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Providence, Worcester Ranked Worst Cities for Retirement

“Paris of the 80s” isn’t exactly Paris for your 80s. Providence and Worcester were ranked the two worst U.S. cities for retirement, according to a new […]

City Life

The Site of the Rhode Island Nightclub Fire Is a Pokéstop

While reporting on the construction of a memorial at the site of The Station nightclub fire in Warwick, Rhode Island, the Associated Press learned of […]

Arts & Entertainment

Five Fun Facts About Jersey Shore Star DJ Pauly D

Before he became a reality TV star, Paul DelVecchio, better know as DJ Pauly D, was just your average kid from Providence looking to make a […]

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FBI: Human Remains in Providence Belong to Boston Nightclub Owner

The FBI confirmed that human remains found buried behind a Providence mill belong to Boston nightclub owner Steven DiSarro, who went missing in 1993. DiSarro, […]

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New England Colleges Lead List of Schools with Most Reported Rapes

Six of the 10 colleges and universities with the highest number of reported rapes were located in New England, according to recent survey of federal campus […]

Home & Property

Newport County, Rhode Island, Vacation Homes for Sale at Three Price Points

What You Get for $750,000 At 3,700 square feet, this sprawling Portsmouth townhome features a floor plan as free-flowing as the nearby Sakonnet River, visible […]

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Rhode Island Governor Signs Bill Inspired by Marathon Bombing Survivor’s Struggle

Newport’s Heather Abbott was watching the 2013 Boston Marathon while waiting in line at the Forum restaurant, when the bombs went off on Boylston Street. […]

Arts & Entertainment

Robert Redford Writes Love Letter to Newport, Rhode Island

Robert Redford is hardly a stranger to Newport, Rhode Island. The 1974 film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, which starred Redford and Mia […]

Home & Property

Captain Cook’s Shipwreck Was Found Off the Coast of Rhode Island

Welcome to Weirdest Thing of the Week, where…well, we point out weird things. The ship that British explorer Captain James Cook sailed across the Pacific with […]

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Donald Trump: ‘Leave Tom Brady Alone’

Speaking at a rally in Warwick, Rhode Island, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump defended his pal Tom Brady. Shortly after a federal appeals court reinstated […]

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Rhode Island to Only Open 1 in 3 Polling Places for Primary

Plan to vote in Rhode Island’s presidential primary next week? You might have a harder time finding an open polling place. The Rhode Island Board […]


Narragansett Beer to Open Pawtucket Brewery This Year

Narragansett Beer was “made on honor” in Rhode Island in 1890, but its flagship lager and craft beer brands haven’t been brewed there since the 1980s. That’s […]

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New Rhode Island Tourism Ad Appears to Use Footage of Iceland

Rhode Island announced this week its new, $5 million branding campaign, complete with a “Hungry for Apples?“–caliber slogan, “Rhode Island: Cooler and Warmer.” The logo was designed by Milton […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Rhode Island Home with Secret Gardens

This lush property stuns.

City Life

Providence Suspending Open-Container Law for This Weekend Only

For this weekend only, you can meanders through the streets of beautiful downtown Providence, beer in hand, and nobody can tell you otherwise. Thank March […]