Mar 30 2023

RIPTA’s Avedisian & Mayor Smiley plan for a safer downtown Providence

Photo: Downtown Providence - Pam Bhatia, Artistic Images Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) Chief Executive Officer Scott Avedisian and ...

Mar 27 2023

Homeless in RI: Fire hazards, $11M more, eviction in Pawtucket, DCYF on saving the children

3 Fires in 1 Week There were three fires involving homeless encampments in the greater Rhode Island area last week. ...
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Mar 27 2023

Yes, the Cranston pool will reopen. No, it won’t be this summer. And it won’t be the same.

by Nancy Thomas A press conference was held today - after this article was posted. Statement of the mayor, in ...
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Mar 27 2023

RI Seniors, aging advocates call for an “age friendly” budget – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues Photo, top, Vin Marzullo Over two months ago, Gov. Dan McKee unveiled a ...

Mar 25 2023

Steve Laffey, former Cranston Mayor, turned cattle rancher, running for President – Ann Clanton

by Ann Clanton, contributing writer In the image of Presidential candidates who think outside of the box — such as ...

Mar 22 2023

(Updated 3.29) Rhode Island’s runaway race for Congress

Updates come at the bottom of the article Speculation wound down considerably when RI Speaker of the House Joe Shekarchi ...

Mar 21 2023

The big Medicaid eligibility test: Recertifying 1/3 of Rhode Island residents – Richard Asinof

by Richard Asinof, ConvergenceRI, contributing writer Photo: Lori Whittemore, Director of Patient Access Services at Providence Community Health Centers, introduced ...

Mar 21 2023

Mayor, Police Chief, Fire Chief, DPW Director oppose overnight parking in Cranston

Mayor Kenneth J. Hopkins opposes proposed legislation to relax city ordinances and allow permanent overnight parking on city streets. “While ...

Mar 20 2023

Homeless in RI: Spring. Warming shelters will turn to cooling – the seasons go round and round

Homeless in RI:  Spring will bring change Today is the first day of Spring. There are hundreds of people living ...

Mar 20 2023

House Study Commission could create first state plan on aging in Rhode Island – Herb Weiss

By Herb Weiss, contributing writer on aging issues With oversight of the state’s aging programs and services scattered among state agencies ...