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Jump bike service sees a big price increase in Providence

Beginning Monday, the 1,100 Jump bikes in Providence cost nothing to unlock, but they immediately cost 30 cents a minute. So a 30-minute ride costs $9 and a 60-minute ride costs $18.

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Three key takeaways on Providence schools. A tale about battle flags. What’s next for startups?

After eight heart-wrenching public forums where Providence students, parents, and teachers spoke their minds about the state of the city’s schools, the ball is now in the hands of Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, Governor Gina Raimondo, and Mayor Jorge Elorza.

Historic flags remain in storage, more than two years after they were removed from State House for restoration

There is no plan for when — or how —the state’s battle flags will return to Rhode Island.


R.I.’s David Cicilline uses his House perch to take on Google and Facebook

The US representative’s new role as big tech inquisitor provides a platform to further elevate his already rising profile.

Warwick police officer injured after crashing SUV at traffic circle

The involved officer had his emergency lights on and was responding to a request for backup from another officer attempting to apprehend someone wanted on a warrant.

Newport festival producers to help pay for music education in three R.I. schools

The producers of the Newport Folk Festival and Newport Jazz Festival are helping pay for music education in three local schools.

Providence woman killed in I-295 crash

Rhode Island State Police said Rosa Garcia Almonte, 21, was killed in the crash.

As the end of the PawSox era looms, memories of the Longest Game stay with us

“When we walked off the field at 4 o’clock in the morning, it was like, ‘You mean we’re not done with the game yet?’” Rich Gedman recalled.

R.I. attorney general continues review of Rhode Island church abuse claims

Peter Neronha said that it will be several more months before he is finished reviewing allegations of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy.

2 indictments issued in wake of Providence Hells Angels shooting

The president of the Hells Angels’s Rhode Island chapter was indicted on charges including assault with intent to murder and carrying a pistol without a permit.

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Buddy Cianci is back on the radio. Seriously.

Call it the summer of Buddy.