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From inmate training, to recidivism and reentry -- and addressing inmate drug and opiate issues, Wall spoke with GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle about the changes he has seen in his nearly twenty years as director, to the give the state of corrections in Rhode Island, ahead of the Governor's State of the ...
With its business license finally approved, Tesla is planning on opening its first showroom in Rhode Island on Route 2 in Warwick. Tesla will be selling its fleet of premium electric vehicles at 870 Quaker Lane, which is the site of a former Hyundai dealership. While the majority of details about Tesla's first ...

prosecutors say two people used a dating app to lure a Rhode Island man to a Massachusetts motel in order to rob him. Jan. 11, 2018, at 2:51 p.m. ... Court documents show Stephen Morreau, of Rhode Island, arranged to meet Kelleher-Mahunik at the motel in September. Morreau told investigators another man knocked on ...
It's also the title of the Rhode Island Black Storytellers' annual festival, the Funda Fest, which runs from Jan. 13 to Jan. 20 at locations around the state. This is the festival's 20th year, and it will present a mix of local, regional and national artists at schools, Libraries, cultural centers, theaters and more.
Today's guest post is from C. Alexander Chiulli, native Rhode Islander and attorney at law with Barton Gilman LLP. It marks the second installation of a monthly column where Chiulli will speak with local entrepreneurs and innovators in Rhode Island to chronicle their Ocean State happenings, from one ...
A Rhode Island police chief is apologizing for a facebook post that labeled a woman "2017 grandmother of the Year" after she was caught on camera swiping what police say was a $100 bill, then shushing a little boy to keep it quiet. Jan. 11, 2018, at 2:41 p.m.. Police Chief Apologizes for 'Grandmother of the Year' Post ...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) -- Rhode Islanders aged 70 or older would be off the hook for jury duty under a new bill, unless they choose otherwise. The bill, introduced in the House this week by Westerly Rep. Samuel Azzinaro, a Democrat, would add those senior citizens to a list of people exempted from ...
... on Offshore Drilling. Rhode Island Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo wants to withdraw from the Trump Administration's plan to lift the ban on offshore oil drilling, and she's requested a call with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to discuss it. Jan. 11, 2018, at 12:49 p.m.. Rhode Island Governor Wants Waiver on Offshore Drilling ...
... after factoring in savings from the new federal tax law. Jan. 11, 2018, at 4:49 p.m.. National Grid Asks for $26M Less in Rhode Island Rate Hikes ... The utility had previously asked for a $71 million hike in gas and electric rates for its Rhode Island customers. The state public utilities Commission asked the company to ...
"A spokesman for the DMV tells Eyewitness News the state law roadblock wouldn't have stopped Tesla. State law only prohibits car manufacturers who currently sell through Rhode Island dealerships to begin new direct-to-consumer sales in the state, but because no local dealerships currently sell Teslas, ...
29, 2016, file photo, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo speaks during a conference of New England's governors and eastern Canada's premiers to discuss closer regional collaboration, in Boston. Many state and local governments competing for Amazon's second headquarters are refusing to release ...
The Providence Journal reports the six residents were treated for smoke inhalation at Rhode Island hospital. Fire Battalion Chief Stephen Capracotta told the newspaper that neither firefighter's injuries were considered life-threatening, though one of them had to be rescued when a roof collapsed. Three of ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Programs that help the homeless in Rhode Island have been awarded nearly $5.8 million in total in federal funding. U.S. Sen. Jack Reed announced that grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will support 38 homeless assistance programs that ...
Programs that help the homeless in Rhode Island have been awarded nearly $5.8 million in total in federal funding. Jan. 6, 2018, at 9:25 ... The federal grants will be administered by HUD, coordinated at the state level by Rhode Island Housing and jointly administered by nonprofits. Reed says the money is ...
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) -- Wintry weather didn't keep a Rhode Island man from driving through town in his topless convertible. WPRI-TV reports the roof on John Pratt's convertible Mercedes Benz has been broken for about a month. He tried to get the lipstick red luxury car to the repair shop Thursday ...
"What I hear most often is, people want to do what needs to be done to keep them in Rhode Island," Avedisian said on Rhode Island Public Radio's Political Roundtable this week. "I think it's important for our overall fabric of a state to keep the PawSox in Rhode Island." There's been relatively little polling on ...
She and her family caught the last train from Boston to Providence Thursday, but didn't get to explore Rhode Island due to the snowstorm. "We were stuck in our room," said Hanley. Hanley said it's 100 degrees in Australia right now, and this was her first time seeing snow. "For me I've never experienced ...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- As word spread across snowed-in Rhode Island that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions upended a lenient national marijuana-policy stance, some suggested the move would have little effect on local legalization efforts while others said it is a given that it will be part of any future ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The acting U.S. attorney for Rhode Island has been named the interim appointee. The office says Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed Stephen dambruch (DAM'-bruk). Dambruch became the acting U.S. attorney in March with the departure of Peter Neronha (neh-ROH'-nah) ...
Mid-major power rankings: Rhode Island just got even more dangerous. By Matt Craig 6 hours ago. 1 Rhode Island (10-3, 2-0): E.C. Matthews is back folks. ... This week: Rhode Island is more talented than its opponents, George Washington and Saint Louis, but both games are on the road, making them far ...
DAYTON - The University of Dayton women's basketball team played their first home Atlantic 10 game of the season with a 116-58 win at UD Arena on Thursday evening against the University of Rhode Island. The 116 points breaks a program record. The Flyers (9-4, 2-0 A-10) kicked off 2018 with a very ...
In Rhode Island, the ACLU has issued two reports, one in 2013 and the other last month, examining school internet censorship in the state's public schools, and the results are jarring. In 2013, the ACLU found that, whether by design or just due to the inevitably clumsy nature of such filtering, teachers and ...
The Rhode Island State House dome is barely visible through Thursday the blizzard's white-out conditions. [The Providence Journal, file / David DelPoio]. By Stephen Ide / Journal Staff Writer. Thursday. Posted at 5:17 PM Updated at 7:51 PM. Share. As Rhode Islanders dig out from more than a foot of snow ...
... Rhode Island Roads. Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has banned tractor-trailer travel on state roads until 9 p.m. due to a fierce winter storm that was forecast to bring blizzard conditions and to dump well over a foot of snow on the state. Jan. 4, 2018, at 1:00 p.m.. Governor Bans Tractor Trailers on Rhode Island Roads ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The Rhode Island Department of Health says the flu is now widespread in the state. The agency made the declaration Wednesday. It triggers a requirement that unvaccinated health care workers must wear masks when working with patients. The flu virus is contagious and can ...
Rhode Island ACLU sues state over alleged improper notification of benefit denials, blames problematic benefits system. Jan. ... PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The ACLU of Rhode Island has filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court, alleging low-income residents who receive financial help with Medicare ...
Speaking at the headquarters of the Rhode Island Emergency Management in Cranston, Raimondo did not announce a state of emergency. But she said she would continue to consider that option as she monitors conditions. She anticipates a foot of snow on Thursday and "incredibly low" temperatures ...
Amid Deep Freeze, Burst Pipe Closes Courthouse for the Day. The freezing weather caused a pipe to burst at a Rhode Island courthouse, forcing officials to close the building and cancel court proceedings there. Jan. 2, 2018, at 10:28 a.m.. Amid Deep Freeze, Burst Pipe Closes Courthouse for the Day ...
A woman from North Providence is the proud mother of the third baby born in Rhode Island in 2018. Claudia Pak cave birth to Caleb just after 4 a.m. Monday at Women and infants hospital. Caleb is named after Claudia's boyfriend's favorite "Star wars" character. Caleb is healthy, but wasn't due until February. He'll stay at ...
PawSox stadium legislation tweaked ahead of Rhode Island General Assembly session .... 7, Rhode Island Senate Finance Committee Chairman William J. Conley Jr. said minutes before the General Assembly session began on Tuesday. Changes include: • Specifying that $250,000 from annual ...
Recent public reporting citing the Rhode Island Treasurer's Office announcement of an actuarial valuation report of the state pension system shows significant deterioration in the state-funded ratio to approximately 54%. Rhode Island now has only 54% of the funds necessary to fund pension benefit ...
Also on the docket this year is the deal to provide public financing for the Paw Sox to build a new stadium in Pawtucket. It's also an election year for state lawmakers and members of congress along with Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is also up for election.
Over the next few days, GoLocal will be rolling out our picks for the 18 Rhode Islanders that we expect to make a big difference in 2018. In the past, our prognostication skills have been pretty strong. These are emerging movers and shakers, thinkers and doers, and even a few we hope will transform for the ...
They'll give Rhode Island's lowest wage earners a raise of 50 cents an hour, ban vaping on school property, limit the number of sex offenders in homeless shelters and give federal agents warrant-less access to a state prescription drug database, among other significant changes. PROVIDENCE -- When ...
Scituate police Identify Man Killed in Hit-And-Run. police have identified a man killed by a hit-and-run driver in Scituate on Friday night as a 30-year-old Providence resident, while officers continue to search for the suspect. Dec. 31, 2017, at 4:01 p.m.. Scituate Police Identify Man Killed in Hit-And-Run ...
Welcome to 2018. It will be a big news year for Rhode Island, so please keep reading! Notably Gov. Gina Raimondo, a Democrat, will be up for reelection. When she took office in 2015, she faced the extraordinarily difficult challenge of turning around a state with a terrible business climate, mediocre public ...
The Rhode Island Health Department issued a notice to the Centre of New England -Boulevard public water system to warn residents and commercial tenants to boil their water before use. The notice was issued after E. coli bacteria was found in the water supply on December 21, NBC 10 News has learned. The bacteria ...
Advocates are trying to block a Rhode Island law that limits the number of convicted sex offenders who can stay at homeless shelters. ... The Providence Journal reports that lawyers representing the Rhode Island Homeless Advocacy Project and six registered sex offenders filed a lawsuit Friday over the law ...
Bennett Thompson is a Medicare sales consultant at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island and a member of United Way of Rhode Island's Young Leaders Circle. Since 2014, he's helped grow membership to more than 1,500, making it the largest young professionals group of its kind in the state.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Rhode Island's health insurance exchange says time is almost up to purchase coverage for 2018. HealthSource RI says Sunday is the last day to choose and pay for a 2018 health plan through the exchange for residents who don't receive affordable health coverage through an ...
In Rhode Island, where a better economy and better-functioning government are always high on the list of needs, 2017 left a lot of unfinished business. ... The year also saw the ribbon cutting for a new University of Rhode Island/Rhode Island College nursing education center in a former power station in ...
police in Massachusetts have arrested a Rhode Island man they say showed up at a shipping company in a brand-new pickup truck he had paid cash for to claim two crates that contained 112 pounds of marijuana. Wareham police say they were tipped off by employees of Cape Cod Express, who were ...
A Rhode Island man was arrested for animal cruelty Thursday evening after keeping more than 100 animals outside in freezing temperatures, including dogs living in "deplorable and inadequate" conditions, officials said. Carlos Alves, 59, of Exeter was charged with mistreating animals and unnecessary ...
We're on the cusp of an exciting new year in Rhode Island, with lots of political intrigue and big elections up for grabs. So thanks for stopping by. As usual your tips and comments are welcome, and you can follow me through the week on the twitters. Here we go. 1. With the General Assembly set to embark ...
Advocates are trying to block a Rhode Island law that limits the number of convicted sex offenders who can stay at homeless shelters. ... The Providence Journal reports that lawyers representing the Rhode Island Homeless Advocacy Project and six registered sex offenders filed a lawsuit Friday over the law ...
What does 2018 have in store for Rhode Island politics and business? Lacking a crystal ball - or much confidence in my forecasting powers - I'm going to skip the predictions and instead offer some questions whose answers we'll likely be discussing next year. … How many candidates wind up running for ...
We're on the cusp of an exciting new year in Rhode Island, with lots of political intrigue and big elections up for grabs. So thanks for stopping by. As usual your tips and comments are welcome, and you can follow me through the week on the twitters. Here we go. 1. With the General Assembly set to embark ...
Bennett Thompson is a Medicare sales consultant at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island and a member of United Way of Rhode Island's Young Leaders Circle. Since 2014, he's helped grow membership to more than 1,500, making it the largest young professionals group of its kind in the state.
Man Gets 20 Years After Life Sentence Tossed for Killings. A 21-year-old man whose murder conviction was overturned by Rhode Island's highest court has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to lesser charges. Dec. 30, 2017, at 10:26 a.m.. Man Gets 20 Years After Life Sentence Tossed for Killings ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Rhode Island's health insurance exchange says time is almost up to purchase coverage for 2018. HealthSource RI says Sunday is the last day to choose and pay for a 2018 health plan through the exchange for residents who don't receive affordable health coverage through an ...


 

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