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51 and Still Going – An Extraordinary VA Journey

Carla Murchelano

Providence: Fifty-one is a number that has taken on special significance, especially here in New England with the Patriots stunning come-from-behind victory over the Atlanta...

NEW: Raimondo’s Ties to No-Bid RI State Police Contract

Governor Gina Raimondo alongside Bridget Gainer; niece of Terry Gainer, who recently received a no-bid contract from the RI State Police. SEE VIDEO BELOW

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo received a campaign contribution from a politically connected family member of the Chicago-based firm that recently received a no-bid contract...

Special Education Teacher Arrested for Possession of Child Porn

Henry Tedeschi

A special education teacher was arrested for possession of child pornography on Thursday. 

RI Ranks as the Least Dependent State on the Gun Industry in U.S.

Rhode Island is the least dependent state on the gun industry

Rhode Island's relationship with the gun industry is very limited. Few jobs are tied to the industry and comparitively little gun related political donations...

Funeral to be Held for Demolished Fogarty Building

PHOTO: Flickr

For the first time ever, Providence residents can gather for a funeral for a demolished buildings.  Doors Open Rhode Island, the John Nicholas Brown...

Marijuana Legalization in Rhode Island Gaining New Detractors, Supporters

The issue of whether to tax and regulate marijuana like alcohol in Rhode Island is gaining additional detractors -- and continued staunch supporters. 

Leading Brazilian Political Commentator to Speak in Prov Thursday on Economic, Social Turmoil

Evodio Kaltenecker

A leading Brazilian political economist and commentator, Evodio Kaltenecker, will speak on Thursday, March 16 in Providence, about the challenges and opportunities facing the...

Prov Public Schools to Open on 2-Hour Delay Wednesday, Parking Ban Lifted at 5 a.m.

Prov Public Schols will open on 2-hour delay

Due to Tuesday’s snow storm, Providence Public Schools will open on a 2-hour delay on Wednesday. The citywide parking ban will stay in...

LIVE MAP: Power Outages Across RI

Track power outages and expected repair times on this real time interactive tracker.

Weather Records Today in Providence

Weather records today in Providence-- highs, lows and everything else you need to know.

Providence Board of Licenses Under Fire Again, Months After Pine Report

Board of Licenses Chair and former State Senator Juan Pichardo with Congressman David Cicilline, whose brother owns the embattled establishment, The Vault.

Recent developments at the Providence Board of Licenses have prompted critics to question the direction of the body, six months after former Attorney General Jeffrey...

Prov Public Schools Closed on Tuesday, Parking Ban Takes Effect at Midnight

Providence Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, March 14. A citywide parking ban will go into effect starting at 12:01 a.m. and will stay in...

Raimondo Announces Investments in 10 New Bikeway Projects

Governor Gina Raimondo announced that ten new bikeway projects creating 10 new miles of path will be created across Rhode Island as part of the first...

Ghiorse Monday PM Update: Snow/Rain Line for Tuesday Still Uncertain

John Ghiorse

My thinking hasn't changed very much from yesterday. I still have no concern that we will miss this storm BUT the main problem continues...

Lead Poisoning for Children — Hot Spots in RI

Lead poisoning

The threat of lead poisoning continues to be a serious public health issue for Rhode Island children. New data identifies the areas which are the ...

NEW: Raimondo Announces State Offices Closed on Tuesday Due to Storm

State Offices will be closed on Tuesday

In anticipation of Tuesday’s snow storm, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo has announced that state offices will be closed. 

slides: SEE ZIP CODES With 10 Percent or More Elevated Lead Levels in Rhode Island

Check your zip code against new data for the areas with the highest percentage of children with elevated blood levels in Rhode Island. 

Wired: Part 1 & 2 1968 to 1975, a Book by Paul F. 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...

John Ghiorse: Too Early to Hype this “Blizzard”—Plan for 12 Inches on Tuesday

John Ghiorse

Strange winter, huh? But typical for New England. After that fabulously warm February, we thought we might be able to slide right into spring. Nah,...

Robert Whitcomb: GOP’s Healthcare Hell & State Police’s laughable 38 Studios ‘Investigation’

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 issues...

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