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The Scoop: Fung Releases New Television Ad, Smith Blasts Paiva-Weed, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

RI Emergency Rooms: How Long You Have to Wait—Find out how long you have to wait…

Providence Sky Chiefs Press Conference (REPLAY)—Replay of Thursday's Sky Chiefs Press Conference

Former Friar Bryce Cotton Released by Spurs—Former Friar Bryce Cotton released by Spurs

NEW: Cianci Announces Plan to Reform Providence Schools—Independent candidate for Mayor Vincent A. Cianci, Jr…

Carol Anne Costa: Monica Lewinsky, Patient Zero—Monica Lewinsky has gone viral, started tweeting, and…

Rhode Island’s Best Comfort Food—This cold and nasty weather got us thinking…

Six RI Businesses Receive $269,963 in State Grants—The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (Commerce RI) and…

GoLocalProv to LIVE Stream Sky Chiefs Press Conference—Providence Sky Chiefs Press Conference will be streamed…

The Scoop: Fung Blasts Raimondo on RI Housing, Taylor Calls McKee on Flip-Flop, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

 
 
 
 

News

RI Hospitals’ Emergency Times Among Worst in US

It takes about 40 minutes for patients at local emergency rooms to see a doctor or other health care professional, making the… Read More

 

Politics

slides: The Scoop: Fung Releases New Television Ad, Smith Blasts Paiva-Weed, and More

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

 

Politics

UPDATED: Brown Polls Show Raimondo and Elorza Leading

Two new polls from Brown University's Taubman Center - their first since April and a revamping of their polling efforts -… Read More

 

News

slides: RI Emergency Rooms: How Long You Have to Wait

Find out how long you have to wait before seeing a doctor or other health care professional at local emergency rooms.

 

Sports

video: Providence Sky Chiefs Press Conference (REPLAY)

Here is a replay of Thursday Morning's Providence Sky Chiefs Press Conference, introducing Rhode Island's newest… Read More

 

News

NEW: Baccari Found Not Guilty in North Providence Corruption Scandal

Developer Richard Baccari has been found not guilty of bribing three North Providence council members.  

 

Sports

Former Friar Bryce Cotton Released by Spurs

Bryce Cotton

Former Providence Friar basketball star Bryce Cotton was released by the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday prior to the Spurs… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Cianci Announces Plan to Reform Providence Schools

Independent candidate for Mayor Vincent A. Cianci, Jr has announced his plan to reform the system of public education in… Read More

 

Politics

Carol Anne Costa: Monica Lewinsky, Patient Zero

The silence is broken, fifteen plus years post scandal, Monica Lewinsky has gone viral, started tweeting, and is the now self… Read More

 

Politics

York Admits to Improperly Filing SuperPAC Paperwork

Former Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Myrth York acknowledged that Priorities PVD -- the organization which… Read More

 

Business

Six RI Businesses Receive $269,963 in State Grants

The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (Commerce RI) and the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) have… Read More

 

Sports

GoLocalProv to LIVE Stream Sky Chiefs Press Conference

The American Basketball Association's Providence Sky Chiefs, Rhode Island's newest professional sports team, will be… Read More

 

Politics

slides: The Scoop: Fung Blasts Raimondo on RI Housing, Taylor Calls McKee on Flip-Flop, and More

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

 

Politics

10 Factors that Will Decide if Elorza or Cianci is the Next Mayor of Providence

Providence faces a historic election – regardless of the outcome the results will make national news.  With less… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Cianci’s Lawyer Files Elections Complaint Over Elorza, York, and Others

Vincent

Lawyers for Buddy Cianci's mayoral campaign have filed a complaint with the Board of Elections over "specific violations… Read More

 

Politics

video: Myrth York Leads New Anti-Cianci Group and Launches TV Ad

Myrth York, the three-time failed candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, is the Treasurer of the newly formed PrioritiesPVD… Read More

 

News

NEW: Bishop Tobin Questions If Elorza is an Atheist

In a Facebook post on Tuesday afternoon, the Bishop of the Providence Diocese wrote a blistering piece questioning of… Read More

 

Sports

PC Men’s Basketball Picked to Finish 5th in Big East

The Providence Friars men's basketball team has been picked to finish 5th in the Big East Conference this year on… Read More

 

Business

RI Foundation Begins Accepting Applications for 2015 “Genius” Grants

2014 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship recipients Amy Berhardt and David Dadekian flank Neil Steinberg, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Foundation, at the award announcement last April.

The Rhode Island Foundation has announced it will begin accepting applications today for the 2015 Rhode Island Innovation… Read More

 

News

Guest MINDSETTER™ Richard Ferruccio: Cost of Incarceration vs. the Cost of Crime

In a time of difficult state budgets, questions’ regarding the cost of increased prison population is a legitimate… Read More

 

News

NEW: Providence Power Restored, Outage Caused by Squirrel

The power outage was caused by a squirrel at the South Street power station.

Following a massive power outage in Providence Tuesday morning, power has been restored to 99% of the affected customers… Read More

 

Politics

slides: The Scoop: Michelle Obama’s Raimondo Video Message, Gorbea’s New Ad, 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

RI Building & Construction Trades Council to Hold Walk-a-Thon for Big Brothers Big Sisters

RIC will host 26 annual walk-a-thon

Rhode Island Building & Construction Trades Council will hold its 26th Annual Walk-a-Thon at Rhode Island College on… Read More

 

Sports

Report: Patriots Bolster Roster With Two Moves

Tuesday's are generally off days at Gillette Stadium. This generally means quiet days from the New England Patriots --… Read More

 

Politics

RI’s Second Most Important Race to be Decided by Less Than 11,000 Votes

The second most important race in Rhode Island this year will most likely be decided by less than 11,000 votes.  

 

Food

slides: Rhode Island’s Best Comfort Food

This cold and nasty weather got us thinking about comfort food. Although it disappears during the summer months, comfort food… Read More

 

Lifestyle

New Book Uncovers Espionage in Early Rhode Island

Author Christian McBurney has uncovered Rhode Island's history of espionage in his new book: Spies in Revolutionary… Read More

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: Playing in the Woods Can Help Kids Reach Their Full Potential

A couple of months ago, I wrote a column advocating for more recess time for children. Recently, I’ve read some… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walters Flavor + Knowledge: Pan-Seared Scallops with Arugula Pesto

Cooking scallops requires a hot pan so that they sear rather than steam. But they also need to be dry when they hit the pan.… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Victorian Mourning Customs on Display at Hearthside this Weekend

Hearthside funeral display

Lincoln's Hearthside House hosts its annual exhibition on Victorian Mourning Customs this weekend.

 

Health

Hospital Association of Rhode Island Releases Joint Statement on Ebola Preparedness

The Hospital Association of Rhode Island (HARI) has released a statement on RI's preparedness for a possible Ebola… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Dear John: My Wife Is Obsessed With Photos Of Her First Wedding

Dear John, Recently, my wife took a lot of old wedding pictures out of storage and displayed them in prominent spots in our… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: The 5 Most Unusual Colleges In The US

At the Olin College of Engineering, all accepted students receive the Olin Scholarship, which pays for half tuition.

Are college tours and info sessions leaving you bored and listless? Do you feel like the campuses and curricula are all… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: Best Halloween Events in New England

Halloween is less than two weeks away. It’s time to start planning now to make sure your calendar is full of spooky… Read More

 

Food

slides: Providence’s Best Classic Cocktails

Photo credit: Conor Curran

It's the weekend and what better way to unwind than with a good, old fashion cocktail?

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: Losing Summer, Not Fitness

It's that time of year again, summer is over, it's time to put the beach chairs away, cover the pool, grill, put away… Read More

 

Lifestyle

The Urban Gardner: Leaves, the Gardener’s Friend

Breathe deep, urban gardeners. It’s in the air all around us. Inhale, exhale, stretch. Brilliant fall foliage is key.… Read More

 

Health

NEW: Nurses Union Says RI Not Prepared for Ebola

The United Nurses and Allied Professionals (UNAP) will announce will announce the results of an internal survey of members… Read More

 

Lifestyle

5 Live Music Musts - October 17, 2014

From Classical to Jazz to Rock and Roll, “5 Live” features a wide variety of musical stylings this… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Johnson & Wales University Unveils New Sculpture

Photo courtesy of sculptor Mike Fields

Johnson & Wales University will unveil its new sculpture on October 17. The sculpture is a 12-foot-long bronze statue of… Read More

 

Health

slides: Timeline of Ebola in the US

Medical relief efforts in West African countries like Liberia and Sierra Leone have created new cases of infection in… Read More

 

Food

slides: 5 Fun Ways to Enjoy National Apple Month

This week's warm weather notwithstanding, the leaves are changing and fall is here to stay. One of the few reasons we… Read More

 

Food

The Cellar: Loire & More Day 10

The tasting featured their entry-level lineup, their 1er Cru & Grand Crus

I spent yesterday, the last day of this year’s trip to France, visiting with Julien Brocard and touring his… Read More

 

Health

When Ebola Hits Close to Home: Awareness, Support, and Prevention

The ever-growing threat of the Ebola virus has gone from a West African problem to a human problem, says Dr. John McCray of… Read More

 

Health

RI Dept. of Health Announces Updated Drug Overdose Numbers

The Rhode Island Department of Health has reported the latest numbers on apparent accidental drug overdose deaths, use of… Read More

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: Making the Dream a Reality

Lauri Lee

Walt Disney famously said, “If you can dream it, you can do it.” Too many children and teenagers don’t have… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Hot + Cold Destination Fall Weddings + More

Fall weddings to destinations in the tropics and the Catskills. How to dress for Halloween at the Welcome Dinner the night… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walters Flavors + Knowledge: Neapolitan Meatballs

Neapolitan Meatballs

Along with pizza and spaghetti with tomato sauce, meatballs must be the most internationally recognized Italian food.

 

Lifestyle

slides: Autumn and Arts: Scituate Art Festival

For 48 years the Scituate Art Festival has grown in scope, size, and diversity yet has never lost the cozy feel that is North… Read More

 

Health

NEW: Ebola Update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided an Ebola update to media on Monday, focusing on the latest case… Read More

 

Food

Shipyard Pub to Open at Twin River this November

Shipyard Brewing Company will open the Shipyard Pub at Twin River Casino on November 14.

 

Food

The Cellar: Loire & More Day 9

Winemaker Gregoire Pissot

I spent yesterday traveling from Sancerre and the Loire Valley to Côte de Beaune in Burgundy – more specifically… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: 4 Fall Pennsylvania Roadtrips

Pennsylvania is home to an abundance of colleges of every size and specialty, including Ivy League U PENN in Philadelphia.

* tag. */-->Pennsylvania is home to the Liberty Bell, Declaration of Independence and many of Ben Franklin’s… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fleetwood Mac Rocks the Garden

“Sweet wonderful you,” sang Christine McVie Friday night, leading Fleetwood Mac in the first of two shows… Read More

 

Food

The Cellar: Loire & More Day 8

A vineyard in Sancerre

I spent yesterday and today in the picturesque wine region of Sancerre tasting white wines, as well as reds. Now, most of you… Read More