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Moore: Senator Sheehan’s First Southwest Awakening—Moore: Senator Sheehan's First Southwest Awakening

College Admissions: Why Starting in 9th Grade Matters—Every fall, I see families of seniors in…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Harvesting Green Beans + Sunflowers—Gardening made simple...

5 Live Music Musts - August 28, 2015—Two free music festivals are highlights this week…

Buddy Guy Brings the Blues to Indian Ranch—The reigning champion of the Chicago Blues was…

Providence Folk Festival Coming Sunday—The second annual Providence Folk Festival is coming…

Moore: Elorza’s Misguided Guatemalan Tour—Moore: Elorza's Misguided Guatemalan Tour

College Admissions: 6 Steps To A Killer College Application—Put your best food forward...

5 Live Music Musts - August 21, 2015—All of our favorite genres are represented this…

10 Great Things To Do In Rhode Island This Weekend - August 21—10 Great Things To Do In Rhode Island…

 
 
 

GoLocal’s College Guide 2012

It's go-time for colleges throughout Rhode Island this week, and GoLocalProv is ready for freshmen, transfers, and even veteran returners with a whole week...

COLLEGE GUIDE: Best Spots to Grab What You Need for Your Dorm Room

Whether you're running out with Mom or Dad, or making a run with the whole first floor of your dorm, Target remains a classic spot for last-minute dorm purchases. Photo: Twin Rivers USD.

Forgot something for your dorm? No worries! Here’s a list of all the best stops in Worcester to pick up the shower caddy...

COLLEGE GUIDE: How to Get Around Town

As much as you love your school, there may be times when you need to get off campus. Whether you need to shop, eat, study...

Dear John: Why Doesn’t He Know I’m ‘The One’?

Dear John, I have a great guy who is really sweet, etc. This past weekend I met a guy who is young (25), energetic, awesome –...

MUSIC: Rice Cakes Kicks Off Tour at AS220

Hi neighbors-The Rice Cakes dominated the stage at AS220 this weekend.

One constant theme that was present on the hallowed stage at AS220 this past Saturday were women that know how to rock and kick major...

MUSIC: Built To Spill Blows Up the Met

One of the best indie bands of the last two decades, Built To Spill, rocked the The Met on Friday night.

Usually the last day of August is a very somber occasion in Rhode Island. End of summer, trips to the beach are losing their luster,...

Pluto, Uranus + Neptune in the Night Sky

The icy, remote Pluto appears on the horizon this month, along with Neptune and Uranus. Image: NASA.

Thank goodness summer is almost over. Autumn, or fall, begins on September 22 at 10:49am EDT. For most of the country, 2012 has been a very hot...

Steven K Latimer 5K—Help For Kids Who Lose Parents to Violence

It's time to lace up the sneakers and unite to support kids who lose parents to violence, in the new Steven K Latimer 5K run/walk this month. Photo: Josiah Mackenzie/flickr

In honor of Steve Latimer, who lost his life in a drive-by shooting in October 2011, and to help support the educational needs of children who'...

slides: James Clayton Sattel’s RI Summer: The Geology of Aquidneck

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: Providence’s Big Play Day

The city of Providence, recently lauded as a Playful City, will host a weekend full of citywide events for kids.

The City of Providence was recently honored as a “Playful City USA” by KaBOOM!, a national non-profit dedicated to saving play for America...

5 Weekend Musts: Rhythm & Roots Festival + More

Talk about a House band: actor Hugh Laurie is also the front man for Copper Bottom Band, headlining at Rhythm & Roots this weekend.

This is one of Rhode Island's great weekends, and between the BBQing and the beach, check out these great events for your Labor Day...

Good Is Good: Is It Time For a Woman President?

I don’t know about you but I’ve been trying to duck the whole Presidential election, and specially the arms’ race...

Modern Manners + Etiquette: Parents’ Playground Etiquette & More

Sometimes it's the adults on the playground who get into trouble--are you prepared with the best response? Photo: danorth1/flickr

Etiquette questions about playground manners for parents (not kids), being late, keeping in touch with family members at college, and house guest rules for family,...

NEW: Washington Monthly College Rankings Shake Up Local Schools

Washington Monthly's 2012 college rankings brought big changes for Rhode Island schools: Brown, PC, URI and Johnson & Wales each dropped more than 50 spots, while...

TRENDER: Interior Designer Kelly Taylor

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...

Dear John: “Guys Weekend” Had More Girls, Fewer Clothes

Dear John, My husband went away for the weekend recently to reconnect with some old college buddies. They rented a house and it was described...

slides: Best Cities in New England for Dogs

Everyone knows it's a dog's life, but where is it really a dog's life? The editors at Men's Health Magazine assessed...

College Admissions: Demystifying Early Admissions

Playing the early admissions game may feel like a roll of the dice, but there are strategies for working the board.

Over the last 10 years, early admission programs have become an increasingly important aspect of college admissions. Many colleges are filling 30-70% of their freshman class...

“Inspiring Minds” Providence Kids Head to Kindergarten

Inspiring Minds' Kids Bridge student receives his diploma from teacher Sarah Radtke.

It was a sweet graduation that was actually all about beginnings for 180 Providence five-year-olds. For four weeks these Providence children who are about to enter...

United Way Collects 13,000+ Books for Local Kids

Volunteers take a moment from packing books that totalled more than 13,000 and were put in the hands of RI school children this month.

In a state where only 70 percent of fourth grade students read at their age-appropriate level, a number that drops significantly among low-income children, United Way...

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