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NEW: Providence Mob Boss DeLuca Arrested by FBI in Florida—NEW: Providence Mob Boss DeLuca Arrested by FBI…

NEW: DeSimone to Face Challenge from Providence Teacher Ranglin-Vassell—Providence Teacher Ranglin-Vassell to Run for State Rep…

Former RI Democratic Lt. Governor Blasts U.S. Congress Sit-In for Gun Control—Former RI Democratic Lt. Governor Blast U.S, Congress…

Moore: Raimondo Let Insider Politics Kill Bill to Protect Women—Moore: Raimondo Let Insider Politics Kill Bill to…

FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 47 (Mob Radio Ad Infuriates Raymond Patriarca)—In March of 1970, a FBI memo outlines…

Rescue 1 Responding: Chapter 3, a Book by Michael Morse—Rescue 1 Responding: Chapter 3, a Book by…

Smart Benefits: New OSHA “Public Disclosure” Requirement Aims to Improve Worker Safety—Smart Benefits: New OSHA “Public Disclosure” Requirement Aims…

College Admissions: High School Classes Colleges Look For—Make sure your schedule does the job...

“The Sunday Political Brunch”—June 26, 2016—“The Sunday Political Brunch” -- June 26, 2016

Cicilline Helped Lead House Sit-In; Family Owns Building Tied to Repeated Violence—Congressman Helped Lead House Sit-In; Family Owns Building…

 
 
 
 

News

Providence Water Supply Warns Customers of Elevated Lead Levels

Providence Water has warned customers of elevated lead levels in a new brochure.

The Providence Water Supply Board has officially warned customers that it has found elevated levels of lead in drinking water… Read More

 

News

slides: NEW: Providence Mob Boss DeLuca Arrested by FBI in Florida

Longtime mob-boss Robert "Bobby" DeLuca was arrested by the FBI in Florida on Monday.

 

Politics

NEW: DeSimone to Face Challenge from Providence Teacher Ranglin-Vassell

Marcia Ranglin-Vassell

Marcia Ranglin-Vassell has announced her candidacy to challenge House Majority Leader John DeSimone for State… Read More

 

Politics

video: Former RI Democratic Lt. Governor Blasts U.S. Congress Sit-In for Gun Control

Former RI Democratic Lt. Governor Thomas DiLuglio blasted those members of Congress that held a sit-in on the House Floor… Read More

 

Patriarca Papers

Cheat Sheet 47, FBI Files: Patriarca Runs His Crime Organization from Jail

Atlanta Federal Penitentiary

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

 

Politics

Moore: Raimondo Let Insider Politics Kill Bill to Protect Women

Governor Raimondo Vetoed the "Revenge Porn" Bill to Appease Insiders, Moore believes.

 

Patriarca Papers

FBI Files - The Patriarca Papers - Entry 47 (Mob Radio Ad Infuriates Raymond Patriarca)

In March of 1970, a FBI memo outlines how Raymond Patriarca was infuriated by a mocking mob ad.

 

News

Rescue 1 Responding: Chapter 3, 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

 

Business

Smart Benefits: New OSHA “Public Disclosure” Requirement Aims to Improve Worker Safety

Last month, OSHA issued a final rule that changes employer record keeping requirements in the hopes of improving worker… Read More

 

Politics

“The Sunday Political Brunch”—June 26, 2016

Last week we spoke of third-party candidates, and I don’t think we can stop at one. There are more potential spoilers… Read More

 

News

Cicilline Helped Lead House Sit-In; Family Owns Building Tied to Repeated Violence

Cicilline, pictured center back, owns a building that has had repeated ties to violence -- including a shooting this week.

David Cicilline, who helped lead the Democratic sit-in calling for stronger gun control legislation, up until recently was… Read More

 

Politics

America’s Most Followed Members of Congress

Politics is a lot about popularity, whether it’s among constituents or with deep-pocketed donors. While regular… Read More

 

Sports

Pepperdine’s Fred Wedel Wins Northeast Amateur

Fred Wedel PHOTO: Northeast Amateur

Pepperdine graduate Fred Wedel shot a 6-under par 270 including a 2-under 67 on Saturday to win the Northeast Amateur at… Read More

 

News

Reduced State Beach Pass Rates Take Effect July 1

Per the Rhode Island FY2017 Budget that was signed on Friday, beach pass rates for parking at Rhode Island state beaches will… Read More

 

Politics

This One Chart Spells Trouble for Donald Trump’s Campaign

Just a few days after a string of not great headlines, Donald Trump got another batch of bad news. The presumptive… Read More

 

News

RI ACLU Says Westerly Yacht Club’s Actions Violate “State’s Civil Rights Act & RI Laws”

Steven Brown

Steven Brown, executive director of the ACLU, said in a statement that the Westerly Yacht Club's ban of women violates… Read More

 

Politics

Online Voter Registration & Bridge Repair: This Year at the State House

The General Assembly session has come to an end. Here is a look back at what happened this year at the state house. 

 

Sports

Bruins Top Pick McAvoy Tweeted “I Hate The Bruins So Much” in 2013

Charlie McAvoy, PHOTO: U18 Men's national team

In the ultimate display of karma, irony or whatever other word you want to put it in, Boston Bruins 2016 draft pick Charlie… Read More

 

Business

Since 1971: How Much a Home Would Have Cost You

Purchasing a home is a major financial decision that isn't made on a whim. If you're a first-time home buyer,… Read More

 

Sports

The 5 Greatest “Farewell Tours” by MLB Hitters

Though David Ortiz regrets disclosing that 2016 will be his final year in the major leagues, fans should be… Read More

 

News

Ten Things You Need to Know About Frias Versus Mattiello

L to R: Frias, Mattiello are slated to square off in November, barring any last-minute primary challengers.

Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello is facing a challenge from Republican Steven Frias in District 15 in… Read More

 

News

Providence Man Pleads Guilty to Operating Marijuana Grow Facilities

In a case that GoLocalProv first reported, Richard Yang, 36, of Providence has pleaded guilty in federal court in Providence… Read More

 

Politics

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not -  June 24

Russ Moore

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

 

Business

European Union Post-Brexit: How Will the Other Countries React?

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union and many are wondering how the other European Union countries will… Read More

 

Sports

PC Basketball Sees Both Dunn & Bentil Drafted by the NBA

Kris Dunn

The Providence College men's basketball program saw two former players get drafted in Thursday's NBA Draft… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: High School Classes Colleges Look For

Your state's graduation requirements and what colleges value in a high schooler's courseload may vary in important ways. Make sure you understand what colleges want to see. Hint: art classes are good.

Summer is the time when most students find out if they will be able to take the courses that they requested for next… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Midsummer’s Eve, Festivus

PHOTO: Leonard Moorehead

No one is immune. Full Moon, planets and Sun align the Northern Hemisphere towards true North. Our cities ignore many natural… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Watch Hill, RI Gets Named Best Weekend Trip in Northeast by Business Insider

Ocean House

Watch Hill, RI has been named best weekend trip in the Northeast by Business Insider. 

 

Lifestyle

Top-Ranked Colleges That Pay Off the Least

The past decade has seen college tuition prices soar at public colleges, with an even steeper increase in student fees. Those… Read More

 

Public Notices

CITY OF PROVIDENCE: Docket for Special Meeting of the City Council June 27

The City Council will hold a special meeting on Monday, June 27 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the City Council… Read More

 

Public Notices

CITY OF PROVIDENCE: Board of Contract & Supply Meeting June 27

The Board of Contract and Supply will hold a regular meeting on Monday, June 27 at 2 p.m. The meeting will be held on the 3rd… Read More

 
 
 

Health

The Top 50 Causes of Death in America

Heart disease and cancer are familiar foes — whether through personal experience or secondhand, most people… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - June 24

Another busy weekend in Providence and Rhode Island.  The weekend's events include the Northeast Amateur at… Read More

 

Lifestyle

5 Live Music Musts - June 24, 2016

Lady Antebellum Plays the Dunkin' Donuts Center Tuesday June 28

There’s a distinct country feel in the air this week on “5 Live” as we welcome some top touring artists to… Read More

 

Lifestyle

“This Week at the Movies” June 24, 2016

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

 

Lifestyle

slides: 10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - June 24

A weekend of fun in Newport. The Newport Gulls play a big home game, the Newport Flower Show is taking place and so much… Read More

 

Food

The Cellar: A Special Summer Wine Treat

Looking for a special summer wine treat? Perhaps inspiration for a romantic weekend? Look no further! In honor of Bastille… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Providence Event Series Announces Concert & Event Schedule

Ziggy Marley

The schedule for the Providence Event Series, a concert and festival series, has been announced and it features artists like… Read More

 

Lifestyle

YWCA to Hold 12th Annual Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon Sept. 27

Rose Weaver will be one of the honorees at this year's Women of Achievement.

YWCA Rhode Island will honor 13 'Women of Achievement' at its 12th annual awards luncheon on Tuesday, September 27… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Newport Flower Show 2016

Q.  We're going to the Newport Flower Show for the first time this weekend and wondering what to wear?… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Louisiana Barbecued Shrimp

Created at Pascal's Manale restaurant in New Orleans in 1954, the recipe has become a Southern staple. The approach may… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Prov Animal Rescue Hosting Cat Adoption Event Through June 25

Providence Animal Rescue League (PARL) announced that it is hosting a "Schools Out! Summer Cat Adoption Event" this week.… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: Top Shelf Tuesday - June 21, 2016

Welcome to Top Shelf Tuesday- the new weekly column where I’ll be highlighting books on their actual pub day, Tuesdays.… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: 2 Projects to Tackle This Summer

In January and March I gave you projects to tackle in your home. I’m giving you two small projects for the… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - June 21

Grapes 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

College Admissions: Why Starting in 9th Grade Matters

Every fall, I see families of seniors in “crunch mode”, trying desperately to catch up on college visits, SAT/ACT… Read More

 

Public Notices

CIT OF PROVIDENCE: Committee on Finance Meeting June 23

The Committee on Finance will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, June 23 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held on the 3rd floor… Read More

 

Public Notices

CITY OF PROVIDENCE: Committee on Ordinances Meeting June 21

The Committee on Ordinances will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, June 21 at 5 p.m. on the third floor of City Hall. 

 

Public Notices

CITY OF PROVIDENCE: Committee on Public Works Meeting June 23

The Committee on Public Works will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, June 23 at 5 p.m. The meeting will be held on the 3rd… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 25 Fun Things to do With Dad on Father’s Day Weekend in New England

It is Father's day weekend and while you may have your cool gifts all lined up and ready to go, you still need something… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: June’s Perfect Days

PHOTO: Leonard Moorehead

June is Eden. Lettuce, mustard, cress, arugula, sugar snap peas, fill garden beds. Kale is a single ruffled square, and in… Read More

 

Public Notices

CITY OF PROVIDENCE: Retirement Board of the Employees’ Retirement System Meeting June 22

The Retirement Board of the Employees' Retirement System will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, June 22 at 10:30 a.m.… Read More

 

Public Notices

CITY OF PROVIDENCE: Committee on Urban Redevelopment, Renewal & Planing Meeting June 22

The Committee on Urban Redevelopment, Renewal and Planning will hold a regular meeting on June 22 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Earth, Wind & Fire & Chicago to Play Dunkin’ Donuts Center in October

Chicago

Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire will perform at the Dunkin' Donuts Center on October 22 as part of the Heart and Soul… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - June 17

One of the busiest weekends of the summer in Providence and Rhode Island so far.  The weekend's events include… Read More

 
 
 
 
 
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