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Midnight Basketball League Tips Off July 7—Mayor Jorge Elorza's Midnight Summer Basketball League starts…

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Memorial Doctor Part of Research Team to Lower Hispanic Childhood Obesity—A team of researchers including a doctor from…

Jeffrey Osborne Foundation To Host Comedy Event At PPAC—The Jeffrey Osborne Foundation will host a Celebrity…

Route 24 Bridge In Tiverton Faces Restrictions, Temporary Closure—The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has temporarily…

Converse and Newport Folk Festival Partner To Offer Recording Opportunities—Converse Rubber Tracks and the Newport Folk Festival…

Public Invited To Meet Delegation From Shimoda, Japan In Newport—The public is invited to meet a delegation…

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Inside Therapy: Are Our War Advisors Thinking Like Toddlers?

Are we conducting national security policy with the mental approach of a child? What can therapy show us about the flaw in this type of thinking? Photo: barkandbloom/flickr.

In a recent editorial for the New York Times, national security correspondent Scott Shane made a moral case for drones. Drones cause fewer civilian casualties...

College Admissions: 5 Colleges Where Summer Never Ends

Can a college really look like this all year long? Yes it can, if it's the University of Hawaii-Manoa. Photo: UH Manoa.

Here in New England, sunny days, sandy beaches and sea breezes tend to make us forget about the perilous snows of winter. It’s...

James Clayton Sattel’s RI Summer: Newport’s Historic Neighborhoods

Photographer James Clayton Sattel is passionate about Rhode Island, particularly those shores, crags, and vistas of his home island: Aquidneck. GoLocalProv is delighted to be...

Family Matters: 10 Ways Kids Can Play All by Themselves

Playing alone is far from lonely... kids learn skills, build confidence, and stay healthier. Don't be afraid to send them

We all know that mothers back in the day just told their kids to "go play outside," no matter what was going on outside. Even...

Rhode Island’s 10 Best Beaches

In a state renowned for its shoreline, we name the very best 10 beaches we've got.  From family-friendly coves to remote stretches, Rhode Island...

Good Is Good: The Question That Attacks My Manhood

A mom, who my wife and I have become very fond of, cornered me recently. Her kids were playing with mine and we all were...

5 Weekend Musts: Blessing of the Fleet + More

It's one of Rhode Island's greatest (and most colorful) summer traditions: The Blessing of the Fleet at the Port of Galilee.

If you're lucky enough to have nabbed a ticket to the outrageously popular (and sold out) Newport Folk Festival, you know where you'll...

How Clean is RI’s Beach Water—New Ranking

It's beautiful, but is it clean? New rankings from the Natural Resources Defense Council put RI's beachwater quality at #16 among the US's coastal states. Photo: James Clayton Sattel

Our beaches are among the most beautiful in the country, but how clean is the water at them? The latest data from the Natural Resources...

NEW: Swim Guide App to Help Swimmers Find Clean Beaches

A new smart phone application, launched Wednesday in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and the Chesapeake Region, will allow people to find safe beaches and swimming...

Seen: Jenny McCarthy, Eric Roberts + More

She charmed the crowd from one end of the place to the other: Jenny McCarthy, at Mohegan Sun. Photo: Neilson Barnard/WireImage.

She graced the cover of Playboy, and now she's graced our neck of the woods. Super-down-to-earth Jenny McCarthy was on hand to host the...

Modern Manners + Etiquette: Cigar Smokers, Beach Issues + More

He's enjoying those cigars out on his deck, but you're certainly not. Can you tell him to stop, and how? Photo: I woz ere/flickr.

Neighbor etiquette and pesky dilemmas for beach-goers, as well as "Newport Casual" dress code and how to limit underage guests, all at Didi Lorillard's...

Early Childhood Entrepreneur Marc Trachtenberg’s Rock-A-Baby

Rock-a-Baby founder Mark Trachtenberg, in the background, gets babies and toddlers moving to a whole new beat.

Moms have been singing to their babies forever, and there have also been fun music classes for moms and babies forever, but early childhood entrepreneur...

TRENDER: Emmy-Winning Producer Peter Bredemeier

Peter Bredemeier brought his award-winning boutique video production company, Bunkr, to Rhode Island.

Who are the Rhode Islanders leading in arts, fashion, food, and style? They're Trenders, and GoLocalProv offers glimpses of the people you most want...

College Admissions: 5 Reasons to Try the ACT

Fewer trick questions, less vocabulary to memorize, and maybe no need to take SAT II Subject Tests? The ACT may very well be your test of choice.

While the SAT still dominates standardized testing for college admissions, the ACT has gained significant ground in the last 10 years. Originally, the ACT was more...

Brian Dennehy Coming to Trinity for One Night Only

Award-winning stage, film, and television star Brian Dennehy comes to Trinity Rep on July 30th in a one-night special performance with Fred Sullivan, Jr. Photo: T Charles Erickson

Major stage, film, and television star Brian Dennehy will be on stage at Trinity Repertory Company next Monday, July 30, in a rare performance/discussion of...

Newport + Block Island Named Best Yachting Towns

Newport, shown here, and Block Island have been named Top Yachting Towns by Yachting Magazine. Photo: Newport Charter Yacht Show.

Where's the best place to tie-up… your boat, that is? Rhode Island, according to the editors of Yachting Magazine, who named Newport and...

“Curiosity”: A New Era of Mars Exploration Begins

An artist's rendition of NASA's new rover, Curiosity, which is scheduled to land on Mars on August 6. Image: NASA/JPL.

The next generation of Mars exploration has already begun. On November 26, 2011, an Atlas V rocket lifted NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory from Cape Canaveral...

NEW: How to Talk to Kids About the Dark Knight Rises Shootings

The much anticipated opening weekend of the latest in the Batman/Dark Knight series was marred by violence in Colorado. Here's help for how to deal with this tragedy here in Rhode Island.

The tragic violence surrounding the Colorado screenings of the new film, The Dark Knight Rises, raises concerns, fears, and uncertainty among both parents and children....

slides: James Clatyon Sattel’s RI Summer: Newport’s Steeples + Domes

Photographer James Clayton Sattel is passionate about Rhode Island, particularly those shores, crags, and vistas of his home island: Aquidneck. GoLocalProv is delighted to be...

slides: 10 New England Weekend Adventures

Summer lures all of us with the promise of adventure, and we thought it was high time to take advantage. Here are 10 great trips or...

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