RSS (Really Simple Syndication)

What is RSS?

RSS is a popular way to pull in news and information from across the Web. "Really Simple Syndication" enables Web sites and blogs to send you content updates automatically.

RSS feeds can be easily added to a variety of sources, from a My Yahoo home page, to a desktop application or even downloaded much like email in applications such as , Microsoft Outlook or Apple’s Mail.

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RSS feeds on are marked by the buttons shown below. Clicking or tapping on this button will link you directly to the RSS feed.

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Rhode Island State Government Feeds

  • RSS Mix of all agencies
  • RSS Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
  • RSS Arts Council (RISCA) blog
  • RSS Rhode Island Attorney General
  • RSS Rhode Island Building Code Commission
  • RSS Department of Business Regulation
  • RSS Department of Children, Youth & Families
  • RSS Contractors Registration Board
  • RSS Department of Corrections
  • RSS Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • RSS Rhode Island Board of Elections
  • RSS Office of Economic Recovery & Reinvestment
  • RSS Department of Elderly Affairs
  • RSS Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency
  • RSS Rhode Island Fiscal Fitness
  • RSS Rhode Island Rhode Island Geographic Information System (RIGIS) News
  • RSS Rhode Island Geographic Information System RSS Feed
  • RSS Office of the Governor
  • RSS Rhode Island Department of Health News
  • RSS Rhode Island Department of Health Job Vacancies
  • RSS Rhode Island Department of Health Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
  • RSS Rhode Island Executive Office of Health & Human Services
  • RSS Rhode Island Highlights from
  • RSS Department of Labor & Training (Hot Jobs)
  • RSS Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS)
  • RSS Office of the Lieutenant Governor
  • RSS Rhode Island State Police Bulletin
  • RSS Rhode Island Department of Revenue
  • RSS Traffic Conditions (Department of Transportation) - Providence
  • RSS Department of Transportation Advertised Jobs and Bids
  • RSS Department of Transportation Press Releases
  • RSS Office of the General Treasurer
  • RSS Events Calendar from RI Tourism

Available Feeds from the Office of the Secretary of State

  • RSS Rhode Island Office of Secretary of State News
  • RSS Feed of Secretary of State Open Meeting Feeds

    A comprehensive list of many of the public RSS feeds available from the Secretary of States office is available as it’s own syndicated feed.

  • RSS Upcoming open meetings

    Note: to get minutes for a specific entity you can include that entity in the URL:

    user0_1=YourEntityName%25 (this is optional)

    RSS Example URL for Bristol

  • RSS Recently filed minutes

    Note: to get minutes for a specific entity you can include that entity in the URL: user0_0=YourEntityName%25 (this is optional)

    RSS Example for Charlestown:

Available Feeds from the City of Providence:

  • RSS Feed of all Providence Feeds
  • RSS Providence Press Releases
  • RSS City News
  • RSS Providence Arts Calendar (Today's events)
  • RSS Providence Arts Calendar
  • RSS Providence Meeting Notices
  • RSS Providence City Council Press Releases
  • RSS City Council Meeting Docket
  • RSS Providence Parking Bans
  • RSS Providence Public Library News
  • RSS Providence Public Library Upcoming Events

Available Feeds about other RI Cities and Towns:

  • Cities & Towns section of

    A variety of RSS feeds with information relevant to each municipality in Rhode Island can be found on individual pages at:

  • RSS Town of Bristol
  • RSS East Providence

Available feeds from the Federal Government:

  • The Federal Government RSS Library

    U.S. Government RSS Library, a comprehensive directory of RSS and XML feeds as part of the Web site.

    See also:

    RSS FirstGov RSS Library

  • RSS Rhode Island Weather Feed

    Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Rhode Island Issued by the National Weather Service