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R.I. ACLU, Center for Justice allege landlord violated tenants’ rights to...

PAWTUCKET – Two nonprofits have filed a lawsuit against Warwick property management company Elmwood Realty, alleging that the business and its manager are illegally...

ACLU of Rhode Island files civil suit over Pawtucket fire station search 

PAWTUCKET – The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island Inc. on Monday filed a federal lawsuit against Pawtucket officials and a city police...

R.I. Supreme Court could intervene in Verizon tax challenge

PROVIDENCE – Verizon New England Inc. is asking the state’s high court to review its so far unsuccessful legal challenge asserting it is owed...

McKee picks 6 judicial nominees

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Friday appointed six judicial nominees for R.I. Senate approval to fill vacancies on the R.I. Superior Court,...

Providence nightclub files suit alleging racial persecution by city officials

PROVIDENCE – The owners and managers of the adult entertainment club Silhouettes on Thursday filed a $10 million federal lawsuit in R.I. District Court...
THE R.I. DISTRICT COURT ruled Monday that Congregation Jeshuat Israel will not be ordered to evict from Touro Synagogue in Newport, pictured. / COURTESY TOURO SYNAGOGUE

R.I. District Court rules in favor of Jeshuat Israel in Touro...

NEWPORT – A local Jewish congregation has scored an early legal victory in its fight to remain in its longtime home, Touro Synagogue. R.I. District...

R.I. District Court Judge DuBose named to Rhode Island Foundation board

PROVIDENCE – Melissa DuBose, an R.I. District Court associate judge, was recently named a new member of the Rhode Island Foundation’s board of directors. DuBose...
WORD OF CAUTION: Matthew Weldon, the director of the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, says a ruling by the DLT’s Board of Review doesn’t mean that everybody who has transportation problems will be eligible for unemployment benefits. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

No ride to work? You might be eligible for unemployment benefits

An employee is responsible for getting to work on time. But if an employer is inflexible when that worker loses their transportation, and the...

Bill filed to halt evictions; Ruggerio says a crisis was looming...

PROVIDENCE – Sen. William J. Conley Jr., D-East Providence, and Rep. Grace Diaz, D-Providence, filed legislation that would implement a moratorium on evictions and...
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