8 hrs ago
CBS 3 Springfield
A state senator from Stonington is in serious condition at a Rhode Island hospital after falling from an outside staircase at his home.
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12 hrs ago
Rhode Island Department of Health News
HEALTH Alerts Public: Wawona Packing Co. Takes Precautionary Step of ...
Wawona Packing Company of Cutler, California is voluntarily recalling certain lots of whole peaches , nectarines , plums and pluots packed between June 1, 2014 through July 12,2014 due to the potential of the products being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
16 hrs ago
The Coventry Courier
Block, Kettle, Morgan assail CCFD bill process
During a brief press conference held at the Westwood Estates Community Center, GOP gubernatorial Candidate Ken Block spoke out against local legislatures going against the votes of the people in the Central Coventry Fire District to pass the bills that will continue to drive up taxes.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
A 2-year-old boy from Massachusetts fell into a campfire at the Burlingame State Park, a Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management spokesperson confirmed Sunday night.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Health insurance commissioner OKs 2015 premiums
Rhode Island's health insurance commissioner announced premium rates for 2015 that include single-digit increases for most insurers and a decrease for one.
Democratic candidates for governor debate immigration, gun control
NBC 10's "Voice of the Voter" Democratic gubernatorial debate centered around how to fix Rhode Island's economy by changing its reputation, and how each candidate considered himself or herself different from any other Rhode Island governor in the past.
Republican governor candidates spar in NBC 10 debate
Citing the state's high unemployment and "broken" economy as major issues, Republican gubernatorial candidates Allan Fung and Ken Block faced off Thursday in a debate moderated by NBC 10's Bill Rappleye.
The Biggest Problem for the Smallest State
"If it ain't broke, why fix it?" is a saying with which many are familiar. But how about: "If it is broke, let's just keep doing the same thing over and over?" While it sounds ridiculous, I'm convinced it's the new motto for my home state of Rhode Island and the root cause of its branding problem.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
No West Nile found in latest mosquito testing
State environmental officials say they have found no West Nile virus in the latest batch of mosquitoes tested in Rhode Island.
RI-Gov: Angel Taveras (D) Keeps On Hitting Gina Raimondo (D) Over Ties To Wall Street
There are a few primaries that are important to watch and the Rhode Island Democratic Primary for Governor is one that deserves some special attention.
URI Researchers using Bugs to Fight Invasive Plant in Rhode Island
In select spots in Cranston, East Greenwich and Hopkinton, an army of tiny weevils are munching on a feast of mile-a-minute, an aggressive non-native plant with Far East origins that has been steadily encroaching native habitats in Rhode Island.
Connecticut's roads among worst in
Connecticut has a new distinction -- the state's roads are the roughest in the nation and its bridges are not far behind, scoring third place for being in the worst condition.
Newly engaged Will Middlebrooks and Jenny Dell spend time in Newport
By: Melissa Randall firstname.lastname@example.org Red Sox third basemen Will Middlebrooks is engaged to former sideline reporter Jenny Dell.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Regulating the flow
Speaking of places to swim, there's always Wallum Lake Recreation Area in Douglas, which has been popular with residents of both Massachusetts and Rhode Island for many years.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
GOP Candidates Wants Tougher Lobbying and Ethics Law in RI
This comes on the heels of the Secretary of State's investigation into Michael Corso, who had a secret deal to lobby on behalf of "38 studios" for $300,000 thousand dollars per year.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
State Corrections Security Specialist Arrested for Buying Personal Ammo with Prison Funds
Gerald J. Masso, 53, a security specialist for the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, has been charged with two felony counts of fraudulent conversion after he allegedly bought more than $4,600 worth of ammunition for himself using a corrections department line of credit.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
2 Warwick beaches reopen to swimming
The state health department has recommended the reopening of two Warwick beaches that had high levels of bacteria in the water.
Chafee nominates new director of administration
The Democrat's office said Thursday he's nominating Steven Hartford to replace Richard Licht.
Raimondo proposes office of economic empowerment
Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Gina Raimondo has proposed creating a special office to "reimagine" the way state government addresses problems like poverty, homelessness and access to higher education.
State Police investigating serious accident on Rt 99
By: Melissa Randall email@example.com Rhode Island State Police are investigating a rollover crash on Route 99 in Lincoln that reportedly sent two people to the hospital.