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WaterFire highlights sculptor's work WaterFire Providence presents "Down to Earth: Robert Rohm Sculpture, 1963-2013," an exhibition spanning 50 years of work by sculptor Robert Rohm. This exhibition at the WaterFire Arts Center will run through Sunday, more
By ROB DUGUAY Some local records have a knack for flying under the radar and then astounding the senses after being given a listen. Often this comes from an act that's still cutting its teeth, but in this particular case it's a bunch of Providence music more
By JOHN HOWELL COVID-19 could end up enabling the administration to address some major capital improvement projects that have been put off for years, including repairs to sewers, water lines and roads. Or the $24 million the city expects to get from the more
Centreville Bank has been recognized as the “Top Pandemic Performer” for Rhode Island by Banking Northeast magazine, based upon the latest results from the Rivel Banking Benchmarks … more
Rhode Island's average gas price is up two cents from last week, averaging $2.79 per gallon. Monday's price is 24 cents higher than a month ago and 55 cents higher than March 22, 2020. Rhode Island's average gas price is 9 cents lower than the national more
Theatre review by DON FOWLER Trinity Rep is offering theater lovers a unique opportunity to watch Lauren Gunderson's spellbinding "cinematic digital theatre" presentation of "The Catastrophist," a one-person play about her father, virologist Nathan more
The Wickford Art Association has announced the launch of the ninth annual Poetry & Art project. An annual event whereby original art or original poetry lead a response from our creative community, 2021's theme is "Color" and will be led by original more
Thanks to President Biden's massive $1.9 trillion stimulus package, Rhode Island will find itself in the unusual place of having an influx of money. So keep in mind this observation from RIPEC President/CEO Michael DiBiase, a former director of the state more
Thrive Behavioral Health has been awarded a $94,229 grant by the Rhode Island Health and Educational Building Corporation (RIHEBC). The funding is being distributed to nonprofit health, … more
Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation has awarded $177,500 to 11 organizations in Rhode Island, Harold M. Horvat, bank President, CEO and Chairman announced recently   “Though we are … more
By ARDEN BASTIA March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a rallying point for the colon cancer community where thousands of patients, survivors, caregivers and advocates throughout the country join together to spread awareness. For Dr. Melissa Murphy, more
Ever think about what it would be like to pilot your vessel through an offshore wind farm. Well you can now give … more
Last spring, when the pandemic began ripping through Rhode Island's economy, painful budget cuts to social programs seemed not just possible, but likely. Progressives warned about the long-term fallout from an "austerity budget," even as joblessness more
By DON FOWLER The recent passing of Gregg's founder Ted Fuller brought back many fond memories of Gregg's restaurant, the Warwick institution that grew in size, service and splendor over the years to gain its rightful place as a Rhode Island icon. We more
Retired professional ballet dancers Vilia Putrius and Mindaugas Bauzys opened the doors to Ocean State Ballet, a ballet school with an emphasis on professional ballet training as well as recreational classes for children 3 years of age and older with more
There was still a party The Pilgrim Senior Center is usually hopping on St. Patrick's Day with plenty of music, Irish step dancers and a corned beef and cabbage lunch. This year was different although thanks to a contribution from Senator Michael more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE If you're one of the thousands of commuters who crosses the bridge carrying Park Avenue over railroad tracks while traveling east or west through Cranston each day, plan for lane shifts, closures and detours in the months ahead. more
He knows his boilers David Palmer heating foreman with Riley Heating and Plumbing recorded a milestone recently when he installed his 1,000th boiler. The occasion didn't go unnoticed as Tom Fitzgerald from Burnham Boiler presented him with a jacket. more
Rep. Joseph M. McNamara (D-Dist. 19, Warwick, Cranston) has introduced legislation that would require school districts to develop COVID recovery plans. The legislation (2021-H 5834) would direct all school districts to prepare district recovery plans more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE In a significant step toward the legalization of recreational marijuana, two local lawmakers on Tuesday submitted legislation in the Rhode Island Senate that would establish a regulatory and tax structure for retail cannabis sales. more
By ARDEN BASTIA Local author Mary L. Byrne has released her latest book, "Two Sides of the Mirror", a unique look into race and redemption. Byrne, in an interview on Monday, said she "never expected" her book to be published at such an appropriate time. more
Students in Rhode Island schools will not be denied the right to possess and apply sunscreen under legislation sponsored by Rep. David Bennett and unanimously approved by the House of Representatives on March 9. The legislation (2021-H 5164), which has more
The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) has applauded Senate and House leadership for the introduction of legislation that would change the name of T. F. Green Airport to “Rhode Island T. … more
The Senate has passed legislation introduced by Senate Majority Leader Michael J. McCaffrey (D-Dist. 29, Warwick) that would authorize the governor to designate any adult to solemnize a marriage. As it currently stands, only the General Assembly can more
Rhode Island's average gas price is up five cents from last week, averaging $2.69 per gallon. Monday's price is 26 cents higher than a month ago and 26 cents higher than March 8, 2020. Rhode Island's average gas price is 8 cents lower than the national more
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