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Millions Spent — What is the Rhode Island Brand?

Newport Bridge

As Memorial Day weekend wraps up - and summer begins - Rhode Island has yet to relaunch a cohesive tourism marketing… Read More



Moore: The Pawsox Battle Rages On

Dominick Ruggerio

Why do we need to help the Pawsox? Russ Moore wonders. 



Fecteau: Honor Our Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Depending on who you ask, Memorial Day is either a day off from work, the beginning of summer, or a reason for great deals at… Read More



Guest MINDSETTER™ Morse: It’s Time to Arm Firefighters

Morse says it is time to arm firefighters

As much as I hate the idea, I now believe that it is time to arm Fire/EMS. 



Wired: 2009 Part 2, A Book by Paul Caranci

Olneyville New York System

Each week, GoLocalProv will publish a chapter of the book Wired: The Shocking True Story of Political Corruption and the… Read More



Smart Benefits: OSHA Delays July 1 Electronic Reporting Requirement

The DOL recently announced delayed enforcement of its electronic reporting requirement for injury and illness logs. 



video: Brown’s Molloy Picked #1, 5 Other RI College Lacrosse Players Drafted by MLL

Brown's Dylan Molloy taken #1 overall in MLL Draft

Brown lacrosse star Dylan Molloy was drafted number one in the Major League Lacrosse (MLL) draft to kick off a… Read More



Red Sox 6 Game Winning Streak Snapped, Fall to Seattle 5-0

Robinson Cano hit a two run home run to help Mariners beat Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox six game winning streak has come to an end. 



Unemployment & Temporary Disability Insurance Rates Announced for 2017-18

Unemployment & Temporary Disability Insurance Rates Announced for 2017-18

The new unemployment and temporary disability insurance rates for 2017-18 have been announced by the Department of Labor… Read More



RI Society of CPAs Receives Professional Leadership Award

President Bob Mancini Accepts Leadership Award for RI Society from RI Foundation

The Rhode Island Society of CPAs was presented with the Harold Soloveitzik Professional Leadership Award by… Read More


Live Videos

From Crossroads to St. Joseph’s - Dwayne Keys on Recent South Providence Neighborhood Survey

Dwayne Keys, South Providence Neighborhood Association

Dwayne Keys with the South Providence Neighborhood Association spoke to the key findings of the recent Broad Street survey --… Read More



Sunday Political Brunch: What a Week It Was—May 28, 2017

Mark Curtis

We are on the road again this weekend, but keeping an eye on all things political. It’s been another crazy week, with… Read More


Live Videos

Gas Leak Being Investigated, Narragansett Bay Opened Up to More Shellfishing, and More

EcoRI's Joanna Detz

EcoRI's Joanna Detz spoke with GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle about the potential health and environmental impact of the… Read More



Johnson Strikes Out 8 in Red Sox 6-0 Win Over Mariners

Brian Johnson picks up the win

Brian Johnson made his first major league appearance at Fenway Park and threw a complete game shutout, giving up only 5 hits… Read More



RI Chapter of Sierra Club Endorses Euer for Senate District 13

Dawn Euer

The Rhode Island Chapter of Sierra Club announced that they are endorsing Dawn Euer in the Special Election for the… Read More



Rep. Winfield to be Honored by Special Olympics RI

Thomas Winfield

The Special Olympics of Rhode Island will honor Representative Thomas Winfield for his support of the organization and… Read More



Could RI Progressives & Trump Team Up to Cleanup Lead in Providence Water?

President Trump's budget contains $200 billion for infrastructure funding.

President Donald Trump unveiled his budget proposal this week that would set aside $200 billion for infrastructure… Read More



EDITORIAL: The PawSox Stadium Solution

For nearly three years, far too much of Rhode Island’s energy has been consumed with an endless circular debate over… Read More


Live Videos

LIVE: Billy Gilman Talks RI Roots, New Music, and Christmas Concert

Billy Gilman

“I’m proud of coming from Rhode Island. I’m proud of the roots,” singer Billy Gilman said… Read More


Live Videos

Landing Frontier Airlines “Really Big Win for RI,” Says RI Airport Corp Chief Ahmad

Iftikhar Ahmad

Rhode Island Airport President and CEO Iftikhar Ahmad appeared on GoLocal LIVE on Thursday, a day after the announcement that… Read More



Fecteau: Terror and Response

The memorial in Brussels

With the recent terrorist attacks against Coptic Christians in Egypt and the suicide bombing of the Ariana Grande concert in… Read More


Live Videos

LIVE: Neurofeedback, Psychologist Explains The Mental Health Treatment of Training Your Brain

Laurence Hirshberg

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the Director of the NeuroDevelopment Center Laurence Hirshberg Ph.D. says… Read More



New York Architect to Design New Performing Arts Center at Brown

The performing arts center will be at the heart of multiple arts facilities including the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, Rites and Reason Theatre and the Stephen Robert Campus Center.

Brown University will work with New York City-based REX to design a new performing arts center on campus.  



Children Under 18 Allowed in Voting Booth, RI 9 Beirut Marines Day: This Week at the State House

The house passed a bill securing the right to counsel in municipal court, the Edwards bill allowing children under 18 into a… Read More


Live Videos

LIVE: Rhode Island’s Emerging Leaders - Naomi Leipold

Naomi Leipold

Naomi Leipold, Basic Supports Project Manager for United Way says she is passionate about helping… Read More



Picture of the Month - Southie

This week's Picture of the Month.



RI Philharmonic to Play 4 Free Summer Concerts

RI Philharmonic to play 4 concerts this summer

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will play four Summer Pops concerts across Rhode Island. 


Beauty & Fashion

RIB & Rhein Team With Swarovski for Tea Party Fundraiser Benefiting Newport Art Museum

The tea party will feature masks made by Swarovski

The luxury lifestyle brand and concept store RIB & Rhein is kicking off the summer social season with a tea… Read More



slides: 25 Ways to Celebrate Veterans in New England

See a list of Memorial Day events across New England below

While Memorial Day weekend is the long weekend that signifies the beginning of summer, it also puts a pause in the American… Read More



Fit for Life: Accentuate the Positive - Eliminate the Negative

Matt Espeut

A few months ago, I hired a sales consultant to help me and my team structure my sales process. As I stated in the past, and… Read More



California Sun Dry Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Recalled Due to Mislabeled Jars

California Sun Dry Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that California Sun Dry Foods recalled… Read More



slides: 10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - May 26, 2017

What Cheer Records is hosting a goodbye party on Sunday, May 28

At last, the long Memorial Day weekend is here and there are plenty of events to help celebrate. 



slides: 10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - May 26, 2017

Craft burgers and draft beer at the Top of Newport.

Memorial Day weekend in Newport. What could be better?



slides: 12 Award Winning Wine List Dining Destinations

Chapel Grille

In celebration of National Wine Day, GoLocalProv has prepared a list of 12 restaurants that offer up award winning wine… Read More



Bridgefest 2017 to Show Off International Music & Dance With “A Bridge Together’

Riya and Sara Kapoor (Photo credit: Kristin Hoebermann); Rez Abbasi (Photo credit: John Rogers)

Bridgefest 2017 is set to present a special Free concert and Newport Jazz Festival “extra” titled “A… Read More



Newport Manners & Etiquette: Fun Memorial Day Weekend Dates + Sailing Into Summer In Seersucker

Gearing up for summer were questions to Didi Lorillard at NewportManners this week. Two or four favorites… Read More



Ocean State Theatre Closes

One of the emerging local theaters has closed. With little warning Ocean State Theater is gone. "After a late night board… Read More



Rhythm & Roots Festival Announces Lineup for 20th Anniversary Show

Rosanne Cash

The 20th-anniversary Rhythm and Roots Festival will be headlined by Rosanne Cash, The Mavericks, Big Bad Voodoo, as… Read More



Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Frisee With Walnuts, Apples, Grapes, & Blue Cheese

Frisee with Walnuts, Apples, Grapes, and Blue Cheese

Frisee is a type of chicory that has exploded onto gourmet plates. The exotic plant resembles a lettuce gone horribly awry,… Read More



Organize + Energize: Disorganized Offices. What’s in Yours?

People in business will say to me all the time that they don’t have time to get organized.  They can’t take… Read More



Facebook Founder Zuckerberg Visits Del Sesto Middle School in Providence

Mark Zuckerberg visited Del Sesto middle school

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilia Chan visited Del Sesto Middle School in Providence on Monday to see the… Read More



slides: 10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - May 23, 2017

Brownie 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.



College Admissions: 6 Last-Minute Summer Ideas for HS Students

Summer vacation is just around the corner, and many teens still haven’t made plans. While most teens want a job, they… Read More



slides: 25 Things to Look Forward to in New England This Summer

Del's Lemonade is definitely something to look forward to this summer.

The weather is finally cooperating and Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner. That means that summer time is nearly… Read More



Tel Aviv Seafood & Grille Officially Opened to Public

Tel Aviv is officially open to the public

Tel Aviv Seafood & Grille, located on Bridge Street in Providence, is officially open to the public. 



Fit For Life: Marathon – or Sprint?

Matt Espeut

High School Football ended in December for our team, since we went to the Division 2 Super Bowl, but I got to relive the… Read More



Trattoria Roma Announces New Friday Menu Featuring Half Price Wine

Cannoli's are on Roma's new Friday menu

Federal Hill’s Trattoria Roma has announced a new Friday menu for its dining room. 



slides: 10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - May 19, 2017

It looks like the Spring and Summer weather is finally arriving and this weekend there are plenty of great outdoor events to… Read More



Record Number of Junior Scientists Convene to Showcase Year-Long Work in RI

More than 700 elementary school students, teachers, and guests from twelve Rhode Island schools will gather at Goddard Park… Read More



Massimo to Celebrate 1 Year Anniversary With Spring Wine Tasting

Massimo to celebrate one year anniversary on National Wine Day

Massimo Restaurant will celebrate its first year anniversary with a Spring Wine Tasting on National Wine Day. … Read More



Par + Tackle Restaurant at Harbor Lights is Open for the Season

Par + Tackle is open for the season

Harbor Lights has opened the first of its Alfresco dining venues called “Par + Tackle Restaurant.” 


Public Notices

CITY OF PROVIDENCE: Salary Review Commission Meeting May 23

The Providence Salary Review Commission will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, May 23 at 5:45 p.m. The meeting will be held… Read More


Public Notices

CITY OF PROVIDENCE: Committee on Ordinances Public Hearing May 23

The Committee on Ordinances will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 23 at 5 p.m. The hearing will be held on the third… Read More


Public Notices

CITY OF PROVIDENCE: Retirement Board of Employees Retirement System Meeting May 23

The Retirement Board of Employees Retirement System will host a regular meeting on May 23 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held… Read More



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