The group working to build a memorial at the site of a Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people said on Thursday there will be no formal memorial service at the site to mark the 11th anniversary of the fire, a departure from past practice.
Four of the five council members in Exeter,
Rhode Island, are the subject of a recall election to be held Dec. 14 after they angered local gun owners with an idea to tweak the way the town issues concealed weapon permits.
In a Yuletide turnaround, Gov. Lincoln Chafee is now calling this year’s Statehouse spruce a Christmas tree, saying his past practice of calling it a holiday tree generated too much anger.
Shoppers won’t be lining up for Thanksgiving Day deals at stores in Rhode Island, Maine and Massachusetts. They can’t.
A national anti-abortion group is pressing Rhode Island’s health insurance marketplace to offer plans that don’t cover abortion services, and says failing to do so violates the rights of those who object to the procedure.
By ERIKA NIEDOWSKI Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ About two dozen parties, including some overseas, have expressed interest in bidding on the intellectual property of former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s bankrupt video game […]
A Rhode Island commercial building where a shelter for parrots called Birdhouse and Rescue is slated for demolition and the shelter operator and 80 birds in his care must be out by Dec. 30.
A harbor seal pup found abandoned in Maine will be released back into the wild in Rhode Island after spending several months in rehabilitation at the Mystic Aquarium.
Connecticut is one of eight states pledging to get 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on roadways by 2025 in an effort to curb greenhouse gas pollution.
The National Guard won’t be marching in this weekend’s Columbus Day Parade in Providence, one more way in which Rhode Island is feeling the effects of the ongoing federal shutdown.