Many members of the community were surprised by the closing of this local institution, but are hopeful its new location will maintain the original bakery’s authenticity.
President Biden's Justice40 Initiative provides funds for local organizations in an attempt to aid communities disproportionately impacted by climate change.
Gov. Dan McKee's proposed budget has been criticized by some for failing to address structural issues in the state economy.
Providence Preservation Society lists Providence public schools, city infrastructure among most endangered propertiesBy Liliana Greyf | February 1
The Providence Preservation Society has just released their 2023 Most Endangered Properties List, highlighting a number of Providence properties needing restoration.
Few locations in Providence — if any — see more opioid overdoses than Kennedy Plaza. Heat maps show that the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority bus terminal has among the highest rates of overdoses in Providence. “It is the epicenter for overdose(s) in the state of Rhode Island,” ...
Four new members nominated by Mayor Brett Smiley joined the Providence School Board on Wednesday, Jan. 19.
These virtual and in-person events across the state will prioritize Black history, achievements and activism.
A new bus hub at the intersection of Dorrance and Dyer Streets will replace Kennedy Plaza as the primary depot for Providence.
On Jan. 26, members of the Providence City Council’s Committee on Finance voted to approve a revised version of the Tax Exemption Agreement for ProvPort, Providence’s main deepwater port operator.
Xylazine has been found in the Rhode Island drug supply, leading researchers at the University’s testRI study to warn of overdoses and adverse effects stemming from exposure to the veterinary sedative.
If the EACA were to pass in Rhode Island, the state would join 16 others in extending abortion coverage to those on Medicaid or other government-sponsored plans.
Thayer Street has seen many closures in the past year, with several storefronts remaining vacant. Storefront signs read that Pokeworks will move into the former Santander Bank lot, but the next occupants of the former Blue State Coffee and Ayame Hibachi Express lots remain unknown. Now, several ...
Former Rhode Island Secretary of Housing Josh Saal ’09 submitted his letter of resignation Wednesday, Jan. 11 only a year after stepping into the position. The resignation comes after months of criticism from housing advocates and politicians alike over Saal’s perceived inaction on major housing ...
Omar Bah, a former refugee from The Gambia and founder of the Refugee Dream Center, is working with Americans to build a model to empower refugees in the United States.
A new skyscraper, Fane Tower, could be joining the Providence skyline. But the project has been controversial since its initial proposal seven years ago, with the most recent design garnering mixed reviews from community members.
Zinneken’s Belgian Waffles and Café held a grand opening for its third franchise location spanning the weekend of Friday, Dec. 9. Located at 194 Angell St., the new cafe aims to bring Zinneken's signature waffles, toppings and drinks to the Providence community.
See how Brown's property holdings expanded from two lots between Waterman and George streets to a campus that spans the city of Providence
In the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision in late June, the Supreme Court overturned constitutional abortion protections established in Roe v. Wade. Now, physicians have expressed concerns over potential discrepancies in residency abortion training during that might arise in more ...
Respiratory viruses influenza and COVID-19 are well known, but Respiratory Syncytial Virus is less discussed. Elevated cases of RSV are adding burden to hospitals in the state already grappling with COVID-19 and the flu, creating what some have called a “tripledemic.”
Jason Magnell and his daughter Eva lined up at 8:30 a.m. outside cookie vendor Feed the Cheeks’s brand new location at 190 Angell St. Saturday morning. By 9:45 a.m., light rain coming down, the line stretched toward Thayer Street, with patrons eagerly awaiting the 10 a.m. grand opening.