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RI Unemployment Remains at 7.7 % in August—The RI Department of Labor and Training announced…

Rhode Island’s Best Wineries—As a companion to last week's brewery piece,…

Miriam Hospital To Offer Men’s Cancer Wellness Group—Miriam Hospital will offer two new health programs…

Big Brothers Big Sisters To Present Big Toast—The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean…

The Scoop: Common Cause Calls Again for People’s Pledge and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Chef Walter’s Flavors and Knowledge: Mozzarella in Carrozza—Literally translated into “cheese in a carriage”, this…

RIMA/makeRI Announce Manufacturing Day 2014—The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA), the…

The Scoop: R.I. Society of Certified Public Accountants Endorses Almonte—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Dear John: No Affair. And Maybe No Friendship.—Was she wrong to tell her friends?

East Bay Center Event To Honor Dr. Michael Fine and Barrington Police Chief—The East Bay Center will host its inaugural…

 
 
 
 

News

INVESTIGATION: Raimondo Investment Program’s Fees Exceed Gains

A program General Treasurer Gina Raimondo launched to help cities and towns better invest their money appears to be… Read More

 

News

RI Unemployment Remains at 7.7 % in August

The RI Department of Labor and Training announced that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August… Read More

 

Politics

Candidates Take Shots at Providence Mayoral Forum

Cianci, Elorza, Harrop at Laurelmead

The candidates for Mayor of Providence explained their policy positions -- and took shots at each other -- at a debate at… Read More

 

Business

Business Innovation Factory BIF10 Summit Draws Packed Crowd at Trinity Rep

The BIF10 attendees at Trinity.

Providence's Business Innovation Factory hosted day one of its tenth annual "BIF10" Summit on Wednesday with a sold out… Read More

 

Politics

Carol Anne Costa: Is It Really Only About the “Goodell” Boys?

The collision of money, power, accountability, corporate citizenship, and America’s favorite game tragically sounds… Read More

 

Politics

Pam Gencarella: Don’t Touch That Dial

It's easy to say that you don't like politics so you just stay out of the fray. But the reality is that politics hits… Read More

 

News

Should Rhode Island Divest from Hedge Funds?

With the recent decision by the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) to divest their entire $4… Read More

 

Politics

The Scoop: Common Cause Calls Again for People’s Pledge and More

Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m. report on everything politics in Rhode Island – the inside daily report… Read More

 

News

DCYF Finds Safety Violations at John Hope Settlement House

The interior of a John Hope van.

The Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth, and Families has found that the John Hope Settlement House has vans that were… Read More

 

Politics

Michael Riley: Can Taveras Clean Up His Act for the New Mayor?

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras has much to accomplish if he wants to avoid a repeat of the last Mayor. Mr. Taveras and… Read More

 

Business

RIMA/makeRI Announce Manufacturing Day 2014

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA), the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the… Read More

 

News

TV’s Role in Political Campaigns Diminishes

The political old adage in politics is that the candidate who spends the most money on television is the candidate who wins… Read More

 

Politics

slides: The Scoop: R.I. Society of Certified Public Accountants Endorses Almonte

Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m. report on everything politics in Rhode Island – the inside daily report… Read More

 

News

slides: TV Ad Buys in 2014 Primary

An analysis of all political TV ad buys in this year’s primary indicates that the Democratic primary for Mayor of… Read More

 

Politics

McKee Funder is Tied to Hillary Clinton

Ralph Mollis criticized Dan McKee for taking money from Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton. This might be a vulnerability for… Read More

 

Politics

Election 2014: Candidates’ Strengths and Weaknesses

Who has what it takes to win this November -- and what could be stopping them from victory?

 

News

slides: See RI Candidates’ Strengths and Weaknesses

The primaries are over, and Election Day is now seven weeks away.  See where the top general election candidates… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: McKee CIaims Taylor Splitting from Fung

Dan McKee

Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan McKee has spoken out over opponent Republican Catherine Taylor's… Read More

 

News

Smith Hill CDC and Sojourner House Open Housing for Domestic Violence Victims

Smith Hill Community Development Corporation (CDC) and Sojourner House have partnered to create a permanent supportive… Read More

 

Politics

slides: The Scoop: Fung Poll Shows Dead Heat With Raimondo

Welcome back to the Scoop! This is a 4 p.m. report on everything politics in Rhode Island – the inside daily report… Read More

 

Business

Rhode Island Has America’s 33rd Worst Tax System

After conducting an online survery consisting of 1,050 individuals from both parties across the nation, WalletHub ranked… Read More

 

Business

BBB Warns Consumers of Online Retailer, shopZoey.com

Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about shopZoey.com, an online retailer based in Boston, MA.

 

Politics

Russell Moore: Buddy Still Favorite in Mayoral Bid

In the aftermath of Jorge Elorza's dramatic upset victory over City Council President Michael Solomon in the Democratic… Read More

 

News

LISTEN: Election 2014: Candidates’ Strengths and Weaknesses

Who has what it takes to win this November -- and what could be stopping them from victory?

 

Business

Smart Benefits: Are Double-Digit Premium Increases a Thing of the Past?

A new study on employer health benefits from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust… Read More

 

Food

slides: Rhode Island’s Best Wineries

As a companion to last week's brewery piece, we offer a look at some of the wineries producing wine here in Rhode Island.

 

Health

Miriam Hospital To Offer Men’s Cancer Wellness Group

Miriam Hospital will offer two new health programs every third Monday of the month from 6 to 7:30 p.m..

 

Lifestyle

Big Brothers Big Sisters To Present Big Toast

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State will present the Big Toast food and drink tasting event.

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: Should Schools Ban Homework?

Be honest: on a typical workday, how much work do you take home to complete in the evening? One to three hours? Every night?… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors and Knowledge: Mozzarella in Carrozza

Mozzarella in carrozza

Literally translated into “cheese in a carriage”, this appetizer or snack has been part of the Italian regional… Read More

 

Lifestyle

NEW: Katey Sagal + Ciaran Hinds Sign on to Vinny Paz Movie

Katey Sagal

Two more actors have signed on to Chad A. Verdi's Vinny Pazienza film, Bleed for This, set to be shot in Rhode Island.

 

Health

East Bay Center Event To Honor Dr. Michael Fine and Barrington Police Chief

Dr. Michael Fine

The East Bay Center will host its inaugural bash, "Celebrate! An Evening on the East Bay" on Thursday, September 18.

 

Lifestyle

10 Reasons it Stinks to be a Straight Single Woman in Providence

For single women, Providence has Ivy Leaguers, hipsters, and a bunch of young men that think they still play high school… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: Which New England Grads Make 6 Figures?

As more attention from the federal government focuses on the value graduates are seeing from colleges, Payscale.com released… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Don’t Miss: Third Annual Arts Marketplace Pawtucket

Photo credit: Barry Gross

The third annual Arts Marketplace: Pawtucket will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 20 & 21, from 10am to 4pm… Read More

 

Food

slides: RI’s Artisan Breweries

If you were writing a script for a movie about the start-up of a microbrewery, it would almost definitely include a few… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: Best Apple Orchards of Southern New England

Mid-September is the best time of year for apple picking.

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: What Would Matt Do?

My biggest philosophy is to keep it simple, yet there is so much confusion in this industry. Here are some quotes I hear on a… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Urban Gardener: Hot Peppers And Picante

Hot peppers of the

Urban gardeners are thrifty sorts who pack as much punch as possible into their garden plots.

 

Lifestyle

5 Live Music Musts - September 12, 2014

Blues Man Roy Bookbinder Appears at Lilypads in Peacedale Saturday

As summer festivals segue into fall fests, we’re featuring some great outdoor music on “5 Live Music… Read More

 

Food

The Cellar: Last Chance for Rosé

2013 Vinha Da Defesa Rosé

Summer is sadly coming to an end and with it so are the availability of Rosé wine.

 

Lifestyle

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Ungrateful Hosts & Guests

Whether about complicated wedding etiquette or manners for a sunset sailboat party, hosts and guests wise-up.

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Macaroni and Ham Au Gratin

Macaroni and Ham Au Gratin

Mac and cheese is an incredibly simple dish. The name pretty much sums up the recipe.

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: Is it Time for a Slow Education Movement?

Have you heard of the growing “slow food movement?”

 

Health

Voluntary Recall on Undeclared Peanuts and Eggs in TWIX®

Mars Chocolate North America announced a voluntary recall of its TWIX® Brand Unwrapped Bites 7 oz. Stand Up Pouch with… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes—September 9, 2014

Calling all animal lovers! If you're on the lookout for a new pet for you or your family, look no further. Whether you… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: Organize + Energize: 10 Minute Organizing Projects

You may be saying you are too busy to get organized, but who doesn’t have 10 minutes?

 

Lifestyle

Dear John: With Mom Gone, Sister’s Selling Memories

Dear John, I’m writing about an issue I’m having with my sister. Our mother passed away a while back and her… Read More

 

Lifestyle

James Taylor And His All-Star Band to Perform at Dunkin’ Donuts Center

James Taylor and his All-Star Band will play at the Dunkin' Donuts Center on December 2.

 

Lifestyle

Misquamicut FallFest Announces Final Line-Up

The Misquamicut Business Association has announced the final line-up for FallFest from September 12-14.

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: 5 Majors You Need to Choose Before You Apply

If you want to major in the Health Sciences, you would be smart to make that decision before you begin applying to college. Photo: Emory University

While many students will apply to colleges with a major designation of “undecided”, there are pitfalls to doing… Read More

 

Lifestyle

FirstWorks Urban Carnevale Announces Final Line-Up

FirstWorks and the City of Providence has announced the final line-up of artists for the FirstWorks Urban Carnevale.

 

Lifestyle

slides: Best Fall Festivals and Fairs of New England

Photo credit: Rick Farrell of Mojo Photography

For most New Englanders, autumn is the perfect season. Mark your calendars for some of the most innovative and exciting fall… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Insider: School Girl Style for Grown-Ups

Shopping for new school clothes was always a rite of passage and signaled the end of carefree summer

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: Got Drive?

What separates us as humans? Why are some wealthy, some poor? Some fit, some overweight? Some famous, some unknown? I people… Read More