October 26, 2021

The RI Redistricting Commission hearing that wasn’t

The saddest thing is that this could have been avoided. Instead of stuffing this commission with political...

October 25, 2021

Hiring committee member breaks silence on Michael Stephens as PVD Police Major

“The number one person was a unanimous vote of everyone in the room, an active Providence police...

October 22, 2021

A conservative Republican with freckles of libertarianism, Alex Cannon is running for State Senate

“It comes down to solutions,” said Senate District 3 candidate Alex Cannon. “There are problems we face...

October 22, 2021

A big love for education: Democrat Sam Zurier is running for State Senate

“I have a big love for public education. In the ideal it could bring different parts of...

October 21, 2021

City officials surprised as unhoused encampment on Wilson St is half bulldozed by developer Knight & Swan

“Should the city be dealing with a developer that bulldozes homeless encampments?”...

October 19, 2021

Race, politics and Covid collide at Barrington Zoning Board of Review

“To be honest with you, and we’ve had discussions about this – I’m not happy about going...

October 18, 2021

Sisters of Mercy at Bay View Academy demanding action on climate change

“We are in Climate Emergency Code Red,” said Sister Mary Pendergast. “It’s time to act. We have...

October 14, 2021

PVD Zoning Board of Review rejects variance application of polluting asphalt company in the Port

“…there is no power-wash or solvent to remove that from our lungs,” said Dr Andrew Saal rom...

October 13, 2021

Kate Coyne-McCoy surprised RI Democratic Women’s Caucus released her letter

“So that’s how they want to play. Okay. I sent it as a private letter to them,”...

October 13, 2021

Interview: Brett Smiley is running for Mayor of Providence as an experienced administrator

“What I hope is part of the conversation in the year and a half to come is,...

October 12, 2021

Smithfield’s Walk for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

“We are aiming to keep attention on the matter of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in a fun...

October 12, 2021

Indigenous people and allies protest new Blackstone statue and Columbus Day in Pawtucket

“We are here today to celebrate Indigenous Day Rhode Island as well as demand that the statue...

October 8, 2021

House Commission on Land Use and Zoning deserves public scrutiny

Commission Chair Deller said that in conversations with Speaker Shekarchi, he learned that the Speaker was interested...

October 13, 2021

Interview: Nirva LaFortune has a vision for Providence, and wants to be your mayor

“People want to live in safe neighborhoods,” said Councilmember LaFortune. “But with public safety, many folks throughout...

October 5, 2021

Sam Zurier wins Senate District 3 Democratic Primary Special Election

Zurier has a long career as a politician on the east side of Providence, and deep roots...