snow storm http://ripr.org en Rhode Islanders: The Winter Is Coming http://ripr.org/post/rhode-islanders-winter-coming <p>If the National Weather Service is correct, we’re just hours away from the first snowfall of the season.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The National Weather Service is forecasting snow showers to begin Monday and continue through tomorrow morning.&nbsp; Meteorologist Bill Simpson says an Arctic front is moving into southern New England.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:26:50 +0000 Flo Jonic 24616 at http://ripr.org Rhode Islanders: The Winter Is Coming Friday, March 8, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/friday-march-8-2013 <p>RI was largely spared the latest snow storm, but that was not the case for our neighbors in MA and CT.&nbsp; The state's economy is improving.&nbsp; These stories and more on the Morning News Podcast. &nbsp;<br>Plus this week's guest on Political Roundtable is Woonsocket City Council President John Ward.<br><br>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%208%20March%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 15:47:08 +0000 Lydia Rogers 11608 at http://ripr.org Snowfall Varies Widely in Small Area http://ripr.org/post/snowfall-varies-widely-small-area <p>The National Weather Service predicts Rhode Island will get another one to two inches of snow Friday.&nbsp; This is much less than the eight to ten inches which had been initially projected for Thursday and Friday.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 14:06:10 +0000 Lydia Rogers 11602 at http://ripr.org Snowfall Varies Widely in Small Area Schools Hold Classes Despite Snow http://ripr.org/post/schools-hold-classes-despite-snow <p>Public schools in Rhode Island planned to operate under normal schedules today in spite of the winter weather.</p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 13:57:15 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 11514 at http://ripr.org Wednesday, March 6, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/wednesday-march-6-2013 <p>Another snow storm is on its way.&nbsp; The new state Board of Education has all its members in place now.&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.<br>Plus in this week’s This I Believe—Rhode Island essay, writer and actress Janine Weisman talks about the importance of community.<br><br>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20podcast%206%20March%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 14:57:02 +0000 Lydia Rogers 11442 at http://ripr.org Region Braces for Heavy Winds, Up to 8 Inches of Snow http://ripr.org/post/region-braces-heavy-winds-8-inches-snow <p>The snow will get heavier, the winds stronger, and National Grid is working to avoid power outages.</p><p>The latest information on cancelations and closures can be<a href="http://www.ribroadcasters.com/news_and_events/closings_delays/" target="_blank"> found here</a>.</p><p>Some towns have parking bans but no public schools are delaying the start of school this morning as snow falls across the state.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 21:42:54 +0000 RIPR Newsroom 11402 at http://ripr.org Region Braces for Heavy Winds, Up to 8 Inches of Snow Friday, February 22, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/friday-february-22-2013 <p>A snow storm is on its way.&nbsp; Yes, again.&nbsp; The ACLU says the state's Attorneys General are falling down on the job of enforcing the Open Meetings Law.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast, along with this week's Political Roundtable with guest Pablo Rodriguez.&nbsp;</p><p>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%2022%20Feb%202013">news@ripr.org</a><br>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 15:00:18 +0000 Lydia Rogers 10785 at http://ripr.org Blizzard of 2013 Slideshow http://ripr.org/post/blizzard-2013-slideshow Thu, 14 Feb 2013 15:54:53 +0000 Grace Blanco 10343 at http://ripr.org Blizzard of 2013 Slideshow School delays persist after snowstorm http://ripr.org/post/school-delays-persist-after-snowstorm <p>Several Rhode Island school districts are still delaying the start of school, several days after a major snowstorm hit the state.</p><p>Most of the delays are in the South County, with Jamestown, North Kingstown, Narragansett, Westerly and South Kingstown all reporting a one-hour delay in the start of the school day.</p><p>Chariho and Tiverton also started school later than usual this morning. Some districts have also canceled Kindergarten and early childhood programs.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 13:28:54 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 10334 at http://ripr.org Cranston: shovel snowy sidewalks http://ripr.org/post/cranston-shovel-snowy-sidewalks <p>In Cranston, city officials are reminding residents they are required to shovel their sidewalks. Residents have 24 hours from when the snow stops to clear the sidewalks outside their homes.<br><br>Mayor Allan Fung says the city has not cited anyone for violating the citywide ordinance. “But we will cite if we have to and have the authority under the ordinance for those willful type violations. You know, completely ignoring the warnings from the officers or anything, you know, ridiculous.”<br> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 13:56:16 +0000 Bradley Campbell 10260 at http://ripr.org