Horace Vose sent Thanksgiving turkeys from Westerly to every American president from Ulysses Grant to Woodrow Wilson.
The share of Rhode Island’s population receiving food stamps has jumped from only 7% in 2006 to nearly 17% this year.
The incoming secretary of state unveiled a website where residents can apply for jobs and offer suggestions as she prepares to replace Ralph Mollis.
A growing chorus of state and union leaders say the state should take another stab at settling the suit against the 2011 pension overhaul designed by Gov.-elect Raimondo.
Ted’s weekly roundup tackles Raimondo’s team, how Healey hurt Fung, a tax cut for retirees, Elorza’s plans, high car insurance, Coventry’s problems and more.
Elorza, a Democrat and the mayor-elect of Providence, discusses his victory over Buddy Cianci and his plans for his first year in office.
The Chafee administration has hired former R.I. Supreme Court Justice Robert Flanders to prepare a Chapter 9 filing for the troubled fire district.
Arianne Corrente, a former deputy chief of staff to Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, and 11 others will aid Nellie Gorbea as she takes over for Ralph Mollis.
Washington Trust’s Edward “Ned” Handy, teacher’s union leader Robert Walsh and the Chamber of Commerce’s Laurie White will aid the new treasurer.
Ted’s weekly roundup tackles why Raimondo and Elorza won, what they’ll do next, how Bob Healey cracked 20% and much more.
It was the first time since 1960 that the Democratic Party won a clean sweep of the Rhode Island ballot including Mayor of Providence. This week on Newsmakers, a political roundtable analyzes Nov. 4 and the days leading up to it.
This week marked the first time since the year JFK was elected that Rhode Island Democrats managed to win all nine major offices on the ballot.