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Governor Raimondo leads Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to open Sail Newport’s new Mid-Park Marine Education...

Sail Newport, along with a slate of dignitaries, officials and supporters, celebrated the opening of its new Mid-Park Marine Education and Recreation Center today. Over...

Report Highlights 30,000 Jobs, $4.3 Billion in Economic Impact from Defense Cluster in R.I.

Rhode Island’s defense cluster accounts for thousands of jobs and billions in economic impact, according to an in-depth report on the Economic Impact of...

Rhythm and Roots Coming to Rhode Island – Annual Festival Arrives This Weekend

The stages are being set up, musicians are beginning to arrive in town, and the mood is getting festive at Ninigret Park in Charlestown....

Review: Seatbelt’s Smallsounds

Stripped down acoustic music has a certain beauty to it. The lyrics have more of a presence while in turn giving the sound a...

Euer’s margin of victory in Senate District 13 race increases after Board of Elections...

The Rhode Island Board of Elections held a hearing on Monday to review approximately 230 mail ballots from the Rhode Island Senate District 13 (Jamestown, Newport) race that...

Op-Ed – The Day the Music Died – WBRU Sale to Christian Media Outlet...

It appears the long-rumored sale of WBRU is nearing its conclusion. Radio Insight and other media outlets are reporting the sale of the student-run station...

Six Picks:The Best in Local Music This Week (August 24-August 30)

Festivals and musical superstars dominate “6 Picks” this weekend as we add more videos to the weekly column. Check out our preview of some...

Providence Folk Festival Coming Sunday August 27 Interview with Festival Producer John Fuzek

The Providence Folk Festival returns Sunday August 27th to the Roger Williams National Memorial in downtown Providence. That’s right, a folk festival in Providence,...

Dawn Euer wins District 13 Senate seat in Special Election

Dawn Euer, the Democratic upstart who won over three primary election rivals earlier this summer, easily won Tuesday’s special election to replace long-time State...

PowerBall Jackpot Jumps to $700 Million

The estimated jackpot for August 23rd's Powerball drawing is now $700 million. Saturday's estimated jackpot was $535 million, there were no jackpot or million dollar winners. Wednesday night's...