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PA report from the city's Advisory Council to Reduce gun Violence released Monday says in 2016 Providence saw its fewest homicides in 30 years.
Further, cities and towns will be reimbursed for their lost revenue. This will make for impactful, meaningful change.
Fall River - The City Council Committee on finance and the regular meeting is set to begin at 6 p.m. tonight and on the agenda is Mayor Jasiel Correia II's request to create a new Office of Economic Development and Tourism department.
The Town of Richmond has hired a new town planner, Juliana Berry-King. Her first working day is March 27th, 2017. Anna Sullivan/The Westerly Sun ...
(Top) In downtown Hamtramck, teenagers hang out in Pope Park, which commemorates the Polish Pope John Paul II's visit to the city in 1987. (Bottom left) Co-owner Jamal Jawany poses for a portrait at Delite Cafe and Deli. (Bottom right) Ezzi Jawany, 74, ...
Whole city blocks are condemned. "I've watched for 40 years this city decline," Matthews says, on a recent tour.
Officials in New York, California, and elsewhere say they'll fight Attorney General Jeff Sessions' move to cut off billions in federal grant money to cities that don't share the Trump administration's strict approach to enforcing immigration laws ...
Competing in front of a near capacity crowd at the Palm Beach Skate Zone, Dub City proved more than equal to the highly regarded Long Island (N.
I have heard repeatedly from Rhode Island's citizens that the car tax is fundamentally unfair and they want it eliminated. Earlier this year, I announced my ...
Rhode Island native Gerrianne Genga hits the stage at PPAC this weekend as Maggie Jones in the classic Broadway musical, 42nd Street.
Rhode Island's Point Judith dumpsters are one of the top three individual recycling locations in the United States, collecting more than 400,000 pounds of old rope and battered lobster traps in the last eight years.
I truly believe we have made Newport a better city to live, work and raise a family. I also believe that I can serve the people of Newport in a greater capacity as your next State Senator.
AmeriCorps funds eight programs in Rhode Island, from City Year, which sends recent college graduates into the Providence schools, to the College Advising Corps at Brown University, which helps urban youth navigate the college admissions' process.
The conflict is part of a long-running battle in Cranston, which last year acknowledged that a city panhandling ban instituted in 2015 was unconstitutional.
The Justice Department is following through on an executive order to withhold as much as $4.1 billion in federal grants from so-called "sanctuary cities," generally defined as places where local law enforcement limit their cooperation with federal ...
At least 250 people turned out for a congressional town hall meeting at Coventry high school Sunday, hosted by three-fourths of Rhode Island's Democratic congressional delegation- Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and 2nd District ...
Sen. Dominick Ruggerio is sworn in as President of the Rhode Island Senate by former Senate President and Superior Court Judge Joseph Montalbano as Ruggerio's granddaughter Ava Ruggerio holds the bible at the Rhode Island Statehouse Thursday, ...
A pro-Trump "Make America Great Again" rally got organized at Providence City Hall at 11 a.m. and participants made their way to the State House.
RAMOS: I actually have barely any recollection of writing "City Girl," although when I found it in my closet, it was, like, a 50-page script, and there were, like, red pen marks, like, halfway through where I was, like, revising.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In a letter sent Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island urged officials in all 39 of the state's Municipalities to adopt a comprehensive ordinance to protect their immigrant communities from "constitutionally ...
A draft ordinance sent by the ACLU today to Rhode Island's mayors, police chiefs and city councils includes such provisions as requiring judicial warrants before honoring ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) detainers; assisting crime victims who ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - For the second consecutive month, Rhode Island's economy gained jobs - 2,200 in February, after a revised 1,700 more in January, according to data released Thursday by the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training. The state's ...
Case of Slain City Official Remains Unsolved a Year Later. The case of an 81-year-old Woonsocket ... Gauthier was chair of the city personnel board that oversees hiring, hears employee grievances, among other duties. ___. Information from: WJAR-TV, ...
The current bill would allow cities and towns to block certain kinds of marijuana businesses, essentially allowing towns opposed to marijuana to opt out of the recreational market. Miller said that Kilmartin has failed to accurately explain this ...
If the first selectman's position is not filled within 30 days, the town clerk must notify the political party that the first selectman who left belonged to and it would have 60 days to appoint a successor, according to the statute.
The Rhode Island Senate on Thursday chose Dominick Ruggerio as a successor to Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, who is stepping down to work for a hospital industry group.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) - Officials in Woonsocket are seeking proposals from artists to erect a statue of Abraham Lincoln commemorating the 16th president's visit to the Rhode Island city more than 150 years ago. The Woonsocket Call reports ...
Rhode Island officials say more than 70,000 people in the state could lose medical coverage through the Republican-backed health care bill before the U.S.
PROVIDENCE - The two state lawmakers who have long led the charge to legalize marijuana in Rhode Island on Tuesday said they have clear majority support in both chambers to pass their bills -- if House and Senate leadership allow the legislation a ...
They are known as Sanctuary Cities, and ICE issued a report Tuesday that sought to put them and dozens of others from across the country in the spotlight, naming them as communities that have "enacted policies which limit cooperation with ICE.
Jimmy Breslin of the New York Daily News who won a Pulitzer prize, speaks to reporters in the news room at the Daily News building, April 17, 1986, as reporter Jon Kalish (left) records the speech.
The city's director of Sustainability says the city has launched an education campaign targeting routes where people aren't recycling properly.
Rhode Island is dropping a $12 million project to build an Interstate 95 welcome center near the Connecticut border. The state Department of Transportation said Monday it's asking the federal government to rescind a $9 million grant for the proposed ...
PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island builders want to loosen restrictions on construction to help accelerate development. The latest development-friendly bill speeds ...
The Rhode Island Division of Sheriffs is looking for new recruits, especially people from diverse backgrounds. Chief Sheriff David DeCesare says officials are hoping to attract a large pool of candidates with a recruitment drive for a new six-week ...
A Rhode Island miss, a Rams offensive rebound, and the Ducks, who had a foul to give, use it with 11 seconds left. The Rams' three-pointer is long, and it's over.
11 seed Rhode Island will play in Sunday's first game in Sacramento, Calif. The winner of the game will play either the Midwest bracket's No.
PHILPOTT: You know, the biggest ones right now for Austin are things like a bill to create a fine for sanctuary cities, also the so-called bathroom bill which would overrule the city's own non-discrimination ordinance for allowing transgender people to ...
Bill Clarke wrote March 13 about a pair of bald eagles he observed in Hope Valley. "I saw two bald eagles flying over Spring Street in Hope Valley today," Clarke writes.
Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island commerce corporation (RICC) have announced they are accepting applications for the Main Street Rhode Island Streetscape Improvement Fund, which supports projects that improve the ...
HOLYOKE -- Thousands of runners from across Massachusetts and other states took to the streets in downtown Holyoke Saturday for the city's 42nd St. Patrick's Road Race. Despite temperatures reaching just in to the mid-40s, nearly 6,000 runners turned ...
New Bedford-based Atlantic Waste, a division of Rhode Island-based Tobey Waste, was contracted with the administration to start up the facility to sort and transfer the city's recyclable items. In December, Correia announced his intention to begin the ...
Winter will fade away one of these days, right? In the meanwhile, we can celebrate St. Patrick's Day and St. Joseph's Day while continuing to plumb the.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. - The Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame, founded in 2008 by local radio professionals, has announced its inductees for 2017.
The Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Orchestra announces its March concert "Tomorrow's Talent Today," featuring the world premiere of I Dream a World, by internationally acclaimed composer, Roger Cichy.
People convicted of abusing animals would be barred from owning a new pet in Rhode Island under legislation filed in the General Assembly.
The Pawtucket Times reports (http://bit.ly/2macbyh ) Central Falls joins more than 20 other Municipalities, including Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
31, North Kingstown, Exeter) has introduced legislation (2017-H 5850) that would allow mobile and manufactured homes that are part of mobile and manufactured home parks to be counted as low and moderate income housing within a municipality. Sen. Paul W ...
But according to the press release from the Preservation Society, the "Rhode Island Supreme Court today ordered the City of Newport to "issue victualing licenses...forthwith" to The Preservation Society of Newport County for The Elms Carriage House and ...


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