With a long career in the Providence Police Department, Oscar Perez rises to chief with endorsement from Mayor Smiley.
Local businesses focused around Hope Street have received a grant to “beautify.”
The Food and Drug Administration recently certified retail pharmacies to distribute mifepristone pills to increase accessibility to medication abortions.
New legislation aims to extend the state’s pilot program by two years.
A severe drought last August disrupted food production across Rhode Island farms. Climate experts warn that dry seasons will continue to worsen.
Local politicians and housing groups discuss the affordability of new apartments in the Superman building.
‘The biggest threat facing humanity’: School of Public Health experts discuss climate, health intersectionsBy Mira White | February 6
The School of Public Health hosts the first in a series of seminars titled Climate & Health.
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.
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 ...