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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National Weather Service

With at least a foot of snow expected by Tuesday afternoon, emergency management officials said residents should resist the urge to hop in their cars for the usual morning commute.

The hoop gods, also known as the NCAA men’s basketball tournament selection committee, blessed the University of Rhode Island and Providence College Sunday with berths in the lucrative NCAA tournament, also known as March Madness.

This week offered further proof that Rhode Island politics is the gift that keeps giving, right? Thanks for stopping by for my weekly column. As usual, your tips and comments are welcome, and you can follow me through the week on the twitters. Here we go.

Brown University has suspended members of the university’s men’s swimming and diving team after an investigation disclosed violations of alcohol and hazing policies, the university announced today.

The sanctions emanate from an October, 2017 incident. In addition to alcohol and hazing violations, a comprehensive university investigation the team was  “found responsible for misrepresenting information about the incident to university officials.”

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Friday is the last day for public comment on the Trump administration’s proposal to open up New England waters to offshore oil and gas drilling. 

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The first public opinion poll of the 2018 Rhode Island campaign for governor shows a near dead heat between Republican Allan Fung and incumbent Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo.  RIPR Political Analyst Scott MacKay parses the bad news for Raimondo.

March Madness is here, and we're not talking about the basketball games. St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated worldwide every March 17th, and Rhode Island celebrates with parades in Providence, Pawtucket and Newport. Across the state events range from parades to live music, and a 5K.

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State Rep. Aaron Regunberg, a Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, joins Political Roundtable to discuss the growing gubernatorial field, his primary challenge to Lt. Gov. Dan McKee, and the gun debate at the Statehouse.

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State Representative Aaron Regunberg joins Bonus Q&A to discuss a range of issues, including the Providence parking ticket controversy, his stance on the PawSox stadium, why he's running for lieutenant governor, and much more.

Lynn Arditi / RIPR

In New Bedford, city officials have unveiled a draft plan to expand business opportunities for the city's lucrative port.


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