Handy Quick List: 40 Rhode Island Newspapers Now Online

GenealogyBank is rapidly growing—we now have over 40 Rhode Island newspapers online for you to trace your genealogy. That’s a lot of local RI papers!

Search for your ancestors in multiple newspaper titles from Providence, Newport and other popular cities in Rhode Island. Here is the complete list of RI newspapers currently available in our archives. Bookmark this list of Rhode Island newspapers that is frequently updated to stay abreast of newly added titles.



Date Range


BristolMount Hope Eagle1/10/1807 – 10/8/1808Historical Newspapers
CharlestownCharlestown Press8/3/2006 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
CoventryCoventry Courier1/14/2011 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
CumberlandValley Breeze7/19/2001 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
East GreenwichEast Greenwich Pendulum1/20/2011 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
HopkintonWood River Press8/3/2006 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
NewportCompanion5/2/1798 – 7/20/1799Historical Newspapers
NewportGazette Francoise11/17/1780 – 1/2/1781Historical Newspapers
NewportGuardian of Liberty10/3/1800 – 9/26/1801Historical Newspapers
NewportNewport Gazette1/16/1777 – 12/26/1777Historical Newspapers
NewportNewport Herald3/1/1787 – 9/17/1791Historical Newspapers
NewportNewport Mercury6/19/1758 – 12/30/1876Historical Newspapers
NewportRhode-Island Gazette10/4/1732 – 3/1/1733Historical Newspapers
NewportRhode-Island Museum7/7/1794 – 12/29/1794Historical Newspapers
NewportRhode-Island Republican10/3/1801 – 4/21/1841Historical Newspapers
North KingstownStandard-Times1/20/2011 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
North ProvidenceNorth Providence Breeze2/2/2006 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
PawtucketPawtucket Times1/1/1898 – 2/28/1921Historical Newspapers
PawtucketTimes10/7/2009 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
PawtucketValley Breeze, The: Pawtucket Edition8/19/2009 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
ProvidenceAmerican10/21/1808 – 10/17/1809Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceAmerican Journal3/18/1779 – 8/29/1781Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceColumbian Phenix1/2/1808 – 1/8/1814Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceImpartial Observer8/11/1800 – 3/6/1802Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceLiterary Cadet and Rhode-Island Statesman4/22/1826 – 7/18/1829Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceManufacturers’ & Farmers’ Journal1/3/1820 – 9/18/1876Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceMicrocosm, American and Gazette4/17/1830 – 6/5/1830Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceProvidence Evening Press3/14/1859 – 11/13/1878Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceProvidence Gazette8/31/1762 – 10/8/1825Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceProvidence Journal1/2/1799 – 12/30/1801Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceProvidence Patriot1/15/1814 – 12/27/1834Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceProvidence Phoenix4/28/1802 – 12/26/1807Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceReligious Intelligencer5/13/1820 – 11/4/1820Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceRhode-Island American10/20/1809 – 2/1/1833Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceState Gazette1/4/1796 – 7/2/1796Historical Newspapers
ProvidenceUnited States Chronicle1/1/1784 – 5/17/1804Historical Newspapers
SmithfieldValley Breeze & Observer2/2/2006 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
WakefieldNarragansett Times1/21/2009 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
WarrenBristol County Register3/11/1809 – 3/31/1810Historical Newspapers
WarrenHerald of the United States1/14/1792 – 12/12/1812Historical Newspapers
WarrenTelescope11/6/1813 – 6/28/1817Historical Newspapers
West WarwickKent County Daily Times1/22/2011 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
WesterlyWesterly Pawcatuck Press7/1/2009 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
WesterlyWesterly Sun4/27/2000 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
WoonsocketCall10/8/2009 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries
WyomingChariho Times1/20/2011 – CurrentNewspaper Obituaries



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