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When ‘faraway’ news lands at your front door: Newport’s gas crisis...

A YEAR AGO TODAY, Jan. 21, 2019, on the coldest day of the winter, natural gas was cut to thousands of people...

One Year Later: Gas Crisis – ‘A perfect storm of errors’

A year after more than 7,000 gas customers on Aquidneck Island were left without heat on a day that saw temperatures drop...

Governor Raimondo celebrates Dr. King’s Legacy, announces new Criminal Justice Reforms

In her annual address at the Minister’s Alliance Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast, Governor Raimondo today announced new criminal justice reforms....

Under The Dome: Senator Lou DiPalma

With the start of the legislative session, I reached out to the area’s legislative delegation to survey what legislation is important to...

City of Newport: North End Urban Plan process kicks off next...

The effort to draft a long-term vision that promises to guide future development in the City’s North End is due to get...

Legislative News – January 17: Senate confirmation of education commissioners; medical...

Ruggerio bill provides for Senate confirmation of education commissioners STATE HOUSE — President of the Senate...

Governor Raimondo sets goal for 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an executive order committing Rhode Island to be powered by 100 percent renewable electricity by the...

Legislative News – Jan. 16: Speaker Mattiello issues statement on governor’s...

The latest news/press releases from the Rhode Island General Assembly. Speaker Mattiello issues statement on governor’s budget proposal

Agenda for Newport City Council Meeting on January 22

Newport City Council will host their next regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, January 22nd at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers at...

City of Newport announces opening of Warming Centers

Warming Centers will be open across the City of Newport over the coming days as the National Weather Service is forecasting a...

Developmental Disability News: RI Governor proposes privatizing state-run group homes in...

Governor Gina Raimondo plans to privatize the state-run group home system in the next budget, cutting 204 fulltime positions from the state...

Legislative News – Jan. 15: Expungement open house; Illegal possession of...

The latest news from the Rhode Island General Assembly; Euer encourages participation in expungement open house

Video: Newport City Council Workshop on communication, best practices and planning...

Newport City Council hosted an approximately ninety-minute workshop on Wednesday, January 15th. On the agenda for the evening were...

Senator Euer encourages participation in expungement open house

Sen. Dawn Euer is encouraging her constituents to attend a local event she helped arrange with Attorney General Peter R. Neronha to...

Gov. Raimondo’s State of the State promises numerous initiatives, from education...

Gov. Gina Raimondo promised robust programs to improve transportation, education, housing, the environment, increasing the minimum wage, while offering tax cuts and...

Full text of Governor Raimondo’s State of the State Address

Governor Gina M. Raimondo will deliver her annual State of the State address tonight at 7:00 p.m. Her speech will highlight the...

Preview: Excerpts from Governor Raimondo’s 2020 State of the State Address

Governor Gina M. Raimondo will deliver her annual State of the State address tonight at 7:00 p.m. Her speech will highlight...

Legislative News – Jan. 13: State of the State Address; Arming...

The following three press releases were provided by the press office at the General Assembly on January 13th. MEDIA...

Agenda for Newport School Committee Special Meeting, Regular Meeting on Jan....

Newport School Committee will host two meetings on Tuesday, January 14th. At 5 pm they will host a special...

Agenda: Portsmouth Town Council Meeting (Jan. 13)

Portsmouth Town Council will meet in Monday, January 13th at 6 pm in the Town Council Chambers at Portsmouth Town Hall. Here's...

Middletown Conservation Commission Meeting scheduled for January 13th has been cancelled

The Middletown Conservation Commission scheduled for Monday, January 13th at 5:30 pm has been cancelled, according to the Secretary of State's website.

Newport City Council to host workshop on Council Communication, Best Practices,...

Newport City Council will host a City Council Workshop on Wednesday, January 15th at 6 pm in the Council Chambers at Newport...

Common Cause focuses on the 2020 Census and changing how the...

Common Cause of Rhode Island, a leading watchdog organization, is determined to assure that every Rhode Islander is counted in the upcoming...

Under The Dome: Representative Terri Cortvriend

With the start of the legislative session, I reached out to the area’s legislative delegation to survey what legislation is important to...

City of Newport hoping to engage hard-to-reach population in latest census

The following story was written by Tom Shevlin, Communications Officer for the City of Newport. As the 2020...