Rhode Island Newswire (Page 7)

Rhode Island Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rhode Island. (Page 7)

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  1. Inmate sends anonymous letter threatening to kill officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island State Police and the Cranston ACI are investigating after an anonymous letter was sent out by an inmate threatening to kill three correctional officers.

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  2. No West Nile found in latest mosquito tests in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WLNE-TV Providence

    _ State environmental officials have not found West Nile virus in the latest round of mosquito tests in Rhode Island. The state Department of Environmental Management said Monday that 101 mosquito samples from 32 traps set statewide during the week ...

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  3. Rhode Island to host 2017 governors meetingRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Providence Journal reports the organization announced Monday that its nine-governor executive committee chose the state for its accommodations, venue options and overall appeal. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he's excited to bring the nation's governors to Rhode Island.

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  4. GoLocalProv | News | EXCLUSIVE: Providence Demanding Pay-to-Play for Sports at Charters, Non-Public SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Go Local

    ... athletes who do not make the full season. The data below reflects the 2012-13 academic year as provided by the Rhode Island Dept of Education. Values have been rounded to the nearest whole percent.

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  5. Rhode Island move to mandate HPV vaccine in schools faces criticismRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    When Rhode Island seventh graders start school next month, the state's Department of Health will require they be vaccinated against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus, over the protests of parent groups. The state follows Virginia and the District of Columbia in requiring the HPV vaccine for school children, along with vaccinations for mumps, measles, polio and other diseases.

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  6. GoLocalProv | Politics | Riley: Wild Week Exposes Risks in Rhode Island and Providence PortfoliosRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2011 | Go Local

    ... Hospital. The Trade Center was the last straw though and I sold my business in 2002 and in 2003 I moved to Rhode Island to sit out a non-compete clause with TD Bank. In 2006 my ex floor partners and I started our first hedge fund. We called it ...

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  7. Clean Water Services' Treatment Facilities Awarded Top National HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | OregonLive.com

    The National Association of Clean Water Agencies presented three of Clean Water Services' four facilities with Platinum Peak Performance Awards at a ceremony in Providence, Rhode Island on July 14, 2015. Platinum Awards are given only to wastewater treatment facilities that have perfect permit performance records for five or more consecutive calendar years.

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  8. State DOT to Assume Operations of Wickford JunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Patch.com

    ... are reducing the cost of operations and using the savings to provide better transit service to the citizens of Rhode Island." Wickford Junction opened in 2012 with fanfare, but ridership has been lower than desired. The Massachusetts Bay ...

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  9. Overhaul plan of Rhode Island child welfare system underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Day

    Providence - Rhode Island will have to scrap how it currently provides children and family services, a chief strategist said Monday as work continues on a plan to overhaul the system, crippled by leadership and budget deficits. Jamia McDonald, chief strategy officer of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, told The Associated Press the Department of Children, Youth and Families will be completely restructured and the new arrangement may not include the two networks the state currently uses to provide services.

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  10. Rhode Island church faces up to state's involvement in slaveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | One Nation News

    ARE YOU A WRITER? If you are interested in contributing content to ONN, please download our writer's contract pdf. One of the darkest chapters of Rhode Island history involved the state's pre-eminence in the slave trade, beginning in the 1700s. 2 comments

  11. Official: DCYF to be restructured, lead networks includedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Jamia McDonald, who is leading the overhaul of the Department of Children, Youth and Families, told The Associated Press that the agency will change how it works with lead networks Ocean State Network for Children and Families and Rhode Island Care Management Network in the coming months. DCYF contracted the networks in 2012 to cut costs.

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  12. 2 Rhode Island taxi companies sue to stop Uber serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Turnto10.com

    Two taxi companies in Rhode Island have asked a judge to stop ride-hailing company Uber from doing business in the state. The Providence Journal reports Orange Cab of Newport and Airport Taxi of Warwick filed a lawsuit this month seeking a cease-and-desist order against the San Francisco-based company and others.

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  13. GoLocalProv | Real Estate | NEW: RI’s Residential Properties Earns National Honors for WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Go Local

    ... eight different categories. Residential Properties Ltd. is the largest privately held real estate company in Rhode Island and has served sellers and buyers since 1981. The company has five offices located in Barrington, Cumberland, East Greenwich, ...

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  14. Animal Rescue of RI is helping with the program.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Turnto10.com

    The program is called "Paws to Read" and thanks to Animal Rescue Rhode Island, the program now has a home thanks to the organization's brand new multi-million dollar facility. "Once everybody is back to school, the URI students, elementary and high school, we'll be reaching out to students first to come in and read and also people who want to help us," said Tammy Walter, the executive director of Animal Rescue Rhode Island.

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  15. Narragansett resident discovered by multi-platinum producer released...Read the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | The Narragansett Times

    ... my Flame," and "Bring the People Together." The young artist grew up in Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey and moved to Rhode Island in 2008 to attend the University of Rhode Island. While she was always a lover of music and played many instruments growing up, ...

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  16. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | “Tangible Thinking” Set to Open Season For Art League of RI on September 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Go Local

    The Art League of Rhode Island will open their season with "Tangible Thinking - The intersection of Art, Design, Math & Science" from September 12 through November 1 at the group's VETS Gallery located at One Avenue of the Arts in Providence. The gallery is open Thursday through Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. and on Gallery Night, Thursday, September 17th from 5-9 p.m. The Tangible Thinking exhibit looks at how artists and designers use methods of Observation, Perception, Experimentation, and Visualization to explore, understand, and communicate complex systems as well as concepts of geometry, nature, physics, biology, new media, technology, and more.

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  17. GoLocalProv | Politics | Moore: Elorza’s Misguided Guatemalan TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Go Local

    ... take care of business at home before they travel abroad. Russell Moore has worked on both sides of the desk in Rhode Island media, both for newspapers and on political campaigns. Send him email at While the pomp, circumstance, and celebration taking ...

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  18. GoLocalProv | News | Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Go Local

    Between 1986 and 2006, Rhode Island ran a gauntlet of scandals that exposed corruption and aroused public rage. Protesters marched on the State House.

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  19. GoLocalProv | News | New Warwick Ball Field Location is 218 Yards From RunwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Go Local

    ... the airport and the runway. With that in mind, Patti Goldstein, the Vice President of Public Affairs for the Rhode Island Airport Corporation, said that the new location of the fields will pose no threat to the safety of the children or anyone else ...

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  20. Specter of 38 Studios looms over PawSox stadium proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Concord Monitor

    ... The 38 Studios deal involved a state loan guarantee. The quasi-public Economic Development Corp., now the Rhode Island Commerce Corp., granted it to 38 Studios in 2010 to lure the company to Rhode Island from Massachusetts. State officials said at ...

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