Scoop's Ice Cream 'Must Try'
It's no secret in Barrington and Bristol that The Daily Scoop serves up some of the best ice cream around.
The Providence Journal
Author Barry invokes Roger Williams at RWU commencement
Historian and author John Barry linked that phrase Saturday to Roger Williams as he addressed the Class of 2013 under sunny skies at Roger Williams University.
Fri May 17, 2013
Warren Police Log: Domestic, Disorderly, Fugitive
The Warren Police Department made the following arrests this week: Giovanni Edward Desousa , 20, of Locust Terrace in Warren, was charged with domestic assault and domestic disorderly conduct.
Homemade Blowtorch Leads to Arson Charge
A Bristol man who fashioned a blowtorch out of an aerosol can and a lighter and allegedly set fire to a multi-family home has been charged with first degree arson.
What's Happening The Weekend in Bristol, Warren
The weather is looking good for most of the weekend, and there's plenty to do around Bristol and Warren.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Providence Journal
Prudence Island residents seek new ferry operator
Residents of Prudence Island are looking for a new ferry operator, after the company that currently runs ferries said service would stop on Dec.
Tue May 14, 2013
Man Allegedly Jumps in Front of Cruiser, Swears at Cops
Portsmouth police made the following arrests recently. Man allegedly jumps in front of police cruiser Three were arrested after a vehicle was stopped in Common Fence Point on May 12 at 12:30 a.m. Bristol police first attempted to stop a motor vehicle for traveling at a high speed.
Grow Smart to Honor Sweetbriar
Saying there's no better way to promote the many benefits of smart growth than to profile successful local examples, Grow Smart Rhode Island will honor and celebrate individuals, plans and projects that play to Rhode Island's strengths, generate sustainable economic benefits and improve communities and neighborhoods in the process.
What Would You Do with $350 Million Powerball Jackpot?
The Powerball jackpot will hit $350 million for Wednesday's drawing. Though not the largest Powerball cash payout, the jackpot is inching closer to the $384 million that was given out in November 2012 in Arizona and Missouri.
5 Things to Know About Today
Here are five things you should know about today in Barrington: Mostly sunny and a bit warmer today with a high temperature near 63 degrees.
Sowams Nursery Housing Rapped at First Hearing on Master Plan
The first public hearing scheduled by the Planning Board on the master plan for the proposed affordable-housing project at Sowams Nursery in Barrington plowed some old ground and some new soil on Monday night in the library auditorium.
Mon May 13, 2013
Sales Managers required by Gurit (USA) Inc.
Gurit Inc. is a leading developer and innovator in the composites industry and has positioned itself as the leading global supplier of composite materials, engineering services, tooling equipment and select parts and systems.
RI PowerPlayer: Evan Granoff
Every Monday, GoLocal shines the spotlight on one individual who is making an impact on Rhode Island.
Fri May 10, 2013
What's Happening This Weekend in Bristol and Warren?
You just knew it couldn't last forever - the excellent spring weather of the last week or so has given way to a weekend forecast of partly sunny skies and the threat of rain .
Thu May 09, 2013
7 Jobs that Make the World a Better Place
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuilder Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life - from the buildings they work and live in, to the ... (more)
Mt. Hope Students Get Dirty - Helping Save Silver Creek
As part of the ongoing project to retore the natural marsh along Silver Creek in Bristol - and prevent Hope Street from flooding during heavy storms - a group of students from Mt.
Tell Us: Will You Avoid a Sakonnet River Bridge With Tolls?
Bridge tolls on the Sakonnet River Bridge are not expected to begin until this summer, but area residents are already changing their daily routes to avoid these extra fees.