Providence Streets Coalition released their PVD Crash Data, which includes an interactive map of traffic incidents spanning 13 years of traffic data.
Symposium Books, an independent bookstore in downtown Providence, is looking forward to celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2024.
Overdose prevention centers are not associated with increased crime or disorder, despite safety concerns surrounding the sites, according to a recent study co-led by a Brown researcher.
Suspect arrested, charged in shooting of three Palestinian students, including Brown University juniorBy Neil Mehta | November 27
A suspect was arrested Sunday for the shooting of three Palestinian-American college students in Burlington, Vermont, according to the Burlington Police Department. The shooting occurred Saturday evening, and the victims include Brown undergraduate Hisham Awartani ’25, Kinnan Abdalhamid and Tahseen ...
With significant development across the district, and in the broader Jewelry District neighborhood, The Herald mapped out the 21 parcels of District land, compiling proposal and construction updates from the last 12 years.
The second-ever Rhode Island Ripper, a bouldering competition organized by the Ladies Climbing Coalition, took place Sunday at Lincoln Woods.
A man was shot outside the Islamic Center of Rhode Island Friday afternoon.
More than 50 Providence residents gathered Monday across the street from three Angell Street houses to oppose their demolition.
Ward 6 Councilor Miguel Sanchez was fired from his position as a staffer in Gov. McKee’s office after his pro-Palestine social media posts gained media attention.
On Nov. 2, the Providence City Council passed the Building Energy Reporting Ordinance, which mandates that owners of large buildings — those over 20,000 square feet — must track and report their energy usage to the city.
Rhode Island saw a more than 60% increase in the number of home-schooled students between the 2019-20 and 2021-22 school years — one of the largest increases in the nation.
On Nov. 15, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation submitted a revised version of its Carbon Reduction Strategy to the Federal Highway Administration. If the plan is approved, RIDOT is eligible to receive an estimated $35.7 million from the federal government to spend on carbon reduction projects ...
On Nov. 2, Providence City Council passed a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire “to end the current violence” in Gaza.
Here is a brief history of the Rhode Island School of Design's ties with Textron.
Stormwater Innovation Center launches RainSnap program to monitor state’s stormwater, green infrastructureBy Mahin Ashfaq | November 16
In August, the Providence Stormwater Innovation Center launched RainSnap, a program that enlists volunteers to monitor the state’s stormwater and green infrastructure by submitting videos.
Gov. Dan McKee and Housing Secretary Stefan Pryor announced the state’s winter strategy to address homelessness in Rhode Island.
Last month, the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority faced an end date for two free-fare programs: one for all passengers of the R-Line and another for low-income passengers on all RIPTA lines. The former program expired, but RIPTA directors voted to extend the latter program for another six months. ...
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management released a draft report detailing PFAS presence in the state.
The Avenue Concept, an organization that works to support Providence’s art scene, introduced thirteen public art installations this year.