WRNI – All of us can benefit from inspiration as we march through life. Sometimes inspiration comes from remarkable people whose paths happen to cross ours, perhaps in our families, neighborhoods, classrooms, or places of worship. But as Michael Obel-Omia tells us, we can also be inspired by some rather unlikely sources. Michael
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – You've shoveled your sidewalk. You've plowed the driveway. But have you thought of looking up?
The Rhode Island Emergency Management agency says roof collapses are a very real possibility with this much snow. Agency director David Smith says flat roofs are particularly vulnerable, but sloped roofs can give out too.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Forecasters say don't put away the shovel just yet, another storm is expected this weekend. Forecasters with the National Weather Service say there's a 50 percent chance of snow mixed with rain for Saturday.
Clearing Roof Tops The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is urging state residents to beware of roof collapses.
Agency director David Smith says the amount of snow we've been getting can cause a roof to give way.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Governor Lincoln Chafee has appointed four members to the Board of Regents including George Caruolo as chairman.
Caruolo was a state representative for 18 years, spending five years as House Majority leader. Caruolo and his children all went to public schools. And on the issue of charter schools, he says he thinks they've worked, but shouldn't be used to replace public schools.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The future of the Central Falls receivership is now in the hands of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. The court heard arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of the law that empowered the state to appoint a receiver to financially distressed communities.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – I was born in Central Falls - at a time when Broad and Dexter streets were booming with small businesses, churches on Sundays were over-crowded and neighborhood social clubs were choice venues for weddings, celebrations and community events. It was a thriving, spirited and engaged community.