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Providence weather: Sunny but cold for Thursday
Forecast discussion: If you happened to be up at 4 a.m. Wednesday morning, you probably heard sleet bouncing off your windows.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Guns on RI Campuses. Who is Armed?
Just one day after the University of Rhode Island announced plans to arm campus police, RIC and CCRI said they will not do the same.
A busy tax day
At Liberty Tax in East Providence, the owner says Tuesday was the busiest day of the year.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Levin Plays Mozart Tonight
Renowned Mozart interpreter ROBERT LEVIN returns to join Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA for Mozart's Piano Concerto, No.20 in D minor tonight April 12. The orchestra will also perform Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony No.5 in D minor , and the rarely-heard twentieth-century American gem, Charles Ives' The ... (more)
EP Warns Residents of Recent Water Standard Violations
The city of East Providence is alerting residents that the city's water supply recently violated a drinking water standard after levels of a certain group of chemicals were detected.
Two Hurt after Car Crashes into Subway Restaurant
East Providence police said two people were hurt after a car crashed into the Subway on Warren Avenue Thursday afternoon.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
East Providence Insurance Agency Acquired by Cross Insurance
Cross Insurance, a subsidiary of Cross Financial Corp., and one of the largest independent insurance providers in New England, announced Wednesday the acquisition of Troy, Pires & Allen Insurance , a 78-year-old insurance agency based in East Providence, specializing in a wide variety of personal and business insurance coverage through more than ... (more)
RI Senate Panel Backs Bid to Save Fire District
The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday approved legislation that would allow the state to appoint a receiver or other official to oversee the finances of fire districts.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Cranston Man Caught with Drugs in Conn.
A quartet of Rhode Island men are facing drug-related charges after the group was stopped by Greenwich, Conn.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Russell Moore: Mattiello was Correct Choice
Trust me; the new boss is not the same as the old boss. At least that's the case here in Little Rhody where Nicholas Mattiello completed his meteoric rise in Rhode Island politics where he went from winning a breathtakingly close election in 2006 to becoming House Speaker in 2014.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
You Know You're From East Providence When
How well do you know the cities and towns of Rhode Island? Well, we're about to put your knowledge of the Ocean State to the test.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Freshman tapped to head municipal government panel
A freshman Democrat who served previously as an assistant Rhode Island attorney general has been named chairman of the House Municipal Government Committee.
Firefighters Shave Heads, Raise Thousands for Kids with Cancer
In what has become an annual tradition, dozens of local firefighters shaved their heads to benefit the St. Baldrick's Foundation at The Whiskey Republic in Providence this week.
Singers from Warwick Vets High School took home the $1,000 prize for their music department.
It was the finals for the Cardi's Furniture, Cat Country 98.1 and NBC 10 Southern New England Sing Off.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Giant cable carrier keeps sludge moving
The world's largest plastic cable carrier has been installed in Belgium's Antwerp Mechanical Dewatering, Recycling, and Application of Sludge plant to help process 550,000 lb of sand, silt, and water dredged each year from Antwerp harbor.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
In Olneyville: Bright lights, blood, and bag lunahces
When things are good, they break out into, "That was awesome!" When things aren't so good, like when the dastardly tag team Crusade For Change steals the mic, they chant, "Shut the fuck up," punctuating each repetition by beating their hands on the side of the ring.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Levin Plays Mozart, 4/12
Renowned Mozart interpreter ROBERT LEVIN returns to join Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA for Mozart's Piano Concerto, No.20 in D minor on Saturday April 12. The orchestra will also perform Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony No.5 in D minor , and the rarely-heard twentieth-century American gem, Charles Ives' The ... (more)
Sun Mar 23, 2014
National Briefs: Probe spurs R.I. resignation
Gordon D. Fox, speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, resigned his leadership post Saturday and said that he would not seek re-election in the fall, a decision that came a day after federal and state law enforcement authorities raided his office and home.