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While you were sleeping, Woonsocket’s mayor got the boot

But Lisa Baldelli-Hunt will be sworn in as mayor again in early December. Wait. What?

PODCAST

R.I.’s 2nd Congressional District candidates differ on major issues: abortion, guns, immigration

Republican Allan Fung and Democrat Seth Magaziner discuss their own positions on issues – and critique their opponent’s – in a special two-part Rhode Island Report podcast.

RI POLITICS

R.I. Board of Elections adopts protocol to proof and test ballots on voting machines that assist voters with disabilities

Before the September primary, the new ExpressVote machines had erroneously displayed some 2018 candidates on 2022 ballots in four cities, and misspelled Providence mayoral candidate Gonzalo Cuervo’s name.

RI BUSINESS

In Narragansett, short-term rental debate weighs owners’ rights, community concerns

Councilwomen who drafted a restrictive ordinance say something needs to be done: “We’re losing community and it’s driving up the prices.” Critics say the plan is an encroachment on property rights.

RI BUSINESS

BankRI to build new headquarters in Providence

Construction begins in summer 2023 on a six-story building on former I-195 land at the corner of South Main and Pike streets.

COLUMN | DAN MCGOWAN

Generational change is coming to Rhode Island - across every sector

Over the next year, key leaders in the nonprofit, government, and business world are set to leave their jobs. Can Rhode Island handle the change?

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RICAS results won’t be released until after the election

The Ed Department says test results will be delayed because it's planning a comprehensive rollout that will give students easier access to their scores.

COMMENTARY | RYAN LUKOWICZ

Rhode Island, it’s time for statewide paratransit service

This is an equity issue, says Ryan Lukowicz, a North Kingstown High School student and RIPTA paratransit rider. Without it, Rhode Islanders with disabilities lose out on great jobs, and can’t access some of the state’s best restaurants and beaches, or needed medical support.