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The Scoop: Fung’s Plan to Reform Taxes, Gorbea Adds to Campaign Team, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Flu Vaccination Campaign to Kick-Off at RI State House—Rhode Island’s flu vaccination campaign will kick off…

Narragansett Beer Re-Releases Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout—Originally introduced last December as “Hi Neighbor Mash-Up,”…

RWU and Silent Witness Initiative To Launch Domestic Violence Online Database Tool—Roger Williams University and the Silent Witness Initiative…

Taco Pledges $400,000 to Support URI’s College of Engineering and Yes on 4—The Taco White Family Foundation will donate $400,000…

Rhody Ramble’s Upcoming Fall Events for Families—Rhody Ramble, launched in 2012, connects families with…

The Scoop: Kilmartin Hits Back at Hodgson, Harrop Urges Right-To-Work Municipal Ordinance, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Pawtucket Hall of Fame Taps Nesselbush As “Person of the Year”—Three City residents, Joan Crawley, former Director of…

Patriots Blown Out By Chiefs In Kansas City—Many billed the Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs…

NEW: Hodgson Blasts Kilmartin For No Bid Legal Contracts to State Legislator—Rhode Island State Senator Dawson Hodgson blasted Attorney…

 
 
 

NEW: Ocean State Action Blasts Right to Life Law

Ocean State Action executive director Kate Brock is criticizing the Rhode Island Right to Life lawsuit challenging the Health Benefits Exchange.

NEW: Report Finds RI Spending Flat in Recent Years

A new report shows Rhode Island's year-over-year spending was flat while US expenditures increased in recent years.

NEW: Loughlin Campaign Holding Support the Troops Event Saturday

The John Loughlin campaign will hold an event to support the troops in Afghanistan on Saturday, spokesman Michael Napolitano has announced

NEW: Tassoni to Re-Introduce Bill to Allow Ads on School Buses

Prompted by reports that Cranston officials are talking about selling advertising space on school buses, Sen. John J. Tassoni Jr. (D-Dist. 22, Smithfield, North Smithfield) said...

NEW: Cicilline Urges Extension of Unemployment Benefits

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) is urging the House and Senate to pass the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2011 (H.R. 3346) of which...

Julia Steiny: Babying Children Breeds Wusses and Low Proficiency

Julia Steiny argues that rhe fear of liability is not keeping the kids safe at all, but making them stupid with lack of everyday, knockabout...

Donna Perry: The Tragedy of Lost Young Lives

Donna Perry says the two murders last weekend represent a sad mosaic of young urban lives that all too often lack the direction and most...

PODCAST: Alleged Scam Artist’s Campaign Cash Has Not Been Returned

Local elected officials who received thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from the Cranston attorney and estate planner accused of coordinating a $25 million insurance scheme...

Meet the GoLocalTV Team

When GoLocalTV goes live this afternoon, it will be captained by two young, ambitious reporters with a keen sense of the pace and attack of...

NEW: Gov. Chafee Wants Pot Reclassiifed as Schedule II Drug

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee and Washington Governor Chris Gregoire today announced that they have filed a petition with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration...

Banks Cash in on Foreclosures in Providence

Find out how banks cashed in on foreclosures, thanks to a major tax loophole in Providence. GoLocalProv has the breakdown.

NEW: Sen. Reed Presses for Payroll Tax Cut Extension

In an effort to boost the economy and help Rhode Island families, U.S. Senator Jack Reed is calling on Congress to cut every worker...

Tom Sgouros: Transactions Tax Would Benefit All

Tom Sgouros argues that a financial transactions tax might be the best way to prevent another bubble.

PODCAST: Banks Cash in on Foreclosures in Providence

Banks and other lenders have saved hundreds of thousands of dollars on foreclosed homes in Providence, thanks to tax breaks that were intended to help...

NEW: State Receives $58 Million Health Exchange Grant

Today, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts announced Rhode Island’s “First in Nation” status for being chosen...

City Withheld Key Information on T.F. Green Expansion

A Warwick Councilman claims details surrounding the T.F. Green airport expansion were too vague.

NEW: Cicilline Pushes for Government Reform Package

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) is championing a package of legislation with the goal of restoring public confidence in government and reducing the influence...

NEW: Mayor Taveras Visits Achievement First School

Mayor Taveras on Monday visited the Achievement First Amistad Academy in New Haven, Connecticut to meet with students, teachers and school administrators and personally view...

NEW: State Sen. Stands By RIPTA’s Hiring of Ex-Cons

Sen. Harold M. Metts (D-Dist. 6, Providence) said he supports re-entry initiatives for ex-offenders and applauds RI Public Transit Authority CEO Charles Odimgbe for his actions...

Providence Special Election Today: Who will Win Ward 9?

One Democrat and one Republican will square off to represent Providence’s ninth ward on the City Council in a special election today.

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