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UPDATED: Cumberland Woman Hit & Killed by Peter Pan Bus in Providence’s Kennedy Plaza—UPDATED: Cumberland Woman Hit & Killed by Peter…

RI Ranked as 10th Most Lenient State on High Risk Drivers—RI Ranked as 10th Most Lenient State on…

Patriots Trade Center Bryan Stork to Washington for Draft Pick—Patriots Trade Center Bryan Stork to Washington for…

True Blood’s Denis O’Hare Coming to RI Comic Con 2016—True Blood's Denis O'Hare Coming to RI Comic…

Revs Play to 0-0 Tie With San Jose—Revs Play to 0-0 Tie With San Jose

PC’s “Welcome Class of 2020” Social Media Video Breaks School Viewership Record—PC's "Welcome Class of 2020" Social Media Video…

Patriots Release Wide Receiver Nate Washington—Patriots Release Wide Receiver Nate Washington

EDITORIAL: Kudos to Governor Chafee, Now It’s Raimondo’s Turn—EDITORIAL: Kudos to Governor Chafee, Now its Governor…

 
 
 

Providence Clubs Plagued by Violence and Drugs

Providence's nightlife is under scrutiny once again following a number of recent incidents. Photo: Flickr/MWalshHome

Reports of a Providence nightclub stabbing over the weekend - as well as a drug bust - has Board of Licenses members weighing in on...

U.S. Marshals Warn of Jury Duty Phone Scams in Rhode Island

The U.S. Marshals Service is warning the public of a nationwide telephone scam involving individuals claiming to be U.S. marshals, court officers or...

Port of Providence Sirens Warning System to Be Tested Starting August 23

The Providence Fire Department, along with the Providence Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), and the Local Emergency Planning Committee-2, will test the Port of Providence Sirens...

Rescue 1 Responding: Chapter 13, a Book by Michael Morse

I always thought that a day in the life of a Providence Firefighter assigned to the EMS division would make a great book. One day...

Iraq Executes 36 ISIS Members for Camp Speicher Massacre

Iraq has hung 36 ISIS members who took part in the mass killing of as many as 1,700 Iraqi men in ISIS-controlled territory in 2014 at Camp Speicher,...

(UPDATED) AG and State Police Delay Response to Request for 38 Studios Docs

AG Peter Kilmartin and former Governor Don Carcieri.

In response to former Assistant Attorney General Tom Dickinson’s request on behalf of GoLocalProv.com for release of the documents relating to the...

EDITORIAL: No One is Safe Downtown, Elorza’s Press Secretary Robbed at City Hall

Can we admit we have a problem now? Today, Jorge Elorza’s Press Secretary Emily Crowell was robbed outside of Providence City Hall during...

Guest Mindsetter™ Morse: Panhandling Reality Check

We’ve got a problem. Mentally ill patients have nowhere to go. It’s a catch-22 situation; those with the most severe problems...

FBI, State Police, and Providence Police Search for Escaped Alleged Murderer

In July of 2016,  a member of the most wanted list in Puerto Rico, wanted murderer Pedro Torres was captured in Providence on Goddard Street...

Parents in North Smithfield Fight for Examination of Cancer Concerns

Instances of pediatric cancer in North Smithfield have some residents asking for more information about what the town uses for chemicals and where.

North Smithfield residents are asking the town to look into the chemicals used at schools and public spaces after a fifth case of pediatric cancer...

Paolino Demands Panhandling Plan from Elorza Administration

Former Mayor Joseph Paolino and current Mayor Jorge Elorza at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.

Former Mayor of Providence Joseph Paolino called on Mayor Jorge Elorza to put forth a plan to address ongoing issues in Kennedy Plaza, including panhandling,...

Bob Whitcomb’s Digital Diary: Bridge of Sighs; Trump’s Family Tax Plan; Manafort Menace

Bob Whitcomb

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

video: GoLocalTV: Community Leaders Convene to Tackle Panhandling, Homelessness, Drug Use at Kennedy Plaza

Former Providence Mayor Joe Paolino and current Mayor Jorge Elorza as well as 50 community leaders from the Providence area held a meeting at the Greater...

RI DEM Farmers Meeting Still on During Washington County Fair

The Rhode Island DEM is going to still hold its previously scheduled meeting which impacts farmers during the Washington County Fair on Wednesday, but has...

Esserman’s Downward Spiral: A Timeline of Controversies Over the Years

Dean Esserman is now on sick leave from his post as New Haven Police Chief. Does he survive?

Former Providence Police Chief Dean Esserman - who resigned in 2011 after hosting a graduation party for his high school daughter where GoLocalProv was first to...

GOP Reps Call for Raimondo to Reschedule Meeting Impacting Farmers During Washington County Fair

A DEM meeting regarding farm land use and regulation was scheduled for the opening day of the Washington County Fair.

Members of the Rhode Island House Minority Caucus are asking Governor Gina Raimondo to instruct RI DEM Director Janet Coit to reschedule a meeting which...

EDITORIAL: Lifespan is the Billionaire that Can’t Tip the Waitress

Lifespan’s claim that it can’t make any payment to the City of Providence is a little like the billionaire who claims...

RI Ethics Commission Will Not Pursue DeSimone Complaint

Majority Leader John DeSimone

The Rhode Island Ethics Commission on Tuesday decided not to investigate a complaint against Rhode Island House Majority Leader John DeSimone.

RI Public Expenditure Council Seeking Nominations for Public Service Awards

The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council is seeking nominations for the 41st annual Public Service Awards. The winners will be recognized at RIPEC'...

New Group Emerges in Battle Over Future of 6-10 Connector

A rendering put forth by RIDOT in March -- before being told the state would not be awarded a $175 million federal FASTLANE grant in July.

A newly formed group has emerged to advocate for a "cost-effective" 6-10 connector redesign - just weeks after the State of Rhode Island was rejected...

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