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Hasbro Invites Rapper Who Hypes N-Word, Promotes Misogyny & Drugs in Lyrics to HASCON Family Event

Photo: by Adam Bielawski

WARNING EXPLICIT LANGUAGE IN THE LYRICS IN THIS ARTICLE AND VIDEO Hasbro's new comic con-style event is intended to be family-friendly, but the special...

Former ProvPlan Finance Director Denno Sentenced to Federal Prison for Embezzlement

Charles Denno sentenced to 33 months in prison for embezzlement

Former Providence Plan Finance Director Charles Denno has been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for fraudulently converting $742,190.69 of Providence Plan funds for his personal...

video: ABC6’s Caught in Providence: 41 Parking Tickets

Last time she was before Judge Caprio, she had 41 parking tickets and was booted. See what happens in the video above. 

EXCLUSIVE: Former RI Speaker Fox to Be Released From Prison Next Week

Gordon Fox

Gordon Fox, the former Speaker of House, will be released from federal prison in Pennsylvania after twenty-five months, GoLocalProv.com has learned. Fox left for...

Welcome House of South County Celebrates Addition of New Housing Program

Allison Martinez, Director of Program Operations at Welcome House of South County, cuts ribbon for Parkside as community supporters look on in celebration of new program for formerly homeless expectant mothers and women with young children. Photo credit: Abby Colby Cooper

The Welcome House of South County celebrated the addition of their newest housing program, Parkside, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday.

RI Comic Con, Hasbro Spar Over Marvel Comics Icon Stan Lee’s “Last New England Appearance”

94-year-old Stan Lee, the focus of the battle

Last November’s Rhode Island Comic Con was billed as the last time Stan Lee would be appearing at an event in New England ...

RI Leader Who Lead Fight to Re-Open Davey Lopes Pool, Stopped for “Driving While Black”

Photo by Metts

Leah Metts the woman who led the fight to overcome Providence politics and force the reopening of the Davey Lopes Pool in South Providence tells...

Mega Millions Jackpot Rises to $393 Million for Friday’s Draw

Mega Millions Jackpot Rises to $393 Million for Friday's Draw

The Mega Millions Jackpot has increased to $393 million for Friday’s draw.

NOAA Predicting “Above Normal” Hurricane Season for Atlantic

NOAA Predicting

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting an above normal hurricane season for the Atlantic.

Union Leaders and Conservatives Both Say RI Needs a Siedle Candidacy


Rhode Island’s most conservative GOP elected official and one of the State’s most powerful labor leaders both voiced support for a...

ACLU Sues Pawtucket Police for Refusing to Release Reports of Alleged Police Misconduct

Steven Brown

The ACLU of RI is suing the Pawtucket Police Department for failing to release certain reports of alleged police officer misconduct generated by its...

Could Ted Siedle Win Race for RI Attorney General?


Former SEC lawyer and Forbes' columnist Edward "Ted" Siedle - who in 2013 wrote the scathing report of the Rhode Island pension system, "License to Steal,"...

PC Ranked Most Segregated College By Princeton Review

Providence College tops the most recent Princeton Review list - for being the most segregated campus.

The Princeton Review's ranks Providence College as the college with the least "little race/class interaction" of 382 schools in America.

RI Ranked 10th Best State in U.S. for Healthcare

RI is ranked as the 10th best state for healthcare in the U.S.

Rhode Island is ranked as one of the best states in the U.S. for healthcare.

Prov Police Department Training Academy Graduates 55 Recruits

The Providence Police Department training academy graduates 55 recruits

The Providence Police Department Training Academy graduated 55 recruits on Monday at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.

EXCLUSIVE: Forbes’ Siedle Considering Run for Rhode Island Attorney General

Ted Siedle

Former Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lawyer and Forbes columnist Edward “Ted” Siedle, the biggest whistleblower in SEC history who is in line...

Wired: Postscript, a Book by Paul Caranci

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...

Providence Council on Foreign Relations Season-Opener on Russia

Russia's interference in U.S.

Critical issues relating to Russia kick-off the Providence Committee on Foreign Relations' speaking program launching in September. Russian intrusion into American politics and...

Robert Whitcomb: Throw the Book at Taggers: Put Transit Center Below Ground? Storing Windpower

Rober Whitcomb

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...

RIC, Local Officials Address Neighbors’ Concerns on Parking Lot Expansion

Rhode Island College

The battle over the new Rhode Island College parking lot may be over. Local elected officials, as well as the President of Rhode Island College,...

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