Newspapers and Magazines
The city's principal daily newspaper is The Providence Journal, which is published mornings. Providence Business News, a weekly tabloid, covers business, politics, and the arts in southeastern New England. Other publications include Rhode Island Monthly, the Providence Phoenix, and College Broadcaster. The American Mathematical Society publishes several journals in Providence.
Television and Radio
Television viewers in Providence may choose from five network affiliates, one public broadcasting station, and two independent stations. Cable service is also available. Twelve AM and FM radio stations, including a college station, provide formats ranging from big band music to progressive rock, talk, ethnically-oriented, and public radio programming.
Media Information: The Providence Journal, 75 Fountain Street, Providence, RI 02902; telephone (401)277-7000
City of Providence home page. Available www.providenceri.com
Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce. Available www.provchamber.com
Providence Journal. Available www.projo.com
Providence Public Library. Available www.provlib.org
Providence Schools. Available www.providenceschools.org
Providence/Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau. Available www.providencecvb.com
Waterfire. Available www.waterfire.org
Arnold, James N., ed. Narragansett Historical Register: A Magazine Devoted to the Antiquities, Genealogy and Historical Matter Illustrating the History of the State of RI and Providence Plantations (Heritage Books, 1994)
Avi, The Man Who Was Poe: A Novel (New York: Orchard Books, 1989)
Discuss this city on our active forum.