National Weather Service

Fourth Nor'easter On The Way, But Tree Limbs Haven't Recovered From Last Three

The National Weather Service said the snowstorm heading this way will bring the potential for more power outages because of tree limbs weakened by the last three storms in just a few short weeks.

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Scott Indermaur

This I Believe New England: The Uncertain Takeoff

So many moments in life call for courage and grit. Managing a bad medical diagnosis. Absorbing the unexpected news that you’ve just been laid off from the job you've loved for years. Having your romantic fantasies dashed by the startling text message informing you that your partner has decided it's best to part ways.

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Alex Nunes

Politicians often promote business tax credits and incentives as a way to develop the economy and, ultimately, create more jobs. In Rhode Island, state reports show hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks have been awarded to businesses in the last decade.

Avory Brookins / RIPR

Rhode Island lawmakers will hear public testimony Thursday on a bill that would put teeth into Rhode Island’s carbon emissions reduction goals.


More women than men are enrolling in medical school, but women doctors are still paid significantly less than their male colleagues, according to a new national survey released Wednesday. And the pay gap is growing.

John Bender

On the West Side of Providence, streets were mainly quiet as snow fell and wind howled through the trees. Many businesses shut down, and plenty of residents stayed warm and dry indoors. But the sidewalks were scattered with more than a dozen snowblowers and shovelers.

John Bender / RIPR

Across the nation, students walked out of their classes Wednesday, imploring lawmakers to take action on gun control. 

This I Believe New England: Value Of A Dollar

Mar 13, 2018
Scott Indermaur

Life is full of mundane and not-so-mundane things that many of us get quite used to and, over time, take for granted.

Avory Brookins

Many high school students take the time to tour colleges a year before graduation. However, as roads, businesses, and schools are closed across Rhode Island due to the weather that was not the case.

First The Storm, Now The Cleanup... Again

Mar 13, 2018
John Bender

The third winter storm this month knocked out power to tens of thousands of residents and businesses, closed schools and state offices, and dropped more than foot of snow in some parts of Rhode Island and the South Coast. Blizzard conditions were confirmed in some areas, including Newport.

Lynn Arditi / RIPR

As of Wednesday morning, National Grid had restored to power to many customers in Rhode Island and the South Coast who lost it during the storm. After a high of more than 27,000 homes and businesses in the dark, the utility reported just 4,439 still lacked power in Rhode Island by 10 a.m.

Town of Nuntucket Twitter / Nantucket Police

An African-American historical site in Nantucket was vandalized with racist graffiti on March 11th.


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