Democrat Gabe Amo won a special election for Rhode Island’s 1st U.S. Congressional District.
R.I. Commerce’s Ocean Tech Hub receives federal grant to develop ‘blue economy’
On Thursday night, a respectful debate in light of polarized national politics was held between Democrat Gabe Amo and Republican Gerry Leonard Jr. for the 1st U.S. Congressional District special general election.
Providence Mayor Brett Smiley has proposed reallocating $20 million of remaining federal American Rescue Plan Act money to housing and other local priorities.
On Oct. 3, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation published its Carbon Reduction Strategy and opened the document’s public comment period, which is scheduled to close Friday. The plan, which is required for states to receive funding from the Federal Highway Administration’s Carbon Reduction ...
Back in 2000, when then Brown PhD candidate David Gregg PhD’00 was reading the Providence Journal over his fiancée’s shoulder, a small invitation caught his eye: The Rhode Island Natural History Survey wanted volunteers to join their first ever BioBlitz, a whole day of counting animal and plant ...
R.I. state legislators created a new joint legislative commission to research and issue recommendations regarding the quahoh depletion in Narragansett Bay.
RIPTA's new program will allow 600 low-income riders to continue using the bus service for free another six months.
On Oct. 6, Crossroads Rhode Island, a nonprofit organization that provides housing services to individuals within the state experiencing homelessness, broke ground on a new permanent supportive housing development at 94 Summer St. The new housing development will include 176 apartments for formerly ...
On Nov. 2, the Johnston Zoning Board will continue their hearing of Green Development’s Winsor III proposal to create a new 160-acre 19-megawatt solar farm in Johnston.
Artist and adjunct professor Heather McMordie welcomed The Herald into her studio to learn more about The Providence Community Herbarium.
State publishes 2020 greenhouse gas inventory reporting air pollution reductions meeting mandates from 2021 Act on Climate
2023 Housing Fact Book, Rhode Island Zoning Atlas detail various housing trends
According to the 2019 survey, an average of 53,000 people sought food assistance in Rhode Island each month. In 2023, that number has jumped to 75,000.
The Providence City Plan Commission approved a dimensional adjustment and two design waivers for the 269 Wickenden mixed-use project.
R.I. Coalition Against Domestic Violence unveils ‘One of Us’ campaign for Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Lawmakers, policy directors discuss clean energy goals, equitable workforce initiatives
Content warning: This article includes references to overdoses and substance use challenges.
The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority recently concluded its 13-month pilot program to offer free rides to passengers on the R-line.
The third annual Taste of Thayer event, held Wednesday evening, showcased local businesses while also raising funds to support the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.