Police at the University of Rhode Island could soon be carrying firearms following a vote Thursday by state education officials to end Rhode Island's distinction as the only state to prohibit police on public campuses from carrying guns.
Months of hard work and preparation by dozens of Coventry High School students and faculty members, along with several artists and performers from outside of the school community will culminate at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the school's 2013 Unified Arts Night.
With so many people in need some Rhode Islanders are trading in their memorial day plans to head to Oklahoma.
While you may not have won the recent $590.5 million Powerball jackpot , you can get a slice of the good life with one of this week's selection of luxury cars available at dealerships around Rhode Island.
State Rep. J. Patrick O'Neill is calling for the creation of a Governor's Office of Economic Policy Coordination.
Today, URI Professor of Business Administration Edward Mazze will unveil his annual state-of-the-state report, " The Rhode Island Economic Outlook and Forecast: Reexamining the Manufacturing Sector " at the New England Economic Partnership Spring 2013 Economic Outlook Conference" -- and while the "long term outlook is good", Mazze says that new ... (more)
"This is the next evolution in the property," said casino vice president and general manager Craig Sculos.
There are no red carpets, flashing cameras, stilettos, or sparkling dresses tonight.
THE STORY: Providence Ward 9 councilwoman Carmen Castillo is the first hotel housekeeper in Rhode Island - perhaps in the country - to hold elected office, Guernsey says.
Two Cranston soldiers were recognized for being leaders in their field recently.
Authority Chairman David Darlington tells the Newport Daily News the system will likely be in place by the weekend.
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)
HousingWorks RI report issued this week shows half of RI renters spend over 30% of their income on housing - to the detriment of the state economy.
Prescription drug abuse is our nation's fastest-growing drug problem. Yet, so far natonal and state efforts in this area amount to not much more than baby steps.