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Providence Pledges to Fix Broken Fountain at DePasquale Square, After Months of Embarrassment

Iconic fountain still in disrepair

It's hard to believe that the cherished center of Federal Hill — the fountain at DePasquale Square — has been left for months broken...

VIDEO: Cicilline on “Terrible” Zero Tolerance Policy After Touring Texas Detention Facility

Congressman David Cicilline spoke with GoLocalProv at T.F. Green Airport on Tuesday.

Congressman David Cicilline spoke with GoLocalProv on Tuesday about his recent visit inside a detention center in McAllen, Texas -- and what he sees as...

Women Comprise Less Than 15% of RI Hall of Fame

Patrice Wood, only woman inductee in 2018

Are women in Rhode Island getting their fair share of recognition in history or is it, as one leading Rhode Island historian claims, that men...

NEW: Tidal Flooding Will Have Major Impact on RI’s Most Valuable Properties, Says New National Study

Tidal flooding will have major impact on R.I.'s most valuable homes, says new national study

A new study released by the Union of Concerned Scientists on Monday shows that thousands of Rhode Island's most prized coastal properties will soon...

Rhode Island’s Emerging Leaders —  Marcela Betancur

Marcela Betancur

Where is Rhode Island going and who is going to take us there? Well, United Way of Rhode Island and GoLocalProv have teamed...

Whitcomb: ‘Mother of All Credit Bubbles’; ‘Very Special Bond;’ Auto-Body Angst; ‘Diversity’ Dilemma

Robert Whicomb

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

Guest MINDSETTER™ Germain: A Call to End the Concord Street Transfer Station Project

Pawtucket Mayor Don Grebien

The residents of Fairlawn, the Providence City Council and the North Providence Town Council, along with businesses, community organizations, and many local politicians stand...

RI Department of Corrections Swears In 72 Correctional Officers

RI Department of Corrections swears In 72 Correctional Officers

The Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RIDOC) graduated one of its largest classes in history, with 72 new Correctional Officers being sworn in. The...

Brown Challenges Raimondo on Healthcare and Competency on LIVE

Matt Brown, GoLocal LIVE on Federal Hill

Progressive Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Brown hit incumbent Governor and primary opponent Gina Raimondo on healthcare, reproductive rights — and management aptitude, and more --...

RI House Approves Record $9.6B Budget, PawSox Bill Posted for Tuesday Hearing, Frias Awaits

Steve Frias and Nick Mattiello, a 2018 rematch?

As GoLocal LIVE’s fiscal expert Gary Sasse called it earlier in the week — it is an election year budget — and it...

VIDEO: Providence Man Posts Video of Himself Assaulting Individual (UPDATED)

Isaiah Pinkerton's Facebook post.

A Providence man posted a video to his Facebook page of him kicking an individual in the face. The video was posted on Friday afternoon....

Caught in Providence: A Gift for Dad

Ties? Socks? Golf balls? Nothing says Father's Day like paying a few parking tickets...Happy Father's Day everyone! See what happens in the...

Flint Audio & Video Manager Arrested for Accessing & Sharing Nude Photos from Customers’ Devices

RI State Police

Flint Audio and Video manager George Quintal, 34, was arrested by Rhode Island State Police for allegedly accessing and sharing nude photos from customers’ electronic...

Brown University Awards Scholarships to 20 Providence High School Graduates

Brown awards scholarships to 20 Providence High School graduates   Photo by Connie Grosch, courtesy of Brown University.

Brown University award scholarships to 20 Providence high school graduates as part of the university’s Fund for the Education of the Children of Providence.

House Budget: Despite Battle Over 911 Fees, Lancia Amendment for Restricted Account Falls

Rep. Bob Lancia

Rhode Island State Representative Robert Lancia's amendment to the House Fiscal Year 2018 budget to prohibit the proposed name change of the 911 surcharge -- and...

Fung’s Relationship With Carpionato Dwarfed By Senator Reed’s Financial Ties

U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)

Cranston Mayor Allan Fung’s rental relationship with the Carpionato Group has fallen under scrutiny with questions about payments and potentially non-payment...

In Interview: Raimondo Pushes for Mental Health Parity as General Assembly Nears Finish

Governor Raimondo with GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle LLIVE at the State House

Governor Gina Raimondo said that mental health parity remains one of her top legislative priorities as the Rhode Island General Assembly nears the end of...

New Welcome Center Opens at The Breakers in Newport

The Welcome Center opens at the Breakers

The Preservation Society of Newport celebrated the opening of its new Welcome Center at The Breakers on Thursday. The opening comes after the...

Mattiello and Ruggerio Deny Violating Law That Limits Advertising and Promotion During Campaign

Government website features Speaker Mattiello at a ribbon cutting with Cranston Mayor Fung

Both Speaker of the House Nick Mattiello and Senate President Domenic Ruggerio appear to be violating the state law prohibiting using state assets to promote...

Health Organizations, Professionals Call on Raimondo to Veto Kristen’s Law

Medical Organizations call on Raimondo to veto Kristen's Law

The Rhode Island Medical Society and other medical organizations across the state are calling for Governor Gina Raimondo to veto Kristen’s Law.

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