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NEW: Providence’s Al Forno Featured as a Best Pizza Spot in the US—Another accolade for Al Forno

John Perilli: Peter Neronha, US Attorney & Rising Political Star?—He could be tough to beat...

NEW: Kate Simons Joins Shawmut Design as New Project Manager—Will manage construction projects for state's top hospitals

Local Songwriter Parodies Gordon Fox and Calamari Legislation—Check out these political parodies for yourself

Michael Riley: Rhode Island’s Potential Pension Nightmare—Headed for disaster...

Rob Horowitz: The Civil Rights Act, 50 Years Later—Celebrating a milestone...

Fund for Community Progress Honors GoLocalProv + Other RI Leaders—Recognizing outstanding contributions to the RI community

Organize + Energize: 7 Reasons to Hire a Professional Organizer—With a little help from your friends...

International String Trio to Perform at Pot au Feu in Providence—A fabulous evening of music, food and wine

RE/MAX Reports 1.3% Increase in Pending RI Home Sales for March—Increase in pending sales, but decrease in home…

 
 
 
 

News

Guns on RI Campuses. Who is Armed?

Just one day after the University of Rhode Island announced plans to arm campus police, RIC and CCRI said they will not do… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Block: Fung Flip-Flops on Corporate Tax Cut

Ken Block

Republican gubernatorial candidate Cranston Mayor Allan Fung has been called out by opponent Ken Block -- as well as… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Fung Campaign Calls on Ken Block to Release Tax Returns

Cranston Mayor and GOP gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung has called on fellow candidate Ken Block to release his 2013 tax… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Ajello, Tsiongas Endorse Aaron Regunberg for District 4 Seat

Candidate for State Rep. Aaron Regunberg

State Representative for the East Side of Providence Edith Ajello and former East Side State Representative Nick Tsiongas… Read More

 

Politics

Roach: When the Assembly Doesn’t Listen, Rhode Islanders Must Act

It’s time to test a theory. The theory I’m testing is this – Rhode Islanders give a rat’s behind about what their… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Solomon Unveils Plan to Create 2,000 Jobs, Rebuild Schools

Providence mayoral candidate and City Council President Michael Solomon unveiled a detailed 10-year vision to rebuild… Read More

 

News

PODCAST: Guns on RI Campuses. Who is Armed?

Just one day after the University of Rhode Island announced plans to arm campus police, RIC and CCRI said they will not do… Read More

 

Politics

Providence Community Library to Host Mayoral Candidate Forums

Providence Community Library (PCL) will host “Meet the Candidates” forums where candidates for Mayor of Providence will… Read More

 

Politics

John Perilli: Peter Neronha, US Attorney & Rising Political Star?

Rhode Island’s U.S. Attorney Peter Neronha could be a strong candidate for public office, believes John Perilli

He’s a no-nonsense public servant who has battled white-collar crime and rooted out corruption. He has the legal chops to… Read More

 

Business

NEW: Kate Simons Joins Shawmut Design as New Project Manager

Kate Simons, Project Manager in the Healthcare and Life Sciences Division at Shawmut Design and Construction

Shawmut Design and Construction has announced that Kate Simons has joined the firm in the Rhode Island office as a Project… Read More

 

News

Rhode Island Pension Reform Showdown - Who Will Prevail?

With a September trial date for Rhode Island's pension reform lawsuit looming just months away following failed mediation… Read More

 

Real Estate

NEW: Providence’s Dean Hotel Featured in Surface Magazine

New Providence boutique hotel, the Dean has been featured in the April 2014 edition of Surface Magazine.

 

Politics

Michael Riley: Rhode Island’s Potential Pension Nightmare

Much of Rhode Island will be headed for disaster later this year, according to Michael Riley.

Rhode Island’s widely heralded innovation, the Pension Reform Act of 2011, now appears to be in danger, to be tested in… Read More

 

News

PODCAST: Rhode Island Pension Reform Showdown - Who Will Prevail?

With a September trial date for Rhode Island's pension reform lawsuit looming just months away following failed mediation… Read More

 

Politics

Rob Horowitz: The Civil Rights Act, 50 Years Later

The 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 celebrates the incredible progress the nation has made.

Last week President Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton came together at a Civil… Read More

 

Block Blasts Fung, Taveras, Raimondo for Support of Fox

Ken Block called out some of his other running mates for the Governor's race by pointing to partnerships between gubernatorial candidates Allan Fung, Gina Raimondo, and Angel Taveras and recently ousted Speaker of the House Gordon Fox, in a press conference on Wednesday afternoon.

Food

NEW: Providence’s Al Forno Featured as a Best Pizza Spot in the US

The legendary pizza of Al Forno is once again lauded, this time by the editors of Food & Wine Magazine.

The editors of Food & Wine magazine have named their Top Pizza Spots in the US and Providence's Al Forno Restaurant has… Read More

 

Lifestyle

video: Local Songwriter Parodies Gordon Fox and Calamari Legislation

Local singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell

Local songwriter Billy Mitchell has released two new Rhode Island political parody songs titled “Fox on the Run” and… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: 7 Reasons to Hire a Professional Organizer

Is your disorganization spiraling out of control? Then it may be time to bring in some extra help.

Everybody is aware that you have to recognize that there is a problem before you can fix it. It’s okay to ask for help. We… Read More

 

Lifestyle

TRENDER: Dancer, Writer, Social Activist - Sara David

Who are the Rhode Islanders leading in arts, fashion, food, and style? They're Trenders, and GoLocalProv offers a glimpse… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Dear John: Okay To Date Your Ex’s Sibling? Depends On The Sibling

What’s your problem? Write to John at dearjohn@golocalprov.com.

 

Food

International String Trio to Perform at Pot au Feu in Providence

Slava Tolstoy, Ippei Ichimaru and Ben Powell of the International String Trio.

Pot au Feu has announced that the International String Trio will perform at the restaurant on Monday, April 28. In… Read More

 

Health

NEW: Rhode Island Influenza Deaths Up, High Elderly Toll

Thirteen people, most of them in their 80s and 90s, have died from influenza this season, many since the arrival of the… Read More

 

Food

NEW: Rhode Island Named 6th Best State to Eat Local

Rhode Island is one of the best states in the nation when it comes to providing access of local food to its residents,… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: 8 Ways Teens Can Explore Careers This Summer

Summer career programs are a great way to try out a specialty before committing to a college major.

As summer draws near, many families forget that summer is the perfect time for students to explore career options.  With a… Read More

 

Lifestyle

video: What’s It Like to Intern at GoLocalProv?

It could be the coolest, and most challenging, internship there is. See what the interns of GoLocalProv got up to this… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: Success Starts with Getting on the Right Path

In order to be successful at anything in life, you need to follow the right path that will get you there

In order to be successful at anything in life, you need to follow the right path that will get you there. Along this path… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: Getting Out: 10 Great New England Golf Courses + Mini Golf Spots

The best thing about spring…outdoor activities. Once the cold weather subsides we’re all yearning to spend as much time in… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Five Live Music Musts – April 11, 2014

Jerry Douglas and Tempest

We promise living legends, good vibrations and kick ass rock and roll this weekend! Read on for our list of the top five… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Richard and Sharon Jenkins to Receive Trinity Rep’s Pell Award

Pell Award recipients Richard and Sharon Jenkins.

Trinity Rep has announced that Academy-award nominated film and stage actor Richard Jenkins and his director/choreographer… Read More

 

Food

Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard Wins Big at Int’l Wine Competition

Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard won 3 medals in the 14th Annual Finger Lakes International Wine Competition held March 29-30.

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