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GoLocal Investigation Leads to Reforms on $3.6M Commerce Deal with CA “Slumlord”

Lance Robbins, PHOTO:

An ongoing investigation into a $3.6 million deal between the RI Commerce Corporation and California developer Lance Robbins… Read More



Lardaro Report: Economic Conditions Improve in 4th Quarter, But Issues Warning

Rhode Island began the fourth quarter with what appears to be good news about its economic performance: The Current… Read More


Live Videos

Rickman’s Big View - The Challenges Facing RI’s Children

Ray Rickman's video editorial

Ray Rickman's weekly video opinion broadcast on GoLocal LIVE -- Rickman's Big View. 



ACLU, Ocean Community YMCA Settle Lawsuit Involving Public Breastfeeding Law

The ACLU of Rhode Island has reached a settlement with the Ocean Community YMCA involving Rhode Island’s… Read More



Why the Dolphin’s Could Be a Trap Game for the Pats

Tom Brady has had some ugly games in Miami

The all-time record between the New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins is 51–53 including the playoffs. And in… Read More



Smart Benefits: Extended OSHA Deadline for 2016 Injury, Illness Reports Less Than a Week Away

In November, OSHA extended by two weeks the date by which employers must electronically report injury and illness data… Read More



Whitcomb: CVS-Aetna; Pedestrian Bridge; Pour in More Pollution? O Jerusalem

Robert Whitcomb, columnist

Robert Whitcomb's weekly examination of everything that is important. Only Whitcomb offers such a collection of insights… Read More



EDITORIAL: Those Who Should Be Protecting Retirees Are Blocking The Effort to Investigate

For decades men and women — mostly women — who were nurses and support staff dedicated their lives to the… Read More



Centreville Bank Announces Hiring of New Vice Presidents, Mortgage Loan Officers

Teresa Telesmanick

Centerville Bank in West Warwick announced the hiring of two new vice presidents, Teresa Telesmanick of North Providence… Read More



Sunday Political Brunch: Is this a Franken-Stein Strategy?—December 10, 2017

The avalanche continues. Senator Al Franken, (D) Minnesota announced he will be stepping down amid sexual misconduct… Read More



Guest MINDSETTER™ Handy: ISO’s Visit & All That Gas

National Grid

The Providence Journal’s November 26 editorial, “Facing Reality with Natural Gas” (page A18) misses our… Read More



PC’s Suffers Ugly Loss to UMass

Nate Watson, score 5 points in the loss

The Providence College Friars suffered one of their ugliest losses in recent history on Saturday when they lost to the Umass… Read More



Guest MINDSETTER™ Mathieu - Vote Them Out of Office if They Approve New PawSox Deal

Ray Mathieu, former CFO for Providence Equity and was a candidate for the House in 2016

RI Senate Finance Chair Bill Conley and every Senate Finance Committee Member should be voted out of office if they approve… Read More


Live Videos

Restaurant Owner Yaffe Announces Wildflower Will Expand in 2018 on LIVE’s The Taste

Rob Yaffe

Rob Yaffe, the Owner of The Grange and Wildflower joined Rick Simone this week on GoLocal LIVE's The Taste and… Read More



RI’s BMX Star K-Rob Dies at Age 45


Rhode Island's Kevin "K-ROB" Robinson has died at age 45 of a stroke. He was one of the biggest stars in BMX and he… Read More



Brown Gets Big Win: Anderson And Bench Deliver

Anderson led all Brown scorers with 20 points

Sophomore guard Brandon Anderson scored a game-high 20 points, connecting on all 12 of his free throws, to lead… Read More



Annual Wreaths Across America State House Ceremony Set for Monday

Rhode Island Funeral Directors Association and Rhode Island House Veterans Affairs Committee is set to host the… Read More


Live Videos

FRIENDS WAY Provides Strategies To Support Grieving Children During the Holidays

Ryan Loiselle

Ryan Loiselle, Program Director of FRIENDS WAY, (Families Reaching Into Each New Day) says because the holidays… Read More



RI’s Vestas 11th Hour Racing Edged by Dongfeng at Cape Town In-Port Race

Dongfeng Race Team edged out Rhode Island’s Vestas 11th Hour Racing during the Cape Town In-Port Race on Friday. The… Read More



Chair of Board of Election Launches More Than 50 Tweets Attacking Critics and Reformers

Steve Erickson, Chair of the Board of Elections

The Chair of the Board of Election has launched more than 50 Tweets attacking critics of the board of election, those who are… Read More



Boston Herald Files for Bankruptcy, GateHouse Seeking to Buy

Boston Herald

The publisher of the Boston Herald Pat Purcell announced Friday afternoon to his employees that the tabloid had filed for… Read More


Live Videos

Taub on Jerusalem: “Liberal Jews are Loving Trump for What He Did”

Russell Taub

Former Rhode Island Republican Congressional candidate Russell Taub appeared on GoLocal LIVE where he lauded President Donald… Read More



Providence’s West Elmwood Intruders Involved in Fatal Accident Returning from Florida

West Elmwood Intruders Pee-Wee football players and family members were involved in a fatal car accident coming back from the… Read More


Live Videos

LIVE: Whitcomb on Al Franken’s Demise, St. Joseph’s Pension Debacle, and More

Bob Whitcomb

GoLocalProv columnist Bob Whitcomb weighed in on Senator Al Franken stepping down, the PawSox legislative battle heating up,… Read More



GoFundMe Page Started for Survivor of Fatal West Elmwood Intruders Accident

A GoFundMe page has been started for the woman who survived the fatal crash that took the life of her friend, as the two… Read More



Monday on LIVE: Former Pro Football Player Rowley & “Money Man” Sasse

Kyle Rowley on build a business after football

Former arena football player Kyle Rowley also joins Josh Fenton on Business Monday. Rowley is a Bishop… Read More



Weiss: Medicare Takes a Blow Under GOP’s Major Tax Plan Fix

In early December, the GOP-controlled Senate passed by a partisan vote of 51 to 49 its sweeping tax rewrite (with Republican… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

Alex and Ani Announces Charity by Design Collection By Celebrities Cuoco, Moore & Olsen

Mandy Moore

Alex and Ani announced its latest Charity by Design collection to benefit the Epidermolysis Bulls Medical Research… Read More



25 Things You Must Do This Winter in New England

Get out the coats, scarfs, and hats because winter has arrived.  While winter is not everyone's favorite time of… Read More



Fit For Life: Can You Say You’ll Have No Regrets?

I was at a conference last weekend and the instructor did a very interesting… Read More



Friday on LIVE: Musician Taylor, Nutritionist Mulligan & Columnist Whitcomb

Livingston Taylor

His career as a professional musician spans 50 years, Livingston Taylor joins Molly O’Brien on GoLocal LIVE on Friday… Read More



Neighborhood Health Plan: One of Highest Rated Health Plans in U.S.

Neighborhood Health Plan

Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island is one of the highest-rated health plans in the country for the 16th straight year,… Read More



United Way of RI Launches Online Giving Tool - “MyFund”


United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) has launched a new online giving tool called “MyFund.” The tool allows… Read More



Health Care Union Files Lawsuit Against Care New England Over Memorial Hospital Closure

Memorial Hospital

The battle over the closure of Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket took another turn. The United Nurses and Allied Professionals… Read More



10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - December 8, 2017

The holidays are inching closer there are still plenty of things to do in Newport to get into the season. This… Read More



Thursday on LIVE: RI Comedy Hall of Fame’s Collins & Providence’s Monteiro

Doreen Collins

In 2015, Doreen Collins was the first female to be inducted into the Rhode Island Comedy Hall of Fame. 



Four Nurses Honored by Women & Infants With Excellence Awards

Melissa Maher (center), recipient of Women & Infants’ Carol Opiekun Scholarship Award

Four nurses were honored by Women & Infants Hospital with excellence awards for their impact on patient care.



New England Pride TV Starring Dale LePage, Season 3 Episode 4

Dale LePage

Dale LePage has launched season 3 episode 4 of his show "New England Pride TV."



Pawtucket Public Library Awarded $60K Grant by Champlin Foundation

The Pawtucket Public Library’s awarded a $60,000 grant from the Champlin Foundation for the restoration and… Read More



Newport Manners & Etiquette: When Harry Met Meghan, Best Secret Santa Gifts & A Son with Three Dads

Harry met Meghan and they're a team! Stop looking for the best Secret Santa gifts, the etiquette of having three dads,… Read More



Wednesday on LIVE: House Finance Chair Abney & The Grange’s Yaffe

Marvin Abney

On Wednesday’s GoLocal LIVE, House Finance Chair, Marvin Abney will join GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle to talk… Read More



Chef Walter’s Flavors & Knowledge: Tuna With Oregano & Tomato

Tuna steak is very versatile, and can be adopted in many applications. This dish of clear Mediterranean influence is… Read More



Pot au Feu Restaurant to Host Cooking Class

Pot au Feu Restaurant in Providence will host a one-day cooking class featuring professional instruction for… Read More



Tuesday on LIVE: Prof. Lawless, Former RI Hospital President Iannuccilli, & The Horse-Eyed Men

The Horse Eyed Men

American University Professor Jennifer Lawless joins News Editor Kate Nagle on LIVE to talk about the latest on the Mueller… Read More



10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - December 5, 2017

Snoopy and others are in need of loving homes

Calling all animal lovers! If you're on the lookout for a new pet for you or your family, look no further.



Organize + Energize: Email Clutter During the Holidays

During the holidays, we see extreme activity in our email inboxes.  The important emails get mixed in with the… Read More



Gallery Z’s Affordable Art Exhibit Features Over 400 Artists

Gallery Z on Federal Hill is in the midst of its Affordable Art exhibit that features over 400 locally, nationally or… Read More



slides: Christmas Magic at The Park Theatre with Melissa Etheridge

Multi-Grammy Award winner Melissa Etheridge brought her Merry Christmas, Baby tour to The Park Theatre on Saturday. 



Woonsocket’s Laroche to be Featured Soloist in RI Philharmonic’s “Messiah”

Nicholas Laroche

Woonsocket’s Nicholas Laroche is the featured soloist appearing in the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and… Read More



Getting There Is Half The Fun - Wedding Transportation Tips

Glamour and

Over the years wedding transportation has transformed from horse and buggy to car with cans tied to the back to limo. We have… Read More



Fit For Life: Unleash Your Potential…

I started working out at 19 years-old when a good friend told me I was skinny and needed to start lifting weights. After… Read More



Huestis: A “Gem” of a Meteor Shower & Other Stargazing Highlights

 Another year of enjoying the heavens is rapidly drawing to a close. We’ve been fairly successful in viewing many… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

Alex And Ani Designs Trophies for 2017 Team USA Awards

2017 Team USA Awards trophy designed by Alex and Ani

Alex and Ani designed trophies for the 2017 Team USA Awards for the third straight year. 



Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Garden Size Love Handles

Fresh air. Sunshine. Clean water. Open space. Purposeful movement. Gardeners know the impetus. We invented the calendar… Read More

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