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RI Foundation Begins Accepting Applications for 2015 “Genius” Grants—The Rhode Island Foundation has announced it will…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Richard Ferruccio: Cost of Incarceration vs. the Cost of Crime—In a time of difficult state budgets, questions’…

It’s All About Education: Playing in the Woods Can Help Kids Reach Their Full Potential—A couple of months ago, I wrote a…

Chef Walters Flavor + Knowledge: Pan-Seared Scallops with Arugula Pesto—Cooking scallops requires a hot pan so that…

The Scoop: Michelle Obama’s Raimondo Video Message, Gorbea’s New Ad, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Victorian Mourning Customs on Display at Hearthside this Weekend—Lincoln's Hearthside House hosts its annual exhibition on…

RI Building & Construction Trades Council to Hold Walk-a-Thon for Big Brothers Big Sisters—Rhode Island Building & Construction Trades Council will…

Report: Patriots Bolster Roster With Two Moves—Tuesday's are generally off days at Gillette Stadium.…

Hospital Association of Rhode Island Releases Joint Statement on Ebola Preparedness—The Hospital Association of Rhode Island (HARI) has…

RI GOP Official Talan Endorses Elorza for Mayor; Harrop Responds—Dave Talan, Corresponding Secretary for the RI GOP,…

 
 
 

Saul Kaplan: Sometimes Disruption Has To Hit You Right In The Mouth

As an innovation junkie and geek wannabe I’ve been paying attention to 3D printing and the exploding maker movement. When I say paying...

Mattiello and Paiva Weed Say Vote Yes on Question 4 for URI

Recently, engineer Andrew Aitkin, retired vice president at New England Power Co., provided several compelling reasons why Rhode Islanders should support the $125 million higher education...

Smart Benefits: When Dental and Vision Don’t Count…Under PPAC, That Is

The IRS, DOL and HHS recently issued final regulations that clarify when vision and dental benefits are “excepted benefits,” meaning they are exempt...

Newport Superior Court to Hold Hearing on Possible Campaign Violations by Anti-Casino Group

The Newport Superior Court will hold a hearing on October 20 at 2 p.m. on a complaint filed by Newport Grand owner Diane Hurley regarding documents...

Friday Financial Five- October 17th, 2014

When the major market indices all drop more than 7 percent in less than a month, it may cause a sickly feeling in the average investor....

Saul Kaplan: Hourglass Theory of Life

Theories of life are a dime a dozen. For what it’s worth, here’s mine: Hourglass Theory Of Life: Start with broad...

NEW: Rhode Island Lottery’s Payout to State Decreased $2.9M in Last Fiscal Year

The Rhode Island Lottery's payout to the state decreased $2.9 million from last year's payout of $379.2 million.

Better Business Bureau Gives Uber Failing Grade

Uber given failing Grade by Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau has given the car app service Uber an "F" rating after it’s review late last week. The taxi...

RI Producer Chad Verdi Rang NASDAQ Opening Bell

Producer Chad Verdi and Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese

Chad A Verdi, Rhode Island native, award-winning producer, and angel investor in NXT-ID Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD), rang the NASDAQ opening bell with the company&rsquo...

GoLocalProv’s Nagle Wins NAACP Award for Diversity Coverage - 3rd Major Award in 2014

Jim Vincent, Executive Director of Providence Chapter of the NAACP

The NAACP Providence Branch is awarding GoLocalProv’s News Reporter and Editor Kate Nagle the Ida B. Wells Award for her contributions in coverage...

Lardaro Report: Economic Momentum is Increasing

Len Lardaro

In his most recent report, URI Economist Len Lardaro presented the increasing momentum for Rhode Island's economy. Lardaro states, "August will turn out to...

Smart Benefits: OHIC Grant Will Mean More Transparency for Rhode Islanders

The Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner (OHIC) was recently awarded a $1.1 million “Grant to States to Support Health Insurance Rate Review and Increase...

Providence Phoenix Closing

The longstanding alternative weekly, The Providence Phoenix, is closing. The paper, once a sister paper to the highly respected and defunct Boston Phoenix,...

Friday Financial Five-October 10, 2014

Market volatility continues to be the norm, with yesterday’s Dow loss being the fourth over 300 points this year. Market gyrations have been accompanied...

Rhode Island’s Washington Trust Continues Connecticut Expansion

Washington Trust announced the the opening of its new mortgage production office located at 1025 Boston Post Road in Darien, Connecticut.

Bank RI’s O’Donnell Saracino Receives National “Angel in Adoption” Honor

Bank RI'sPatricia O'Donnell Saracino, the Vice President of Community Relations at Bank RI, has been given the National "Angel in Adoption" Honor by...

RI Employment Numbers Dropping For Women and Minorities

Workforce numbers for Women and Minorities are dropping in the state of Rhode Island. Women have seen a drop of 3.6 points to 60.1% while blacks...

Roberts Chemical Company, Inc. Violates Clean Air Act

Roberts Chemical Company, Inc. in Attleboro, Mass has been fined  and put on probation for violating the Clean Air Act. The Company has...

Saul Kaplan: Preach to the Choir

How many times have you heard the expression, you’re preaching to the choir? As if engaging with people who share your values and...

Jobs for Newport in Discussions to Preserve Jobs, Economic Activity from Newport Yachting Center

The partners in Jobs for Newport have announced that they are in discussions to preserve the economic activity and jobs at risk following the sale...

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