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Giannini: Hot Topics of 2015 at the General Assembly—‏One hot topic of the General Assembly this…

Matt Fecteau: Is RI Dem Chair McNamara Captain of the Titanic?—Growing up, my father constantly used the master…

It’s All About Education: The Arts, Education, and Transformation—These days, with the rise of Common Core…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Frittata di Spaghetti—Chef Walter's Flavors + Knowledge: Frittata di Spaghetti

The Highest Marijuana Prices in New England by State for 2015—Real time data from a crowdsourced website reveals…

NEW: CVS Charity Classic Adds Four to Field—CVS Charity Classic Adds Four PGA Tour Competitors

NEW: Magaziner Rolls Out RI “Transparent Treasury” Initiative—Magaziner Rolls Out RI "Transparent Treasury" Initiative

RI PowerPlayer: Kathleen Cloutier—RI PowerPlayer: Kathleen Cloutier

Riley: Raimondo and Mattiello Fiddle While Providence Implodes—The facts are clear. Providence falsified an asset…

NEW: Edgartown Police Issue Update On Missing Girl Last Seen in Prov—Megan Donovan, 15, of Edgartown, Mass. has been…

 
 
 

Fire Fighters Sue Providence After GoLocal’s Riley Unveils Missing $60 Million

Providence Fire Fighters' Union is Suing the City of Providence for $60 million in missing Pension Funds. This accounting flaw was unveiled by GoLocalProv's MINDSETTER...

The RI Ambulance Services with the Most Health + Safety Violations

Just over 41 percent of ambulances and other emergency service vehicles in Rhode Island in 2014 had violations of state inspection standards, an improvement from a high...

slides: RI Ambulance Service Violations - See the List

See the local ambulance services that had the most Health Department violations last year.  

NEW: College Unbound Approved as Rhode Island’s Newest College

College Unbound Students

College Unbound has been officially declared a degree-granting college through a unanimous vote by the Rhode Island Council on Postsecondary Education.

NEW: PARCC Tests to Be Shorter in RI, All States Next Year

The Rhode Island Department of Education announced Thursday that the Governing Board of the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)...

Narragansett Bay Commission to Hold Watershed Conference at Goddard Park

Students, teachers, and guests from nine Rhode Island schools will gather at Warwick’s Goodard Park for an environmental education conference that wraps up...

Congressman Langevin Participates in 4th “Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day”

Congressman Jim Langevin, co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, will participate today in the fourth annual "Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day." 

Opponents Blast Online Retail Tax for Hurting RI Businesses

A battle over online retail taxes is emerging in RI.

Legislation introduced to abolish Rhode Island's "Amazon Tax" rule has set up a battle between supporters who say the tax has hurt over 800 businesses...

Frank Williams Appointed Mediator in 38 Studios Lawsuit

For the second time this year, retired Supreme Court Chief Justice Frank Williams has been appointed to mediate a high profile Rhode Island lawsuit.  ...

Giannini: Time to Tell The Car Tax to Hit The Road

Every time I hear all the talk about eliminating the car tax, I want to scream. Yes, scream because in 1998 the General Assembly set into...

Nguyen: Asian Americans Seek To Abolish Affirmative Action At Harvard

Last Friday, a Coalition of 64 Asian American Associations filed an administrative complaint with the federal Departments of Education and Justice against Harvard University, requesting an...

What’s Next for the PawSox?

Jim Skeffington, 1942-2015

The passing of Pawtucket Red Sox President James Skeffington raises new questions about the future of a Providence stadium, as the ownership group...

NEW: RIPTA Bus Driver Assailant Surrenders to Providence Police

The suspect caught on camera punching a RIPTA bus driver has turned himself in -- after the Providence Police made a public appeal to find...

video: GoLocalTV: Providence’s Stephens Claims Referee Work Done on Vacation Time

Michael Stephens, pictured left.

Providence Recreation Director Michael Stephens has claimed that his referee duties for NCAA basketball games, which saw him officiate 89 contests in just over 108 days...

NEW: Rhode Island Ranks as 2nd Worst State For Millitary Retirees

Rhode Island ranks as the second worst state for military retirees, according to a WalletHub report. 

Matt Fecteau: Should Boston Bomber Tsarnaev be Condemned to Die?

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will likely die by lethal injection for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. With this recent ruling, it begs the question: should...

Horowitz: Obesity is a Big-Time Societal Expense

Rob Horowitz

If Americans who are obese in youth stay obese over the course of their lifetimes, the total price tag before it is all said and...

NAACP Decries Lack of Judges of Color in RI

The head of the NAACP Providence Branch is decrying what he says is the lack of diversity in judges and magistrates in the state's...

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

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...

Big Brothers Big Sisters Annual Gala Nets Almost $120,000

Honoree Michael O'Connell

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State held their 8th annual gala  with a Kentucky Derby theme on Saturday, May 2. 

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