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Tyler’s Two Cents: The Last Straw

Last March, Newport became the second community in Rhode Island to ban single-use plastic carryout bags. This initiative was well-received by the community and...

Six to be Inducted into Rhode Island Criminal Justice Hall of Fame on Tuesday,...

Six law enforcement professionals will be honored at the 2017 Rhode Island Criminal Justice Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Tuesday, June 13, 2017...

Grow Smart RI Celebrates 2017 Smart Growth Award Winners

Albert P. Valliere, Jr. vice president and chairman of Nation Wide Construction, will receive Grow Smart RI’s Outstanding Smart Growth Leader Award at Grow...

Popular singer/songwriter Livingston Taylor to appear in July 9 performance at Aqua Blue

Popular singer/songwriter Livingston Taylor will appear at a Sunday, July 9 fundraising event for Narragansett’s Congregation Beth David at Aqua Blue in Narragansett. The...

‘The Beacon’ and Adjacent Land in Westerly Sells for $6.5 Million

Lila Delman Real Estate International has announced that “The Beacon” at 92 Noyes Road, one of Weekapaug’s iconic properties, has sold for $4,500,000 and...

Lt. Gov. McKee urges legislature to approve his Ratepayer Protection Legislative Package

Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee is urging the legislature to pass his Ratepayer Protection Legislative Package that he believes would improve customer service levels...

Providence to Newport Ferry Shut Down for 6 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...

Six Picks: The Best in Local Music This Week(June 1-June 7)

Welcome to “Six Picks,” a weekly column that lets you know “What’s Up” in local music. Our picks include shows at large stadiums, small...

7 Rhode Island Women Will Be Recognized as ‘Wild Women’ by Women’s Resource Center

Women’s Resource Center (WRC), a domestic violence intervention and prevention services nonprofit organization with offices in Newport and Warren, R.I., announces its “Wild Women”...