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The Kevin McCarthy visit to Rhode Island

McCarthy did one interview, with Channel 10 anchor Gene Valicenti, and stuck to GOP talking points: inflation, energy costs, support for law enforcement, and a parents’ bill of rights.


‘Not all innovation comes out of business school:’ A new incubator program at Providence College for liberal arts students

Kelly Ramirez, the co-founder and CEO of Social Enterprise Greenhouse, is now helping build a new business incubator in Rhode Island.

How working on the ‘CHIPS’ bill made Gina Raimondo a favorite Cabinet secretary on Capitol Hill

Top congressional players on the bill touted Raimondo’s bipartisan and business sensibilities as a former venture capital executive, saying those were crucial in the negotiations. The legislation is designed to alleviate the nation’s supply chain issues.


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Kevin McCarthy’s visit to R.I. a ‘double-edged sword’ for Allan Fung

The Republican House leader tweeted a photo of him with Fung, but the 2nd Congressional District candidate has remained silent about the high-profile fund-raising visit.


Firework explosion injures 7 people at Cumberlandfest in Rhode Island

Four young children were among those injured Saturday night. The festival continued as scheduled on Sunday.

Janice Longone, chronicler of US culinary history, dies

Ms. Longone was credited with collecting thousands of items chronicling the culinary history of the United States.


Peruvian flair in Providence: ceviches, tapas, and excellent wines

On the ground floor of the River House, Ceviches by Divino serves up an industrial vibe along with views of with the water.


Providence Police Chief moves to fire veteran captain who assaulted handcuffed man

Captain Stephen Gencarella, a 25-year veteran, is charged with six violations of department rules and regulations. He remains under criminal investigation by the attorney general’s office and the police department.


Providence Diocese rescinds assignment of priest who made inappropriate comments to children

“This is just step one. We are coming after [Bishop] Tobin next,” said child sexual abuse survivor Ryan Brophy, who has protested this week against the assignment of the Rev. Eric Silva to a Narragansett parish.


Providence Mayor Elorza to veto proposed ballot question on partially elected school board

Mayor Jorge Elorza plans to veto a proposed ballot question that would ask city voters if they want to move from a mayoral-appointed school board to a partially elected school board in 2024.


What Rhode Islanders should know about monkeypox

Dr. Amy Nunn, the executive director of the Rhode Island Public Health Institute, explains what she’s seeing and hearing.