In 2016 and 2018 Nextar's PAC gave nearly exclusively to GOP PACs including Trump's

WPRI’S Parent Co. Nexstar Pumps Hundreds of Thousands into GOP Coffers, Ch-12 Exec is PAC Donor

Nexstar -- WPRI 12's parent company --  is poised to become the biggest local television group in the United States,… Read More

EDITORIAL: Fane Tower Battle and Delays Unveil Deep Flaws in 195 Development

At the end of the day, it cost $1 billion to move I-195. The project that has taken decades was intended to provide the land… Read More

Robert Whitcomb, columnist

Whitcomb: Raimondo Lunch; Sugar-Coat Carbon Taxes; Nasty Campaigner; Two Memoirs; It’s Not a Busines

Robert Whitcomb's weekly examination of everything that is important. Only Whitcomb offers such a collection of insights… Read More

Dr. Ed Iannuccilli

Iannuccilli: Of Tortillas & Omelets To Die For

There were many reasons for us to anticipate our trip to Spain…geography, culture, history, art, music, etc.  And… Read More

Ray Rickman

Rickman’s Big View - State of RI Schools

Ray Rickman's weekly video opinion broadcast on GoLocal LIVE -- Rickman's Big View.  Rickman has been one of… Read More

Uber Files Papers for IPO and May Buy Bird or Lime Scooter Company

The New York Times is reporting that on Thursday Uber confidentially filed paperwork on Thursday to go public.… Read More

Are We On the Wrong Track? Guest MINDSETTER™ Steve Artigas

The passing of former president George H. W. Bush is an appropriate time for reflection, a comparison of then versus… Read More

R.W. Alley: “Cranston School Lunch Collection”

R.W. Alley, the award-winning illustrator of Paddington Bear offers his GoLocal weekly political cartoon.… Read More

Blackstone Park Providence, PHOTO: Scott Turner

Our Environment: “Breeding Ground of the Great-Crested Flycatcher” By Scott Turner

Most late afternoons, Karen and I walk Woody, our dog, along the Seekonk River and woods of Blackstone Park in Providence.… Read More

RI Foundation's Neil Steinberg on LIVE

RI Foundation’s Steinberg Defends New Ten-Year Approach to Fixing Education in State

Rhode Island Foundation President Neil Steinberg appeared on GoLocal LIVE, where he spoke to the newly-created "Long-Term… Read More

Charles was friends with Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond series and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang PHOTO: MI6 Community

Leading Newport Socialite Oatsie Charles Dies

The leading American socialite has passed. GoLocalProv has learned that Bailey’s Beach Club — the Sprouting Rock… Read More

Caught in Providence: Luna & Stop Smoking

A motorist tells the story of his daughters name and the Judge implores a man to stop smoking.… Read More

Marvin Abney

Sail Newport Announces Annual Community Awards

Sail Newport announced a series of community awards during their annual general meeting earlier this week.… Read More

Council now has the votes to override to Elorza's veto.

UPDATED: Providence Council Moves to Override Elorza’s Fane Tower Veto has secured a copy of a letter signed by eight members of the Providence City Council forcing a special… Read More

Former Prov physicians group employee pleads guilty to extortion charges

Former Prov Physicians Group Employee Pleads Guilty to Extortion Charges

Randy Lutz, a former employee of a Providence physicians group admitted to trying to extort $25,000 from the group in… Read More

Polly Wall has been named Chair of the RI Foundation

RI Foundation Names Wall as Chair

The Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Foundation has named Mary Brooks “Polly” Wall as Chair. She will… Read More

William Barr nominated to be next attorney general PHOTO: Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Trump Nominates Barr as Next Attorney General

President Donald Trump announced that he is nominating William Barr as attorney general.… Read More

13 Restaurants That Recently Closed in RI - Natural Progression or a Trend?

With restaurants closing in Rhode Island lately -- is it just the natural business trend or is there an emerging pattern?… Read More

RIDOT to expand Newport Bridge project

RIDOT to Expand Pell Bridge Project Following $20 Million Grant

The RIDOT has announced that they are expanding the Pell Bridge ramp project following a $20 million grant secured by Senator… Read More

Cranston School Department taps controversial collection agency

Cranston Schools Hire Controversial Collection Agency for Outstanding Lunch Bills has learned that the Cranston School Committee has hired a controversial national collection agency… Read More


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