The following is the National Weather Service 7-day weather forecast, centered on Newport State Airport;
The Elms and Green Animals Topiary Garden will open for the season in April
With the arrival of spring, The Preservation Society of Newport County is set to open two more of its best-loved properties.
Watershed Protectors announce Almy Pond Watershed Outreach Event
Speakers will discuss current findings about pollution levels in Almy Pond and share steps that local residents can take to improve the water quality there and in all of the island’s waterbodies.
Providence hires Kim English as next basketball coach
Providence hired Kim English on Thursday as its next basketball coach, quickly moving to fill the opening left after Ed Cooley left to take the job at Big East rival Georgetown.
West Place Animal Sanctuary seeking volunteers, student interns
West Place Animal Sanctuary in Tiverton is seeking adult volunteers and student interns
Massachusetts train derails, no hazardous cargo reported
Some freight train cars derailed in Massachusetts on Thursday but no hazardous materials were being hauled, a local fire department said.
Just My Opinion: Let the games begin
Who’s running, who’s not? Changes every day, and will continue to change over the next several weeks, as individuals weigh their prospects to replace Congressman David Cicilline, who announced his retirement from Congress a few weeks ago to assume the presidency of the Rhode Island Foundation.
Newport Mayor excited to host The Ocean Race
Newport Mayor Xay Khamsyvoravong plans to visit Brazil for Leg 4 start.
Kim English named Providence College Men’s Basketball Coach
English becomes the 16th men’s basketball head coach at Providence College.
Dr. Azar Nafisi, Iranian-American author, scholar and human rights advocate, to speak at Salve Regina’s commencement
Dr. M. Therese Antone, R.S.M., and Gen. Anthony Zinni, USMC (retired), will also be awarded honorary degrees during the May 21 ceremony
Letter – Mayor Xay: Council moves to include resident benefits for parking and transportation changes
“As the Council and community consider these proposals, it is important to note the common sense approach the Council is taking to ensure changes benefit residents. “
DEM announces changes to boating safety regulations in time for the 2023 boating season
Wearing a life jacket while paddling in Rhode Island will no longer be optional; it will be required, according to new boating safety regulations announced today by the Department of Environmental Management (DEM).
Cities with the fastest growing home prices in Providence metro area
Stacker compiled a list of cities with the fastest growing home prices in Providence-Warwick, RI-MA metro using data from Zillow.
The Ocean Race: Big conditions ahead on the way to Cape Horn
The weather is forecast to provide one final taste of Southern Ocean conditions on the approach to Cape Horn.
Gillette Stadium to host ten concerts in 2023
Following the announcement that Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band are adding a second Gillette Stadium show, the 2023 Gillette Stadium Concert Series presented by Dunkin’ will now feature a venue-record 10 total concerts
Theater Review: HADESTOWN at PPAC ranks among the best
Tony-Award-winning musical running through Sunday, March 26
Jim Jefferies bringing ‘Give ‘Em What They Want Tour’ to The Vets
Jim Jefferies Comes to The VETS in Providence
States with the highest rate of layoffs
Stacker’s analysis found that layoff activity has varied from state to state much as it has varied across industries. Layoff rates as a ratio of the workforce were above the national average in 23 states.
The Gamm Theatre announces its 2023-24 season
Season 39 includes a 5-show subscription series beginning in September and concluding in May, as well as a limited run of the theater’s popular holiday show, It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, in December.
Letter: Support the teaching and learning of our Pell community
By Josephine Hearn, 1st Grader
10 groundbreaking inventions and the women who created them
From miracle medications to home security systems, these discoveries changed the world, and the brilliant minds behind them deserve to be celebrated much more regularly than they are.
This Day in RI History: March 23, 1948, Musician David Olney born in Providence
Singer – Songwriter was active in Nashville scene
3-day Surf Forecast for Rhode Island
Forecast includes rip current risk, surf height, weather, winds, and more.
Potatoes, cookies, and 12 other groceries that rose in price last month
The cost of groceries inflated about 0.3% from January to February, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Annually, the price is up about 10.2%.
23 of 2023’s most gas-guzzling cars
Stacker used data from the Department of Energy’s fuel economy database to rank the 23 most gas-guzzling cars of 2023.
Eggs, strawberries, and 12 other groceries that dropped in price last month
While costs remain high overall, prices for some food items came down last month