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Rhode Island's governor and lieutenant governor are each trying to fend off spirited challenges from further-left members of their party in the upcoming primary.The most... [Read More]
Rhode Island officials are warning people to stay clear of Tarkiln Pond because of a potentially dangerous blue-green algae bloom.The state departments of health and... [Read More]
Communities across Rhode Island are asking voters for permission to borrow money for school infrastructure repairs.WPRI-TV reported that eight cities and towns will place bond... [Read More]
Several school districts across Rhode Island will close early due to anticipated high temperatures.A number of school districts let students out early Wednesday, while others... [Read More]
A research vessel in the Canadian Arctic carrying four people from the University of Rhode Island had run aground but school officials are saying all... [Read More]
Rhode Island Republican gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung promoted his candidacy on an hourlong radio infomercial that's hosted by a lobbyist for the trucking industry, and... [Read More]
Rhode Island is spending $3 million in federal funds to secure and modernize its elections systems.The U.S. Election Assistance Commission released a report Tuesday showing... [Read More]
Rhode Island child welfare officials say eight children died and 23 nearly died due to neglect or maltreatment over the past two years.The data released... [Read More]
A Rhode Island man says he went from enjoying his morning coffee to assisting in a police chase in a river.Marc Lamson noticed several officers... [Read More]
A school for U.S. Navy chaplains is returning to Rhode Island. U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., said Friday that the Navy plans to relocate the... [Read More]
Rhode Island Hospital said Friday that it reached a deal with the union representing nurses and other health care workers who recently went on strike.An... [Read More]
Police in Rhode Island are searching for the people responsible for multiple acts of vandalism at a local beach.Portsmouth police tell WPRI-TV suspects have sprayed... [Read More]
A proposal Rhode Island Rep. David Cicilline has been working on for years to help manufacturers has been signed into law.The U.S. congressman's office says... [Read More]
A quasi-public agency says it's investing more than $18 million in drinking water projects in Rhode Island.The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank said the financing is... [Read More]
Monday is the deadline to register to vote in the Rhode Island primary on Sept. 12.Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea is urging voters to be... [Read More]
Lawyers for a psychologist who once served at a prominent New England boarding school are seeking to dismiss complaints that he did not report allegations... [Read More]
Police say a Rhode Island driver who struck and seriously injured a 7-year-old girl had a blood alcohol level nearly five times the... [Read More]
Nurses at two Rhode Island hospitals who recently returned to work after a strike are meeting to determine their next steps.Members of Local 5098 of... [Read More]
The leader of Rhode Island's Roman Catholics has deleted his Twitter account, calling it a major distraction, an obstacle to his spiritual life, and "occasion... [Read More]
Authorities have identified a 78-year-old woman they say drowned when she was swimming with her granddaughter in Rhode Island. [Read More]