PROVIDENCE, RI – Community Forum: The Future of Offshore Wind Energy in RI
Moderated by Rhode Island Public Radio News Director Catherine Welch, the forum engaged experts and community leaders in a discussion about the impact of offshore wind energy on Rhode Island's economy, energy rates, and the environment.
PROVIDENCE, RI – The vice president of the largest group of state retirees is thrilled with last week's pension ruling. Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter ruled that there is an "implied contract" between the state and the workers to whom it has promised pension benefits.
PROVIDENCE, RI – One of the storm clouds gathering over Rhode Island's economic future is our poorly educated work force. Our state ranks near the bottom of New England in the number of college educated workers that employers need for the jobs of a new century.
PROVIDENCE, RI – A judge is scheduled today to issue a verdict in the case of a union worker accused of cyber-stalking a former state representative.
John Leidecker works for one of the state's largest teachers' unions, the National Education Association Rhode Island. Leidecker acknowledges using a fictional persona last year to send emails to then-state rep Douglas Gablinske of Bristol.
Providence, RI – By MEGAN HALL The former chief of medicine for Women and Infants Hospital is launching a new women's health center for Lifespan.
When Dr. Karen Rosene-Montella left Women and Infants hospital to work for lifespan, she brought along 14 of her fellow physicians, several nurse practitioners and a therapist. Together, they'll run Lifespan's new Women's Medicine Collaborative. Rosene-Montella says she doesn't see Women and Infants as her competitor.