PROVIDENCE — The developers of a new offshore wind farm said Monday that they're investing $4.5 million in Rhode Island to advance the industry in the state.
HOPKINTON — At a special meeting Monday, the Town Council resumed a hearing at the Chariho Middle School on a proposal to build a commercial solar energy facility on property located at Arcadia Road and Lisa Lane.
PROVIDENCE — A decrease in Iranian gasoline imports is expected to tighten the global market, resulting in higher prices across the U.S.
RICHMOND — The enigmatic Eastern spadefoot toad is the focus of a collaboration involving the Richmond Rural Preservation Land Trust, the University of Rhode Island and several agencies and conservation groups.
Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials reached a tentative contract agreement Sunday evening, according to releases from both sides.
PROVIDENCE — It may get a lot easier to donate excess food in Rhode Island, as a bill that allows institutions to give away food cleared its House committee with the backing of many key stakeholders.
CONCORD, N.H. — More than a dozen wild bee species critical to pollinating everything from blueberries to apples in New England are on the decline, according to a new study.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — When participants arrive at the White House on Monday for the annual Easter Egg Roll, one of the eggs on display will be the creation of Chariho student Mae Felkner.
RICHMOND — The Rotary Club of Chariho will host a black and white spring dinner party to raise money for the Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County. The pop-up gala will be held at "a secret, yet ordinary public space" on Saturday, May 11, with a theme of vintage carnival. The loc…
Members of the region’s congressional delegation said Thursday that many questions remain after the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted report on the Russia investigation. They urged that the full report be given to Congress and that Mueller be called to testify.
The public this morning was given a long awaited first look at the full version of the Mueller report. Here's is the redacted investigative report released to the public by the U.S. Department of Justice.
RICHMOND — Richmond Town Council members deferred a decision Tuesday on a grant application for a watershed restoration project, saying they were wary of committing money for a matching share of the grant.
PROVIDENCE — CVS Pharmacy Inc. has agreed to pay $535,000 to settle allegations that several of the company's Rhode Island stores had been filling invalid prescriptions.
WESTERLY — The Westerly Community Credit Union has received the “Spreadin’ the Love (Giving Back) Award” of the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce's 2019 Chamber Choice Awards. The award recognizes the credit union's use of marketing and resources to support charities and community ca…
HOPKINTON — The Hope Valley-Wyoming Fire Department will hold an open house and touch-a-truck event Thursday that is geared for children and families during school vacation week.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — At Monday’s Hopkinton Town Council meeting, a scheduled hearing on an application for zoning and comprehensive plan changes for a commercial solar energy project was continued at the request of attorney Robert Craven, who represents the developer.
PROVIDENCE — Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up 8 cents this week, according to AAA Northeast. The good news? It could be worse.
HOPKINTON — Hopkinton police, through a Defense Department program, are accepting bids on two Humvees that are no longer needed for department operations. The department is also selling a 2006 Nissan Altima that was seized through the state's criminal asset forfeiture program.
HOPE VALLEY — Students at Hope Valley Elementary School gathered in the cafeteria on April 4 to celebrate the arrival of the school’s new water bottle filling station.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Members of the Chariho School Committee engaged in a lengthy discussion at their Tuesday meeting about how to deal with the delicate problem of students whose parents have not paid their school lunch bills.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Voters approved the fiscal 2020 Chariho budget Tuesday in an all -day referendum. A total of 642 residents cast their ballots, with Charlestown voting 192 to 12 to approve, Richmond voting 117 to 45, and Hopkinton voters rejecting the budget by a margin of 154 to 122.
PROVIDENCE — A children's advocacy organization released an annual report Monday that charts improvements and declines in the wellbeing of Rhode Island's kids.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island has escaped increases in gas cost over the past week despite a five-cent rise in the national average.
RICHMOND — A local man has been ordered to serve a year in prison for violating a no-contact order and fighting with police in an incident that ended with officers subduing him with a stun gun, following a domestic disturbance last week at a home that he was legally barred from entering.
EXETER — Gathered under a shelter beside the Wood River on a rainy Monday morning, legislators, town officials, environmentalists and outdoor enthusiasts celebrated the designation of the Wood-Pawcatuck watershed as one of the nation’s Wild and Scenic river systems.
PORTLAND, Maine — The nation’s clam haul is steadily dwindling, and a push to try to save it in the state with the largest industry is dividing harvesters, conservationists and scientists who question whether proposed new measures will help.
RICHMOND — Ocean State Job Lot has donated $600 to Richmond Animal Control for its Stray and Homeless Pets program. The money was presented to Richmond Animal Control Officer Anne Fisher during a ceremony outside the store on Tuesday.
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Foundation is currently accepting applications for scholarships from local students. Dozens of individual, family, corporate and organizational donors established scholarship funds at the foundation to help students defray educational expenses such as tuition, r…
RICHMOND — Two Shannock residents are facing felony drug possession charges after officers responding to a 9-1-1 domestic call said they found more than 10 pounds of "dried usable marijuana" at the household.
When Donald L. Ford retired as president of South County Hospital in 1986, the board hired Donald J. Mazzarelli from Waterville Osteopathic Hospital in Maine.
RICHMOND — Richard Jurczyk was relaxing in his Heaton Orchard Road home on Wednesday afternoon and about to take a nap when he heard heavy equipment that sounded a little too close.
HOPKINTON — Sen. Elaine J. Morgan, R-Ashaway, has requested that the Blue Pond dam in Hopkinton be fixed after almost nine years of being in a state of disrepair.
WESTERLY — Dispatch services currently handled by personnel at both the Westerly Ambulance Corps and the Westerly Police headquarters would be centralized at the police station under a proposal being floated by Town Manager J. Mark Rooney.
HOPKINTON — At the conclusion of a public hearing Wednesday on the preliminary plan for a commercial solar generating facility at 310 Main St., members of the Planning Board said they needed time to consider changes that had been proposed.
Taylor Swift knows all too well that “nothing good starts in a getaway car.” The 29-year-old pop star invoked the lyrics of her own song, “Getaway Car,” in response to a police chase Tuesday that ended with a stolen car crashing into the gates of her beachfront home on Bluff Avenue in Watch Hill.
Rhode Island State Police on April 3 filed additional sexual assault charges against James Glawson, a former assistant Catholic chaplain at the Camp Yawgoog Boy Scout summer camp in Hopkinton.
Cianbro, a large employee-owned construction company based in Pittsfield, Maine, has announced the acquisition of A/Z Corporation, the North Stonington engineering-construction firm.
WESTERLY — A stolen car crashed at the Taylor Swift property in Watch Hill early Tuesday after a police pursuit, and the driver and two of his passengers were taken for treatment to Providence-area hospitals, the police said.
PROVIDENCE — When the Patriots won their latest Super Bowl — and covered the spread, too — all of New England was delirious, with the possible exception of Rhode Island's tax collectors.
HOPKINTON — Members of the Hopkinton Town Council agreed at their Monday meeting to contact officials in Richmond and Charlestown to set up a meeting to discuss the Chariho Act.
HARTFORD — Nearly three decades after a U.S. state last imposed a special tax on sugary drinks, Connecticut's governor is pushing for one to help close a budget deficit — and bracing for a fight.
PROVIDENCE — Gasoline prices continue to rise in Rhode Island, with AAA Northeast reporting a two-cent increase this week and 26 cent increase since Feb. 18.
RICHMOND — Early notification and a fast response helped to minimize damage after homeowners along Switch Road reported a chimney fire late Monday morning.