Thursday Mar 6
Relief from soaring flood insurance?
WONDERS IF HE CAN AFFORD IT: Frank Carpenter is now paying $2,500 for flood insurance on his Oakland Beach home on Warwick Cove.
RI Jewish group to host congressional delegations
The four members of the Rhode Island congressional delegations are set to speak at a breakfast forum organized by a state Jewish organization.
Whitehouse, Langevin, Cicilline Call for Minimum Wage Increase
With legislation to increase the federal minimum wage pending in Congress, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline hosted a roundtable discussion to hear from working Rhode Islanders, the business community, advocates, and economists on the need to raise the minimum wage.
Tour highlights RI as the 'Silicon Valley of Food'
"Rhode Island is gaining a great reputation as a food destination and it's my opinion that a big reason for that is we have chefs and customers that prioritize and support local farmers," said Jesse Rye of Farm Fresh RI.