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Dr. Downtown: Free Advice for Raimondo—Here’s some free advice for Rhode Island’s new…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Heather Tow-Yick: Investing in Public Education—With this election season behind us, I congratulate…

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Providence North End 49ers Headed to National Title Game—The Providence 49ers are headed to the National…

Small Biz in a Digital Age: Consumer Trends—The world of business is moving faster --…

Jones, Bunbury Carry Revolution To Crucial Road Win—Jermaine Jones and Teal Bunbury collected a goal…

Patriots Have The Wright Stuff—Shut Down Detroit 34-9—The New England Patriots got two touchdowns from…

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URI Upsets #21 Nebraska, Win 66-62 At The Ryan Center- 5 Takeaways—The Rams knock off #21 Nebraska in OT…

Henton Goes For 38, Friars Edge Irish 75-74—The Providence Friars improve to 5-0, complete weekend…

 
 
 

Rhode Island’s Top 11 of 2011

It has not been the best of times, and some think it's been the worst of times. But as we close the book on 2011,...

98 Ethics Violations for Local Politicians over Last 5 Years

More than a dozen local politicians were fined between $100 and $1,000 this year for state ethics violations, according to the state Ethics Commission.

ProCAP Fallout: Businesses Owed $400k

A small business owner who was contracted by the Providence Community Action Program (ProCAP) to perform 20 weatherization projects –including work on a City Councilman...

NEW: Walmart to Offer Check-Cashing Services

Walmart will begin offering check-cashing services in Rhode Island in 2012, starting with tax refunds as it decides whether to offer the services in the state...

NEW: RI Picks up Win in Casino Battle

Rhode Island may survive what could be a major hit to the state's economy after the Selectmen for the town of Foxboro voted 3-2...

Charter School Critics Blast Graduation Claims

An anti-charter school group is questioning the attrition rates at the Connecticut high school run by Achievement First, the nonprofit charter management organization that hopes...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Tom Letourneau: Time to Fix Vehicle Valuation Process

Tom Letourneau offers some solutions for addressing the vehicle valuation process.

NEW: High Wind Warnings for RI

  The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Bristol, Kent, Newport, and Washington Counties. 

poll: What Grade Would You Give Governor Chafee for His 1st Year?

Governor Lincoln Chafee is just finishing his first year in office. He ran on a motto of "Trust Chafee." Now, after his first year and...

NEW: Gas Prices Down Again

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are down for the sixth straight week, and will end the year with the lowest average prices seen locally since...

Local Pols Make Predictions for 2012

GoLocalProv asked some of the state’s most prominent politicians to offer predictions of what 2012 will have in store.

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Lawlor: 2012 Should be a Year of Growth for RI

Dan Lawlor says 2012 should be a year to celebrate a better political and civic culture, one where we stop gaming each other, and work for...

Tom Sgouros: The Problem with School Funding

Tom Sgouros takes on the challenges with education funding in Rhode Island.

Woman of the Year - GoLocal

It all started with Time magazine in 1927 naming Charles Lindbergh “Man of the Year.” His miraculous trip across the Atlantic changed travel forever...

Man of the Year - GoLocal

Rhode Island’s Man of the Year are the thousands of men in Rhode Island who have been devastated by unemployment. The numbers are...

Foreclosures Still Rock RI Each Month

Rhode Island had the 21st highest foreclosure rate in the country in October, according to the latest report issued National Association of Real Estate Editors.

NEW: Langevin Praises Payroll Tax Cut Extension

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) released the following statement after the House passed by unanimous consent two-month legislation to maintain the payroll tax cut enacted last...

Biggest Stories of 2011 on GoLocal

In 2011, GoLocalProv had the opportunity to break some of the biggest stories in Southern New England and beyond. Visitors flocked to GoLocal’s...

NEW: State Rep. Pushes for RIPTA to Hire Vets

Rep. Raymond E. Gallison Jr., chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, is urging the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority to give veterans consideration...

NEW: Cicilline Issues Statement on Payroll Tax Cut Extension

Following House passage of a two-month extension of payroll tax cuts and unemployment benefits, U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following statement:

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