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Commercial Fisherman Saves Sea Turtle Tangled in Lobster Gear in Narragansett Bay

It's a scene that is depicted in many documentaries, tv shows and movies; but you'd hardly think it would happen in our own backyard. Rob...

Just my Opinion: A Tale of Two Communities

This is a tale of two communities – two wealthy Rhode Island Communities. Communities that are sprinkled with million dollar homes, that are the...

Providence to Newport Ferry Out Of Service for 11 Days Following Crash

Just a little more than a week after launching for the season, the Providence to Newport Ferry has had to shut down for almost...

A Conversation with Christian McBride, Artistic Director of Newport Jazz Festival (Part 3)

An amazing bass player, band leader and composer, Christian McBride, the Newport Jazz Festival’s new artistic director, brings profound respect for the festival, and...

OneJet Announces Nonstop Services from Pittsburgh to Providence will Debut on August 23rd

OneJet announced today two new routes from Pittsburgh International, with twice daily nonstop service debuting to Nashville beginning July 12th and service to Providence...

RIDOT to Offer Free In-State Commuter Rail Service from July 3 – December 31,...

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is encouraging Rhode Islanders to leave their cars at home for the daily trip to work, catching...

Six Picks: The Best in Local Music This Week(June 22-June 28)

It’s the first weekend of summer and it’s time to rock out on “Six Picks,” our weekly column highlighting some of the best music...

Schemers Coming to Parlour in Providence for Benefit Show Saturday

Legendary RI rockers The Schemers are playing a benefit show this weekend at the Parlour on North Main Street in Providence. The Saturday June...

A Conversation with Christian McBride, Artistic Director of Newport Jazz Festival (Part 2)

George Wein calls it artistry – that something special that sets musicians apart – that ingredient that Wein would look for when booking an...

Rhode Island is 2017’s 2nd Worst State for Summer Road Trips, Says WalletHub Study

With 79 percent of summer travelers driving to their destination and this summer possibly being the cheapest for gas since 2005, the personal-finance website...