flash flooding east providence

Thousands across RI lose power during storm

PINPOINT WEATHER

Roughly 8,000 Rhode Island residents lost power from Wednesday night’s rain storm, but the concern Thursday is the morning commute, because the gusty winds will continue.

newport grand

Pro, anti-casino forces square off in Newport

Voters will once again decide whether to turn Newport Grand into a full-fledged casino. It’s something Newport voters turned down in 2010, but statewide voters approved.

Downtown Providence

4 New England states in top 10 for efficiency

Massachusetts led the way in the annual ranking by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, with Rhode Island and Vermont tied with Oregon in the No. 3 spot.