To run a business, “you have to be willing to put yourself out there,” Julia Broome, owner of Kin Southern Table + Bar said.
Fane Tower will not be constructed following litigation delays and community pushback.
Bill responds to constituent concerns about police accountability.
The University expands financial aid program to promote equity and increase enrollment of PPSD students.
On Thursday, the Rhode Island Zero Waste Coalition advocated for a “bottle bill.”
Rhode Island experts discuss the impact of the potential approval of naloxone for over-the-counter use.
‘Relying on each other, we can do even more’: City Council hosts event for International Women’s DayBy Avani Ghosh | March 8
On March 8, the Providence City Council hosted an event featuring local women-owned businesses, poetry and a panel discussion on how the pandemic affected the mental health of women and teen girls.
For the third consecutive year, Rep. Steve Casey (D-Woonsocket) has introduced a bill that would allow Rhode Island firefighters and police officers diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder to receive pay for injury on duty and made eligible to apply for a disability pension.
After several tumultuous months for RIPTA, Senator Dominick Ruggerio calls for resignation of RIPTA CEO, merger with RIDOT and Senate oversight hearing.
Providence’s Department of Art, Culture and Tourism launched its cultural plan at the City’s annual Pell Lecture on Arts and Humanities Wednesday. The plan, titled “PVDx2031: A Cultural Plan for Culture Shift,” outlines “strategies and recommendations for strengthening arts, culture and ...
On Monday night at 5:01 p.m., the Providence Fire Department was dispatched to 257 Thayer Street — an off-campus apartment complex that primarily serves University students — in response to reports of a gaseous odor, according to an incident report reviewed by The Herald.
Art and history exhibitions at local libraries, museums and other organizations aim to empower and educate Black communities.
Lawsuit alleging gender discrimination against male Alpert Medical School Professor moves to federal courtBy Julia Vaz and Neil Mehta | February 28
A lawsuit from a former professor at the Alpert Medical School alleging gender discrimination and a hostile work environment was moved from state to federal court Friday, according to court filings reviewed by The Herald.
Rep. David Cicilline '83, D-R.I., announced on Feb. 21 that he is leaving Congress.
Officials share plans, concerns for education under new mayoral administration.
With Rhode Island facing a shortage of psychiatric residential care for girls, state officials are recommending sending patients as far as Missouri to receive adequate inpatient psychiatric care. To help address the shortage, state officials recently announced an expanded Psychiatric Residential ...
Activists, legislators hope Medicaid, ‘Pay for Success’ can help alleviate the housing crisis in Rhode IslandBy Jacob Smollen | February 22
Both the Rhode Island Pathways Project and Pay for Success initiatives aim to fight homelessness and reduce health care costs.
‘We stand on the shoulders of giants’: Providence City Council and City Archives host Pillars on Race eventBy Avani Ghosh | February 21
Providence exhibition recounts city’s history from 1935 to present.