BOSTON — Democrats Warren Tolman and Maura Healey, locked in one of the fiercest primary struggles of this year’s election cycle, clashed Tuesday in a feisty debate in which Healey accused Tolman of trying to gloss over his record as … Read Full Storyread more
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – The Rhode Island secretary of state’s office has unveiled a new application, designed to assist voters from mobile devices such as cellphones and tablets.
Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis says the app known as RI … Read Full Storyread more
BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts residents are finding that their state driver’s license is no longer good enough an ID to gain access to some federal facilities.
Authorities say that’s because Massachusetts is one of nine states that have not fully … Read Full Storyread more
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – The improving national economy is finally spurring job growth and pushing the unemployment rate down in Rhode Island, according to the state’s top labor official.
Rhode Island is nearing pre-recession employment levels. The state has added … Read Full Storyread more
BOSTON (AP) – Steve Grossman sharpened his attack Monday against fellow Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Martha Coakley over her settlement of a case involving a prominent lobbyist.
Grossman said Coakley has shown “a pattern of bad judgment” as attorney general, including … Read Full Storyread more
Three Democratic gubernatorial candidates tackle gambling, medical marijuana, host of other issues in forum
EASTON — Treasurer Steve Grossman clashed with Attorney General Martha Coakley on a few occasions Tuesday night, while Don Berwick painted himself as the outsider.
The trio of Democratic candidates for governor discussed a wide array of issues at a … Read Full Story
Top Obama arts official joins Sen. Jack Reed for day-long look at how RI uses the arts as a tool for economic development, job creation, and urban renewal
PAWTUCKET, RI – For her first official trip as head of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Chairman Jane Chu went to a place where the concept of the NEA was born: Rhode Island. In 1965, former U.S. Senator … Read Full Storyread more
BOSTON (AP) – With just a month to go before the state primary, candidates for governor and their supporters are taking to the airwaves in an effort to reach Massachusetts voters – many of whom are more interested in beach … Read Full Storyread more
BOSTON (AP) – New federal data show that per-person consumer spending in Massachusetts was the highest of any state in 2012 as the economy continued to rebound from the Great Recession that ended five years ago.
Massachusetts’ consumer spending rose … Read Full Storyread more
PROVIDENCE — Starting this month, all infants born in Rhode Island will be screened for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID), a rare disease that causes dangerously low levels of the white blood cells that protect against infection.
Although babies who suffer … Read Full Story
BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.6 billion, starting off the new fiscal year modestly ahead of expectations.
Revenue Commissioner Amy Pitter said the preliminary revenue number is about $12 million – or just under 1 … Read Full Storyread more
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) – A 19-year-old Newport man has been indicted on charges of first-degree child molestation.
The Rhode Island attorney general’s office said a Newport County grand jury reported out an indictment last week charging Duane … Read Full Storyread more
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Rhode Island’s secretary of state is reminding voters that the deadline to register to vote in the primary is nearing.
Secretary of State Ralph Mollis says the deadline is … Read Full Storyread more
BOSTON — On Thursday, Aug.7, immigrants and representatives from immigrant advocacy groups, faith organizations and other civil and human right groups will gather to express support for the unaccompanied minors from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras who have been temporarily placed … Read Full Storyread more
JOHNSTON, R.I. — If you are throwing away clothes, stop. That’s the message from R.I. Resource Recovery, who wants Rhode Islanders to rethink about how to dispose of clothes, shoes, towels, blankets, and such, regardless of their condition.
As long … Read Full Storyread more
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – At least one member of the Rhode Island House is being subpoenaed to give testimony in the 38 Studios lawsuit, and the chamber’s top Democrat said he expects others will be too, he told lawmakers over … Read Full Storyread more
The wave of excitement and enthusiasm that engulfed the United States during the World Cup recently played in Brazil increased awareness and interest in the sport of soccer among casual fans. But, for those who have loved the game all … Read Full Storyread more
NEW BEDFORD — Patricia Dias, a rising senior at New Bedford High School of Cape Verdean descent, did not think at the beginning of her junior year that she would be involved in the computer science program at her school. … Read Full Storyread more