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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 […]

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Massachusetts Named Fifth Best State for Women

Massachusetts is the fifth friendliest state to women, according to a new report published on the eve of Women’s History Month. New England dominated the […]

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Hartford Named Worst State Capital in America

Hartford is the worst state capital in America, according to new report. And other New England hubs didn’t fare much better. The capital of Connecticut ranked […]

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When Buddy Cianci and Tom Menino Traded Barbs Over the Patriots

As the longest serving mayors of their respective New England metropolises, Boston’s Tom Menino and Providence’s Vincent “Buddy” Cianci” were bound to cross paths. The […]

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Buddy Cianci, Providence’s Longest Serving Mayor, Dead at 74

Former Providence mayor and twice convicted felon Vincent “Buddy” Cianci has died. He was 74. Cianci was taping his weekly talk show for ABC6 News […]

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Rhode Island Named Worst State for Retirement

Rhode Island is the worst state for retirement, according to a new study. The Ocean State placed at the bottom of personal finance social network WalletHub’s […]

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Rhode Island Official Resigns After Dressing Male Bus Driver as Elderly Woman

The director of senior services in Cranston, Rhode Island has stepped down, after it was discovered she had dressed a male bus driver from the city’s Senior […]