November 20, 2021

Preservation without Gentrification? PPS charts a new course

“As preservationists, we believe that good buildings contribute to a good quality of life, a good city,...

November 15, 2021

Lawsuit challenges ACI prisoner’s eight months in solitary confinement for free speech activity

“I spoke out against conditions at the ACI and I was punished with almost eight months in...

November 11, 2021

RI Poor People’s Campaign demands that Reed and Whitehouse pass Build Back Better Act

“A budget is a moral document, and I’m a little bit tired hearing that we don’t have...

November 10, 2021

Why is Pawtucket’s William Blackstone monument a bad idea?

“A monument communicates more about the community who decided to erect it than it does about the...

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...

September 26, 2021

Rhode Island observes the U.N. International Day of Peace

“The people of countries that the United States considers as enemies are not our enemies,” said Tim...

August 27, 2021

House Commission on shoreline access holds first meeting

Shoreline access is a hotly contested issue in many communities, where wealthy beachfront landowners post deceiving signs...

August 16, 2021

Judge dismisses all charges in 2017 Cranston panhandling case

“I hope that this outcome – and the monetary cost associated with it – dissuades other municipalities...

July 14, 2021

Youth led Remembrance Vigil honors LGBTQ+ lives lost

“When I asked the boy who threatened my life with a knife for an explanation of his...

June 30, 2021

First ever Woonsocket Pride celebration

Starting at River Island Park, the march of about 100 people made its way past the classic...

June 28, 2021

Immigrant Coalition rallies to get driver’s licenses for undocumented residents

“This bill will allow students to get to school. It will allow workers to get to their...

June 24, 2021

Ocean State Advocacy: Arrest is never the answer to human trafficking

“Spa raids and arrests are never about ‘provid[ing] various resources that will help them escape the situation...

June 20, 2021

Providence’s 3rd Annual DTPOC March

Every year, around the country, Dyke and Trans Marches are held “to give voice to communities either...

June 14, 2021

Little Compton holds first official Pride celebration

“Because of the organizers of this celebration, the Town of Little Compton is flying the Pride flag...

June 8, 2021

RI Poor People’s Campaign supports federal resolution to end poverty

Third Reconstruction Resolution is “a historic omnibus vision to summon the moral and political resolve of the...