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Bonus Podcast: Rhode Map Live event on the state of education, from K-12 through college

The panelists included Lisa Odom-Villella, the deputy commissioner of elementary and secondary education, Shannon Gilkey, the commissioner of postsecondary education, and Central Falls Mayor Maria Rivera.

Best things to do in Rhode Island: March 21-29

This week: Go on a full moon bike ride, play Taylor Swift trivia, enjoy egg hunts, nature walks, Restaurant Week, and more!

Convicted killer of Boston police officer arrested in alleged robbery of a woman in R.I., officials say

A man who served prison time for killing a Boston police officer in 1993 was arrested Thursday in Rhode Island and accused of violently robbing a woman trying to make a bank deposit for her employer, authorities said.

Warren slams abortion pill access case as ‘partisan politics’ ahead of Supreme Court arguments

“They discovered that their extremist agenda is wildly unpopular,” Senator Elizabeth Warren said of ongoing Republican efforts to raise questions about mifepristone's safety approval by the FDA, despite medication abortion being determined safe.


R.I. could be the next state to establish a prescription drug affordability board

State legislators are working on making the health care system “less complicated and less costly.”

Iconic Pink House in Newbury, a favorite of artists, to be removed

The federal government acquired the house in 2011 with plans to use it as a dormitory for workers at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge.


Bill barring trans girls from girls’ sports passes N.H. House

LGBTQ+ advocates said the vote “cruelly” removes the opportunity for transgender girls to learn teamwork, improve mental health, and belong with other girls.

Martin Greenfield, tailor to Sinatra, Obama, Trump, and Shaq, dies at 95

A survivor of Auschwitz who made his way to America, Martin Greenfield made suits for President Dwight Eisenhower, gangster Meyer Lansky, Leonardo DiCaprio, and LeBron James, among many others.