Raymond Hugh, the former owner of Shark Bar and Grille on Thayer Street, was arraigned Wednesday and is required to stay within Rhode Island and Massachusetts as he awaits his next hearing, which is scheduled for Jan. 19.

Former owner of Shark arraigned in bribery case

November 19, 2015 0 comments

After pleading guilty to bribery, former Shark Bar and Grille owner Raymond Hugh receives a $50,000 bail, with his next court date due Jan. 19

Ocean State likely to lose House of Reps seat

November 19, 2015 0 comments

Unless Rhode Island gains 25,000 residents by 2020, it will lose its second seat in the U.S. House of Representatives as a result of reapportionment.

Spotlight on the Statehouse: Nov. 19, 2015

November 19, 2015 0 comments

Only one in three students met state standards in English, while only one in four did so in math, according to standardized test results released Tuesday.

An array of graffiti — both legal and illegal — makes its mark on some buildings and alleyways in downtown Providence.

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Urban studies bus tour surveys street art

November 17, 2015 0 comments

Students, faculty members and community members got a glimpse of Providence’s street art as part of the annual Urban Studies Program Bus Tour Series.

Rep. David Cicilline ‘83 D-R.I. opened the event by urging young people to be active voters and supporters of America’s democracy.

Young people join Cicilline’s town hall

November 17, 2015 0 comments

About 100 young people participated in a Town Hall for the Next Generation organized by Rep. David Cicilline ’83, D-R.I Thursday.

The coast of Block Island, where the wind farm will be built, is a world-class resource that is close to an area that uses a lot of electricity.

Alum outlines progress, construction challenges of Block Island wind farm

November 17, 2015 0 comments

Jeff Grybowski ’93 discussed progress on building a wind farm off the coast of Block Island at the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy Thursday.

Q&A: Sen. Jack Reed addresses domestic, foreign policy issues

November 16, 2015 0 comments

Before delivering his lecture, Reed sat down with The Herald to discuss issues on the state, domestic and international levels.

Globalization has become a “catchphrase for many forces,” said Sen. Jack Reed, D-RI, during a lecture Sunday afternoon at the John Carter Brown Library as part of the Watson Distinguished Lecture Series.

Sen. Jack Reed surveys forces of globalization, conflict in Syria

November 16, 2015 0 comments

The United States cannot divorce itself from the “disruptive forces” of the global world, Sen. Jack Reed, D-RI, told the audience Sunday.

Spotlight on the Statehouse: Nov. 12, 2015

November 12, 2015 0 comments

Rhode Island government gets low grade for integrity The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that seeks to use investigative journalism to expose abuses of power, gave Rhode Island a “D+” in its 2015 State Integrity Investigation. But despite the low mark, the Ocean State was still fifth […]

Unpaid wages reveal gaps in labor programs for disabled

November 12, 2015 0 comments

Intellectually and developmentally disabled workers within Rhode Island sheltered workshops are still being abused on the job.