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CLIMATE CHANGE

‘With so much coast and so little land, R.I. is the most vulnerable state in New England’

A Q&A with Curt Spalding, the environmentalist helping Rhode Island communities figure out how to deal with climate change.

Los Andes to pay $787,000 following overtime probe

Under the terms of the deal, Los Andes owners Omar and Cesi Curi will pay the US Department of Labor $787,000 in back wages, liquidated damages and civil penalties in monthly installments through June 2024.

R.I. Foundation puts its money where its mouth is on education

The Rhode Island Foundation will provide $1 million in education grants over the next year to projects designed to improve the state’s struggling public schools, with a focus on raising standards, supporting educators, investing in students and fixing governance models.


Top Rhode Island Democrats throw support behind Klobuchar

House Republican leader says he backs Tulsi Gabbard or Donald Trump

It’s New Hampshire primary day! This guide will help you sound smart

The polls have opened in New Hampshire for the first-in-the-nation (that’s what #fitn stands for) presidential primary, which means it’s probably going to be a really long night for my Globe colleagues.

Who will be the next R.I. governor? Ranking the potential candidates

Globe launches quarterly rankings of potential 2022 candidates who could succeed term-limited Governor Raimondo

Elorza offers glowing portrayal of a ‘New Providence’ in State of the City speech

The sixth-year mayor did everything but break out the pom-poms as he offered touted record investments in public parks and infrastructure, and improved customer service for residents and businesses.

The time Buddy Cianci declared war on East Greenwich

When Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza delivers his State of the City address tonight, chances are his speech will be similar to the one that every city leader has given for the last 30 years.

R.I.'s congressional delegation: Scrap the Electoral College

Our weekly roundup of what Rhode Island's members of Congress are doing in Washington, D.C. Plus, they explain their thoughts on how presidential elections should be handled.

Entrepreneur with R.I. roots dreams of space elevators and lightning harvesters

CEO Sandy Chen, who grew up in North Smithfield and went to Brown, has launched Graphene Composites, using a material that's at least 100 times stronger than steel

Police searching for man who stole from the elderly and disabled in Quincy

Police are searching for a man who allegedly stole from several senior citizens and disabled people after he broke into their apartments Tuesday, Quincy police said.