Courtesy of the PawSox

Envisioning A PawSox Stadium In Downtown Pawtucket

PawSox officials unveiled a vision for a downtown Pawtucket ballpark on Friday, created by Yale architecture students, who spent part of a semester working on the project. Their proposal, for the site of the Apex Department Store, would place third baseline roughly parallel to the Blackstone River, affording views of both the river and downtown Pawtucket.

Read More
Jason Moon / NHPR

Preparing for Future Storms with Grass, Sand and a Bit of Time

As New Hampshire’s coastline prepares for a world with rising seas and stronger storms, communities and homeowners have different options, none of them simple: seawalls, raised structures, a retreat from the shoreline.

Read More
Ian Donnis / RIPR

Lt. Gov. Dan McKee emphasized themes of experience and aiding small business while announcing Tuesday that he'll seek re-election.

Much has changed in the year since Donald Trump gave his election night victory speech. Journalists across the NPR newsroom have annotated his remarks in retrospect, providing context and analysis to his policy promises and noting who, among the people he thanked, is still in the inner circle.

Loading...

Ryan Caron King/WNPR

Blanca Ortiz-Torres was sitting in a Puerto Rican oasis. She was at a working bakery in the tiny mountain town of Maricao that had both a generator and a cistern and, as a result, could serve cold drinks, hot coffee, fresh pastries, and pizza.

But she wasn’t happy about it. 

Public Domain

Polls opened at 7 o'clock Tuesday morning in Attleboro, New Bedford and Fall River, where residents will decide whether to oust their incumbent mayors, or keep them for another two years.

John Bender / RIPR

Nancy Pelosi, the U.S. House Minority leader, railed against the proposed Republican tax overhaul during a visit to the Ocean State Monday. Pelosi joined the state’s congressional delegation during a tour at the Community College of Rhode Island in Warwick.

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is among 4 attorneys general calling on the Federal Communications Commission to reject the proposed merger of Sinclair Broadcast Group, which owns WJAR-TV, Channel 10, and Tribune Media.

Some Rhode Islanders were just getting their power back Friday, after hurricane-force winds left more than 140,000 people in the state without power Sunday night. But five days later, more than 1,000 people were still off-line across the state.

RIPR File Photo

The director of the National Endowment for the Humanities met with nonprofit leaders in Rhode Island on Friday, urging them to continue seeking funding from his agency even though it faces an uncertain future.

Lynn Arditi / RIPR

Inside a conference center in Cranston, Robert Collington tried to find out what he’ll have to pay for his health plan come January. He’d come to the state’s open enrollment fair to meet with a health insurance navigator, who was helping him sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Kenneth C. Zirkel / Wikimedia Commons

A new study recently released by The Nature Conservancy, a global wildlife conservation group, has found the majority of coastal sites, such as wetlands and salt marshes, in Rhode Island and Massachusetts are vulnerable to the effects of climate change. 


Pages

Donate your car to support Rhode Island Public Radio

RIPR Broadcasting on 89.3FM, Now and Later

Alternative Music Streaming Live 24/7

Jazz, Reggae, Brazilian, Show Tunes, Celtic, Blues #JustListen

This We Believe

RIPR's Journalistic Principles

LOCAL NEWSCASTS - Click the links below for MP3 audio

Listen to RIPR on Your Alexa!

Enable the RIPR "Alexa Skill" & Instantly Access our Local Newscasts, Live Webcasts and MORE!