Rhode Island

The community for anyone interested in the state of Rhode Island.

Current Topics

If you’re passionate about the state then get involved right here. We've got Rhode Island covered.

SubjectStarted By

Latest News & Blogs

A selection of the latest Rhode Island news and blog posts.

Hasbro Children’s Hospital names 2019 Brite Lites - Providence Business News PROVIDENCE – Five Hasbro Children’s Hospital employees were honored this month as Brite Lites for the impact they’ve had on young patients and their families. The honorees were selected from more than 55 employees who were nominated by patients and families.

Five Questions With: Sarah Pagliarini - Providence Business News Rhode Island native Sarah Pagliarini is a nurse practitioner whose early career took her to Connecticut and Boston. Following a stint at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Pagliarini worked in Texas and California before returning to her home state. She recently joined the staff at University Neurology.

Workshop series to explore effects of trauma and stress on families, children - Providence Business News PROVIDENCE – A series of workshops focusing on the effects of trauma on children and families is set to begin next month. The workshops, developed by Family Service of Rhode Island’s clinical trauma team, are designed for professionals who often work with people affected by trauma.

R.I. Department of Health oversees statewide coronavirus preparation - Providence Business News PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has seen no confirmed coronavirus cases, but health officials say it’s possible that the illness could pop up in the Ocean State in the near future. The R.I. Department of Health is preparing for such a scenario by coordinating with a number of state agencies, community groups and health care facilities….

Week In Music Monday - @Dusk, Poor Osiris. Tuesday - @AS220, Grizzlies, the Living Weary, Mord le Mort, Victim or Victor @News Cafe, Gucciboiflex, Brother Toaster, Antsville, Unwound @Dusk, the River Bends, Dying Undiscovered, Big Frank, Slitty Wrists, more @Alchemy, Bodysnatcher, Great American Ghost, Born A New, the Greying, Gravity Bind.

Glenn Thomas at Perks & Corks Glenn Thomas at Perks and Corks RI Blogger provides a directory of 'Things To Do In Rhode Island' with a directory of Rhode Island Events.

Thirsty Thursday - Rhode Island Blog Thirsty Thursday RI Blogger provides a directory of 'Things To Do In Rhode Island' with a directory of Rhode Island Events.

Rhode Island’s main airport gets federal grant to modernize — Rhode Island’s main airport is getting a $4.7 million grant to modernize the terminal, acquire land and study effective noise reduction…

Endangered Property - Art Deco Gem On Smith Hill The most difficult entries in the Providence Preservation Society's Most Endangered Properties list usually suffer from one of two problems: bad location, unwieldy size. But neither problem afflicts the former State Board of Public Roads Building on Arline Street.

Winter Wine Tasting Winter Wine Tasting RI Blogger provides a directory of 'Things To Do In Rhode Island' with a directory of Rhode Island Events.

Gather Glass On Atwells Avenue Within minutes of sticking my head in the door at Gather Glass on Atwells Avenue to see when I might arrange an interview, glassblower Benjamin Giguere had me rolling my gather in a pile of blue frit and blowing up a round glass ornament. I can pick it up Sunday when it will have finished annealing.

Voodoo Vixen Rocks Renegades! Voodoo Vixen Rocks Renegades! RI Blogger provides a directory of 'Things To Do In Rhode Island' with a directory of Rhode Island Events.

Senior Shows At Woods-Gerry - 'Illustration' Thru Tuesday The Senior Shows at the RISD Woods-Gerry Gallery kicked off this week with Illustration. Seen here is the mesmerizing 'A Brigade!' by Sean Lark Reece. A wide range of media is on display in the show including ink, screen printing, pastel on paper, paper pulp, oil, digital, and 3D digital.

Occupy Fall River protests against Bloomberg for President – Uprise RI Occupy Fall River does not support any candidates individually, ” said Justin Rocha, the organizer of the protest, “but we do draw attention to the candidates we think are dangerous.” Justin Rocha, a long time member of Occupy Fall River, told me that the group was having a reunion on Saturday because “ex-Mayor Michael Bloomberg...

Savory Fare Celebrates Third Birthday Savory Fare Celebrates Third Birthday RI Blogger provides a directory of 'Things To Do In Rhode Island' with a directory of Rhode Island Events.

Rhode Island DMV opens on Saturdays for REAL ID applications — Rhode Island’s motor vehicles division is temporarily opening its headquarters on some Saturdays so residents can upgrade their driver’s license to…

Lt. Governor to host Small Business Advocacy Council Meeting in Newport on March 10th, business owners encourage to attend McKee will be hosting his Small Business Advocacy Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 10th at Innovate Newport. According to the office of the Lt. Governor, small business owners or those involved in the business community are highly encouraged to attend.

Paula Clare Band at Atlantic Sports Bar Paula Clare Band at Atlantic Sports Bar RI Blogger provides a directory of 'Things To Do In Rhode Island' with a directory of Rhode Island Events.

Block Island lighthouse restoration to be illuminated in Preservation Society of Newport County lecture The Preservation Society of Newport County recently announced that the architect and contractor who performed the historically informed restoration of the Block Island Southeast Lighthouse will shine light on the complex project during a lecture Thursday, Feb.

Registration for Summer Arts Camps at the Jamestown Arts Center opens on March 1st Learn more about individual camps and register online at jamestownartcenter.org/education. Early Registration for JAC Members opens March 1st. Registration opens to non-members on April 1st.

Once Upon A Tabletop Once Upon A Tabletop RI Blogger provides a directory of 'Things To Do In Rhode Island' with a directory of Rhode Island Events.

Data Management - Vintage Rhody Bartelby the Scrivener would feel right at home here. Check out the stunning WPRI exposé "Rhode Island government still using typewriters and microfiche" by Walt Buteau. This certainly helps explain why the largest employer in the state of Rhode Island is the State of Rhode Island.

What's Up at the Movies: We Review "Portrait of a Lady on Fire" It is impossible to talk about Portrait of a Lady on Fire without talking about women. After debuting at last year's Cannes Festival and winning Best Screenplay, this French film by director Céline Sciamma is finally trickling into American theaters.

Proposed RIPTA / RIDOT merger draws criticisms from both public transportation workers and riders – Uprise RI Although initially thinking that a RIDOT / RIPTA merger might be a good idea, “in the ensuing years I think RIDOT has done nothing but break the trust of people who rely on modes of transportation outside of cars, ” said Liz Burkin. “It’s not worth entering into a consolidation agreement when public input has been so consistently…

More to Explore

The latest news, blogs, videos, podcasts and much more discussing all areas of Rhode Island.

Rhode Island Podcasts

Advice and insight from local residents and podcasters talking about Rhode Island.

Read the latest news and blogs

Catch-up on the latest news and developments discussing all things Rhode Island.

Join our Rhode Island Community

If you’re passionate about the state then get involved right here. We've got Rhode Island covered.