Dexter Jackson owned a home on 708 Atwells Ave. that was condemned last year and later caught fire.
It has been more than 30 months since Chief Clarence Cunha retired.
“We have to really do something about this,” Rep. Lauren Carson argued, saying she’s receiving mounting complaints from her constituents.
A lawsuit reveals the home that burned down over the weekend was ordered condemned by the city two years ago.
Rhode Island now has representation on all three of the committees Senate Democrats have identified as the most powerful.
Firefighters visited the doomed home five days before it burned to the ground and found electrical issues.
The report outlines a series of recommendations for improving oversight over the tax deal process.
Rhode Island will hold its primary on Wednesday, Sept. 12, while Massachusetts will hold its primary the day after Labor Day.
A utility in Massachusetts has already announced it will pass along some of its millions of dollars in tax savings to customers.
Burglaries, larcenies and car thefts have been falling steadily in Providence for more than three decades.
“Tenant from third floor states they would not help unless there was a fire,” a city inspector reported just last week.
Rhode Island’s child-welfare agency would agree to make a long list of changes to its operations as part of a negotiated agreement.
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The state police said while 64 sheriffs reported for duty, 71 sheriffs used either vacation or personal time to stay out of work.
The committee could oversee the school budget, teachers’ union contract and school board appointees.
The portrait, painted by Rhode Island artist Harley Bartlett, is funded entirely through private donations.
The 59-year-old Democrat from Barrington has represented House District 66 since 2008.
Some residents have taken to social media to urge the governor to issue such a declaration.
Charm Howie claims he was harassed, physically assaulted and falsely arrested by Providence police in 2015.
The chief judge of Rhode Island’s federal court can name a replacement for U.S. Attorney in six months if the president doesn’t.
Thursday is a standard snow day in districts throughout the state. But under a new law, that could change for future storms.
Rhode Island’s largest private company also said Thursday it expects its proposed mega-merger with Aetna to close later this year.
The board’s chairman says the controversial club failed to renew its liquor license.
Raimondo’s budget proposal for the 2018-19 fiscal year, which begins July 1, is due two days later.
The city finished the 2016-17 fiscal year with a $5.4 million surplus.