A star-powered departure for growing Polar Express

WOONSOCKET – When members of the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council first began reading Chris Van Allsburg’s holiday tale “The Polar Express” during trips along the Providence and Worcester Railroad nearly 20 years ago, it was a “crude and basic” presentation, said President Bob Billington, done for... more

Officials were notified of mold in town offices three years ago

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SCITUATE – Newly resurfaced documents reveal that the health and safety issues plaguing Scituate were flagged by town employees and the Rhode Island Interlocal Risk Management Trust three years ago. The Scituate Town Council last week voted to temporarily relocate employees of Town Hall through... more

Court backs town’s denial on Nate Whipple Highway development

Developer McKee has other options for mixed-use project
CUMBERLAND – A Superior Court judge has sided with the town in a lawsuit from Jim McKee and his Terrapin Development LLC, a decision... more

Same exit, new number

Exit 11 becomes Exit 22, as RIDOT renumbers Route 295 ramps
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CUMBERLAND – Workers from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation will start the renumbering of Route 295 exits by changing... more