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NAACP Providence Branch Leadership Facing Protest From Members

NAACP Providence Branch President Jim Vincent

Members of the NAACP Providence Branch, including NAACP Youth Division Chair Pilar McCloud, are protesting the leadership of the current executive committee - led by...

From the Circus to PawSox - Live Entertainment is Declining Industry:  Guest MINDSETTER™ Rollins

Rollins argues baseball, like the circus, is losing its popular appeal as live entertainment.

I recently had the mixed experience of attending what I’m told may well be the final ever live circus show in the state...

Wired: 2009 Part 1, A Book by Paul Caranci

Each week, GoLocalProv will publish a chapter of the book Wired: The Shocking True Story of Political Corruption and the FBI Informant Who Risked...

Naval War College’s Roehrig to Speak at Committee on Foreign Relations Meeting

Terence Roehrig

U.S. Naval War College professor Terence Roehrig will speak at the June meeting for the Providence Committee on Foreign Relations. 

video: ABC6’s Caught in Providence: Vulgar, Obscene, and Loud

A woman is in front of judge Caprio after she violated the noise ordinance, listening to crass music at a volume heard from a distance...

NEW: Aponte Steps Down as President of Providence City Council

Luis Aponte

Providence City Councilman Luis Aponte announced that he has resigned as President of the Council on Friday. 

City Councilors Call for Special Meeting to Change Rules to Remove Aponte

Luis Aponte

A majority of City Councilors called for a special meeting of the Providence City Council to change the City Council Rules to allow for the...

NEW: Providence Breaks High-Temp Record on Friday

Providence reaches record high temperatures

Providence reached record high temperatures on Friday.  According to the National Weather Service, Providence reached 90 degrees, breaking the old record high of 89 degrees which...

RI ACLU Says Dept. of Human Services “Has Shown No Improvement” in Processing SNAP Applications

RI ACLU says Dept. of Human Services has shown no improvement

The Rhode Island ACLU is claiming that the Department of Human Services (DHS) has shown no improvement in April regarding the timely processing...

Rep. Keable Calls for Changes to RI’s Power Plant Siting Process

Cale Keable

Representative Cale Keable is calling for changes to Rhode Island’s energy facility siting process that would better give a voice to...

EDITORIAL: PawSox Owners Ask is Failed Community Leadership and Ultimate Greed

Remember when successful business leaders would use their wealth and later years to build libraries, fund scholarships and invest in non-profits? Now, a group of...

PawSox Finally Unveil Financing Plan for New Stadium, $38M Windfall for Owners

PawSox owners, elected officials -- and mascots -- were on hand at Tuesday's announcement in Pawtucket

After a failed effort to build a stadium in Providence in 2015, the PawSox ownership unveiled their plan on Tuesday for a project costing upward of $83...

Mattiello on LIVE: Marijuana Dead, Car Tax Repeal Extended to 6 Years

Speaker of the House Nick Mattiello

Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello said marijuana legalization legislation will likely be referred to a study commission, the car tax elimination time extended from...

VIDEO: Aponte Defies Removal; Providence Council Colleagues Call for Ouster

Council President Luis Aponte

Supporters of Providence City Council President Luis Aponte turned out Monday afternoon at the Washington Park Library, just prior to the Providence City Council approving...

RI Has 5th Biggest Drug Problem in U.S.

RI has 5th biggest drug problem in U.S.

Rhode Island has one of the biggest drug problems in the United States. 

U.S. Senate Candidate Nardolillo’s Daughter Investigated for Bullying, He Says Girls Being Girls

Rep. Nardolillo has championed anti-bullying

A disabled veteran and his wife have tried to find relief for their daughter from bullying by the daughter of a powerful state representative for...

Wired: 2002 to 2008 Part 2, A Book by Paul Caranci

Each week, GoLocalProv will publish a chapter of the book Wired: The Shocking True Story of Political Corruption and the FBI Informant Who Risked...

Robert Whitcomb: Pay Councilors More? Anti-Vaxers Spawn Measles Epidemic

Photo by Bill Gallery (billgallery.com)

Robert Whitcomb's weekly examination of everything that is important. Only Whitcomb offers such a collection of insights of the global and local issues that...

RI ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Westerly YMCA for Violating Woman’s Right to Breastfeed

Elizabeth Gooding

The ACLU of Rhode Island is suing the Ocean Community YMCA in Westerly on behalf of Elizabeth Gooding for violating her right to...

RI Ranks Among Best States in U.S. to be a Police Officer

RI Ranks as 12th best state in U.S. to be a police officer.

Rhode Island is one of the top states in the U.S. to be a police officer. 

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