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Demolition of abandoned Dorado Mill in Woonsocket to begin in July

WOONSOCKET – Asbestos and pest abatements have been completed at the abandoned Dorado Mill building at 719 River St. and plans to demolish the...
ROBERT LANCIA, a Republican who lost to Rep. James R. Langevin, D-R.I., in the 2020 election, has suspended his latest quest for Rhode Island's 2nd Congressional District seat. / COURTESY ROBERT LANCIA

Lancia suspends congressional run; Fung lone Republican left

CRANSTON – The race for Rhode Island’s 2nd Congressional District seat has only one Republican left after former state Rep. Robert Lancia, who was...

Former city councilman jumps into Providence mayoral race

PROVIDENCE - A former city councilman has jumped in to the city mayoral race, filing paperwork on Wednesday to run as an independent candidate,...

East Providence nets $350K for workforce training initiative

EAST PROVIDENCE – A new workforce training initiative will dedicate $350,000 toward technology and leadership skills training for city residents. The program, established through Community...

Merger vote at Spirit could reshape discount airline market

DALLAS (AP) – The prospect of a takeover of Spirit Airlines threatens to upend the cheap-fare end of the industry much like a series...
BROWN UNIVERSITY has acquired 10 parcels within Providence's Jewelry District from Care New England Health System for an undisclosed amount. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown University acquires 10 Jewelry District parcels from Care New England

PROVIDENCE – A day after it announced early plans to construct a new life sciences building, Brown University has acquired 10 parcels that are...

McKee signs 100% renewable electricity bill into law

PROVIDENCE – Landmark legislation making Rhode Island the first state nationwide to require 100% renewable electricity within the next decade was signed into law...

North Kingstown man arrested for role in Jan. 6 breach at...

PROVIDENCE – A North Kingstown man was arrested and charged Wednesday for his role in the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6,...

R.I. COVID-19 cases increase by 186, with no deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 186, with no new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said Wednesday. Hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients...
BALLY'S CORP. has agreed to sell the property and buildings of its two Rhode Island Casinos, Twin River Casino in Lincoln and Bally’s Tiverton Casino & Hotel in Tiverton, to Gaming & Leisure Properties Inc. for $1 billion, the Rhode-Island based gaming company announced Tuesday. / COURTESY BALLY'S CORP.

Twin River Casino workers vote to authorize strike

LINCOLN – Workers at Bally's Twin River Casino voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to authorize a strike. With their current contract set to expire on on July...

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