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StoryCorps lands in Rhode Island

Listen: Muriel Mackie patrolled Pawtucket in a white helmet and whistle during World War II.
Audio Dept.
By AMY LITTLEFIELD  |  June 03, 2011

Making waves

Rhode Island’s upstart National Public Radio affiliate, WRNI, aims to be nothing less than a major media player here. And in the space of just a couple of years, the station has taken some impressive first steps.
Can WRNI supplant the ProJo as the state’s news king?
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  June 11, 2010

30 on 30

The Providence Phoenix celebrates 30 years with 30 interviews  
30 local luminaries look back on 30 years of the New Paper and the Providence Phoenix
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 22, 2008

Got wood?

Last year, almost 100 volunteers roamed the city with Palm Pilots to record the species, location, and dimensions of every street tree in Providence.
Providence gets some surprising info in tree survey
By MEGAN HALL  |  December 26, 2007

Memorial foundation seeks ownership of Station fire site

More than four years after the Station night club fire disaster, the site of the 2003 tragedy remains a makeshift memorial.
By MEGAN HALL  |  November 14, 2007

One man’s crusade for on-street parking in Providence

Patrick Ward didn’t think he was an activist.
By MEGAN HALL  |  October 10, 2007

Outlook remains murky for vacant Shaw’s in Eagle Square

Rumors and fantasies abound about what will eventually replace the hulking shell of the Shaw’s supermarket in Providence’s Eagle Square.
By MEGAN HALL  |  October 05, 2007