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25 Things You Have to Do in RI Before the End of Summer—Summer may be winding down, but there's still…

Newport Jazz Festival 2015: Friday Highlights—The 61st annual Newport Jazz Festival arrived at…

5 Live Music Musts - July 31, 2015—We’re at the peak of the summer music…

Finneran: To Kill An American—You probably missed this item in the rush…

10 Great Things To Do In Newport This Weekend - July 31—10 Great Things To Do In Newport This…

Mandatory HPV Vaccinations for RI Students Blasted by Opponents—All Rhode Island 7th grade students will soon…

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Near Zero—Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Near Zero

10 “Don’t Miss” Acts at Newport Jazz—The 2015 Newport Jazz Festival begins Friday and…

The Annual Charlestown Seafood Festival is Back—The Annual Charlestown Seafood Festival is Back

Moore: Forget GE, RI Can’t Even Retain Teespring—Moore: Forget GE, RI Can't Even Retain Teespring



EXCLUSIVE: Head of RI Trucking Association Arrested for Obscene Calls to Officials

Wright is the incoming chair of the RI Trucking Association

The incoming Chair of the Rhode Island Trucking Association, Stephen Wright, was arrested for making "crank or obscene" phone… Read More



Red Sox President & CEO Larry Lucchino to Step Down

Larry Lucchino

Boston Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino will step down from his position, according to reports.



Guest MINDSETTER ™ John Loughlin: National Security is Embedded in the Arctic

In recent years it has become obvious that energy independence is at the centerpiece of our national security.



Revs Beat Toronto 3-1 as Jermaine Jones Returns

Jermaine Jones

The New England Revolution (8-9-7) defeated (8-8-4) Toronto FC 3-1 on Saturday night at Gillette Stadium. The game… Read More



Guest MINDSETTER ™ Rep. Gregg Amore: A 33 % Raise is Not a Good Idea

Both of these comments that appeared in the July 25 edition of The Providence Journal refer to Governor Raimondo’s… Read More



Sen. Lombardi Demands Cranston Police Report Released

Senator Frank Lombardi

Senator Frank Lombardi (Democrat - District 26, Cranston) is calling for the public release of a state police report on… Read More



GoLocalProv’s Player of the Week for Elorza’s Midnight Summer Basketball League

Cody Crawford

Each week GoLocalProv selects the top Player of the Week for Mayor Jorge Elorza's Midnight Summer Basketball League.… Read More



Guest MINDSETTER™ Nick Cicchitelli: For Ploutus, Mt. Olympus

The success of austerity as macroeconomic policy is predicated on the assumption that said austerity would build an… Read More



Dates are Set for Brady’s Federal Court Appeal

Tom Brady

New York Judge Richard Berman has set dates for the Tom Brady appeal hearing, and it will all be over well before the season… Read More



Will a Rhode Island Firm Win the $5 Million Tourism Campaign?

Who will win Rhode Island's request for proposals for a new $5 million tourism campaign? The deadline for response… Read More



slides: Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not - July 31, 2015

Russ Moore

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



Providence City Council Candidate and Campaign Worker Arrested by State Police

Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell

Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces… Read More


Patriarca Papers

video: GoLocalTV: Previewing Section 1 of the Patriarca Papers

For the past year, GoLocal reporters and editors have been working to gain access to the Federal Bureau of… Read More



Jencunas: Conservative Case for the Downtown Smoking Ban

As a conservative, I have a healthy skepticism toward government trying to force its’ preferences onto citizens.… Read More



Friday Financial Five – July 31, 2015

The initial estimate on the second quarter’s Gross Domestic Product, the main measure of economic productivity, came in… Read More



Finneran: To Kill An American

You probably missed this item in the rush of news, but there was a report that someone in Pakistan had published in a… Read More



Mandatory HPV Vaccinations for RI Students Blasted by Opponents

The RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity is speaking out against the mandatory vaccination of Rhode Island… Read More



Guest MINDSETTER ™ Walter S. Felag, Jr: RI Senate’s Ongoing Commitment to RI Veterans

The 2015 legislative session was another meaningful year for our state’s veterans. I am very proud of all of the bills… Read More



RI Education’s Biggest Battle is Playing Out at One School

Three districts are embroiled in a court battle over the opening of a new charter school in Woonsocket in what is shaping up… Read More



slides: Districts Take Charter School to Court - See the Charges

See the charges leveled against a proposed new charter set to open this fall.



Judge Taft-Carter Dismisses Pension Lawsuits, But Fight To Continue

Judge Sarah Taft- Cart, the Rhode Island Superior Court Judge who has been at the center of the pension lawsuits for almost 4… Read More



slides: The Deflategate Scandal: A Timeline of Events

Tom Brady

With Tom Brady and the NFLPA set to take the NFL to federal court it marks a good time to take a look back at everything that… Read More



REPORT: FitchRatings Warns of Impact on Twin River

The latest report issued by the rating service Fitch finds that the new Plainridge Park Casino is taking a bite out of Twin… Read More



RI ACLU Asks Fung for Full Report on Cranston Police Dept. Investigation

Mayor Fung

The American Civll Liberties Union of Rhode Island called on Cranston Mayor Allan Fung to release the full, unredacted report… Read More



Carol Anne Costa: Teddy Roosevelt Would Not be Pleased

Theodore Roosevelt

I remember the pictures of Teddy Roosevelt, our nation’s 26th President in the pages of textbooks in grammar… Read More



slides: 25 Things You Have to Do in RI Before the End of Summer

The Block Island Ferry awaits.

Summer may be winding down, but there's still plenty of time to get out and experience all that Rhode Island has to… Read More



Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Summer Garden Vacations

Basil and container. Photo courtesy of Leonard Moorehead

To so many now is the penultimate garden season. All is lush, sunflowers reach skywards, their golden blooms follow the… Read More



Huestis: “Thunderstones” of August: the Perseid Meteor Shower

Rocks have been falling from the sky since the Earth coalesced out of the solar nebula 4.6 billion years ago. At the dawn of… Read More



slides: Newport Jazz Festival 2015: Friday Highlights

The Newport Jazz Festival returned to Fort Adams Friday

The 61st annual Newport Jazz Festival arrived at Fort Adams State Park on Friday.



NEW: ‘My Father’s Vietnam” to Premiere at RI Film Fest

My Father's Vietnam, a documentary film by Providence filmmaker Soren Sorensen will make its world premiere at the 19th… Read More



RI Resident Named Chair of American Lung Association’s Leadership Board

Jason Carosi

Rhode Island Resident Jason Carosi has been named the Chair of the American Lung Association's Leadership Board in Rode… Read More



10 Great Things To Do In Newport This Weekend - July 31

Kick off your weekend with a bang when you attend any of GoLocal's featured activities on Friday. But don't stop… Read More



6th Annual Summit Music Festival Set for August 15

The 6th annual Summit Music Festival will return to Lippitt Park in Providence on Saturday, August 15th from 1 to 6 p.m.… Read More



RI Urban Teens to Perform “The Harlem Strut” in Providence on August 8

Photo credit: Robb Dimmick

An ensemble of twelve urban teens will be performing some of America's greatest jazz standards in "The Harlem Strut" on… Read More



10 “Don’t Miss” Acts at Newport Jazz

Cassandra Wilson Plays the Newport Jazz Festival (Photo: Mark Seliger)

The 2015 Newport Jazz Festival begins Friday and with over 50 acts scheduled, there’s something for every fan.… Read More



It’s All About Education: The Benefits of Intergenerational Programs

A three-year-old sits on a sofa with an octogenarian, reading a Dr. Seuss book. At a table nearby, several preschoolers and… Read More



Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Tuscan Schiacciata With Caramelized Onions

Originally cooked in the ashes of the hearth, schiacciata, which means "squashed," is usually about an inch thick.



Newport Manners & Etiquette: Hot and Cold Etiquette

Knowing what not to talk about to a preteen and what to do about excessive air-conditioning, were top questions to Didi… Read More



The Annual Charlestown Seafood Festival is Back

The Charlestown Seafood Festival will be held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday August 7, 8, and 9, 2015 at Charlestown’s… Read More



Organize + Energize: 6 Ways to Get Energized by Being Organized

When you are disorganized, you waste precious energy. You waste energy that could be transferred to tasks that really need… Read More



Ask a Bartender: Where are the Best Beach Bars in New England?

If you couldn’t tell by the flood of Zac Brown Band lyrics in any of your social news streams, one of the most beloved… Read More



slides: 10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - July 28, 2015

Harrison Ford 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.



Pawtucket Arts & Culture Adds 2 Awards Recognizing Kids With Disabilities

The Pawtucket Arts and Culture Commission has announced two new awards to recognize Rhode Island youths with disabilities who… Read More



Providence Author Elaine Chaika to Speak at Symposium Books on August 8

Elaine Ostrach Chaika

Providence's Elaine Ostrach Chaika will speak at Symposium Books on August 8th at 5 p.m.  to promote her new book… Read More



Newport Folk Festival 2015: Sunday Highlights

Fans Dance to the Music at Newport Folk

The final day of the Newport Folk Festival commemorated the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan "going electric" with an all star… Read More



Four Steps to Creating a Healthy Lifestyle

That new diet you started, your new exercise routine, your pledge to start flossing daily — why are they so hard to… Read More



College Admissions: Insider Secrets for Pre-Med Applicants

The road to medical school and becoming a doctor isn’t what it used to be.



slides: The Best Beaches in Rhode Island

As summer rolls on and the hot weather arrives on a much more consistant basis, GoLocalProv ranks the best beaches in the… Read More



Newport Folk Festival 2015: Saturday Highlights

James Taylor Played Newport Folk Saturday

Saturday was another historic day at the Newport Folk Festival. The surprise guest was superstar James Taylor, who returned… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Expert: Midsummer Style

Even though summer has been well-established for only a few weeks, soon the back-to-school commercials will be served up… Read More



Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Summer Garden Vacations

Photo courtesy of Leonard Moorehead

To so many now is the penultimate garden season. All is lush, sunflowers reach skywards, their golden blooms follow the… Read More



Fit For Life: Smash Your Goals!

I was speaking with a gentleman that came in for a free trial session the other day, and I always ask a new prospect the same… Read More



Reading With Robin on Women’s Wellness Day

Never Too Late is the theme of this year’s Women’s Wellness Day, which is happening on Saturday, September 19th… Read More



Newport Folk: Top Friday Acts

My Morning was the Surprise act at Newport Folk on Friday

The Newport Folk Festival got off to a great start on Friday at Fort Adams State Park. Some exceptional performances and a… Read More



5 Live Music Musts - July 24, 2015

Spirit Family Reunion Plays Newport Folk Saturday

There’s something for everyone this weekend on "5 Live" as we highlight the Newport Folk Festival and a major event at… Read More