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Rhode Islander on Trump’s Short List for Vice President—Rhode Islander on Trump's Short List for Vice…

Riley: RI Pension Shortfall Far Outweighs Budget Surplus—Riley: Rhode Island Pension Status

Trump Leads Clinton for 1st Time in General Election Poll—Trump Leads Clinton for 1st Time in General…

Recovered Human Remains Suggest EgyptAir Plane Was Brought Down by Explosion—Recovered Human Remains Suggest EgyptAir Plane Was Brought…

Jamestown Police Officer Age 24 Killed by Wrong Way Driver Over Night—Jamestown Police Officer Age 24 Killed by Wrong…

Horowitz: Unpopular Presidential Nominees Create Opening for Libertarians—Horowitz: Unpopular Major Party Nominees Create Opening for…

NCAA Lacrosse Final 4 Takes Center Stage This Weekend - Meet the Teams—NCAA Lacrosse Final 4 Takes Center Stage This…

Organize + Energize: Is Your Cluttered Bedroom Killing Your Mood?—Organize + Energize: Is Your Cluttered Bedroom Killing…

PC Basketball’s Comings and Goings—PC Basketball's Comings and Goings

Providence “Giving Garden” to Help Food Bank, Special Needs Individuals—Providence "Giving Garden" to Help Food Bank, Special…



Mattiello: No Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants This Year in RI

Mattiello has said no licenses for undocumented immigrants this session. Photo: GoLocalProv

Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello said Monday that the Rhode Island House of Representatives will not take up licenses… Read More



NEW: RI Ethics Commission Finds Probable Cause That Lally Violated Revolving Door Law

Former Rep. Donald Lally

The Rhode Island Ethics Commission on Tuesday found probable cause that former Rhode Island State Representative Donald Lally… Read More



Rhode Islander on Trump’s Short List for Vice President

Gen. Michael Flynn (RET) on the left, with his now deceased mother, Helen, and his brother Gen. Charlie Flynn

The New York Post is reporting a short list of Vice Presidential candidates for Donald Trump and one Rhode Islander made the… Read More



EDITORIAL: Poor Journalism Shames Member of the Military, Overblown Editorial Undermines Reform

A Providence Journal news article published on Friday unveiled that five members of the House Finance Committee were absent… Read More



Riley: RI Pension Shortfall Far Outweighs Budget Surplus

RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner

As we approach June 30, 2016 all the pension plans in the State will have finalized their performance. Fiscal Year 2016 has… Read More



Trump Leads Clinton for 1st Time in General Election Poll

Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton in general election polling, according to RealClearPolitics. 



Recovered Human Remains Suggest EgyptAir Plane Was Brought Down by Explosion

Burn marks found on recovered human remains from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 suggest that it was an explosion which… Read More



Jamestown Police Officer Age 24 Killed by Wrong Way Driver Over Night

Ryan Bourque

Jamestown Police Officer Ryan Bourque, 24, was killed in a wrong way accident on Rt. 95 on Sunday night. Bourque was on his… Read More



Horowitz: Unpopular Presidential Nominees Create Opening for Libertarians

NBC News summed up its recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News Poll by accurately labeling the two likely major party nominees,… Read More



slides: NCAA Lacrosse Final 4 Takes Center Stage This Weekend - Meet the Teams

The NCAA Lacrosse National Championship is set to be decided this Memorial Day weekend in Philadelphia with the… Read More



slides: PC Basketball’s Comings and Goings

Ben Bentil is the most recent Friar to leave the program.

The Providence College Friars men's basketball team has lost 7 players who had remaining eligibility for the… Read More



video: Providence “Giving Garden” to Help Food Bank, Special Needs Individuals

Led and co-founded by Moses Brown students Abraham Bloom and Sinjon Goldberg, the Providence "Giving Garden" is dedicated to… Read More



RI Ranks as Worst State in U.S. for Military Retirees

Rhode Island ranks as the worst state in the country for military retirees, according to a recent study done… Read More



Projo Ridicules Legislator as “No Show” While He is at Military Service

Representative Carlos Tobon was at U.S. Coast Guard training when called a

A state legislator who was serving at required training in the U.S. Coast Guard was one of the members of a General Assembly… Read More



Rep. Morgan Demands Changes or Elimination of Legislative Grants Program

Patricia Morgan

State Representative Patricia Morgan is calling to either eliminate legislative grants or get politics out of the… Read More



NEW: Leaders Condemn Anti-Semitism After Swastika Defaces Pawtucket Jewish Center

The swastika defacing the Kollel Center for Jewish Studies on Sunday. Photo: Jewish Alliance of Rhode Island

Religious and community leaders gathered at the Congregation Ohawe Shalam in Pawtucket Monday morning to condemn the… Read More


Patriarca Papers

slides: FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 42 (Nazis, “Negroes” and La Cosa Nostra)

Patriarca's crime organization has been tied to everything from having New England players fix games to Frank Sinatra to… Read More



Cranston Police Officer Medeiros Receives National Officer of Month Award

Officer Brenton Medeiros

Officer Brenton Medeiros of the Cranston Police Department has received the Officer of the Month Award for May 2016 from the… Read More


Patriarca Papers

slides: Cheat Sheet 42 The Patriarca Papers – Nazis, Negroes and Buying a Chevy Dealership

Lincoln Downs - Now Twin River PHOTO: FLICKR - Boston Public Library

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More



More Than 120 People Dead After Bombings in Syria

Bombings perpetrated by ISIS in the Syria coastal cities of Jableh and Tartus have killed more than 120, according to… Read More



Moore: A Bad News Week For RI Reformers

Patricia Morgan

Good government reformers are held to a higher standard, Russ Moore points out.



COMING WEDNESDAY: The 50 Greatest Living Rhode Islanders

GoLocal reached out many of Rhode Island’s experts and leading influencers in a range of fields to ask them who are the… Read More



Rescuing Providence: Part 3 - 1252 Hours Through 1543 Hours, a Book by Michael Morse

I always thought that a day in the life of a Providence Firefighter assigned to the EMS division would make a great book. One… Read More



Smart Benefits: With ACA Deadlines Looming, Prepare to File Now

With the ACA deadlines for applicable large employers to file Forms 1094-C and 1095-C with the IRS – May 31 for paper… Read More



Weiss: Rhode Island Lawmakers Can Say Never Again

On October 15, 2015, anti-Semitic and racist leaflets were distributed on Providence’s East-side.  Just months ago… Read More



Organize + Energize: Is Your Cluttered Bedroom Killing Your Mood?

Have you ever thought about how the clutter in your bedroom is affecting your mood? I’m not even talking about your… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

Brown Grad Shruti Nagarajan Crowned Miss RI 2016

Shruti Nagarajan

Shruti Nagarajan, Miss Providence County, has been crowned Miss Rhode Island 2016 and Kate DePetro, Miss West Bay's… Read More



College Admissions: How a College Can Take Back Your Acceptance

How can a college turn an acceptance into a rejection? It's easier than you think.

According to the National Association for College Admission Counseling, about 35% of colleges report rescinding college… Read More



slides: The Met School Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

The Met School in Providence and Newport is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. 



Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Tomato, the Love Fruit

PHOTO: Leonard Moorehead

Tomatoes are a staple in my garden and easily grown in yours too. Treat yourself to the home garden’s supreme delicacy,… Read More



Pet Safety Tips for Memorial Day Weekend Travel

Memorial Day Weekend is nearly hear and travel plans are being made and you may be wondering what to do with pets while you… Read More



slides: The Rides at Lupo’s

Kenny Wayne Shepherd of The Rides rocked Lupo's earlier this week.

The Rides, a new band led by legendary musician Stephen Stills, cruised into Providence earlier this week. The band is a bona… Read More



Beastie Boys’ Founder John Berry Passes Away at 52

Beastie Boys

John Berry, one of the founding members of the Beastie Boys, and person responsible for the band's name, passed away on… Read More



157 Pregnant Women in the U.S. Test Positive for Zika Virus

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that 157 women in the United States have tested positive for… Read More



slides: 10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - May 20

A busy weekend in Rhode Island. The events include Brown lacrosse in the NCAA quarterfinal, the Newport Oyster festival is… Read More



“This Week at the Movies” May 20, 2016

Welcome to "This Week at the Movies in Rhode Island" -- a new feature the previews what's coming, being made, and… Read More



RI Oral Health Foundation to Host 5th Annual Free Dental Clinic in June

PHOTO: rimom.org

The Rhode Island Oral Health Foundation will hold its 5th annual Mission of Mercy free dental clinic on Saturday, June 4 and… Read More



slides: 5 Live Music Musts-May 20, 2016

Guitar Guru Joe Bonamassa Plays PPAC Tomorrow

“5 Live Music Musts” features some notable guitar players this week, starting tonight with (country) “Stars… Read More



slides: Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - May 20

A weekend of fun in Newport. Newport Vineyards is hosting an acoustic show and the Newport Waterfront Oyster Festival and… Read More



Fast and Cheap Zika Detection: Coming Soon

Detecting the Zika virus isn’t cheap or easy, but a diverse crew of collaborative scientists is… Read More



Newport Jazz Festival Awarded $100,000 Leadership Grant

The Newport Jazz Festival was awarded $100,000 through a leadership grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation… Read More



Newport Manners & Etiquette: Talking to The Technology

As the new authority, is technology killing off good manners and etiquette? Is it time for bots to manner-up and… Read More



Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Ciaramicola Cake

Ciaramicola is a traditional cake from Perugia, Umbria’s capital city. In a past when things were simple, young women… Read More



Weiss: The Age of Disruption Tour’ Comes to Cranston

Bill Thomas PHOTO: States AARP.org

Internationally- acclaimed aging expert Dr. Bill Thomas and musical guest Nate Silas Richardson come to the Ocean State to… Read More



NEW: Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars Recalled Due to Possible Contamination

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Quaker Oats Company is voluntarily recalling a small… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

slides: The 2016 Miss RI Pageant Set for May 22 - Meet the Contestants

PHOTO: Miss RI Facebook

A new Miss Rhode Island and a new Miss Rhode Island's Outstanding Teen will be crowned on Sunday, May 22 by the Miss… Read More



video: The Wonderful Show: Expectations vs. Reality - Graduating College

The Wonderful Show is a new feature on GoLocal and highlights the talent of local comedian Evan Smith.



Organize + Energize: The Harmful Effects of Dry Cleaning Bags

What happens to your clothes when you bring them back from the dry cleaners? Do you take them out of the plastic bags and… Read More



slides: 10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - May 17

Shelton 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.



UNAP, Elected Leaders to Urge Health Dept. to Halt Memorial Hospital Closings

The United Nurses and Allied Professionals will join state and city elected leaders to call on Gov. Gina Raimondo and the… Read More



video: NEW: Lineup for 2016 PVDFest Announced

PHOTO: PVDFest Facebook

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and creative partner FirstWorks announced details and schedule of PVDFest set for June 2 to… Read More



College Admissions: 700 is the New 670 on SAT

Last week, the Collegeboard released the first round of its newly designed SAT scores to students, along with head spinning… Read More



slides: The Science Behind Picking the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie in Providence

Teresa and I are a we, having similar tastes, culinary backgrounds, and gently warped senses of humor. Occasionally, as… Read More



slides: The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies in Providence

Aaron Fitzsenry, an assistant Chef for Brown Dining Services, and his wife Teresa took a couple of hours out of their weekend… Read More



Fit For Life: The Triple D Will Take You There…

I love to watch the food network at night before I fall asleep. I don't watch the news or anything that sends any… Read More