What's Happening This Weekend in Johnston?
This weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer - Monday is Memorial Day. And while the forecast is for rain through the weekend with temps in the upper 50s, with sun finally peeking through on Monday, we've got a list of indoor and outdoor activities to check out, no matter the weather.
Table games arrive at R.I.'s Twin River casino
Tom Covill, right, and Greg Fox set up a Big 6 Money Wheel as the table games are installed on the main floor of Twin River in Lincoln, R.I. Sixty-five table games were delivered and set up Wednesday, with a goal of full casino play beginning in July.
Bi-Weekly Paycheck Legislation Gets Pushback From Employees
Legislation unanimously approved by the Rhode Island House Committee on Finance would enable private industry to pay employees less than weekly -- and in spite of criticism from labor led opposition citing disenfranchisement of already cash-strapped employees, the committee was won over by representation by the business community who testified in ... (more)
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
From left, Vaughn Walker, 20, of Norfolk photographs his Phi Gamma Delta fraternity brothers Matthew Butler, 21, of Lincoln, R.I., Jeremy Lowrey, 21, of Marlboro and Anthony Hassan, 22, of North Easton near a boulder they painted on WPI's campus after the Boston Bruins' Stanley Cup quarterfinals playoff win Monday night.
The Providence Journal
At tourism event, Viola Davis says RI feels like home / Photo
Governor Chafee hugs Viola Davis after giving her a Making A Difference Award Wednesday at the 28th Annual Rhode Island Tourism Unity Luncheon held this year at Twin River in Lincoln.
personnel changes in the dairy processing industry Dairy Foods magazine
Stephen M. Olyha was promoted to chief operating officer from vice president sales at Autocrat, Lincoln, R.I., a coffee roaster, manufacturer of premium coffee extracts, and supplier of tea and botanical extracts.
Sneak Peek: YWCA's Documentary on RI Women in Politics
YWCA Rhode Island has partnered with award-winning photojournalist John Freidah to create a documentary about women in Rhode Island politics.