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EDITORIAL: Kilmartin’s Perverse Behavior

For about the tenth time in the past few months, retirees of St. Joseph Health Services will make their way to Superior Court in Providence. ...

In RI, Another Year and Another Christmas Tree Embarrassment at the State House

RI's State House Christmas Tree

Yule time yikes. The New York Post headline reads, "This is the saddest state capital Christmas tree." The Post claims that RI's State...

Kilmartin Knew of St. Joseph’s Pension Collapse 10 Days Before Failure

Wistow asking Stern to sanction Kilmartin

Special Investigator Max Wistow is blasting Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin for failing to comply with previous court orders issued by Superior Court Judge...

RI DEM Accepting Grant Applications to Support Community Tree Programs

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management announced that $30,000 is available in matching grants to support local tree programs. A Request for Proposals ...

Caught in Providence: Fell Asleep

She fell asleep with her car parked on the street, and received her first parking ticket ever. 

Whitehouse Takes Thousands from Execs and PAC at Net Neutrality Killer Comcast

U.S. Senator Whitehouse took thousands from Comcast executives

U.S.. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has taken thousands in campaign donations this year from top executives from Comcast -- one of the corporations who helped...

Providence Internal Auditor to Hire Independent Financial Consultant

City Internal Auditor Matthew Clarkin Jr. will hire an independent financial consultant to review all current and proposed tax policy and tax stabilization agreements in...

Could the Superman Building Be Imploded to Make Way for Hasbro HQ?


The Superman Building has been vacant for nearly five years. It has been an embarrassment to Rhode Island and a political and economic development football....

RI Newspaper Publishes Full-Page Gun Ad on Eve of Sandy Hook Anniversary UPDATED

Facebook post of Valley Breeze Ad

The Valley Breeze published a full-page ad for guns in its most recent print edition, on the eve of the five-year anniversary of the Sandy...

RI Ranked Among Worst States in Country for Tobacco Control

Rhode Island is ranked among the worst states in the country when it comes to tobacco control.

Providence is the 26th “Neediest City” in America

Providence is the 26th

Homelessness and poverty across the city of Providence have led it to be ranked as one of the neediest cities in the country.

United Nurses and Allied Professional Urge Rhode Islanders To Call Tobin


Nearly three thousand active and retired participants in the St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island Pension fund -- nurses and healthcare workers from Our...

Preservation Society of Newport Receives $1 Million Grant to Restore Breakers

The Breakers

The van Beuren Charitable Foundation has made a one million dollar grant to The Preservation Society of Newport County to launch the first stage of...

PawSox Claim Potential New Stadium Must Be Pushed Back to 2021 at Earliest

Larry Lucchino, Chair of the PAwSox

The Pawtucket Red Sox refused to take a definitive stand on the new RI State Senate finance funding structure for the proposed new stadium. In...

NEW: “Caught in Providence” Picked Up Nationally by Fox for 2018

Judge Frank Caprio

The show “Caught in Providence” featuring Judge Frank Caprio has been picked up by the Fox Television Stations for a fall 2018 national launch,...

Guest MINDSETTERS™ Sen. Crowley, Nesselbush: Ballpark Proposal is Good for City & State

Elizabeth A. Crowley

The American Industrial Revolution was launched at Slater Mill in Pawtucket. Today we have a similarly historic opportunity to invigorate economic growth in our city,...

Early Out as RI Commerce Corporation President

Darin Early leaving Commerce

Darin Early is stepping down as President of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, effective January 2018. 

VIDEO: Explosion at NY’s Port Authority Bus Terminal

Reports are emerging that an explosion has hit NY Port Authority's Bus Terminal. The NY Post is reporting multiple injuries.

Five RI University Presidents Make More than $500,000

Brown's Paxson is highest paid in RI

The new list of the highest paid college and university presidents has been released and five Rhode Island top leaders earn more than $500,000, according to...

GoLocal Investigation Leads to Reforms on $3.6M Commerce Deal with CA “Slumlord”

Lance Robbins, PHOTO: Xing.com

An ongoing investigation into a $3.6 million deal between the RI Commerce Corporation and California developer Lance Robbins has led to major reforms in the agreement...

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