Amo and Leonard finally face off in live television debate

BY: - November 2, 2023

With five days before Election Day, Republican Gerry Leonard and Democrat Gabe Amo met at WJAR NBC 10’s studio in Cranston Thursday for their first debate – on live television – where the two talked Israel, guns, and their shared lack of ownership of electric vehicles. After winning the Sept. 5 primary, Leonard had requested […]

Democrat Amo commits to a second CD1 debate with Republican Leonard

BY: - October 3, 2023

There will be more than one debate in the race for Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District — two to be exact. Democrat Gabe Amo on Tuesday accepted an invitation to participate in a debate taking place Thursday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. hosted by WJAR live in Sapinsley Hall at Rhode Island College. The announcement […]

Hate Boston traffic? T.F. Green tapping into that loathing in new ads promoting flying out of RI

BY: - September 20, 2023

WARWICK — An airline pilot looks out the window to see lightning, smog, and gridlock on I-93 in Boston — “soul-crushing” in his words — before announcing there’s  an “easier way to fly.” That’s when the pilot recites the new tagline for the Rhode Island Airport Corporation’s newest television ad campaign seeking to sway more […]

Race, gender are focal points of final CD1 Democratic debate

BY: - August 31, 2023

The internet never forgets. Just ask Aaron Regunberg, whose since-deleted tweet in February suggesting he would sit out Rhode Island’s special congressional election to support  “progressive women who care about climate,” reemerged during a debate Thursday. Regunberg, a former state representative, was one of six Democrats to share the stage in Rhode Island College’s Sapinsley […]

Cranston senator accused of damaging SUV

BY: - June 23, 2023

State Sen. Joshua Miller, a Cranston Democrat, is facing a misdemeanor vandalism charge for allegedly keying an SUV with an anti-Biden sticker. Cranston Police said a man reported that he and a passenger were returning to the SUV in the Garden City Shopping Center parking lot on Thursday at around 4 p.m. when they heard […]