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Podcast: Folk singer Chance Emerson on building his music career in New England

On the Rhode Island Report podcast, folk-rock singer and songwriter Chance Emerson talks about Providence’s music scene, his latest album, and juggling fame and college.


In Warren, a vacant 1847-era school could be preserved and redeveloped. But neighbors are fighting the project’s plans.

The 10 Liberty St. project would be the site for 25 new residential units. Seven of the units would be considered affordable.

Massachusetts, 40 other states sue Instagram over child marketing

Rhode Island and New Hampshire are also part of the legal action accusing the company of designing its apps to addict younger users.

Here’s what you need to know about the Instagram lawsuits

The multi-state investigation began in November of 2021, and has focused on how the popular Meta-owned app affects kids.


🌊 The Ocean State wins some love (and maybe a bunch of money) from President Biden

Rhode Island and Massachusetts were designated one of 31 tech hubs nationally, focusing on undersea technology, manufacturing, composites, and ocean engineering.


In a growing beer scene, 6 unique brews from around R.I.

Beer collaborations have become a big part of the brew business, pushing new partnerships among beverage creators, or with chefs, farms, and other brands.


How did things get so bad at Canterbury Village in North Providence?

Nearly 80 people were evicted after the city condemned the property. Residents accuse the condominium complex’s property management company of negligence — and the company’s president and his wife controlled the condo association’s board.


Lifespan, largest hospital owner in R.I., could change name in expanded partnership with Brown University

Executives at Lifespan have been in talks to “rebrand” and further include the name of Brown University for months.