Aggregated Rhode Island News Articles
- 2 Portable Toilets Blown Up In South County, $5k Reward Offered
The Rhode Island Bomb Squad is investigating the incidents, which happened in Westerly and Charlestown.
Rachel Nunes. Patch. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:13:26 -0400.
- Final Rhode Island Friendly's Closes Its Doors: Patch PM
Also: Beach closure updates | Gas prices fall 3 cents | This week's adoptable pet.
Rachel Nunes. Patch. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:59:25 -0400.
- Rallies Call for Gun Control in Wake of Mass Shootings
Advocates for gun control have demanded reforms at a gathering in Providence, R.I. and about 100 other cities across the country Saturday.
Newsmax. Sat, 17 Aug 2019 16:46:43 EDT.
- Rally calls for gun control in wake of mass shootings
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Advocates for gun control have demanded reforms at a gathering in Providence. The Rhode Island chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America staged a rally Saturday to honor victims of the latest U.S. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 17 Aug 2019 09:20:25 -0400.
- Corrections officer placed on leave 'for driving truck at protesters'
Capt Thomas Woodworth, 53, an official at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls, Rhode Island, stepped down Friday amid investigations into Wednesday's incident.
Daily Mail. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 22:33:01 GMT.
- Officer resigns after 2 hurt by truck at immigration protest
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - An officer at a detention center resigned Friday amid investigations into a truck that drove through a group protesting federal immigration policies. The resignation of Capt. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:35:09 -0400.
- Rhode Island mosquitoes test positive for potentially deadly virus EEE, officials say
The state said the positive results mark the first of 2019.
Alexandria Hein. Fox News. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 16:54:29 GMT.
- Truck driven into protesters at US immigrant detention centre
The demonstrators had been blocking the entrance to the immigrant detention centre in Rhode Island.
BBC News. Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:16:42 GMT.
- Truck nearly hits group of demonstrators protesting ICE
Harrowing video shows a pickup truck drive toward a group of protesters sitting on the ground outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility in Rhode Island.
CBS News. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 15:50:04 -0400.
- Mass. ice rink worker charged after cameras found in girls' locker room
Brian Boll, of Providence, Rhode Island, is not charged with planting the devices found at the Aleixo Skating Arena in Taunton, but with impeding the investigation.
Associated Press. Boston Globe. Thu, 08 Aug 2019 17:30:29 +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
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