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The Rhode Island lawmakers who aren’t running for reelection this year

The General Assembly wrapped up another legislative session, and in keeping with tradition, the House and Senate bid farewell to lawmakers who aren't returning.

BUSINESS

Without massive capital behind them, smaller R.I. food businesses are feeling the pressure from all sides

The turbulent supply chain has sent many commercial kitchens into chaos, where chefs are having to rethink their menus and even reach out to diners for help.

COMMENTARY | KAREN ALZATE

Granting immigrants the right to obtain driver privilege cards benefits all Rhode Islanders

A sponsor of the bill, state Representative Karen Alzate, says the measure Governor McKee is expected to sign will make the Ocean State state a safer, more equitable place

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RI POLITICS

House GOP announces Filippi won’t run again, Chippendale becomes new minority leader

R.I. General Assembly passes $13.6 billion budget as legislative session winds down.

US Supreme Court gun decision opens door on challenges to Rhode Island law

The decision now puts Rhode Island’s laws on concealed-carry permits within their sights.

THINGS TO DO

Best things to do in RI this week: June 24-July 1

You’ll have the best times! This week: Superhero movies, bike riding, blues music, and more.

A guide to some of the best beaches in Rhode Island

For such a tiny state, Rhode Island certainly carries its weight in beautiful beaches.

RI POLITICS

R.I.’s busiest bus route to be fare-free beginning Sept. 1

The state budget approved by the Senate on Thursday includes $2.5 million for a one-year pilot program on the “R” line between Pawtucket and Cranston.

RI CRIME

Married couple died in Cumberland shooting; police investigating circumstances

The deaths of the 28 Birchwood Drive couple remain under investigation. They left two young sons and a daughter.

RI BUSINESS

R.I. Supreme Court clears way for Fane tower in Providence

The proposed $300 million Hope Point Tower project at 250 Dyer St. would be taller than the Superman building.

RI FOOD & DINING

Is the real calamari state Rhode Island ... or California?

A proud Rhode Islander was surprised to hear that Monterey, California, also calls itself the calamari capital. Turns out both coasts have good reason to be proud.