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RI HISTORY

At 350 years running, Newport’s White Horse Tavern is the oldest restaurant in the country

The White Horse Tavern is the oldest restaurant in continuous operation in the US. It opened in 1673 and its included on lists of the oldest continuously running restaurants in the world.

RI POLITICS

Providence City Council approves reworked ProvPort deal, sending to mayor’s desk

According to the agreement, which will allow ProvPort to operate for another 30 years, ProvPort will pay 9 percent of is annual revenue to the city, up from 5.5 percent previously.

Bob Odenkirk honored as Hasty Pudding’s Man of the Year

The Emmy-winning actor stood before a packed theater in a frilly pink dress as Hasty Pudding members took turns poking fun at him and his career.

RI POLITICS

To reflect R.I. Assembly’s increased diversity, legislators change name of caucus

The 21-member group is now the Rhode Island Black, Latino, Indigenous, and Asian American and Pacific Islander Caucus.

RI politics

Rhode Island political news: February 2023

Regular updates about Rhode Island politics and political leaders.

NH CRIME

New Hampshire still challenged by Sununu Youth Services Center abuse scandal

The allegations span six decades, with 150 staffers accused of physically or sexually harming hundreds of children at the Sununu Youth Services Center, formerly called the Youth Development Center. Now, the state is seeking to eliminate all but about 20 of the plaintiffs.

To celebrate Truck Day, Red Sox to host #GiftOfSox Friday on social media

The eighth annual #GiftOfSox campaign will kick off at 9 a.m. Friday as the team performs various acts of kindness to fans using the hashtag throughout the community, the Red Sox said in a statement.

RHODE MAP

🥶 It’s about to get dangerously cold outside

It's a good day to give every kid two warm baked potatoes to use as hand warmers.