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US Senate Confirms Raimondo as Commerce Secretary

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Senate confirmed Gov. Gina M. Raimondo as Commerce Secretary Tuesday, voting 84-15, with the congratulations of RI’s Congressional delegation. Incoming...

Shekarchi: House Tackling Affordable Housing

Editor’s note: The following information was provided by the Legislative Press and Information Bureau. STATE HOUSE – House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi today announced that...

Rte. 37 Lane Shift Starts Tonight, Ends This Summer

WARWICK, RI — RIDOT will install a Rte. 37 lane shift on the right for westbound traffic starting Friday night, Feb. 26 at 8 p.m.,...

State Police: Fugitive Rape Suspect Caught in Warwick

WARWICK, RI — On Feb. 25, the Rhode Island Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Kyndall Hutchins in Warwick, Rhode Island Thursday following his week-long run...

El Abuelito Recalls Queso Fresco Products

PROVIDENCE— A potential Listeria contamination has prompted El Abuelito Cheese of Paterson, NJ to recall all Queso Fresco (fresh, soft cheese) products. As of a...

Senate OKs McCaffrey Bill Opening Marriage Solemnization

STATE HOUSE —The RI Senate has passed legislation introduced by Senate Majority Leader Michael J. McCaffrey (D-Dist. 29, Warwick) authorizing the governor to designate any...

RIDOH: Weather Delays COVID-19 Vaccine Deliveries

PROVIDENCE, RI — The Rhode Island Department of Health announced severe weather has caused delays that require rescheduling community clinics set for Tuesday in Cranston,...

National Unemployment Scam Touches Warwick City Hall

WARWICK, RI — National data breaches have left thousands of Rhode Islanders vulnerable to fraudulent unemployment claims this year, including 56 City Hall employees last...

RI Trooper Log: Computer Fraud, Embezzlement

Editor’s note: The following RI arrests recorded in the RI Trooper Log were reported by the RI State Police on their website. An arrest reflects charges against...

Warwick Rallies Aid for Family of Mother Lost in Fire

WARWICK, RI  — Warwick is rising to the aid of the family of Shaylyn Schoonmaker, lunch aide at Sherman Elementary School and former bus driver...

 Small Business Community Champion Awards Seek Applicants

Citizens Bank has opened its annual Small Business Community Champion Award Contest, awarding $10,000 each to 30 small businesses in 11 states in recognition of...

Vella-Wilkinson Proposes Board Able to Undo Emergency State

STATE HOUSE — The House Committee on State Government and Elections heard testimony this week on legislation introduced by Rep. Camille F.J. Vella-Wilkinson (D-Dist. 21,...