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Weiss: Sensible Advice from Seasoned Folk to the Class of 2015—Sensible Advice from Seasoned Folk to the Class…

Stiffer Penalties For Hit & Run Drivers, Good Samaritan Law Expansion: This Week at the State House—Performance based funding for public colleges, stiffer penalties…

Reading With Robin: Loved it Hard, Love it Soft—One of my favorite things about sharing special…

RI Beauty Expert: Chic Styling – Getting White Right—Summer’s unofficial opening day is upon us. If…

Matt Fecteau: Let’s Talk About Online Voting—The United States should discuss, and debate whether…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Sweet Memory—The most enduring sense is smell. We are…

RI Has Highest Percentage of Deficient Bridges in Country—RI Has Highest Percentage of Deficient Bridges in…

Most Traveled, Deficient Bridges in RI - See The List—The American Road and Transportation Builders Association recently…

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not - May 22, 2015—Every Friday, GoLocalProv's Russ Moore breaks down who…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Luis Vargas: Rhode Island Families Deserve a Choice—I doubt many if any of you know…

 
 
 
 

News

Governor Proposing Truck Tolls to Fund RI Infrastructure Bank

Governor Gina Raimondo is eyeing tolls on trucks as part of the funding plan for a state Infrastructure Bank, which has been… Read More

 

News

slides: Weiss: Sensible Advice from Seasoned Folk to the Class of 2015

This month, notable and professionally successful commencement speakers are again gathering at the nation’s Colleges… Read More

 

Politics

Stiffer Penalties For Hit & Run Drivers, Good Samaritan Law Expansion: This Week at the State House

Performance based funding for public colleges, stiffer penalties for hit and run drivers and more. Here is what happened this… Read More

 

Business

NBC 10 Claims Big Ratings Victory Over WPRI 12

NBC 10 was once again the most watched television news station in Southern New England during the just-completed May ratings… Read More

 

Politics

Matt Fecteau: Let’s Talk About Online Voting

The United States should discuss, and debate whether online voting is feasible. 

 

News

RI Has Highest Percentage of Deficient Bridges in Country

The state of Rhode Island has easily the highest percentage of deficient bridges of any state in the country according to… Read More

 

News

Most Traveled, Deficient Bridges in RI - See The List

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association recently released a list of the most traveled, deficient bridges in… Read More

 

Politics

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not - May 22, 2015

Russ Moore

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

 

News

video: GoLocalTV: Providence Firefighters Oppose Elorza’s Shift Plan

On Thursday, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza announced the findings of a report commissioned by Public Financial Management… Read More

 

Politics

Guest MINDSETTER™ Luis Vargas: Rhode Island Families Deserve a Choice

I doubt many if any of you know who I am, so let me start by saying that my name is Luis Vargas and I am a product of school… Read More

 

Business

Friday Financial Five – May 22, 2015

Instead of taking Social Security benefits as early as possible, word is spreading that delaying the receipt of benefits is… Read More

 

Politics

Finneran: Would you Fight - and Die - For America?

The words “happy” and “Memorial Day weekend” have always seemed incongruous to me. The somber memory… Read More

 

News

Fire Fighters Sue Providence After GoLocal’s Riley Unveils Missing $60 Million

Providence Fire Fighters' Union is Suing the City of Providence for $60 million in missing Pension Funds. This… Read More

 

News

The RI Ambulance Services with the Most Health + Safety Violations

Just over 41 percent of ambulances and other emergency service vehicles in Rhode Island in 2014 had violations of state… Read More

 

Business

WPRO Boss is Fired

Radio Veteran Barbara Haynes

Long serving General Manager Barbara Haynes for the WPRO AM and FM radio groups in Rhode Island was fired Wednesday by… Read More

 

News

slides: RI Ambulance Service Violations - See the List

See the local ambulance services that had the most Health Department violations last year.  

 

News

NEW: College Unbound Approved as Rhode Island’s Newest College

College Unbound Students

College Unbound has been officially declared a degree-granting college through a unanimous vote by the Rhode Island Council… Read More

 

Business

NEW: Providence Ranks 32 in City Energy Efficiency

The City of Providence ranks 32 of 51 U.S. City's in city energy efficiency, according to the City Energy Efficiency… Read More

 

News

NEW: PARCC Tests to Be Shorter in RI, All States Next Year

The Rhode Island Department of Education announced Thursday that the Governing Board of the Partnership for Assessment… Read More

 

Business

195 Commission Announces New BioTech Proposal for Providence Land

The 195 Commission has announced a new proposal for development of the former interstate land has been submitted -- by groups… Read More

 

News

Narragansett Bay Commission to Hold Watershed Conference at Goddard Park

Students, teachers, and guests from nine Rhode Island schools will gather at Warwick’s Goodard Park for an… Read More

 

Politics

Carol Anne Costa: What is Infrastructure? It’s Personal

Seth Magaziner

Every time I drive across a creaky old bridge, over a pothole laden stretch of road or past a deteriorating school the first… Read More

 

Business

NEW: Providence Foundation Endorses 195 Location for Stadium

Following a meeting of its Executive Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees, the Providence Foundation announced it… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Hillary Clinton Coming to RI, Fundraiser Hosted by Paolino and Weiner

Democratic Presidential front runner Hillary Clinton will be having a major fundraiser on June 10th in Rhode Island.

 

Sports

What is the Media Saying About Deflategate?

The Patriots in action. Photo Courtesy of: Flickr/Alan Kotok

American sports media members have been covering the Deflategate story surrounding the New England Patriots much like it… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Reading With Robin: Loved it Hard, Love it Soft

One of my favorite things about sharing special books is having a reason to talk about them again when they get a whole new… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Expert: Chic Styling – Getting White Right

Summer’s unofficial opening day is upon us. If you remember, we told you in this column that the rules of white are… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Sweet Memory

The most enduring sense is smell. We are hard wired to detect scent. A child recognizes mother’s scent and turns for… Read More

 

Food

NEW: Providence’s Custom House Tavern Set to Reopen

The Custom House Tavern, once a Providence staple, has new construction plans to have a new version of the establishment… Read More

 

Food

Roger Williams Park Carousel Village to Host Food Truck Friday

Championship Melt will be one of the food trucks at Roger Williams Park on Friday.

The first ever Food Truck Friday at Roger Williams Park’s Carousel Village will take place on Friday May 22, from 4:30… Read More

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: High-Quality Early Learning: Necessary For All

Lauri Lee

Last week, I met with the manager of operations and the communications coordinator for the Rhode Island Association for the… Read More

 

Food

Ask a Bartender: What Should I Order?

What should you order? Well, truthfully, I believe you should order what you want. I think it’s definitely safe to say… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: Starting a Business? It’s Time to Get Organized!

Starting a business can be an exciting, crazy, and stressful time. If you are disorganized, you will create more work for… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 10 Great Pets in Need Loving Homes - May 19, 2015

Doja 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.

 

Lifestyle

Personal Tech for Women: 5 Things to Know About Purging Your Closet

When you’re in the midst of changing up your seasonal wardrobe – lighter threads for warmer layers

 

Lifestyle

Concert Review: Guitar Genius David Lindley at Lilypads

Lindley on Lap Guitar (photo: Rick Farrell)

Saturday night at Lilypads, music fans had a rare opportunity to see and hear legendary guitarist David Lindley.

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: Why Every Child Should Help Pay for College

Even for kids who have hefty college fund accounts, taking on some of the financial responsibility for their education can be a real gift.

While many students in America review financial aid packages and struggle to figure out how to pay for college next year, a… Read More

 

Lifestyle

NEW: Vinny Paz Movie Gets Picked Up in Cannes for $4M

Vinny Pazienza

Rhode Island film producer Chad A. Verdi's "Bleed for This" about world champion fighter Vinny Pazienza has been picked… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 10 Fun Things to do This Weekend For Under $25

From heading down to the Newport to see the Volvo Ocean Race to mini golf to attending a Pawtucket Red Sox game, here are ten… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life…is Ageless…

I have been asked numerous times, by different people, about what I specialize in, and I tell them that I don't have a… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Peerless Pears

Urban gardeners must juggle ambition, opportunity and taste. We toss caution aside and dream beyond the window sill, fire… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Expert: Universal Flatterers – Make-up Magic or Hype?

“What color will look good on me?” is the first thing we ask when we hit the makeup counter. But this season… Read More

 

Lifestyle

5 Live Music Musts - May 15, 2015

The Kingston Trio Play the Park Theater Saturday Night

Its Roots-Rock week on “5 Live” as we highlight several area shows featuring some top Americana/Roots artists.… Read More

 

Lifestyle

NEW: RI-Based Brandi Project Launched to Help Rescue Dogs

Brandi

The Brandi Project, an organization dedicated to helping rescue dog organizations, has been launched in Rhode Island to help… Read More

 

Food

The Cellar: The Other White Pinot

Most of you are familiar with the white grape variety Pinot Gris or Pinot Grigio, as the Italian examples are more commonly… Read More

 

Health

RI Ranks 26th for Biking, Elorza Kicks Off National Bike Month

This week Rhode Island was ranked 26th in a national survey of best states for biking.  The League of American… Read More

 

Lifestyle

United Way of RI Recognizes Tocqueville Society Members at 30th Anniversary

United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Tocqueville Society being established in Rhode… Read More

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: Can Education Drive Social Change?

Lauri Lee

If you are a regular reader of my column, you may know that I was born in Washington, DC and raised in Maryland. I started my… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Solving Family Dilemmas

Keeping families together by working out problems between son-in-laws. What's baby naming  etiquette? What to… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Seafood Brodetto

There are as many brodetto recipes and variations as there are cooks. Often the coastal locations or where we live dictates… Read More

 

Lifestyle

NewportFILM to Hold Screening of “The Search For Freedom”

Photo courtesy of NewportFILM.com

NewportFILM will host a screening of the film The Search For Freedom on Wednesday, May 13 at Fort Adams State Park on 84… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Theater Review: AS220’s Richard III

The title character, played by Michael Puppi.

It’s not often you get to heap praise on a play for what it doesn’t give the audience, but that’s exactly… Read More

 

Health

Weiss: Palliative Care Can Provide Comfort to Dying Residents

A recently published study, by Brown University researchers, takes a look at end-of-life care in America’s nursing… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: Is Clutter & Disorganization Affecting Your Relationships at Home?

Is clutter and disorganization affecting your relationships at home?

 

Lifestyle

slides: 10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - May 12

Dobson 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.

 
 
 
 
 
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