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Matt Brown announces candidacy for governor in 2022

PROVIDENCE – Progressive Democrat Matt Brown announced his candidacy in the 2022 gubernatorial election in a new campaign video released Wednesday. In it, Brown says...

State ethics commission fines Smiley, launches investigation of Silva

PROVIDENCE – One former state adviser will be fined for campaign finance violations while an ethics investigation of another top state aide mired in...

Elorza: There was ‘a path’; but he drops plan to run...

PROVIDENCE – The leader of the capital city who was widely believed to be among those entering the 2022 gubernatorial race will not be...

Magaziner announces bid for governor

PROVIDENCE – R.I. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner declared his candidacy for governor Tuesday. The Democrat has been serving as general treasurer of the state since...

Coalition presses for transparency in R.I. redistricting

PROVIDENCE (AP) – A coalition of civil rights and community groups is calling for a “fair and transparent” process as Rhode Island sets out...

Census: Providence adds 12.8K residents from 2010 to 2020

PROVIDENCE – The population of the city of Providence increased by 12,892 to 190,934 between 2010 and 2020, according to data released by the...
OSCAR O. VARGAS has declared victory in the Democratic special primary election for the Ward 15 Providence City Council seat. / COURTESY OSCAR VARGAS FOR CITY COUNCIL WARD 15

Vargas claims primary victory for Providence council seat vacated by Matos

PROVIDENCE – Oscar O. Vargas has a significant lead in the special primary election for the Providence City Council seat for Ward 15, according...

Secretary of State Gorbea to run for governor

NORTH KINGSTOWN (AP) — Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea plans to run for governor next year. “I have a track record of meeting challenges head-on,...

Providence sets dates for Council special election to fill Matos’ seat

PROVIDENCE – Providence’s Ward 15 will have a new representative on the city council after a July 6 special election. The special election will fill...

Nomination of Matos as lt. gov. heads to Senate

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will soon have a new lieutenant governor, as Gov. Daniel J. McKee nominated Providence City Council President Sabina Matos at...

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