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Recent articles by Paul:

More men or women? Democrats or Republicans? A look at RI voters heading into Election Day

In total, 815,240 people are listed in the Rhode Island public voter registration database. Which group is the largest? The oldest? → Read More

'Elated': Trader Joe's in Providence is now open. Here's what you need to know.

Some 300 people were waiting for the doors to open at the new South Main Street location. → Read More

Trader Joe's to open Providence store next week. Here's what we know.

The store on the edge of Downtown, at 425 South Main St., will open at 8 a.m., after a 7:55 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony. → Read More

RI's Kara McKee — Gov. Dan KcKee's daughter — was just on 'The Voice.' Here's how she did.

Kara McKee, who most recently worked in digital operations for TJX, has paused her corporate career to pursue music. Here's how she did on Team Legend. → Read More

Republican James Lathrop wants to bring financial expertise in to the treasurer's office

Lathrop, a certified public accountant, has been finance director for several Rhode Island and Connecticut communities & served in the Army Reserves. → Read More

GOP treasurer candidate Lathrop misses campaign-finance filing deadline. Here's what happened.

Lathrop said he confused the deadline with a different filing date and will file the report Friday. → Read More

Burrillville's Conjuring House offers 'Spooktacular' event during 4-day Halloween weekend

Among tours and ghost hunts, the event will include watch parties of "The Conjuring" with a the members of the family who inspired the 2013 movie. → Read More

Deciding whether to shop at Rory's or Trader Joe's? Here's what you need to know.

Grocery shoppers will now have two new options in Providence: Rory's Market + Kitchen and Trader's Joe. What you need to know. → Read More

'Hocus Pocus 2' is streaming on Disney+. A sneak peek offered a look at RI's role.

The Disney movie includes locations in Lincoln, Providence, East Providence and Newport, as well as sound stages in North Kingstown and Providence. → Read More

Thirteen-year-old in Cranston hospitalized after being struck with truck wheel

The girl, who suffered a concussion and other serious injuries, is expected to survive, police said. The driver said he bought the truck a day earlier. → Read More

South Kingstown schools closed Wednesday after online threat

The police did not specify the threat made on social media Tuesday evening and which was brought to their attention by school administrators. → Read More

Grocery store Rory's Market + Kitchen opens on Washington Street in downtown Providence

Rory's Market + Kitchen, 113 Washington St., will be open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., everyday except shorter hours Sundays. → Read More

Driver, ex-Newport firefighter, enters plea in crash that killed high school hockey player

Alexander Krajewski of North Kingstown, pleaded not guilty as almost 50 people wearing olive green T-shirts emblazoned with "Matt's Militia" watched. → Read More

Rhode Islanders' life expectancy dropped. Here's how it compares to the rest of the U.S.

Rhode Island life expectancy fell from 79.5 years in 2019 to 78.2 in 2020, but most states saw bigger declines. → Read More

Are fatal drownings increasing in Rhode Island? Here's what you should know

Eleven drowning deaths so far this year puts the state on pace for a typical year, at least in the time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. → Read More

Amica Mutual Insurance Co. in talks for naming rights to The Dunk

The Convention Center Authority sought bids earlier this year to rebrand the arena. The naming rights belonging to Dunkin' expired June 30. → Read More

Pizza in Rhode Island is often topped with this favorite unpopular in the rest of the U.S.

While RIers' three favorite pizza toppings are in line with national tastes, their fourth favorite in the Ocean State isn't a hit nationwide. → Read More

Debate in treasurer's race heats up when each is asked if the other is qualified

Former Central Falls Mayor James A. Diossa and former state Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor disagreed about each other's financial skills. → Read More

Trader Joe's confirms they'll be opening a Providence location

The chain announced Tuesday on it's website that it will open a store at 425 South Main St. sometime in 2022, but wasn't more specific on the date. → Read More

Rhode Island's economy is hurting, but is it in a recession?

As the Ocean State moves through the third summer since the COVID-19 pandemic began the economy is sending decidedly mixed signals. → Read More