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video: Fall River Launches New Brand, “Make it Here”

Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia unveiled the new brand on Wednesday.

Fall River, known for its textile tradition, Portuguese culture, Battleship Cove, the Lizzie Borden Museum, among other attributes, has officially launched its new brand, "Make...

Loss of DePetro and Cianci Crushes WPRO AM’s Ratings

John DePetro

The loss of two radio heavyweights from WPRO AM's lineup is hitting the station hard. Nielsen rating numbers for the most recently reported month...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Names Two to Board of Directors

Angela Carr

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State (BBBSOS) has appointed two new members to its Board of Directors.  The two new...

Chris Lanni Out as WJAR 10 News Director

Chris Lanni, WJAR  Photo from Twitter

GoLocalProv.com has learned that Chris Lanni, the long-time News Director at Channel 10, is no longer with the station.

RIDOT Accepting Proposals for New Pawtucket Commuter Rail Station

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is accepting proposals to design and build Rhode Island’s newest commuter rail station, located close to...

Providence On Short List for Norwegian Air Flights to Ireland for $69 Each Way

Norwegian Air may be flying out of Providence to Ireland for as little as $69 each way.

Friday Financial Five – January 27, 2017

While Republican leaders want health care reform, those changes can go in many directions. The movement to repeal it without a detailed replacement option may...

Chafee Created Twice as Many RI Jobs in His Last 2 Years Than Raimondo in Her First 2 Years

Chafee more successful in job creation over the past four years.

Gina Raimondo’s goal as Governor has been to rebuild Rhode Island’s economy and create jobs. However, a GoLocal review of Raimondo...

HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams Names Bourne Research & Policy Director

Annette Bourne PHOTO: Linkedin

HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University has named Annette Bourne as their Research and Policy Director. She succeeds Jessica Cigna, the organization’s former...

Smart Benefits: OSHA Log Postings Required Starting Feb. 1

Most employers with more than 10 employees (some low-risk industries are exempted) must keep a log of serious work-related injuries and illnesses to assist in evaluating...

United Way of RI Announces 20 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Sites

United Way of Rhode Island announced 20 organizations that will serve as 2017 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites. The 20 organizations were awarded funds through the...

Number of Employed in RI Falls in December

number of jobs decreased while unemployment percentage went down too

Despite claims about economic growth, Rhode Island got some sobering news in the recent jobs numbers announced on Thursday. The number of employed Rhode Island...

Bond Names Phillips Project Manager of Providence Office

Steven Phillips

Bond has named Steven Phillips as project manager of it's Providence office, the company announced on Thursday.

PawSox Owners Poised for Another Ask for Public Subsidies - This Time in Pawtucket

In December, on ABC6’s “In the Arena” the panel discussed the potential that the billionaire ownership group of the Pawtucket Red...

People’s Credit Union Names Carneiro Manager of Business & Residential Lending

Steven Carneiro PHOTO: LinkedIn

People’s Credit Union named Steven Carneiro to the position of Business and Residential Lending Manager. 

NEW: Agawam Hunt Country Club Files for Bankruptcy

Postcard photo of the Agawam Hunt Clubhouse. Providence Public Library (CreativeCommons)

The Agawam Hunt country club in Rumford has filed for bankruptcy, GoLocal has learned. 

New England Fleece Blankets to be Used at Presidential Inauguration

Providence business owner Peter Moubayed’s company New England Fleece has been chosen to supply 2,200 microfleece blankets embroidered with the date and...

RI Gas Prices Drop 4 Cents From Last Week

Gas prices in Rhode Island have dropped four cents this week, according to a recent survey by AAA. 

The Takeover of WPRI’s Parent Company is Approved by Feds and Shifting Political Spending

Merger between Nexstar and Media General Approved by Feds

WPRI-12 is bracing for the impact of their third owner in just over two years. With the final Federal Communication Commission approval of Nexstar...

Smart Benefits: The Importance of Updated Labor Law Posters

Businesses of all sizes are required to display posters outlining the federal and state employment-related laws with which they must comply. The posters, which are...

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