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SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, Newport Tall Ship Runs Aground

Coast Guard photo of the Oliver Perry

It is the first ocean-going, full-rigged ship to be built in the United States in over 100 years, and it is designed for education, but Sunday...

Robert Whitcomb: ‘All-Electric’ Future; Worcester Better Run? Genocidal Columbus? Another Religious

Robert 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...

video: Caught in Providence: Good Representation

He's had 31 tickets, but his counselor appeals to the Judge's known compassion. 

Should Hospital Merger Process Be Changed After St. Joseph Pension Fund Receivership?

Governor Gina Raimondo

The collapse of the St. Joseph pension fund has placed the state's Hospital Conversion Act, and subsequent revisions, under public scrutiny.  Specifically, in...

video: Paolino, Raimondo Kick Off Construction of $30M Hilton Homewood Suites in Providence

City and state leaders kicked off construction of the $30M Hilton Homewood Suites in Providence on Thursday.

Rhode Island’s top elected officials and former Providence Mayor Joe Paolino, along with First Bristol Corporation, celebrated the groundbreaking of the $30 million Homewood...

Five Major Developments in St. Joseph Pension Fund Collapse

Retirees have gotten active in their demands of the Diocese of Providence.

This has been a critical week in the effort to unveil the underlying issues in the St. Joseph Health Services' pension fund collapse. First, GoLocalProv...

Corso in Legal Battle with Former Business Partners

Micheal Corso suing former partners.

Michael Corso is in a legal brawl with his former partners, GoLocal has learned. Corso, the former mastermind behind the financing scheme of the 38 Studios...

Guest MINDSETTER™ DeBare: Break the Silence on Domestic Violence

When we stay silent, domestic violence thrives. With 1 in 4 Rhode Islanders experiencing domestic violence in their lifetimes, and nearly 1 in 10 Rhode Island high schoolers reporting...

Charges and Counter-Charges Boil Over at $700 Million Invenergy Hearing

More than 500 attend EFSB Hearing

More than 500 people crowded into the auditorium at Burrillville High School on to voice their opinions on the proposed $700 million gas-powered energy plant. The hearing...

Whitehouse’s Secret Dinner at Kushner & Trump’s Home Raises Questions of Conflict with Investigation

(L to R) Whitehouse, Trump, Kushner

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has been railing against the Trump administration for months on the lack of transparency and the role of President Donald Trump&rsquo...

Environment Council of RI Opens Application Process for Tisdale Environmental Education Awards

PHOTO:  Environmental Council of Rhode Island

The Environment Council of Rhode Island’s (ECRI) Education Fund has announced that the application process for the 10th annual Loraine Tisdale...

video: Security Expert Amore to Talk Stolen Artwork at Pawtucket Library This Thursday

Anthony Amore

Security expert Anthony Amore will talk about stolen artwork - and more - at the Pawtucket Library this week. 

Investigation: Diocese Claims False - Board Directed Only $14M in Payment to St. Joseph Pension Fund

Bishop Thomas Tobin

GoLocalProv.com has secured a copy of the Board of Trustees minutes from the critical meeting that approved the sale of St. Joseph, Fatima Hospital,...

ACLU Says Block’s Claims Are False

Ken Block

The RI ACLU came out with a damning statement about claims made by former GOP candidate for governor Ken Block.

38 Studios’ Corso Launches Coffee Company in RI

Michael Corso and Bramo Coffee

One of the central players in the collapse of 38 Studios was Michael Corso and now he is on to his next venture — Bramo, a...

video: VIDEO: New Club Penthouse, Complete with Stripper Poles, Opens on Historic East Side

Inside The Penthouse - via Instagram

A new nightclub featuring dancers and stripper poles has opened in one of the most historic areas of Providence. The new club, called The Penthouse,...

New England Animal Shelters Raise Money to Help Rescue Abandoned Pets from Puerto Rico

Local New England animal shelters have combined to charter a plane flying more than 200 dogs and cats from the island of Puerto Rico to Worcester...

“White Trash” Sandwich Pulled from Providence Restaurant Menu After Complaint

The

A grilled cheese restaurant in Providence is pulling a sandwich that was named "White Trash" from its menu, issuing an apology on Facebook -- and...

Robert Whitcomb: A Failure to Communicate, NRA, Green International Airport, and More

Robert Whitcomb, columnist

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

Raimondo Administration Offers Buy-Outs to Close $25M Budget Hole

Governor Gina Raimondo

The Raimondo administration announced a plan to close the $25 million budget hole.

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