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RI Has 5th Biggest Drug Problem in U.S.

RI has 5th biggest drug problem in U.S.

Rhode Island has one of the biggest drug problems in the United States. 

U.S. Senate Candidate Nardolillo’s Daughter Investigated for Bullying, He Says Girls Being Girls

Rep. Nardolillo has championed anti-bullying

A disabled veteran and his wife have tried to find relief for their daughter from bullying by the daughter of a powerful state representative for...

Wired: 2002 to 2008 Part 2, A Book by 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...

Robert Whitcomb: Pay Councilors More? Anti-Vaxers Spawn Measles Epidemic

Photo by Bill Gallery (billgallery.com)

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...

RI ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Westerly YMCA for Violating Woman’s Right to Breastfeed

Elizabeth Gooding

The ACLU of Rhode Island is suing the Ocean Community YMCA in Westerly on behalf of Elizabeth Gooding for violating her right to...

RI Ranks Among Best States in U.S. to be a Police Officer

RI Ranks as 12th best state in U.S. to be a police officer.

Rhode Island is one of the top states in the U.S. to be a police officer. 

Aponte’s Leadership Team Calls for No Confidence Vote

Luis Aponte

A group of seven Providence City Councilors have called for a special meeting for a vote of no confidence in Providence City Council President Luis...

NAACP Providence to Host Annual Freedom Fund Breakfast

Carl Williams

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Providence branch is set to host their 104th Freedom Fund Breakfast to report...

video: ABC6’s Caught in Providence: Hard Time Saying No

Two women are in front of Judge Caprio after running a red light. The driver's excuse was that she was intimidated by the panhandlers.

RI’s Failed Revenue Numbers Could Change the Governor’s Race for Raimondo

Governor Gina Raimondo

The long anticipated state revenue numbers may have flipped the proverbial table. The $100 million shortfall announced this week undermines Governor Gina Raimondo’s claims...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Casimiro: It’s Time to End the Home Care Access Crisis

Rep. Julie Casimiro

Recently, I had the opportunity to visit with one of my constituents who receives healthcare services in their home in order to remain safely at...

RI’s Revenues Collapse: Raimondo Blames Trump, Mattiello Blames Raimondo: UPDATED

Governor Gina Raimondo

The May revenue numbers are in and they are a fiscal disaster for the Raimondo Administration. Governor Gina Raimondo, who has been trumpeting an economic...

What is Next for Providence — Leadership Void in City Hall

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza

City Council Council President Luis Aponte was indicted on Wednesday, the former City Council Majority Leader Kevin Jackson was just recalled and removed from office,...

Providence City Council President Aponte Indicted

Council President Luis Aponte

GoLocal has learned that Providence City Council President Luis Aponte has been indicted by a grand jury. Aponte has been facing review both by the...

Cranston’s Provisional Staffing Solutions, Justice Dept. Reach Settlement in Discrimination Claim

Cranston-based staffing agency Provisional Staffing Solutions reached a settlement agreement with the Justice Department to resolve the department’s investigation into whether Provisional discriminated...

Questions Raised About Joe Bevilacqua, Jr. Working With Children at Tennis Facility

Joseph Bevilacqua, Jr.

Convicted felon and disbarred lawyer — Joe Bevilacqua, Jr. — is now managing one of Rhode Island’s premier tennis facilities and working with...

NEW: Aaron Hernandez’s 2013 Murder Conviction Vacated

Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction has been vacated

Massachusetts Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh has ruled to vacate the murder conviction of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez. The ruling was announced on...

Changes to RI School Aid Creating “Firestorm,” Says School Committees Director

Big changes in state aid to districts.

The recently announced changes to state aid for K-12 public and public charter schools in Rhode Island have resulted in a "firestorm" due to the...

RI Ranked Among Best States for Working Moms in U.S.

RI ranked 8th in U.S. for working moms

Rhode Island is one of the best states in the country for working moms.  ​

RI Demands Veterans’ Info from Volunteers Before Giving Cemetery Flags

The state is requiring more information in the coming year before releasing Memorial Day flags.

The Rhode Island Office of Veterans Affairs is requiring that volunteers and veterans organizations provide information about each deceased veteran in return for cemetery flags...

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