BALLOON: State Budget Outpaces Inflation By 33-Percent Over Last Decade

It never stops growing. The Rhode Island state budget is set to outpace inflation by a stunning 33-percent over the last decade. (That assumes that legislators decide to enact Governor Gina Raimondo’s proposed $9.37 billion...

Gianinni: What’s in? What’s out this week?

Every Friday, RI Relevant’s Joanne Giannini breaks down what’s in and what’s out concerning Rhode Island. Joanne Giannini is a former State Representative from Providence. A freelance journalist, consultant and writer, she has previously written...

Alan Shawn Feinstein Private Collection Items to be Auctioned to Benefit Foundation

Over 25 items in the private collection of Alan Shawn Feinstein will see the auction block this Saturday, February 3rd at 11am at Bruneau and Co. Auctioneers, 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston, off Elmwood Avenue.    Items will...

What’s Happening? The Tony Jones List of Must See Weekend Shows

Every Thursday, RI Relevant's Tony Jones breaks down the must-see weekend rock shows   Thursday, Feb 1st  19th Nervous Breakdown: Rolling Stones Tribute Band at the Lithuanian Citizens Beneficial Club - Providence, RI 19th Nervous Breakdown is a Rolling...

Friars Look Dismal on Road, Get Trounced By Seton Hall

It was a tale of two point guards. Seton Hall’s Khadeen Carrington dominated Wednesday night’s game, scoring points 23 points. He also dished out 7 assists. Meanwhile, Kyron Cartwright, the Friars star point guard,...

Moore Life: Trump’s State of The Union – It’s the Economy, Stupid

In a well-delivered, coherent, and entirely effective speech, President Donald Trump framed the state of America as strong, thanks to economic growth. Liberals or progressives--or whatever the big government, pro-tax advocates who think Washington...

Safford: Move Kennedy Plaza Bus Station to India Point

If you're like me you do everything you can to avoid Kennedy Plaza. You drive around the downtown area and generally keep your distance from the heart of Providence. If you're nothing at all like me...

Who’s Relevant? Who’s Irrelevant?

Every week, RI Relevant’s Matt Gage will break down who’s relevant and who isn’t relevant. A student at Catholic University in Washington D.C., he’s got his ear to the ground. Therefore, he’ll focus on...

Rueb: TB Swearing on TV Should Make Pats Fans Feel Optimistic

https://twitter.com/EricRueb/status/958150008775331840 The Super Bowl Media Night is probably the worst night for the Patriots all season. They're trained all season by Belichick all season to dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge questions from the start of...

Patriots’ Cardona gets the ‘Yes Sir’ from Navy to play in Super Bowl

The upcoming Super Bowl is just another weekend of work for the New England Patriots But one Patriot had a work conflict to get out of first. According to www.taskandpurpose.com, Patriots' long snapper Joe Cardona, a Navy...