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NEW: RI Dept. of Health Reports 2 Deaths, 274 Injuries from Storm Juno—RI Department of Health reveals two deaths and…

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?—Who's hot? Who's Not? Find out here

What to Watch For: Super Bowl XLIX - Patriots vs. Seahawks—The Super Bowl will be a classic game…

NEW: Rep. Solomon Submits New Bill Requiring Public Budgets to be Posted Online—Rep. Joseph J. Solomon Jr. has introduced legislation…

Friday Financial Five – January 30, 2015—Employment numbers again looked positive, with an unemployment…

5 Live Music Musts - January 30, 2015 - The Best Dive Bars—Restaurant owners would shudder at the thought of…

The Cellar: 2015 Boston Wine Expo—What is widely considered to be the America's…

Dunn’s Triple - Double Leads PC Past DePaul, 83-72—Kris Dunn posts a triple-double, Friars beat DePaul…

Finneran: When The Law is an Ass……—I don’t know the source of the above…

Providence Top 20 Legal Settlements—See the top 20 legal settlements by category…



Over 1300 Gunshots Reported in Providence in Past Two Years

The City of Providence had over 1300 calls reporting gun shots to the police since the beginning of 2013, according to a… Read More



NEW: Romney Decides Not to Run in 2016

On Friday morning, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney announced that he will not make a bid for the White House in… 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 sports.



What to Watch For: Super Bowl XLIX - Patriots vs. Seahawks

Tom Brady and Bill Belichick will be looking for their 4th Super Bowl title

The Super Bowl will be a classic game as two of the top teams in the NFL fight to become champions. What matchups could… Read More



NEW: Rep. Solomon Submits New Bill Requiring Public Budgets to be Posted Online

Rep. Joseph Solomon

Rep. Joseph J. Solomon Jr. has introduced legislation that would make public entity budgets available in digital form through… Read More



video: KIMMEL - Who Deflated the Balls?

Any time a big controversy or news event happens, there's always a bunch of people who step up to claim… Read More



Friday Financial Five – January 30, 2015

Employment numbers again looked positive, with an unemployment rate for December of 5.6%. Jobless claims have fallen to the… Read More



RI High School Graduation Rate Up to 81%

The high school graduation rate in Rhode Island rose to 81 percent in 2014, an increase of 1-point over the previous year and… Read More



NEW: Dept. of Labor To Host Job Fair For New Quonset Facility

The RI Department of Labor and Training will host a job fair at the Providence netWORKri Career Center on February 2 and 3,… Read More



slides: Dunn’s Triple - Double Leads PC Past DePaul, 83-72

Kris Dunn

The Providence College Friars men's basketball team (16-5, 6-2 Big East) defeated  ( 11-11, 5-4 Big East)… Read More



Finneran: When The Law is an Ass……

I don’t know the source of the above quote. Perhaps it was Dickens who loved to mock the pompous nonsense of his… Read More



Jencunas: Juno Response Big Win For RI Elected Officials

Rhode Island’s elected officials found a silver lining in this week’s blizzard. Their response to the storm was… Read More



Providence Spends $1M on Legal Settlements

The City of Providence spent just over $1 million last year settling lawsuits and legal claims ranging from a lawsuit over… Read More



slides: Providence Top 20 Legal Settlements

See the top 20 legal settlements by category paid out by the City of Providence last year.  



NEW: Alex and Ani Announces Retail Expansion

Cranston-based jewelery manufacturer Alex and Ani announced on Thursday plans to open 12 new stores across the United States… Read More



NEW: Brown’s Endowment Underperforms Ivy League By 14%

Brown University

Brown University’s endowment is performing at a rate of 14% lower than its Ivy League peers, according to the 2014… Read More



Providence Ranks as Least Bible-Minded City in US

For the third year in a row, Providence topped the list of least "bible-minded" city in the country.



RI Blood Center Needs Donors after Blizzard Juno

The Rhode Island Blood Center is seeking volunteer donors to help recoup the loss of donations from Tuesday after Blizzard… Read More



Carol Anne Costa: Juno Exposed - Our Strengths

A driveway, a sidewalk, a parking lot, a local road, a state road or, an interstate highway; when covered in snow they… Read More



MA’s Seasonally Unadjusted Unemployment Rates Drop 1.9 %

The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD) today reported that the seasonally unadjusted unemployment… Read More



Darrelle Revis vs. Richard Sherman - Who To Take On Sunday?

Darrelle Revis has helped change the Patriots defense

Richard Sherman and Darrelle Revis are two of the elite cornerbacks in the NFL and will look to lead their team's to a… Read More



video: Conan - Gronkowski vs. Lynch in Mortal Kombat X

Before they hit the field on Sunday for their Super Bowl matchup, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski  and Seahawks… Read More



Biruta’s Buzzer Beating Tip - in Win’s Game 64-63 For URI

Gilvydas Biruta

The URI Rams men's basketball team (14-5, 6-2 A-10) defeated the ( 5-13, 0-7 A-10) Fordham Bronx Rams 64-63 on Wednesday… Read More



DePaul - PC Set For Thursday at 2 p.m., Tickets are $1

The Providence College men's basketball game against Depaul that was supposed to be on Tuesday night is now set… Read More



NEW: Crowdfunding for Newport Tall Ship Damaged by Juno Begins

Crowdfunding has begun for the the Newport tall ship, a replica of the USS Providence, that was damaged during Blizzard Juno.



NEW: RI Dept. of Health Reports 2 Deaths, 274 Injuries from Storm Juno

The Rhode Island Department of Health has revealed that two died during blizzard Juno as a result of shoveling snow… Read More



5 Live Music Musts - January 30, 2015 - The Best Dive Bars

Tom Rush appears Saturday night at the Greenwich Odeum

Restaurant owners would shudder at the thought of their business being referred to as “a… Read More



The Cellar: 2015 Boston Wine Expo

Rob Bleifer, Executive Chef of food networks kitchens

What is widely considered to be the America's largest consumer wine expo, as well as best wine-tasting deal around, is… Read More



Providence Fit Body Boot Camp To Host Grand Opening Celebration

There will be a grand opening celebration for Providence Fit Body Boot Camp on Saturday, January 31st.



Rhode Island Brew Fest Returns To Pawtucket January 31

The third annual Rhode Island Brew fest is returning to the Pawtucket Armory at 172 Exchange Street on Saturday, January… Read More



slides: A Look at the 2015 Super Bowl Commercials

See what role former James Bond star Pierce Brosnan plays.

One of the best parts of the Super Bowl are the commercials. Year after year, the Super Bowl commercials are one of the big… Read More



It’s All About Education: A Recipe for Disaster - Common Core Standards for Kindergarten

On January 13th, Defending the Early Years and the Alliance for Childhood released a report titled Reading Instruction in… Read More



Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Chicken Cacciatore

Classic Italian dish often referred to as hunter’s stew. Early recipes may have been made with rabbit or chicken, and… Read More



Leather Storrs: Why Restaurants Should Get Rid of Tipping

The threat of a higher minimum wage has got some restaurants in full panic mode, while others are already moving to solutions… Read More



Newport Manners & Etiquette: Planning A Family Wedding + More

The thoroughly modern wedding etiquette of the short engagement before a family wedding is not surprisingly a popular trend… Read More



Organize + Energize: 5 Reasons Paper Clutter Forms

You know if you have paper management issues. You have paper scattered in every room. It’s by the entry way on a table,… Read More



Send GoLocalProv Your Blizzard Juno Photos

Over the next two days, take part in all of the snow storm drama by sending GoLocalProv your blizzard photos! We will be… Read More



College Admissions: Best Ski + Snowboard Colleges in the West

Last week, we focused on the best ski and snowboarding colleges in the East. This week, we head out west to tackle even… Read More



NEW: Viola Davis Wins Screen Actors Guild Award

Central Falls native Viola Davis won a Screen Actors Guild Award for “Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a… Read More



15 Famous (and Infamous) Quotes about Providence and Rhode Island

Rhode Island may be a small state, but people sure do have a lot to say about us. Check out some quotes about the Ocean State… Read More



Fit For Life: The Rule of Expectation

Matt Espeut

When I went to write this week’s column, I thought about how we set standards for ourselves. Do we set the bar only so… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Expert: The Caring Hour – Before Bed Winter Beauty Rituals

Cold biting winds and below freezing temps are harsh on skin and we can all use some TLC right now. Before-bed beauty… Read More



Leonard Moorehead, TheUrban Gardener: Snow is Good for Gardens

Polar vortex, wind chill factors, deep layers of snow, long periods of cold, and lots of ice are all on gardener’s… Read More



5 Live Music Musts - January 23, 2015

Fleetwood Mac Plays the Dunkin Donuts Center Wednesday Night

 We kick off today with a 5 LIVE ALERT – The LINKIN PARK show this weekend at the Dunkin Donuts Center has been… Read More



RI Dept. of Health Reports 7 Overdoses Since Jan. 1

In 2014, 90% of the 231 screened cases involved at least one opioid drug.

The Rhode Island Department of Health released an updated report on apparent accidental drug overdose deaths, use of Narcan… Read More



“Focus On Public Art” To Showcase Nine RI Artists At Wheeler School

This work, by Rhode Island artist Nicole Chesney, is featured in the Wheeler School exhibition.

A public arts initiative will be celebrated on Thursday, January 22 at The Wheeler School in Providence.



Newport Manners & Etiquette: Winter Entertaining + More

Smoking when it's not tobacco and taking shoes off at the door are winter party etiquette questions, along with when to… Read More



It’s All About Education: Free College Tuition - Why Just Community College?

Lauri Lee

President Obama’s proposal that two years of community college should be free for all students who maintain a minimum… Read More



Carreau Joins Newport Women’s Health

Gail Carreau, M.D.

Newport Hospital has announced that Gail Garreau, M.D., has joined Newport Women's Health as an… Read More



Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Vichyssoise

Vichyssoise (Vee-she-su-waa-ze) is a hearty soup of leeks and potatoes and is generally accepted as being created by Chef… Read More



Leather Storrs: How Russia Can Teach Us to Enjoy a Meal

Everything goes in and out of fashion, but the resurgence of Russian food is as unexpected as it is peculiar.



Trinity Rep Looking For 2015 RI Pell Award Nominees

The Pell Awards honor Senator Claiborne Pell and recognize artistic excellence in Rhode Island.

Trinity Repertory Company is inviting the public to nominate outstanding local artists for the 2015 Rhode Island Pell Awards… Read More



East Greenwich’s Dowd & Associates Launches Shoe Drive

Between now and April 30, 2015, bring your used shoes of any kind to Dowd & Associates at 5853 Post Rd, East Greenwich.

Dowd & Associates has launched a drive to collect 25,000 shoes to help the poor.  Used and new shoes can be dropped… Read More



Organize + Energize: 10 Tips For Organizing Your Spare Room

It’s the room you hate to go into.  You get stressed every time you walk by it. You continue to quickly throw… Read More



10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - Jan. 20

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