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RI Teacher of the Year’s White House Photo Goes Viral

Giannopoulos' White House pic, which he posted to Facebook.  He credits White House photographer Shealah Craighead.

Rhode Island Teacher of the Year Nikos Giannopoulos had his photo taken with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office -- and it has gone...

Sons of Jacob Synagogue in Providence to Hold Free Open House

Sons of Jacob Synagogue

The Sons of Jacob Synagogue in Providence is hosting a free open house for visitors to explore the building, including the second-floor sanctuary...

Raimondo’s Economic Priorities Take the Biggest Cuts in the New Budget — Over $20M

Governor Raimondo and Commerce Secretary Pryor

Pound for pound, the agencies that saw the biggest cuts in the fast moving FY 2018 budget contain Governor Gina Raimondo’s economic initiatives. Combined,...

Gallison Sentenced to 51 Months in Federal Prison for Fraud, Identity Theft

Ray Gallison to serve 51 months in federal prison

Former Rhode Island House Finance Chairman Raymond Gallison Jr. has been sentenced to 51 months in federal prison for orchestrating fraudulent and deceptive schemes to steal...

ABC6’s Caught in Providence: Up All Night

This law school student spent all night working on his client's defense.  See what happens in the video above. 

RI State Budget: Winners, Losers and Some Surprises

House Finance was in until early hours on Friday, to quickly vote on the FY 18 budget introduced late Thursday.

With hundreds of thousands of dollars of ad spend from the Democratic Governors Association and the threat of a veto, Governor Gina Raimondo wore down...

Political Setback: Elorza’s Veto of ‘No Smoking’ Ordinance Overridden by Council

Mayor Jorge Elorza

In one of the biggest public battles between the Providence City Council and Mayor Jorge Elorza, the Providence City Council overrode the veto by the...

RI Ranked 32nd in U.S. for Meeting Long-Term Care Needs, AARP Says More Needs to be Done

Rhode Island ranks 32nd in the country for meeting the long-term care needs of older residents and people with disabilities. 

Former Scalise Staffer & RI Native Discusses the Shooting and the Impact on Congress

Spencer Sullivan

Following the shooting on Wednesday targeting House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, as well as Capitol police, and staff, Rhode Island native and former Scalise staffer...

First Look at the House Budget - What is in and What is Out

Raimondo is threatening to veto the budget if her college funding program is not included

GoLocalProv.com has learned that Governor Gina Raimondo and legislative leaders battled to nearly midnight on Wednesday in closed meetings and have not resolved two...

NEW: “Right to Try” Legislation Goes Before Senate Committee Thursday Afternoon

Neil Fachon

After the House passed the "Right to Try Act," the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services is taking it up Thursday.  

Jewish Alliance of Greater RI Names Greenman President

Adam Greenman

The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island named Adam Greenman as its next President & Chief Executive Officer. Greenman's appointment goes into...

Would You Take the Providence-Newport Ferry for $50?

The Providence-Newport ferry has been popular since its launch in 2016 - but also heavily subsidized with federal grant money that is set to go away after 2018.

Everyone loves the Providence-Newport ferry, but two-thirds of the actual cost of the program is funded by a federal grant that is set to end...

Regulate RI Calls Marijuana Study Commission “Flawed Delay Tactic,” Members Will Not Participate

Jared Moffat

The Regulate Rhode Island Coalition is calling the marijuana study commission a “flawed delay tactic” and says that its members will...

Shooting in DC, Congressman and Others Wounded UPDATED

House Whip shot on Wednesday

Details are emerging about a mass shooting in the the DC area. Among those shot and wounded was the third ranking member of the House...

Two Dead Following Single-Car Crash on Route 146 in North Smithfield

Two people are dead and another is seriously injured following a single-car crash on Route 146 North at about 2:10 a.m. on Tuesday.

East Siders Hit by BB Gun Drive By - Part of a National Trend?

Drive by BB gun shooting from YouTube. (Photo not of Providence).

Two East Siders said the were shot by BB gun pellets and part of a drive-by this weekend, according to posts on social media.

Providence’s “Three-Dog Limit” is Fiscal Tyranny: Guest MINDSETTER™ Espinal

Let me tell you a little love story that ends in fiscal tyranny. 

Wired: 2010 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...

Former Brown VP of Public Affairs Freid to Speak at Committee on Foreign Relations Meeting

Laura Freid

Former Brown University Vice President of Public Affairs Laura Freid will be the guest speaker at the June 14 meeting for the Providence Committee on...

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