October 6, 2022

Pawtucket continues plan to permanently shut down Morley Field

A developer, Blackstone Distribution Center, LLC, is in negotiation with the City of Pawtucket about buying Morley...

September 20, 2020

International Day of Peace observed at State House rally

“At first glance it might seem that economic sanctions are preferable to armed conflict, and while that...

June 25, 2020

Pawtucket City Council approves police budget over community objections

“This is a moment of reckoning, nationally, with policing issues and how they intersect with racism. To...

May 30, 2020

More than 2000 people demand justice for George Floyd in Providence

“Every time a black body is harmed, every time one of us witnesses, over and over again,...

January 19, 2020

Pawtucket City Council Candidate Forum: At-Large Candidates

Organized by David Norton from the Pawtucket Parents Alliance and moderated by Scott Rotondo, a forum held...

June 14, 2018

Silent vigil held in opposition to family separation policy at the border

“I do this in part because someday my grandchildren will read about this in the history books...

March 2, 2020

Week five of the RI Poor People’s Campaign tackles education and jobs, begins to up the ante

The fifth week of the Rhode Island Poor People’s Campaign A National Call for Moral Revival went...

March 2, 2020

Rhode Island Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival kicks off

The Rhode Island Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival kicked off a six-week season...

April 22, 2018

Labor organizations rally against wage theft and employee misclassification Station Row project in Providence

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 11 held a rally Saturday afternoon...

March 2, 2020

Rhode Island’s annual battle for increasing the minimum wage stacked against workers

I was late getting to room 212 at the Rhode Island State House, where the Senate Committee...

February 27, 2020

Opposition grows against Tax Stabilization Investment Act in Providence

A unique and diverse coalition of community organizations, labor unions and concerned Providence residents co-signed a letter...

February 27, 2020

Will city and state tax credits be used to exploit vulnerable workers at the 78 Fountain St project?

Callahan Construction Managers has a long and detailed history of subcontracting work to companies accused of safety...