6 hrs ago
Speakman Cited as 'Housing Hero'
Barrington's Town Council president is a "housing hero." June Sager Speakman was honored recently with a 2013 Partners in Housing Award from Rhode Island Housing.
10 hrs ago
Bush's Latin America Czar Rides High
Just hours after he was appointed U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, on January 11th, while Congress was in recess, he reportedly sat at a high-level interagency meeting that discussed pumping more U.S. military aid into Colombia, and allowing it to be used against left-wing guerrillas, not just drug lords.
Tue May 21, 2013
Moderate Party chief Block to run again for RI gov
Block won less than 7% of the vote in the 2010 race, losing to current Gov. Lincoln Chafee , an independent.
Former Cranston Mayor to announce Governor run in Colorado
Laffey is expected to announce his bid for Governor on the Amy Oliver Show on 1310 KFKA in Colorado later this morning.
RI Senate to vote on Chafee's pick to lead EDC
The Rhode Island Senate is poised to vote on Gov. Lincoln Chafee's pick to head the state's economic development agency.
Mon May 20, 2013
RI Senate to take up school security secrecy bill
Rhode Island lawmakers are set to vote on a proposal to allow local education officials to formulate school security plans behind closed doors despite concerns from open government groups.
Sun May 19, 2013
RI woman injured in bombing returning home
Gov. Lincoln Chafee is 1 of several guests expected to attend a homecoming party Sunday for Heather Abbott.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Week in RI: Murder, Child Porn, and a Speakeasy
Saturday, May 4 From 'Social Butterfly' To Alleged Bomber's Wife Two weeks after Boston bombing susect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed and his brother, Dzhokhar, was found hiding in a dry-docked boat in a backyard in Watertown, Mass., Katherine Russell - Tamerlan's widow - and her young daughter remain at her parents' house on Coriander Lane in North ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
RI leaders to honor executed WWII pilot
Gov. Lincoln Chafee and state lawmakers on Friday will hold a memorial event to recognize the service of Robert Thorpe, a Cranston native whose P-47 was shot down in the Pacific.
Side of the Rhode: Who's Hot and Who's Not in RI Politics?
Every Friday, Dan Lawlor breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Rhode Island politics.
Thu May 16, 2013
Watchdog groups criticize school security proposal
The American Civil Liberties Union and other open government groups are urging Gov.
Tue May 14, 2013
Equal, at last
Lincoln Chafee made history as he strode down the south steps of the State House on Thursday, May 2. Our Phoenix fact-checkers have yet to find another instance when the governor used a dance remix of Madonna's "Like a Prayer" as his entrance music.
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Toray Plastics celebrates new coating equipment
Toray Plastics America, Inc. celebrated the launch of new coating equipment at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held on May 2 on the company's 70-acre campus in North Kingstown, RI, USA.
Executed WWII Vet to be Honored
A Cranston World War II veteran will be honored at a State House ceremony on May 17.
Senate panel to take up Chafee's EDC nominee
A Senate panel is set to consider Gov. Lincoln Chafee's nominee to head the state's economic development agency.
Mon May 13, 2013
Chafee, RI lawmakers honor Vietnam veterans
Dozens of veterans of the Vietnam War have gathered at the Rhode Island Statehouse for an event honoring their service.
Roger Williams Professor, Students To Present Main Street Plan Tonight
Roger Williams University Professor Jeremy Wells and 50 of his students will make their case for using the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Main Street Approach in Woonsocket tonight, 6:30 p.m. at the Museum of Work and Culture .
Sun May 12, 2013
Russell Moore: Risk, Volatility + High Fees
A major hedge fund conference in Las Vegas reveals that RI Treasurer Gina Raimond's investment of pension funds may be a bigger gamble than previously thought.
Report: RI likely to face surplus of hospital beds
Faced with declines in population and inpatient stays, Rhode Island can expect to see a costly surplus of hospital beds - the equivalent of a full hospital - in four years, according to a state health care council.
Lincoln Chafee, Rhode Island Governor, Talks GOP's Stance On Gay Marriage, Immigration
Gov. Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island, a former Republican U.S. senator who became an independent after he left the Senate in 2006, slammed the GOP on the issues of gay marriage and immigration.