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North Kingstown contractor admits to bankruptcy fraud

PROVIDENCE – A North Kingstown contractor pleaded guilty to bankruptcy fraud, money laundering and other charges, U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island Zachary A. Cunha...

Pepsi Co. to pay civil penalty, bolster inspections for alleged hazards...

CRANSTON – Pepsi Co. has agreed to pay a civil penalty and acquire independent safety inspection services following allegations that it violated Clean Air...
PHIL MARTELLI JR., center, has been named Bryant University's new head men's basketball coach. He was an interim coach when Jared Grasso, who has since resigned, was suspended by the university back in late September. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Bryant promotes Martelli Jr. to head men’s hoops coach

SMITHFIELD – With Jared Grasso out at Bryant University, Phil Martelli Jr. is now officially in with the men’s basketball program. The university announced Wednesday...

I-195 Commission hears 4 proposals for ‘parcel 1A’

PROVIDENCE – The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission on Wednesday heard four proposals for “parcel 1A,” the property directly adjacent to the Providence River that is now used as...

Woonsocket finance director fired days after mayor’s resignation

WOONSOCKET – Cindy Johnston, the city’s finance director, has been fired, Interim Mayor Christopher Beauchamp told WPRI-TV CBS 12 Wednesday. Christine Chamberland has been...
A NEW REPORT from Salve Regina University’s Pell Center for International Relations at Public Policy notes that most Rhode Islanders are concerned about the U.S. democracy and have trust issues with the news media. / COURTESY SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY

Pell Center survey: R.I. residents worried about health of U.S. democracy

NEWPORT – Rhode Islanders are concerned about the health of the U.S. democracy but the sources of such concerns depend on their party affiliation....

Documentary chronicles 11th Hour Racing Team’s Ocean Race victory

PROVIDENCE – Fans of The Ocean Race will have a chance to go further inside The 11th Hour Racing Team’s victory. Television streamer Max, formally...

U.S. producer prices slide 0.5% in October, biggest drop since 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. wholesale prices fell sharply last month as inflationary pressure continued to ease in the face of a year and a...

New Hampshire IT company expands into R.I. with new technology center,...

PAWTUCKET – A New Hampshire IT company recently expanded into the Ocean State with the opening of a new “Technology Innovation Center.” Blue Mantis, a...

Interactive map shows crash data between motorists and pedestrians, cyclists in Providence

PROVIDENCE – In the past 13 years, motorists have hit 3,678 cyclists or pedestrians on Providence’s streets — a figure that represents around 2%...
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