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Environmentalists rejoiced Friday, as the state’s largest utility withdrew a proposal to use ratepayer-backed funds to pay for the expansion of natural-gas pipelines in Rhode Island. more
Dwayne Gibson is 43, but has the work experience – five years – of someone much younger. That's because the Providence native served more than 13 years in the federal corrections system on charges of selling crack cocaine. "You … more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island said it will provide legal representation to two Warwick media outlets if they are sued for writing about a report that details how school administrators handled accusations of sexual misconduct made against a Gorton Junior High School science teacher. more
At least one law added to the books by the General Assembly is a good one. We're talking about a ban on "blocking the box." The rule, which took effect Jan. 1, makes it illegal to get stuck in the middle of an intersection after a traffic … more
PROVIDENCE – Thousands of Ward 3 voters have signed a petition seeking to recall Councilman Kevin Jackson, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Feb. 20. "This is a grassroots effort with broad support from throughout the ward," said Patricia Kammerer, … more
Volkswagen AG is closing in on a deal to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties to settle a U.S. probe into the rigging of diesel-powered cars to cheat emissions tests. more
Charles F. Denno, the former Providence Plan director, has agreed to plead guilty to “devising and executing” a scheme in which he fraudulently converted more than $500,000 of Providence Plan funds for his own use. more
The Preservation Society of Newport County has lauded a R.I. Supreme Court decision upholding a Zoning Board vote that approved the society’s application for the controversial Welcome Center to be constructed at the entrance of The Breakers. more
(Updated 4:34 p.m.) Two people are in custody following a shooting Monday downtown at noon. more
As a religious studies major at The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., Rebecca M. Murphy planned to follow in her father's footsteps and become a religious studies professor. But, because of the unstable job market, Murphy's … more
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