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Guest MINDSETTER™ Matt Fecteau: Drones, a Necessary, Justifiable Evil —"We sleep safely in our beds because rough…

Huestis: May’s Planet Parade for the Astronomy Enthusiast—The significant snow cover that blanketed our local…

Stiffer Campaign Finance Laws, Addressing Guns and Domestic Violence: This Week at the Statehouse—Newport Grand, Twin River and Governor for a…

Frankie Valli at PPAC—On Sunday April 16, Frankie Valli performed to…

RI Beauty Expert: Spring Trendspotting – Five Surprising Musts—Early spring is all about shedding: the winter…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Spring Busts Out!—For oft, when on my couch I lie

Fit For Life: Get a Better Bottom…Line—It’s springtime and people who are cooped up…

NEW: Kris Dunn to Return to PC—Kris Dunn to return to PC

NEW: URI’s Peckham Farm Welcomes “Surprise” Baby Donkey—The University of Rhode Island's Peckham Farm was…

5 Live Music Musts - April 24, 2015—Every now and then, a music venue in…

 
 
 

U.S. Unemployment Rate: See Where RI Ranks

Over the last year, the unemployment rate in Rhode Island has dropped more than 2% from 8.4% in February 2014 to 6.3% last month. GoLocalProv and FindtheBest have put...

Rhode Island’s Hasbro Ranked 2nd Best Corporate Citizen in U.S.

Hasbro Headquarters

Pawtucket's Hasbro Inc. has been ranked number two overall on the list of Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2015....

NEW: Roger Williams National Memorial Creates Nearly $4 Million in Economic Benefits

A National Park Service report shows that 51,523 visitors to Roger Williams National Memorial in 2014 spent $2,889,600 in communities near the park. 

RI PowerPlayer: James Skeffington

Every week, GoLocalProv shines the spotlight on one individual who is making an impact on Rhode Island.  This week, GoLocalProv sat down with James...

Fatima Hospital Service & Maintenance Staff Vote to Join Union

The United Nurses and Allied Professionals announced on Wednesday that the service and maintenance personnel at Fatima Hospital have voted to join the union. 

Job Corner: Don’t Always Lead With Your Resume

Would you talk to an employer about a job without a resume? 

NEW: Hasbro Outperforms Analyst Expectations by 133%

Pawtucket’s Hasbro Inc. posted strong revenue and profit first quarter reports today, resulting in shares gaining 6.2% in premarket trading.

RI Ranked as 8th Most Eco-Friendly State in Country

Rhode Island has been ranked as the 8th most eco-friendly state in the country, according to a recent study by Wallethub. 

Dr. Downtown, David Brussat: Stadium Design Hits Home Run

Proposed PawSox stadium in Providence, courtesy of Populous:

The design announced last week for a stadium to house the Pawtucket Red Sox - keep them the PawSox at PawSox prices! - in Providence...

Smart Benefits: EEOC Notice Clarifies ADA-Compliant Wellness Programs

Last week, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published a proposed rule clarifying how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to employer wellness programs...

North Providence Company Reaches $8.75M Settlement with EPA

The EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice have reached a settlement with New England Container Company in relation to the Centredale Manor Restoration...

Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Dips to 6.3%

The RI Department of Labor and Training announced Thursday that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March 2015 was 6.3 percent, down a tenth...

Saul Kaplan: Don’t Get Netflixed

R&D for new business models is the new strategic imperative for all business leaders. Why? Business models don’t last as long...

Friday Financial Five – April 17, 2015

Those celebrating tax week can rejoice that the federal government has taken in roughly $1.5 trillion dollars since October 2014, making fiscal year 2015 the biggest in government...

Rhode Island Foundation Awards $300,000 “Genius Grant” Fellowships

Neil Steinberg, the Foundation’s president and CEO presents the Genius Awards

The Rhode Island Foundation announced Wednesday that it will award its 2015 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowships to three Providence residents.

EXCLUSIVE: PawSox Consultant’s Findings in Other Cities Often Very Rosy

A GoLocalProv review of reports written by consultants hired by the PawSox new ownership group finds similarities in the methodology and the findings of many...

slides: Rhode Island Has the 9th Worst Taxpayer Return on Investment

Rhode Island is the 9th worst state in America when it comes to taxpayer return on investment.

RI Business Plan Competition Narrows Field to 13

The 2015 RI Business Plan Competition has announced its 13 semi-finalists, all of whom are eligible for $200,000 meant to help them in their entrepreneurial efforts.

RI Biz Winners and Flops - The PawSox Distraction

Is the PawSox move to Providence a distraction to growing real business? Rhode Islanders look to a 43-year-old woman to lead the state out of...

Lardaro Report: Rhode Island Economic Performance, Mediocre in February

Len Lardaro

February was yet another month of mediocre economic performance for Rhode Island. Fortunately, the actual performance of our state’s economy was a bit...

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