With Pride month underway, local organizations are hosting various family and community events to celebrate Rhode Island’s LGBTQ+ community.
Rhode Island is conducting its first point-in-time count of youth and young adults experiencing homelessness since 2018, according to a press release from the Rhode Island Coalition to End Homelessness and the Rhode Island Continuum of Care’s Youth Action Board.
The bill could improve access to healthcare but may increase unnecessary expenditures.
Brown is set to pay roughly $4.5 million to Providence this year.
A bill ensuring equitable coverage for healthcare procedures passes in the state House of Representatives and moves to the R.I. Senate.
The R-Line is the most used bus route in Rhode Island, representing 16% of RIPTA’s statewide bus ridership.
The budget proposal is Smiley's first as mayor.
On April 14, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management addressed concerns from community members regarding multiple reports of fish kills in the Providence and Seekonk rivers on their Instagram. According to the department’s post, the sudden influx of fish corpses in the rivers and ...
Project Weber/RENEW, CODAC selected to open country’s first state-regulated overdose prevention centerBy Jacob Smollen | April 23
The center will enable individuals to use illicit drugs under supervision by medical professionals and access recovery assistance.
University community members gave testimony at an April 4 hearing on the bill.
Rep. June Speakman (D-Bristol) introduced a bill in the Rhode Island House of Representatives on March 17 which would create a $50 million fund for the construction of mixed-income public housing.
Representatives from developer CV Properties proposed a commercial project that combines I-195 Redevelopment Districts 14 and 15 and adjacent University property.
The Providence Neighborhood Planting Program is a community-led organization engaging local residents in planting and maintaining trees on city property to create a larger and more equitable urban forest.
Advocacy groups have expressed concern over possible discrimination and surveillance arising from the policy.
Advocates on both sides swarmed the State House, testifying for hours on gun-related bills.
Smiley said that the push to increase revenue from tax-exempt institutions has been a “major issue” for his administration.
Active legislation in the Rhode Island General Assembly includes shoreline access, changes to LEOBoR and revised policies to increase prescription drug affordability.
CV Properties proposed a project to include initial residential building and two future mixed-use developments.
Recent report found low teacher retention rate at Providence Public School District, following a national trend of high turnover.