Aggregated Rhode Island News Articles
- Officials try to boost college financial aid applications
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Education officials in Rhode Island say they're trying new ways to get high school students to complete their financial aid application for college. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 16:15:20 -0500.
- Senators ask for fishermen's input for offshore wind farms
Senators from Massachusetts and Rhode Island are asking that fishermen's interests be considered earlier in the siting process for offshore wind farms
Associated Press. Boston.com. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 15:47:49 +0000.
- Berkshire Hills to enter Rhode Island with SI Financial purchase
The $180 million acquisition is the first for Berkshire since the sudden departure of CEO Michael Daly.
American Banker. Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:16:06 GMT.
- Governor and legislative leaders discuss future of Hasbro
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's governor and legislative leaders say they will do everything they can to help prevent toy maker Hasbro from leaving the area. Democratic Gov. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:20:49 -0500.
- R.I. man gets 15 years in prison for drunken crash that killed 3
A Rhode Island man who killed three women in a drunken car crash last year has been sentenced to 15 years in prison
Associated Press. Boston.com. Sat, 08 Dec 2018 16:14:01 +0000.
- Jess Soares transforms herself into a 'rotting doll' with piercings and makeup
Jess Soares, 24, regularly transforms into her human doll alter ego. The Rhode Islander spends an hour and a half turning into a doll, using contacts, wigs, and makeup.
Daily Mail. Wed, 28 Nov 2018 14:42:07 +0000.
- Rhode Island Prisons Push To Get Inmates The Best Treatment For Opioid Addiction
The state has started to reduce overdose deaths by offering counseling and medication for opioid addiction in prison. Research finds the treatment helps inmates avoid relapse after release.
Andrea Hsu. NPR. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:13:00 -0500.
- One Minute After Midnight, Providence Uncorks America's First 2018 Beaujolais Nouveau
At 12:01am on November 15, North America popped the cork on the 2018 Beaujolais Nouveau release at a tiny French bistro in Rhode Island.
By Julie Tremaine, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:05:00 -0500.
- America has spent $5.9 trillion on wars in the Middle East and Asia since 2001, a new study says
The report, from Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs at Brown University, also finds that more than 480,000 people have died from the wars and more than 244,000 civilians have been killed as a result of fighting.
CNBC. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 22:15 GMT.
- All Aboard For Prosperity In Former Rhode Island Mill Towns
The former Rhode Island mill towns of Pawtucket and Central Falls have struggled to find their footing after the industrial revolution ended, but now are betting on a new $40 million commuter rail station to revitalize their economies.
By Daniel D'ambrosio, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:31:00 -0400.
Rhode Island Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Rhode Island as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||1,056,426||0.08|
|July 1, 2015||1,055,607||0.11|
|July 1, 2014||1,054,480||0.14|
|July 1, 2013||1,053,033||0.01|
|July 1, 2012||1,052,901||0.04|
|July 1, 2011||1,052,451||-0.08|
|July 1, 2010||1,053,337|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Rhode Island was 1,052,567.
In 2008, the estimated population of Rhode Island was 1,050,788, whereas
in 2006, the population of Rhode Island was about 1,058,991.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Rhode Island's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Rhode Island
web page. For maps of Rhode Island,
visit this Rhode Island Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
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