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PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo today announced a "historic proposal" to knock down the financial barriers to obtaining a college degree by providing two years of free college to all Rhode Islanders... more
WOONSOCKET – A city school will remain closed until Thursday of next week due to a "Noro-like Virus" according to a post on Friday, Jan. 13 on Rhode Island Broadcasters Network. Globe Park Elementary... more
WOONSOCKET – A city man was arrested this week for possession of some $30,000 worth of cocaine. Dennys Mitchell, 25 was arrested on Monday, Jan. 9 by Woonsocket police. According to officers, the... more
BLACKSTONE – A 48-year-old Blackstone man was picked up by police in New Jersey this week as a suspect in murder of his 83-year-old father. Glenn Armstrong of 36 Summer St. was arrested in Mount... more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo says she took decisive action Thursday to address challenges related to the rollout of the state's new health and human services eligibility computer system,... more
The Rhode Island Department of Health announced Wednesday that the flu is widespread in Rhode Island, triggering the state's requirement for unvaccinated healthcare workers in hospitals and many... more
PROVIDENCE – Hostess Brands LLC has recalled limited edition “Twinkies” for possible Salmonella contamination. “Holiday White Peppermint Twinkies,” according to a release from the Rhode Island... more
Disease surveillance systems at the Rhode Island Department of Health have detected an increase in viral respiratory and gastrointestinal illness over the past several days. This is not unexpected... more