Rhode Island

Spring break ideas to keep the kids busy rain or shine

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - This week most kids across Rhode Island and Massachusetts are off from school for April break. If you're planning...

Accused of deceptive practices, R.I. solar company CEO operates in unregulated business climate

Three years ago, Smart Green Solar CEO Jasjit 'Jay' Gotra had a 180-person team that had logged more than 3,000 solar panel sales...

14 children have died in Rhode Island so far this year. Experts are raising...

PROVIDENCE – Health experts gathered Monday to draw attention to an “alarming” spike in child deaths in Rhode Island so far this year which,...

Rhode Island’s bees are dying. These scientists are trying to save them.

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – How many types of bees do you think there are in Rhode Island? If the number you...

RIDOT installing TF Green Airport signs along I-95

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — If you’ve driven down I-95 in either direction recently, you’ve most likely noticed the ongoing installation of two new...

RI program connects women at the ACI with in-demand manufacturing jobs

BRISTOL, R.I. (WPRI) — A woman who served 20 months at the ACI for felony counts of possession and delivery of drugs is...

Popular Rhode Island Personality Ian Brownhill Launches New Podcast

Well, good frickin' mornin' from New England. Popular content creator and Rhode Island local Ian Brownhill has officially launched a new podcast called "So...

DCYF urges safe sleep practices after recent infant deaths

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — After several recent deaths of young children, the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF)...

Fastest-growing jobs in Rhode Island

With the country eager to put the pandemic firmly in the rear-view mirror, the American economy continued to boom in 2023. The national unemployment...

DCYF discloses death of 18-year-old

(WJAR) - The Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families on Monday announced the death of an 18-year-old in a required disclosure. The...

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