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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…

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

Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran And Calvin Harris Celebrate Independence in Westerly—Taylor Swift Celebrates Independence in Westerly

College Admissions: 10 Western Colleges Worth the Trip This Summer—Put this college road trip on your summer…

Kathy Griffin Adds Second Show In Newport—Kathy Griffin will now perform a second show

 
 
 

College Admissions: 5 Reasons To Choose A Liberal Arts College

With a stagnant economy, parents seem to be shying away from the idea of letting their children pursue a liberal arts education. Many want a...

Where the Smart Kids Are Going to College 2012

As Rhode Island's senior class graduates this month in ceremonies from Woonsocket to Westerly, from public, parochial, charter, technical and independent schools, here is...

Rhode Island’s Olivia Culpo Crowned Miss USA

Cranston's Olivia Culpo takes the crown as Miss USA. Photo: Miss USA Pageant.

Olivia Culpo has made RI history as she becomes the first Miss RI to be crowned Miss USA.

Local Dog Fashion Goes Nautical for America’s Cup

America's Cup fever is spreading statewide this month as Newport readies to host the AC World Series, and one savvy dog-designer has just the...

video: RI Food Bank Wins RI Foundation Community Leadership Award

The Rhode Island Community Food Bank has received the Community Leadership Award from the Rhode Island Foundation at the Foundation’s annual meeting at...

slides: James Clayton Sattel’s RI Summer: Sunsets + Sunrises

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...

Wickford Lighthouse/House Wins HGTV Award

One Poplar Point was the crowd-pleasing winner of the 2012 Doory Award from HGTV for best non-traditional house.

Want to live in a home that “breaks the mold”? North Kingstown’s Poplar Point Lighthouse was crowned the “Best Nontraditional...

Family Matters: 4 Great Summer Activities for Under $10

Summer weekends are stretching out before us, and before we know it all the kidos will be on vacation. Here are four of my favorite...

Good Is Good: 5 Truths About Our Economic Mess

The web was abuzz with TED’s decision not to let a former Amazon.com investor making his case for middle-class job creation. Meanwhile...

International Yacht Restoration School Named Tops by Yankee

Newport's International Yacht Restoration School has received a top honor from none other than Yankee Magazine. The marine trades and technology school has been...

5 Weekend Musts: Chowder Cook-Off + More

It's a big summer weekend, Rhode Island. Get out there and have a great time with it all… and don't miss our 5...

Modern Manners + Etiquette: Dress Codes + Umbrella Etiquette

Imminently important this week were questions about dress code etiquette at Didi Lorillard's Newportmanners.com, what to wear when dressing up for an important...

Rhythm & Roots Announces 2012 Line-Up

The Rhythm & Roots Festival, held annually at Ninigret Park in Charlestown on Labor Day weekend is a Rhode Island summer ritual, and the popular...

Seen: James Franco in Newport + More

Although it may seem like RISD student and occasional College Hill boulevardier James Franco is about five places at once… he was down in...

PPS Festival of Historic Houses 2012 Kicks Off This Week

Apart from the iconic skyline of Providence, perhaps nothing creates a sense of place in our city more than our beautiful historic neighborhoods. The Providece...

College Admissions: 10 Western Colleges Worth a Summer Road Trip

An extraordinary small liberal arts college, plus Steve Jobs slept here: Oregon's Reed College. Photo: Reed College.

Here on the East Coast, students and their families often focus on the plethora of fine colleges in the Northeast. Middlebury, Bowdoin, Williams and other...

Memorial Day Events in Rhode Island 2012

While this long weekend brings the promise of summer fun, it is also an important pause in the American consciousness when we consider the men...

Taiwan’s Photography Masters Coming to Cranston

One of the master photographs on display at the Cranston Public Library as part of Taiwan Sublime.

The art of Taiwan comes to Cranston this month as Mayor Allan Fung and the Cranston Public Library present Taiwan Sublime, Four Photography Masters’...

NEW: Brown University Awards 9 Honorary Degrees at Commencement

Departing Brown University President Ruth Simmons received an honorary degree today at the 244th Commencement. Photo: Scott Kingsley/Brown University

Nine people who have distinguished themselves through their efforts in the arts, sciences, letters, scholarship, and public service received honorary degrees from Brown University during...

Greenway Challenge Race to Benefit Woonsocket Elementary School

The UniBank Blackstone River Valley Greenway Challenge has named the Governor Aram J. Pothier Elementary School in Woonsocket, as the charitable recipient of its September 29, 2012,...

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