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Report: Preston Murphy Leaving URI for Boston College—Preston Murphy Leaves URI for Boston College

EXCLUSIVE: Bryant Tells Grads No Selfies with President at Grad—Prohibiting selfies?

PC Athletics gets high marks—Friar winter sports #1 among Big East schools...

NEW: Providence’s Al Forno Featured as a Best Pizza Spot in the US—Another accolade for Al Forno

John Perilli: Peter Neronha, US Attorney & Rising Political Star?—He could be tough to beat...

NEW: Kate Simons Joins Shawmut Design as New Project Manager—Will manage construction projects for state's top hospitals

Local Songwriter Parodies Gordon Fox and Calamari Legislation—Check out these political parodies for yourself

Michael Riley: Rhode Island’s Potential Pension Nightmare—Headed for disaster...

Rob Horowitz: The Civil Rights Act, 50 Years Later—Celebrating a milestone...

Fund for Community Progress Honors GoLocalProv + Other RI Leaders—Recognizing outstanding contributions to the RI community

 
 
 
 

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Two Thirds of State Legal Work Goes to Two Firms

State agencies spent nearly $1.5 million on outside legal counsel last year, but the bulk of the work went to just a… Read More

 

News

slides: The Top 20 Billing Law Firms for the State

Find out what law firms get the most work from state government.

 

Business

NEW: RI Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since 2008

Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March 2014 dropped to 8.7 percent, down three-tenths of a… Read More

 

Sports

Report: Preston Murphy Leaving URI for Boston College

The former URI player and recently promoted Associate Head Coach is taking an Assistant Coahing job at Boston College.

 

News

EXCLUSIVE: Bryant Tells Grads No Selfies with President at Grad

Bryant University has told this year's class that no "selfies" with President Ronald K. Machtley will be allowed on stage… Read More

 

News

NEW: Brown to Recognize 9 Alumni with Honorary Degrees

Brown University will offer honorary degrees to nine distinguished alumni at the school's 246th Commencement on Sunday,… Read More

 

Politics

Carol Anne Costa: Contradictory Conservatism, the New Politics

As I drop my check in the mail on its way to the Hartford Connecticut IRS Bureau, I always have mixed feelings; I am… Read More

 

News

PODCAST: Two Thirds of State Legal Work Goes to Two Firms

State agencies spent nearly $1.5 million on outside legal counsel last year, but the bulk of the work went to just a… Read More

 

Politics

Pam Gencarella: Another Bubble to Burst in RI?

Putting forth an edict can make it so in RI. The hard part is paying for it. When Governor Chafee, through an executive… Read More

 

Sports

PC Athletics gets high marks

It hasn't been just a great day to be a Friar lately.  It's also been a great winter in Friartown.

 

Business

Guest MINDSETTERS™: Legislation Offers Incentives for Hiring

In keeping with the initiatives of the past two years in the Rhode Island legislature – to make Rhode Island a better… Read More

 

News

Guns on RI Campuses. Who is Armed?

Just one day after the University of Rhode Island announced plans to arm campus police, RIC and CCRI said they will not do… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Block: Fung Flip-Flops on Corporate Tax Cut

Ken Block

Republican gubernatorial candidate Cranston Mayor Allan Fung has been called out by opponent Ken Block -- as well as… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Fung Campaign Calls on Ken Block to Release Tax Returns

Cranston Mayor and GOP gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung has called on fellow candidate Ken Block to release his 2013 tax… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Ajello, Tsiongas Endorse Aaron Regunberg for District 4 Seat

Candidate for State Rep. Aaron Regunberg

State Representative for the East Side of Providence Edith Ajello and former East Side State Representative Nick Tsiongas… Read More

 

Food

NEW: Providence’s Al Forno Featured as a Best Pizza Spot in the US

The legendary pizza of Al Forno is once again lauded, this time by the editors of Food & Wine Magazine.

The editors of Food & Wine magazine have named their Top Pizza Spots in the US and Providence's Al Forno Restaurant has… Read More

 

Lifestyle

video: Local Songwriter Parodies Gordon Fox and Calamari Legislation

Local singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell

Local songwriter Billy Mitchell has released two new Rhode Island political parody songs titled “Fox on the Run” and… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: 7 Reasons to Hire a Professional Organizer

Is your disorganization spiraling out of control? Then it may be time to bring in some extra help.

Everybody is aware that you have to recognize that there is a problem before you can fix it. It’s okay to ask for help. We… Read More

 

Lifestyle

TRENDER: Dancer, Writer, Social Activist - Sara David

Who are the Rhode Islanders leading in arts, fashion, food, and style? They're Trenders, and GoLocalProv offers a glimpse… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Dear John: Okay To Date Your Ex’s Sibling? Depends On The Sibling

What’s your problem? Write to John at dearjohn@golocalprov.com.

 

Food

International String Trio to Perform at Pot au Feu in Providence

Slava Tolstoy, Ippei Ichimaru and Ben Powell of the International String Trio.

Pot au Feu has announced that the International String Trio will perform at the restaurant on Monday, April 28. In… Read More

 

Health

NEW: Rhode Island Influenza Deaths Up, High Elderly Toll

Thirteen people, most of them in their 80s and 90s, have died from influenza this season, many since the arrival of the… Read More

 

Food

NEW: Rhode Island Named 6th Best State to Eat Local

Rhode Island is one of the best states in the nation when it comes to providing access of local food to its residents,… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: 8 Ways Teens Can Explore Careers This Summer

Summer career programs are a great way to try out a specialty before committing to a college major.

As summer draws near, many families forget that summer is the perfect time for students to explore career options.  With a… Read More

 

Lifestyle

video: What’s It Like to Intern at GoLocalProv?

It could be the coolest, and most challenging, internship there is. See what the interns of GoLocalProv got up to this… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: Success Starts with Getting on the Right Path

In order to be successful at anything in life, you need to follow the right path that will get you there

In order to be successful at anything in life, you need to follow the right path that will get you there. Along this path… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: Getting Out: 10 Great New England Golf Courses + Mini Golf Spots

The best thing about spring…outdoor activities. Once the cold weather subsides we’re all yearning to spend as much time in… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Five Live Music Musts – April 11, 2014

Jerry Douglas and Tempest

We promise living legends, good vibrations and kick ass rock and roll this weekend! Read on for our list of the top five… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Richard and Sharon Jenkins to Receive Trinity Rep’s Pell Award

Pell Award recipients Richard and Sharon Jenkins.

Trinity Rep has announced that Academy-award nominated film and stage actor Richard Jenkins and his director/choreographer… Read More

 

Food

Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard Wins Big at Int’l Wine Competition

Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard won 3 medals in the 14th Annual Finger Lakes International Wine Competition held March 29-30.

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