2 hrs ago | The Phoenix
On the afternoon of Friday, June 14 - around when White House Deputy Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli entered a closed-door meeting with health and law enforcement officials in Woonsocket, arranged in light of the region's recent rash of overdoses - the Rhode Island Department of Health issued a press release.
11 hrs ago | Patch.com
Rhode Island Department of Transportation representatives will present plans for traffic improvement projects at 6 p.m. on Monday at Middletown Town Hall .
Specifically, the committee budget proposes to lower eligibility in the program to parents whose incomes are at or below 133 percent of the federal poverty level rather than the current 175 percent.
Rhode Island's bet on expanded gambling starts Wednesday as Twin River Casino begins offering blackjack, roulette and craps in a move to get a head start on neighboring Massachusetts.
BOOKING ON JOBS: Senator Jack Reed addresses a group of trainers in the Digital Literacy class at Cranston Central Library on Friday.
Providence College graduate and Hope Street's Frog and Toad owner Asher Schofield might not be from the state originally, but with "hundreds of years of generations of Rhode Islanders" in his blood, he has sense of the unique nature Rhode Island's communities.
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Rhode Island's 38 Studios bonds by two notches, from A2 to Baa1.
Assembly OKs creation of task force to foster, promote arts, culture The General Assembly has approved a joint resolution to create a "State of the Arts" Planning Task Force to foster and promote the arts and culture in Rhode Island.
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State lawmakers have voted once again to add Rhode Island to a list of states that agree to award their electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the overall national popular vote.
The Rhode Island Department of Health has confirmed two additional deaths linked to Acetanilide, n-1-Phenethyl-4-Piperidyl - also known as acetyl fentanyl -an illegal synthetic opiate with properties similar to morphine.
A Rhode Island resident recently fell victim to phone scam in which the caller claimed to work for National Grid and said payment was due for a faulty meter.
While the U.S. GDP, a key economic measurement of the total value of all goods and services produced, increased by 2.5 percent in 2012, the New England rate was 1.5 percent, among the slowest growing regions in the country.
Rhode Island's taxi drivers are crying for the repeal of a tax placed on taxicab, limousine, charter bus, and other ground passenger transportation services.