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Tobacco Free RI to Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary of Smoke Free Workplaces—Sunday, March 1 will mark the 10 year…

21-Time Emmy Winner, West, to Speak at Wheeler on Women’s Movement—21-Time Emmy Winner, West, to Speak at Wheeler…

Fit For Life: Jobs—In these times, so many people are looking…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Patience is Virtuous—Good grief, will the snow ever melt?

RI Beauty Expert: Choosing a New Spring Raincoat—Gone are the days when spring meant a…

Huestis: Reason for the Season(s)—Folklore tells us that March comes in like…

Brown Earns Second Straight Win, Beat Penn 75-69—Brown Beats Penn 75-69

Sky Chiefs Set to Wrap Up Regular Season Home Schedule On Sunday—Sky Chiefs host Staten Island in last regular…

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of Star Trek, Has Died at 83—"We are assembled here today to pay final…

Friday Financial Five – February 27, 2015—Economic conditions have propelled a transition from owning…



INTERACTIVE: Every RI School Cafeteria Health Code Violation Map

How clean is your school's cafeteria?  Take a look at GoLocalProv's interactive map of cafeterias throughout… Read More



NEW: Prov. School Bus Drivers to Vote on New Contract Tuesday Night

Providence school bus drivers are scheduled to vote Tuesday night on a new contract that could either avert a strike, or if… Read More



Tobacco Free RI to Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary of Smoke Free Workplaces

Sunday, March 1 will mark the 10 year anniversary of smoke free indoor public places and workplaces in Rhode Island. 



slides: Brown Earns Second Straight Win, Beat Penn 75-69

J.R. Hobbie

The Brown Bears men's basketball team (13-15, 4-7 Ivy) defeated (7-17, 2-8 Ivy) Penn, 75-69 on Friday night at the… Read More



Sky Chiefs Set to Wrap Up Regular Season Home Schedule On Sunday

Shane DaRosa

The Providence Sky Chiefs (12-7) will host the (3-7) Staten Island Vipers in their last regular season home game on Sunday,… Read More



Rhode Island’s Diversity Explosion—See Where

RI is getting more diverse the younger it gets -- see just how much so BELOW.

Rhode Island's share of white residents is shrinking with each generation -- and an interactive data map produced by the… Read More



Leonard Nimoy, Spock of Star Trek, Has Died at 83

Leonard Nimoy as Spock on Star Trek in the 1960's.

"We are assembled here today to pay final respects to our honored dead. And yet it should be noted that in the midst of our… Read More



Raimondo Announces Formation of Working Group to Reinvent Medicaid in RI

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signs an executive order establishing a

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed an executive order on Wednesday establishing a "Working Group to Reinvent… Read More



Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

Every Friday, GoLocalProv's Russ Moore breaks down who is rising and who is falling in RI politics, business, and… Read More



Latino Home Mortgage Applications in RI Decreased 53% from 2007 to 2013

The Latino Policy Institute and HousingWorks RI, two policy groups at Roger Williams University, have released… Read More



Friday Financial Five – February 27, 2015

Economic conditions have propelled a transition from owning to renting as home ownership is at the lowest level in twenty… Read More



Nesselbush, Ruggiero to Host State Celebration For International Women’s Day

Rep. Deborah Ruggiero

Rhode Island State Senator Donna Nesselbush and Representative Deborah Ruggiero are hosting a state celebration of the United… Read More



Finneran: Random Thoughts on Life’s Merry-Go-Round

Wednesday’s GoLocal article about the possibility of the minor league Red Sox affiliate abandoning Pawtucket for… Read More



RI’s Highest Paid Municipal Bosses

At least 150 department heads, top aides, and other city and town leaders in Rhode Island earn six figures or more,… Read More



slides: The Top 30 Highest Paid Municipal Bosses - See the List

From chiefs of staff to chief executives, see which local municipal officials in Rhode Island are paid the most. 



NEW: RI Sec. of State Gorbea Releases “Restart Rhode Island” Report

Nellie Gorbea

Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea's Transition Committee released its "Restart Rhode Island" report on Thursday.



Jencunas: Providence PawSox Stadium - Boon or Bust?

Depending on who you ask, the proposed move of the Pawtucket Red Sox to Providence is either the next Providence Place Mall… Read More



Real-Time Tracking: RI’s Publicly Traded Companies

Track Rhode Island's major publicly traded companies with GoLocalProv and FindTheBest's new, real-time interactive… Read More



The $20 Million Preserve OPEN, is Announced and Dubbed, “Greatest Day in Golf”

(L-R) Chairman of The Preserve, Paul Mihailides, CEO of BENRUS, Giovanni Feroce, Dir of Operations, PGA, Troy Pare and NEPGA's Mike Higgins

The Preserve OPEN was announced on Wednesday and called the “Greatest Day in Golf.” The PGA open tournament… Read More



slides: URI Falls 60-59 to Davidson in A-10 Thriller

Hassan Martin

The URI Rams (19-7, 11-4 A-10)  fell 60-59 to (20-6, 11-4 A-10) Davidson on Wednesday night at the Ryan Center. The loss… Read More



Carol Anne Costa: There’s No Crying in Baseball - A Team of Our Own

“There’s No Crying in Baseball!” Am I right? Newsflash... there has been lots of crying in baseball this… Read More



Director Michael Fine to Resign from Dept. of Health

Dr. Michael Fine, Director of RI Dept. of Health

Governor Gina Raimondo announced the resignation of Dr. Michael Fine, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health… Read More



slides: See the 50 Cafeterias with the Most Health Violations

See the 50 cafeterias with the highest number of health code violations from 2012 through 2014.  These inspections were… Read More



Giannini: Public Servants Deserve Our Thanks, Not Derision

No doubt this has been one of the worst winters we have seen in a long time.  Not only because of a repeated snow… Read More



Saul Kaplan: Has Personalized Medicine Finally Arrived?

Did you see the recent news that the FDA has approved the first direct-to-consumer genetic test in the U.S.? Can you say… Read More



21-Time Emmy Winner, West, to Speak at Wheeler on Women’s Movement

Betsy West, an executive producer at Storyville Films and an associate professor at the Columbia School of Journalism, will… Read More



Fit For Life: Jobs

In these times, so many people are looking for jobs. And there are many others who are out there, like me, looking to hire… Read More



Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Patience is Virtuous

Good grief, will the snow ever melt? The cold frames wear snow caps, most perennials are mere suggestions, only the resilient… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Expert: Choosing a New Spring Raincoat

Gone are the days when spring meant a trip to the city with Mom to buy a new spring coat and black patent leather… Read More



Huestis: Reason for the Season(s)

Folklore tells us that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. While March is meteorologically a spring month,… Read More



slides: Providence Neighborhoods with the Most Restaurants

Al Forno, in Fox Point

GoLocalProv in partnership with Find The Best identified the Providence neighborhoods with the highest… Read More



The Cellar: A Wine For Cold Winter Nights

I find it difficult to match wines with the kind of frigid cold weather we are experiencing these days. When it is warm… Read More



94 HJY Radio Personality Kevin Mulhern Writes Children’s Book

Author and Rhode Island radio personality Kevin Mulhern

Local radio personality Kevin Mulhern, producer and on-air talent of The Paul and Al Show on 94 HJY, has published his… Read More



App-Tastic: The 7 Best Health and Fitness Apps

It’s ok to admit that tracking your gym habits and your foods has become an obsession. Doing so keeps you on track, it… Read More



GoLocalProv Interview: Sarah Potenza of The Voice

Sarah Potenza

Sarah Potenza is on a roll. Earlier this week, the Rhode Island native became a household name on The Voice,… Read More



Rickman To Host “Value of the Book” Workshop on March 7 in Providence

Ray Rickman will be hosting a value of the book workshop on Saturday, March 7 from 12-1:30 p.m. at Knight Memorial Library… Read More



Sen. Reed, Others to Read to Preschoolers For Books Are Wings

Senator Jack Reed

On Monday, March 2, Senator Jack Reed along with student-athletes from Brown and Bryant Universities and volunteers from… Read More



Leather Storrs: Organic Gardening and The Power of Poop

The subject of fecal transplanting seems a suicide intro for a food column. And yet, the very fact that we have progressed to… Read More



It’s All About Education: How Vaccination Affects Schools – and Society

Lauri Lee

Vaccination used to be something that a patient (or his or her parent) decided upon with the guidance of a doctor. It was… Read More



Newport Manners + Etiquette: The Blue Tuxedo + Other Updates

Wedding etiquette on trend with colorful tuxedos, what to know about shirttail etiquette, suspenders, and what the British… Read More



Providence Is the Third “Most Organic” City In the US

Photo: Steven Depolo/Flickr

Providence is the third most organic city in the US, according to a study done by Campbell Soup Company and… Read More



Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms

Vegan stuffed mushrooms are a vegetarian take on the traditional stuffed mushroom recipe, which is usually laden with… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

Alex And Ani Charity By Design Donates $20 Million in Four Years

Alex and Ani of Cranston has announced that their Charity By Design division has awarded $20-million since it… Read More



New “Gilded” Age Hotel coming to Newport

Interior of a Gilded guest room, via gildedhotel.com

Lark Hotels has announced the opening of a new theme hotel in Newport in time for the tourist season. "Gilded" is “a… Read More



Composer Philip Glass Performing, Speaking in Providence This Week

Renowned composer Philip Glass will be visiting and performing in Providence this Wednesday and Thursday.  FirstWorks,… Read More



RI Native Shines on The Voice

Singer-Songwriter Sarah Potenza

Rhode Island native Sarah Potenza has quite the voice. Over the last few days, America has discovered what many locals… Read More



Organize + Energize: 5 Reasons You Procrastinate

You have a project you’ve wanted to tackle. You’ve been procrastinating forever. Why do you think you… Read More



10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - Feb. 24

Riley and others need homes

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



Book Signing and Fundraiser to Benefit Local Boy With Muscular Dystrophy

All proceeds from the event will go Benjamin and his family to help cover the costs of a wheelchair accessible van.

New York Times bestselling author and one of Oprah Winfrey’s “Top 30 Women Writers” Jenna Blum will be… Read More



slides: BENRUS Opens First Store

BENRUS, the lifestyle brand with roots going back to World War II, has launched its first store. The resurection of the… Read More



College Admissions: 5 Ways To Survive College Decision Season

March decision season is about to commence for seniors. Each day, students will stalk the mailman, check their in-boxes a… Read More



WATCH: RI Native to Appear Monday on “The Voice” Season Premiere

Sarah Potenza

Watch the sneak preview of RI Native Sarah Potenza's appearance on NBC's singing talent competition.



Oscar Night: Rhode Island’s Academy Award Connections

Rhode Island has more connections to the Academy Awards than you might think. 



slides: 20 Things To Look Forward To This Spring In New England

It might not feel like it, but spring is only weeks away. March 20 officially marks the first day of spring, and we've… Read More



Fit For Life: The Magic Bullet

Matt Espeut

I found it! The magic bullet. The one component of exercise that is guaranteed to work. It will get you fitter, faster,… Read More