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Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not - July 3, 2015—Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s…

The Most Patriotic States in the U.S.—How Does Each State Demonstrate Its Patriotism

Bristol 4th of July Parade Set to Celebrate its 230th Year—Bristol 4th of July Celebrates Its 230th Year

Leather Storrs: How TV Influences our Changing Food Culture—Leather Storrs: How TV Influences our Changing Food…

RI Native Will Blackmon to Host Free Football Clinic For Youth at Hendricken—Will Blackmon will hold a USA Football Fundamentals…

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Curran, Bradley Claim 2015 CVS Charity Classic Title—Keegan Bradley and Jon Curran win CVS Charity…

U.S. Women’s Soccer Advances, World Cup Final Awaits—Behind late second-half heroics, the U.S. Women's Soccer…

Newport Manners & Etiquette:  Keeping Your Name + Baby Shower Update—Newport Manners & Etiquette: Keeping Your Name +…

Applications for Planning Grant Funds Are Due July 3—Applications for Planning Grant Funds Are Due July…

 
 
 

NEW: Prov Fire Chief Cunha Set to Retire, Mello Named Acting Chief

Chief Clarence Cunha

Mayor Jorge Elorza has announced that Assistant Fire Chief Scott Mello will serve as the Providence Fire Department's Acting Fire Chief following the retirement...

New York Times, Applebees are Some of RI’s Biggest Tax Cheats

The businesses that owe the most in back taxes to Rhode Island include one of the country’s most prestigious newspapers, a popular restaurant...

slides: The Biggest Tax Cheats in Rhode Island

See the top 50 delinquent business taxpayers in Rhode Island.

NEW: Raimondo Names Callahan Adjutant and Commanding General of RI National Guard

Governor Gina Raimondo

Governor Gina Raimondo announced  that Colonel Christopher Callahan is the next Adjutant General of Rhode Island, and Commanding General of the Rhode Island National...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Chace Baptista: Rhode Island Might be Different

When Dylan Roof walked into the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina during Bible study and murdered nine parishioners on the evening...

Charlestown RI Resident to Plead Guilty to Stealing Gravestones

Charlestown resident Kevin Maynard has agreed to plead guilty in federal court to stealing granite gravestones and other items from the Veterans' Memorial Cemetery for...

Critics Raise Questions Over New 195 Tax Break Plan for Providence

Community leaders -- and real estate professionals -- were among those who raised questions about Providence's stake in the newly brokered plan for a...

Providence Pension Watchdog Riley Releases Report, Calls for More Answers

Riley

Financial analyst and GoLocal MINDSETTER Michael Riley has released a report entitled "Providence Fraudulent Accounting and Theft," following multiple columns in which he addressed a...

Nguyen: Understanding the Logic of the Same-Sex Marriage Decision by SCOTUS

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that same-sex couples have a fundamental right to marry. This was a close decision, 5-4,...

Allegations of New Hazardous Waste Tied to Allens Ave Scrap Yard

A plaintiff in Allens Avenue legal proceedings has said they have found

A neighboring business to Sims Metals Management on Allens Avenue, who has both a pending lawsuit and a petition before the city council against the...

20 Biggest Stories of June

The month of June has seen just about everything at the national level from a major change in civil rights, a horrific mass murder in...

Will South Kingstown High School Change Its Rebel Mascot?

Will South Kingstown High School Change Its Rebel Mascot?

As schools across the country with "Rebel" mascots are considering renaming them, based on the Confederate flag connotation -- which has come under scrutiny in...

Just 9 Percent of RI Stimulus Funds Went to Roads, Bridges

The biggest political and policy issue this year is Governor Gina Raimondo's near billion program to fund road and bridge repair.  The Governor...

Supreme Court Rules Against Obama’s Air Quality Regulations

The Supreme Court ruled against the Obama administrations air quality regulations on Monday morning.

Guest MINDSETTER™ David Norton: PawSox Owners Trying to Buy Support

Why are the PawSox owners buying support with a catered dinner at a Salvation Army food pantry in South Providence?

Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter 17

Between 1986 and 2006, Rhode Island ran a gauntlet of scandals that exposed corruption and aroused public rage. Protesters marched on the State House. Coalitions formed to...

Raimondo, RIDOT Kick Off Amtrak High Speed Rail Work at Kingston Station

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation and Amtrak officially kicked off work on a new high...

Volvo Ocean Race Is Close To Announcing Return To Rhode Island

Start of Leg 7 off the coast of Fort Adams on May 17th | Photo: Dan Nerney/Sail Newport

Brad Read, Executive Director of Sail Newport/Director of the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover, is currently in Gothenburg, Sweden working with race management and...

Rhode Island State House Honors National Migraine Awareness Month

Left to right: Carol Mayernick, Warwick, R.I.; Dr. Frederick Godley, president of the Association of Migraine Disorders and Jim Carleton, both of North Kingstown, R.I.; and Jessica Mayernick, Warwick, R.I.

June is National Migraine Month, and the Rhode Island State House will be illuminated in purple until June 30 to raise awareness for the health issue....

50 Retiring Prov Firefighters Will Cost City Millions for Overtime

Forty nine Providence firefighters have  filed for retirement this current fiscal year ending June 30, which is nearly four times the normal annual amount, according...

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