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Is the Battle for Newport Senate Seat the Preview to 2018 Elections in RI?

Newport (pictured) and Jamestown are set to vote in August. Does the result serve as a bellwether for next year's elections?

On one side is a Progressive Democratic candidate fresh off an upset win over the old school Democrats for the seat of Teresa… Read More



RI Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.2% in June, Employment Back to Pre-Great Recession Levels

RI unemployment rises to 4.2%

The Rhode Island unemployment rate rose to 4.2 percent in the month of June, up one-tenth of a percentage point from May,… Read More


Live Videos

LIVE: Shekarchi Says General Assembly Leadership Close To Budget Resolution

Joseph Shekarchi

Joseph Shekarchi, the Majority Leader of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, joined GoLocal LIVE on Wednesday… Read More



EG Man to Serve 10 Years in Federal Prison for Solicitation of 8-Year-Old Girl

An East Greenwich man was sentenced to serve 10 years in Federal Prison after enticing a minor to engage in sexual activity.


Live Videos

LIVE: Williams Explains His $3 Million Lincoln Library Donation

Former RI Supreme Court Chief JusticeFrank Williams

Former Rhode Island Supreme Court Chief Justice, and Abraham Lincoln scholar Frank Williams joined GoLocal LIVE on Wednesday… Read More



Fecteau: The Dumb & Dumber Approach to Healthcare

Donald Trump

Instead of fixing Obamacare, the GOP was set to dismantle it, and replace it with a plan of their own that rewards the… Read More



National Education Association of RI Blast Raimondo for Vetoing “Contract Continuation” Legislation

Governor Gina Raimondo

The National Education Association Rhode Island (NEARI) issued a blistering statement attacking Governor Gina Raimondo for… Read More



Common Cause Praises Raimondo for Signing Automatic Voter Registration Act

Automatic Voter Registration

Governor Gina Raimondo signed the automatic voter registration legislation into law making Rhode Island the ninth state to… Read More



Bishop: Red Tape for Rednecks . . . Who Knew

Johnny Nicholas

In my inveterate quest for earned media linking musical touring patterns to politics, it seems impossible not to observe that… Read More



Residential Properties Announces Sale of East Side Home for $2.1 Million

51 Prospect Street

Residential Properties Ltd. has announced the sale of 51 Prospect Street in Providence for $2,100,000, making it the… Read More


Live Videos

Chair 5 Chef Demora Announces Launch of New Menu on LIVE’s The Taste

Chef Tyler Demora

Chef Tyler Demora of Chair 5 talks about how his kitchen is focused on a dining experience that is French… Read More


Live Videos

Mariner Grille to Take Part in Calamari Festival, Lavalley Announces on LIVE’s The Taste

Paul Lavalley

General Manager Paul Lavalley of Mariner Grille amazed everyone with a tremendous sampling on GoLocal LIVE's… Read More


Live Videos

Trio’s Chef Slater Announces Opening of New Bar Space on LIVE’s The Taste

Chef Walter Slater

Chef Walter Slater of Trio in Narragansett joins GoLocal LIVE's The Taste and discusses the restaurants focus on local… Read More



Kraft Named Chairman of Committee for Joint 2026 FIFA World Cup Bid

Robert Kraft

New England Patriots and Revolution owner Robert Kraft will serve as the Honorary Chairman of the Board for… Read More



PC Men’s & Women’s Basketball Teams to Host Free Youth Basketball Clinic

The Providence College men’s and women’s basketball teams are set to host a free youth basketball clinic at… Read More



Raimondo Signs Executive Order Announcing Governor’s Bay Day 2017

Governor Raimondo announces Bay Day 2017

Governor Gina Raimondo signed an Executive Order announcing the the 29th Governor’s Bay Day will be held on July… Read More



Beacon Charter HS & Founders Academy Name New Principles

Beacon Charter High School for the Arts and the Founders Academy has named new principals for the 2017 school year.



Pedroia’s 3 RBIs Helps Red Sox Cruise Past Blue Jays 5-1

Dustin Pedroia had 3 RBIs in Red Sox win over Blue Jays

Dustin Pedroia had three RBIs and Drew Pomeranz gave up just one unearned run in 6 2/3 innings as the Boston Red… Read More



Providence East Siders Worried About ATV, Motorbike Incident

A large group of motorbike and ATV riders on the East Side of Providence - including some who threatened a young mother - FILE PHOTO YouTube

A incident on the East Side of Providence involving a group of motorbikes and ATVs - including some that threatened a mother… Read More



Newport Dem Senate Primary Goes to Progressive Euer, Who Faces GOP’s Smith in August

Euer wins Democratic Primary

Progressive Democrat Dawn Euer overwhelmingly won the Democratic Primary on Tuesday for Senate District 13 -- the seat… Read More



Frontier Airlines Expanding TF Green Service to Six More Cities—$39 Fares

Six new destinations announced by Frontier

The wins keep coming at T.F. Green Airport. On Tuesday, Frontier Airlines announced it will launch six new cities starting… Read More



City of Pawtucket Announces Locations of Cooling Shelters Open to Public

City of Pawtucket announces location of cooling shelters to avoid heat

The City of Pawtucket and Mayor Donald Grebien has announced the locations of cooling shelters at the Blackstone Valley… Read More



NEW POLL: Raimondo’s Approval Rating Second Worst in New England

Governor Gina Raimondo's approval rating in a ranking released Tuesday is at 43%.

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has an approval rating of 43% in the latest ranking released Tuesday by Morning… Read More


Live Videos

Americana Roots & Blues Songwriter Johnny Nicholas Performs on LIVE

Johnny Nicholas

Johnny Nicholas grew up in Westerly, but after 40 years living in Texas, he describes himself as a Texas songwriter with… Read More


Live Videos

LIVE: Working on Walking’s Silva Brings Awareness to Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Alyssa Smith

Alyssa Silva was diagnosed with a rare neuromuscular disease, Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), when she was just a few months… Read More



Newport Manners & Etiquette: Party Etiquette, Friendship Dilemmas, Resort Wear + Anorexia

In the heat of July handling friendship dilemmas, party etiquette, what to wear and body shaming, were all questions to Didi… Read More



Stages of Freedom to Host Grand Opening for New Museum in Prov

Stages of Freedom

Stages of Freedom will host a grand opening ceremony for its new museum, bookshop and event space set to open in Providence.



Chef Walter’s Flavors & Knowledge: Roast Beef & Eggplant Roll

This summer appetizer of sliced roast beef and grilled eggplant from your favorite market is served at room temperature. This… Read More



Providence Athenaeum Breaks Fundraising, Membership & Visitor Records

Providence Athenaeum

It is good times on College Hill. The Providence Athenaeum announced that annual fund contributions totaled… Read More



Narragansett Beer Represents RI at White House Made in America Event

Narragansett Beer at the White House

Narragansett Beer was chosen to represent Rhode Island at the Made in America product showcase at the White House.… Read More



Weiss: Social Security, Medicare Are Solvent..For Now

Just days ago, a released annual federal report, the 2017 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal… Read More



Newport Historical Society to Host American Revolution Walking Tour

American Revolution walking tour in Newport

The Newport Historical Society will host an American Revolution in Newport walking tour allowing tourists to see… Read More



College Admissions: 5 Endless Summer Colleges

Here in New England, sunny days, sandy beaches and sea breezes tend to make us forget about the immense snowbanks of winter.


Public Notices

CITY OF PROVIDENCE: Committee on Public Works Meeting July 19

The Committee on Public Works will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, July 19 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held on the… Read More


Public Notices

CITY OF PROVIDENCE: Juvenile Hearing Board Meeting July 18

The Juvenile Hearing Board will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, July 18 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held on the third… Read More



Gallery Z’s Local Artists Exhibit Runs Through August 6

Local artists exhibit at Gallery Z

Gallery Z on Federal Hill is set to open a new exhibit featuring local artists.  Th exhibit began on July 6… Read More



Hearthside Museum to Pay Tribute to 1904 World’s Fair

Hearthside House to pay tribute to 1904 World's Fair

The Hearthside Museum in Lincoln will pay tribute to the 1904 World’s Fair by celebrating Rhode… Read More


Public Notices

CITY OF PROVIDENCE: Special Committee on Education Meeting July 17

The Special Committee on Education will hold a regular meeting on Monday, July 17 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held on… Read More



slides: Eddie Money Brings Some Paradise To Indian Ranch

Eddie Money had your ticket to paradise at The Indian Ranch this past Saturday.



Miriam Hospital’s Vakharia Riesman Family Excellence in Teaching Award

Jamsheed Vakharia

Miriam Hospital surgeon Jamsheed Vakharia, M.D.,  received the 2017 Riesman Family Excellence in Teaching Award at… Read More



slides: 20 Great Ice Cream Places in RI

It is National Ice Cream month

With National Ice Cream month winding down and the weather heating up, has put together a list of some of the… Read More



Fit For Life: It’s Non-Negotiable!

When is the last time you stopped and looked at something, and started thinking, wow we really take these things for granted,… Read More



PC Starts Marketing New License Plates

PC begins marketing new license plates

Providence College announced that students, faculty, staff, alumni, fans and friends of the school who live in… Read More



Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Cool Down, Garden Style

PHOTO: Leonard Moorehead

Our work places are down-right cold, one complains their space is too hot, others wear jackets, and everyone wilts on… Read More



slides: 10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - July 14, 2017

Linda Calise will perform at Pot au Feu

Another busy summer weekend in Rhode Island with plenty of events going on that people of all ages can enjoy. 



slides: 10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend- July 14, 2017

Au Courant: a Benefit for Child & Family fashion show

Another busy summer weekend in Newport filled with events for all ages. 


Beauty & Fashion

Patriots’ Amendola Signs Modeling Deal With Ford Model

Danny Amendola PHOTO: Ford Model

New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola signed a modeling deal with New York-based modeling agency Ford Model.



Henna Artist, Silverteeth Performs & Robotics Expert on LIVE


Friday on GoLocal LIVE henna artist Heather Caunt-Nulton will explain how to avoid fake chemicals and make sure… Read More



Newport Music Festival Set to Kick Off 2nd Weekend

Beethoven's Wig

The Newport Music Festival is set to kick off the 2nd weekend of their 49th festival beginning on Friday and running through… Read More



Thursday on LIVE: Rickman, Child and Family, Providence Kayak Co. & Pangea App

Ray Rickman

On Thursday’s LIVE Civil Rights leader Ray Rickman continues his weekly opinion segment at 4PM. In ”Rickman's… Read More



Newport Manners & Etiquette: Doggy Bag Etiquette, Fender Benders, Hospitality Etiquette + More

Summers always stir up a frenzy of dating and hospitality etiquette questions from guests and hosts to Didi Lorillard… Read More



Top Steel Drum Musician and Rhode Island History Featured on LIVE at 4 PM Wednesday

Aaron Abrahamson Cote

Recognized as one of the elite percussionists and performers on the live music scene in Rhode Island, Aaron Abrahamson… Read More



Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Turbot Fillet With Cannellini Beans

In this recipe you may use dry porcini mushroom, mainly because fresh porcini are now out of season. The advantage of the… Read More



Organize + Energize: 5 Ways Technology Has Ruined Productivity

Working with clients, I’ve realized that many people have been hindered by technology. Kids, teens, and adults are… Read More

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