Sen. DiPalma bill to create young adult voluntary extension of care...

Sen. Louis P. DiPalma’s (D-Dist. 12, Middletown, Little Compton, Newport, Tiverton) legislation (2018-S 2022) that would create a young adult voluntary extension of care...

City Manager’s office releases statement on potential sale of Armory

After several months of speculation, confusion, and questions, the Office of the City Manager released a statement on Friday, February 1st at 5 pm...

Update: Newport City Council cancels Executive Session meeting where future of...

For the second week in a row, Newport City Council was scheduled to convene in Executive Session to discuss the acquisition or lease of the...

Newport Health Equity Zone to host second public community planning event

In February 2016, the Newport Health Equity Zone hosted the Envision Newport Lab at the Florence Gray Center Gymnasium in Newport, RI. That...

RI’s tax amnesty program collects more than $6m; with top delinquents...

With the state’s tax amnesty program winding down, it is on track to reach its goal of collecting about 10 percent of the $112...

Legislators kick off ‘Fight for $15’, a campaign for a $15...

With the backing of working Rhode Islanders and a coalition of community organizations, Sen. Gayle L. Goldin, Sen. Jeanine Calkin, Rep. Marcia Ranglin-Vassell and...

Terri Cortvriend, Portsmouth School Committee Chair, announces run for Rhode Island...

Terri Cortvriend, Chair of the Portsmouth School Committee, announced today that she is running as a Democrat in the 2018 elections to represent Rhode...

Bill introduced to protect RI women if Roe v. Wade is...

With concerns that the current administration in Washington may prompt consideration in the U.S. Supreme Court of efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade, a...

Vice Chief of Naval Operations discusses Surface Warfare Training at Surface...

Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Bill Moran visited the Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) to get a firsthand look at surface warfare...

Budget proposal includes Ruggiero’s bill to extend DCYF care to foster...

Rep. Deborah Ruggiero’s proposal to allow children in foster care to continue receiving state services until age 21 has been included in the budget...

Lottery for dinghy, kayak rack spaces at King Park and Willow...

The Newport Harbormaster Office will be accepting applications for dinghy/kayak rack spaces at the King Park Rack and the Willow Street Rack beginning on...

Public Tour of Rogers High School Scheduled

A public tour of Rogers High School is scheduled for Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. to see firsthand the condition of the...

Seaweed, dueling, testing the speed of a horse: Representative Edwards takes...

Like any state that’s been around for 350 years, Rhode Island has amassed a lot of outdated, obsolete or downright archaic legislation — and...

Video: Newport City Council hosts Regular Council Meeting on January 24th

Newport, RI - Newport City Council met on Wednesday, January 24th to discuss a variety of applications, ordinances, and resolutions. Those topics discussed included a...

(Updated) Newport City Council will likely discuss sale of Armory in...

Newport City Council could be one step closer to selling the Armory on Lower Thames Street by the end of Wednesday night. As Newport This...

Governor’s Office :Nine major employers commit to Supply RI

Providence, RI - Governor Raimondo's Office announced on Tuesday that nine of Rhode Island's largest employers have made a public commitment to buy more...

McKee expects legislation to be introduced to force the PUC to...

Legislation urging the Public Utilities Commission to force National Grid to rollback a recent rate increase is likely to be introduced into the Rhode...

Representative Ruggiero’s senior center grant program part of governor’s budget proposal

Rep. Deborah Ruggiero’s proposal to establish a state grant program to assist municipalities with their senior centers or programs has been included in the...

Podcast: A conversation with Paul Pence, Republican candidate for Lt. Governor

Paul Pence, the Republican candidate for Rhode Island Lt. Governor, joined Frank today on The Open Forum on AM 1540 WADK Newport. Pence is editor...

Podcast: A conversation with Rhode Island Lt. Governor Dan McKee

Lt. Governor Dan McKee, a Democrat, joined me recently on The Open Forum on AM 1540 WADK Newport to talk about what appears to...

Governor Raimondo’s State Of The State Address: We’ve Come So Far,...

The following is the full text of Governor Raimondo's State Of The State Address on Tuesday, January 16th, as provided by her office. STRONGER TODAY Good...

Newport legislators to file bill to defend against Trump administration’s plan...

Newport legislators Rep. Lauren H. Carson and Sen. Dawn Euer today decried President Trump’s efforts to open up nearly all of the United States’...

Representative Carson, Senator Euer to hold constituent meeting on January 27th

Rep. Lauren H. Carson and Sen. Dawn Euer will hold a constituent meeting later this month for an open discussion about the new legislative...

Fort Adams Trust receives $150,000 matching grant, will be used to...

The Fort Adams Trust was provided with a matching grant of $150,000 in January at the Newport Art Museum by the Rhode Island State...

Sen. DiPalma and Rep. Kennedy introduce legislation regarding net neutrality rules...

Sen. Louis P. DiPalma and Rep. Brian Patrick Kennedy, Speaker Pro Tempore of the House of Representatives, introduced legislation (2018-S 2008 / 2018-H 7076) that would...