“Which side are you on?”: Protesters shut down Wyatt Detention Facility board meeting

By September 16, 2019

On Friday night, hundreds of protesters shut down a board meeting at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility that was scheduled to discuss a proposed “forbearance” agreement.

Community denied formal role in PPSD state takeover

By September 16, 2019

Testimony at a standard legal hearing grew personal and searing Friday, when students, parents and community members packed into a room to advocate for a formal role in the upcoming R.I. state takeover of the Providence Public School District.

Exhibit reexamines Warhol’s curatorial style

By September 16, 2019

The Rhode Island School of Design Museum opened its new exhibit, “Raid the Icebox Now,” on Sept. 13 to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the museum’s original “Raid the Icebox,” curated by Andy Warhol.

Bye-Bye Bird: E-scooter company leaves Providence

By September 16, 2019

Bird, the electric scooter service, will no longer provide scooters for the city of Providence as of Friday, Sept. 13. The city handed out its latest permits in August, allowing two e-scooter services to populate Providence for the first time — Spin and VeoRide —and renewing Lime’s existing permits.

Women’s soccer maintains winning streak over Hartford, Providence

By September 16, 2019

Thursday night, fans filed into Stevenson-Pincince Field while Drake echoed from the loudspeakers and a heavy dusk settled over College Hill. The women’s soccer team entered the evening’s game against the University of Hartford with momentum…