Join us for Pioneers, a live podcast event
Featuring Alan Hassenfeld, a pioneer in improving the lives of children through toys, as a child health advocate, and a civic leader. Mr. Hassenfeld will be interviewed by Mary-Kim Arnold, local author, teacher, and artist.
Space is limited. Validated parking will be available in the Rhode Island Convention Center parking garage. Registration starts at 5:00 p.m. Program begins at 5:30 p.m.
This is the first in a series of five live podcast events, featuring Alan Hassenfeld, Julie Nora, Rabbi Leslie Gutterman, Amanda Milkovits, and Angel Taveras. Dates and locations for the remaining four events will be announced later this year.
Connecticut’s road to truck tolls goes through R.I.
Rhode Island's early success with electronic truck tolls on several highways may offer a road map for Governor-elect Ned Lamont's plan to generate revenue in Connecticut.
Since two toll gantries were installed over a section of I-95 in June, Rhode Island has exceeded revenue projections, bringing in $1.9 million in the first quarter from big rigs - almost $87,000 more than expected.
The state plans to eventually place12 overhead toll gantries on six highway corridors to generate $450 million over 10 years. The gantries use overhead cameras to read license plates and send bills to the registered owner.
Representative Christopher Blazejewski explains his yes vote for Speaker Mattiello
Representative Christopher Blazejewski (Democrat, District 2) runs as a progressive on the East Side of Providence and the section of East Providence he represents in the Rhode Island House. Despit…
NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley’s Garlick Awarded $50K Murray Prize from RI Foundation
NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley (NWBRV) executive director Joe Garlick has been awarded the 2018 Murray Family Prize for Community Enrichment at the Rhode Island Foundation.
Nesi's Notes: Nov. 10
Your weekly briefing on RI politics and more.
2008 Case Shows Flaws in State’s Sexual Harassment Laws
Two women embroiled in a sexual harassment case say the system meant to protect them ultimately shunned them.
For nearly 20 years, the Massachusetts State Police considered Anne Marie LaFauci a model employee.