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Raimondo Doesn’t Oppose Closure of Memorial, Union Calls for “Leadership”

Governor Gina Raimondo

“The Governor doesn’t oppose CNE’s application [to close Memorial Hospital], said Governor Gina Raimondo’s Communications Director Mike Raia. ...

Prov Police Dept. Promotes 24 Officers to Rank of Captain, Lieutenant, Sergeant & Detective

The Providence Police Department promoted 24 officers to the rank of Captain, Lieutenant, Sergeant and Detective respectively.

VIDEO: Burning Car Blackens Sky Over Providence’s Federal Hill

A parked vehicle at the base of Federal Hill on West Exchange Street shot black smoke into the Providence skyline on Tuesday morning around 10:39...

Classical High School Parent Concerned As Teacher Allegedly Sleeps in Class

A Classical High School parent is raising concerns.

A parent of a student at Classical High School in Providence is questioning the school department's teacher evaluation process, after she said her son...

VIDEO: East Greenwich Town Council Re-Hires Corrigan, Boisterous Crowd Packs Meeting

Robert Walsh, NEA

The East Greenwich Town Council on Monday voted to re-affirm previously appointed Town Manager Gayle Corrigan --- after Superior Court Judge Susan McGuirl earlier in...

UHIP Failure: 1 in 3 RI Food Stamp Applicants Not Getting Benefits, Says ACLU

RI ACLU Director Steven Brown

The Rhode Island American Civil Liberties Union (RI ACLU) blasted the state on Monday, calling the latest figures from State of Rhode Island...

Kilmartin Tries to Block Release of Records in St. Joseph Pension Fund Collapse

According to court documents secured by GoLocal, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin is trying to limit the scope of a subpoena regarding the St....

Whitcomb: Taxing Your Enemies; Planting Trees Together; Thanks for No Thanksgiving

Robert Whitcomb

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

Growing List of Alleged Sexual Harassers

Sexual abuse and harrasment

From the Rhode Island State House to Hollywood to the growing controversy at the headquarters of National Public Radio ("National Perv Radio"), some of America'...

Providence Restaurant Claims “Billion Dollar Bully” Yelp Tried to Damage Business

India, on Hope Street, has placed the following poster outside of their restaurant, regarding Yelp.

A restaurant on the East Side of Providence is claiming that online review site Yelp hurt their business -- alleging that Yelp took down positive...

Lucchino Says PawSox Have Identified Attleboro Site As Alternative to Apex Location in Pawtucket

Larry Lucchino

In a statement to GoLocal, PawSox Chairman Larry Lucchino says that the team has identified a location just over the Rhode Island state line in...

Caught in Providence: Three for Three

Coming in to court is voluntary, in most cases. The majority of defendants come in to fight their ticket because they felt they...

Former Governor Chafee Questions “Mistakes” in Providence Police Shooting

Lincoln Chafee

Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee appeared on GoLocal LIVE, where he spoke to the recent police shooting in Providence that resulted in the death...

RI ACLU Re-Staffs Hotline for Food Stamp Complaints Related to UHIP

ACLU Director Steve Brown

The ACLU of Rhode Island announced that it is re-staffing a telephone hotline for people to call if they are having trouble with...

Dominican National Indicted on Multiple Drug & Gun Charges

Mario Alexandro Martinez-Lara, a Dominican national previously convicted and incarcerated in federal and state prisons on drug trafficking charges was named in a 15-count federal...

Top Union Leader Warns Time Is Running Out for a PawSox Deal

Michael Sabitoni

One of Rhode Island’s most influential labor leaders is warning that time is running out to get a PawSox deal competed and RI...

VIDEO: Dog Poop Shaming on Providence’s East Side

A still from the video of the East resident, looking to find out who left the dog poop.

While the City of Providence is dealing with a fatal police shooting, stabbings, and murders, one East Sider is concerned with a crime of personal...

Providence Shooting: ACLU Raises New Questions About Chase

RI ACLU's Steve Brown

The controversial police shooting on I-95 last Thursday of Joseph Santos came under greater scrutiny when ACLU Executive Director Steve Brown raised significant questions about...

GoLocal Interview: Stacey Lee Tessier — Mother of Shooting Victim Joseph Santos’ Daughter

Tessier and Santos - parents of a 9-year-old girl

Stacey Lee Tessier, the mother of Joseph Santos' daughter, told GoLocal that Santos -- who was killed by police on Thursday, November 9 -- was one...

Guest MINDSETTER™ DiPersio: Domestic Violence Demands Gun Control Legislation

Last month, Governor Raimondo signed legislation to keep guns away from domestic abusers.  As Rep. Teresa Tanzi stated, “At last, victims of domestic...

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