in the news

Mar 16 2024

In the News… summary for March 16, 2024

RHODE ISLAND & REGION Scandinavian nursing home will close though assisted living will stay open – families need to transition ...
Aerial view of a wildfire burning in the woods.

Mar 13 2024

Defense against extreme fires, Rhode Island to do prescribed burn in Arcadia Management Area

Photo: DEM’s Forest Fire Program conducting a successful prescribed fire at Pratt Farm last spring. Credit: Jason Caswell, DEM Office ...
A cat awaiting adoption sitting in a cage looking at the camera.

Mar 3 2024

Gimme’ Shelter: Kiffness at Providence Animal Control Center

Well hello there! I am the sweetest boy who was outside in the rain and cold when I sweet-talked some ...
in the news

Mar 2 2024

In The News… summary for March 2, 2024

RHODE ISLAND & VICINITY P.J. Fox, former director of the Institute for the Study & Practice of Nonviolence will become ...
A plate of fried octopus with dipping sauce.

Feb 29 2024

WE COOK! Mill’s Tavern Fried Calamari, Lemon Aioli, Kalamata Olive Roasted Red Pepper Salsa

by Edward Bolus, Executive Chef, Mill's Tavern, contributing writer Fried Calamari with Lemon Aioli + Kalamata Olive and Roasted Red ...
A man in a suit and the Cranston Fire Chief in a dress.

Feb 29 2024

Meet Cranston’s 20th Fire Chief, Robert Ryan

Photo: City of Cranston - Cranston Mayor Ken Hopkins leading Chief Robert Ryan in reciting the oath of office.   Mayor ...
An Attorney General in a suit and tie in front of an American flag.

Feb 28 2024

P. J. Fox, first Director of Community Violence Intervention and Prevention at RI AG’s office

P.J. Fox, formerly of the Nonviolence Institute and the City of Providence, joins the Office of the Attorney General  Attorney ...
in the news

Feb 24 2024

In the news… for February 24, 2024

RHODE ISLAND & VICINITY Bill signed into law permanently allows outdoor dining at restaurants The Newport Restaurant Group sold the ...
Gary Balletto, a man with tattoos, holding up his belts in front of a crowd.

Feb 24 2024

Gary “Batman” Balletto becomes 2 division World Champion

Gary “Batman” Balletto III (9-3) pulled off what was called the most impressive performance of his MMA career on Friday night, ...
A woman is standing next to a recycling bin, donated used clothing for charity, in front of a building.

Feb 22 2024

Charities, for-profits compete for collecting, re-selling old clothes – Ocean State Stories

This story is published in partnership between RINewsToday.com and Ocean State Stories, a journalism initiative at Salve Regina University. Article ...