RI Council 94 Clothes the Homeless this Holiday Season
Rhode Island Council 94 helped to ensure that the state's homeless population stays warm this holiday season by collecting hundreds of donated clothing items as parts its "Have A Heart" drive, which culminated on Wednesday.
Dee from the Desk: Top ten political moments of 2013
Former State Auditor General Ernie Almonte made the decision to not run for Governor but instead with his background as a CPA, he will seek the nomination as a Democrat for General Treasurer.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
I-Team: Pleau's prison time could cost RI taxpayers $3.1M
Jason Pleau, who pleaded guilty to murdering David Main in 2010, was sentenced to life in prison.
The War on the War on Christmas isn't doing very well
Merry War on the War on Christmas season, everybody. How has your War on the War on Christmas been? Jolly? I hope so, because let's face it: Out there in wider America, the War on the War on Christmas isn't doing so well .
Chafee: 38 Studios' flagship game 'a lot of junk'
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee says he's not surprised the flagship game under development by Curt Schilling's defunct video game company failed to sell at auction, calling it "a lot of junk."
Wed Dec 18, 2013
The Washington Post
Raimondo launches campaign for Rhode Island governor
Rhode Island Treasurer Gina Raimondo officially announced her campaign for governor Wednesday, likely setting the stage for a competitive Democratic primary for an open seat.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
The Huffington Post
That Time The House Of Representatives Actually Had A Vote About The 'War On Christmas'
In 2005 the House of Representatives struck a mighty blow against those insidious secular busybodies when lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to affirm the right of Americans to enjoy the trappings of Christmas.
DePetro boycott gains momentum
As a list of prominent civic leaders who are refusing to appear on radio station WPRO until it fires controversial host John DePetro continues to grow, Republican gubernatorial candidate and Cranston Mayor Allan Fung has said he will not appear on DePetro's show but will not be boycotting other hosts on the station.
Officials tout - City Centre' as Warwick's future
Warwick's transportation hub has a new name - City Centre Warwick has replaced the simpler "Interlink" - and state and city officials were out in numbers yesterday to promote it as the place to invest.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
The Narragansett Times
Breaking ground at Thundermist
Local, state and federal officials and executives were present on a cold and rainy Monday morning for the groundbreaking of the new Thundermist Health Center of South County.
Gobiel: There's No Such Thing As Bad Publicity
"There's no such thing as bad publicity." -PT Barnum The truth of the matter is that there is no real definitive proof of 19th century circus owner and showman P.T. Barnum ever uttering that oft-quoted phrase attributed to him.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Who is More Polarizing? Chafee or DePetro
The battle over John DePetro's on air behavior rose to another level when the least popular Governor in America called for him to be fired? Then, late last week just about every elected official in Rhode Island joined Lincoln Chafee in calling for DePetro's removal and pledging not to appear on WPRO.
Reed, Chafee to discuss Warwick Station District
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee and U.S. Sen. Jack Reed will be visiting Warwick to discuss efforts to improve the Station District.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Myrtle Beach Online
Top RI pols boycott radio station over vulgarity
WPRO-AM host John DePetro called protesters outside a fundraiser for potential Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo parasites, cockroaches, "union hags" and "whores," spelling out the word.
DePetro's Attorney Blasts Governor Chafee
The battle that started three years ago between talk radio and Governor Lincoln Chafee hit a new level of conflict.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Side of the Rhode: Who's Hot and Who's Not in RI Politics?
Every Friday, Dan Lawlor breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Rhode Island politics.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
RI Gov Chafee Calls for Talk Show Host DePetro to be Fired
Governor Lincoln Chafee, who once called for a ban on all talk radio under his administration has now come out in support for effort to fire talk show John DePetro.
RI, Other Eastern States, Sick of Being 'Tailpipe of America'
States in the northeast are sick of sucking on the "tailpipe" of polluting states upwind, and have put the federal government on notice that they want action.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
"The Sunday Political Brunch" -- December 8, 2013
It's that time of year with a political hodgepodge going on. I thought it might be fun, too, to take a look at the ballot just eleven months away that could change the shape of the U.S. Senate.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Mandela's Legacy Kicked by Bishop of Providence
Bishop Tobin, Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island Catholic Bishop issued a statement of three paragraphs.