Aggregated Rhode Island News Articles
- North Kingstown Man Violently Threatens Mass. Professor: Patch PM
Also: Narragansett Beer launches watermelon shandy, Rhode Island lawmakers call for statewide sepsis protocols and more.
Rachel Nunes. Patch. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:07:17 -0400.
- Man Threatens Pro-Choice MA Professor: DOJ
The FBI and US Attorney's Office accuse a 30-year-old Rhode Island man of making threats against a Massachusetts professor.
Jenna Fisher. Patch. Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:27:49 -0400.
- Offshore wind developers to invest $4.5M in Rhode Island
The developers of a new offshore wind farm are investing $4.5 million in Rhode Island to advance the industry in the state
ABC News. Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:26:12 -0400.
- 2 Hyde Park men were killed in a crash on I-95 in Rhode Island
Two passengers were treated for nonlife-threatening injuries, police said.
Arianna Macneill. Boston Globe. Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:15:43 +0000.
- Quasi-public agency finances clean water projects
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A quasi-public agency says it's financing nearly $50 million in clean water projects in Rhode Island. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 20 Apr 2019 13:49:30 -0400.
- Couple spark outrage for wearing swastika armbands near a holocaust memorial in Rhode Island
A couple sparked outrage when they wore swastika armbands (right) and gave a Nazi salute at the Rhode Island Holocaust memorial (left). Sondra Pierson saw them from a restaurant and confronted them.
Daily Mail. Sat, 20 Apr 2019 17:29:32 GMT.
- Commerce official wants businesses to get Trump tax break
Rhode Island's commerce secretary says he's analyzing new regulations issued by the Trump administration about "Opportunity Zones" in low-income areas, to ensure concerns by state economic development officials were considered
ABC News. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:41:57 -0400.
- Joe Biden to speak at rally in support of striking workers
Thousands of Stop & Shop employees at 240 stores in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island went on strike last week over what they say is an unfair contract proposal
CBS News. Wed, 17 Apr 2019 02:22:54 +0000.
- Stop & Shop Workers Are on Strike at Over 240 Stores in New England
More than 30,000 Stop & Shop employees have been on strike since Thursday at stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Sandra E. Garcia. New York Times. Sun, 14 Apr 2019 04:27:31 GMT.
- Stop & Shop strike: Thousands of workers go on strike in three states
Workers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut went on strike Thursday over stalled contract talks
CBS News. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 12:55:40 +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
QuickFacts about Rhode Island
web page. For maps of Rhode Island,
visit this Rhode Island Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Providence, Rhode Island.
Rhode Island newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
Rhode Island library
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
More information about Rhode Island
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