The ruling is expected to immediately cost the city several million dollars, but the long-term impact may be more dire because it effectively blocks municipal leaders from unilaterally making further changes to the pensions of thousands of current and former town and city workers. 8:57 p.m.
As state lawmakers consider overhauling the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights, a provision that allows a panel of three officers to determine all serious discipline for cops is under fire. 2:34 p.m.
Rhode Island voters are comfortable with returning to work, shopping, and getting their hair cut, but fewer than 50 percent are ready to send their children back to school, according to a new poll. 2:34 p.m.
Visitors coming from states with a 5 percent positivity rate will have to either quarantine for 14 days or receive a negative test result within three days of their arrival, Governor Gina Raimondo announced Monday. 2:12 p.m.
District leaders want as few children as possible riding school buses during the coronavirus pandemic. One proposal would require students to attend their neighborhood school rather than taking the bus across the city. 9:17 a.m.