Aggregated Rhode Island News Articles
- Company to begin construction on large onshore wind farm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A company says it's beginning construction on what will be the onshore wind farm with the most operational capacity in the state. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 21 Oct 2018 11:38:39 -0400.
- US Sen. Whitehouse and opponent Flanders face off in debate
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's candidates for the U.S. Senate are taking part in a second debate. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 11:44:12 -0400.
- Drinking at least four cups of coffee a day could slash your risk of rosacea by 20%
The new study, led by Brown University in Rhode Island, found that the protective effects were only shown in caffeinated coffee. Decaf coffee did not lower participants' rosacea risk.
Daily Mail. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:42:25 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.
- Danish offshore wind company buys Rhode Island developer
An offshore wind developer based in Rhode Island is being acquired by the Danish offshore wind company Orsted
Associated Press. Boston.com. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 17:16:49 +0000.
- Orsted buys Rhode Island offshore wind business for $510 million
The new organization will be called Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind.
CNBC. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:19 GMT.
- Compassion Party candidate arrested in Rhode Island on marijuana charges
A Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate and her partner were arrested on Thursday with what police said was 48 pounds of marijuana.
Reuters. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 19:40:27 -0400.
- Rhode Island man wins first prize for 1-ton pumpkin at Topsfield Fair
A Rhode Island man has won the prize for the heaviest pumpkin at the Topsfield Fair in Massachusetts with a fair record 2,114-pound gourd
Associated Press. Boston.com. Sun, 30 Sep 2018 14:52:45 +0000.
- Senate panel refers "apparent false statements" about Kavanaugh for criminal investigation
The "apparent false statements" were claims made to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, about Kavanaugh
CBS News. Sun, 30 Sep 2018 01:59:37 +0000.
- Rhode Island town yanks Nike boycott request
North Smithfield Town Council votes to withdraw resolution OK'd last week calling on town departments not to buy Nike products due to Colin Kaepernick ad campaign
CBS News. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:35:48 +0000.
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
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