Friday Mar 7
Toll and Infrastructure Debate Begins at State House
A bill that would prevent tolls on the Sakonnet River Bridge and establish a $1 billion infrastructure fund over 10 years to start fixing the state's ailing roads and bridges got strong support as debate opened at a Senate Finance Committee hearing Thursday night at the State House.
Did you Know Brown University's Roots Lead to Newport?
Within the vast collections at the Newport Historical Society are some documents that reveal the story of how Brown University was formed.
Last Week at the General Assembly
Here are the highlights from news and events that took place in the General Assembly this week.
States meld Medicare and Medicaid
A physical therapist helps an elderly, disabled woman at her Warren, R.I., home.
Sold! 3 Houses in Warren Last Week
Three properties changed hands in Warren last week, according to town records. Here's the list: 20 Bagy Wrinkle Cove, from The Estate of Louise J. Schlee to The Anthony R. Romano Revocable Living Trust for $355,000.