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2016 Rhody Award Winners Announced - See the Winners—2016 Rhody Award Winners Announced - See the…

Sen. Nesselbush Disappointed by Firing of Gay Music Director—NEW: Sen. Nesselbush Disappointed by Firing of Gay…

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RI’s Welch Goes Undefeated, Team USA Wins 2016 Junior Ryder Cup—RI's Welch Goes Undefeated, Team USA Wins 2016…

ACLU Calls for Answers Before Providence Police Deploy Body Cameras—ACLU Calls for Answers Before Providence Police Deploy…

PC Hockey Picked to Finish 5th in Hockey East Preseason Coaches Poll—PC Hockey Picked to Finish 5th in Hockey…

Trump vs. Clinton: RI Experts on Who Won, Who Lost—Trump vs. Clinton: RI Experts on Who Won,…

Horowitz: Clinton Soundly Defeats Trump in First Debate—Horowitz: Clinton Soundly Defeats Trump in First Debate

Rhode Island’s Miracle on the Scituate—Rhode Island’s Miracle on the Scituate

Watchdog Group Demands Answers Following RI’s $500M IT Project Rollout—Watchdog Group Demands Answers Following RI's $500M IT…

 
 
 

Lawmaker Renews Call for Run-Off Elections in Governor’s Race

Lincoln Chafee won his election as governor in 2010 with just 36 percent of the vote, a fact that some lawmakers feel justifies a move toward run-off elections in races where no candidate can obtain a majority of votes.

When Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee won election to his position in 2010 with just 36.1 percent of the vote, his opponents said that the results meant...

Methodology: The Most and Least Diverse High Schools in RI

To compile its ranking of Rhode Island's most diverse high schools, GoLocal utilized data submitted by each school to the Institute for Education Science'...

NEW: National Grid Warns of Latest Payment Scam

New England utility provider says customers need to be on alert for phony phone calls.

National Grid released a statement on Tuesday warning its customers of a new, nationwide utility bill scam. According to the New England utility provider, National...

RI’s Private + Parochial High School Diversity: Which Schools Reported

Though the results are incomplete, a look at diversity in Rhode Island's private and parochial schools is quite telling.

While Rhode Island public schools are required to submit information related to their racial makeup and composition, doing so is entirely optional for the state...

The Sakonnet River Bridge Toll: Rhode Island’s Very Own Civil War

In order to convince cities and towns to give up additional municipal aid, East Bay delegates will have to sell that a new toll on the Sakonnet River Bridge is a

When Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee proposed increasing state aid to cities and towns by $10 million dollars for the 2014 fiscal year during his annual State...

NEW: RI Gas Prices Inching Closer to $4 Per Gallon

Slowly but surely, gas prices in Rhode Island are creeping closer to the dreaded $4 per gallon mark. Prices at the pump rose for the third-straight...

RI PowerPlayer: CFO Consulting’s Brett Smiley

Meet Brett Smiley, the founder and president of CFO Consulting Group, a quickly-expanding accounting and compliance company at the heart of the Rhode Island political landscape.

Every Monday, GoLocalProv.com shines the spotlight on one individual who you may not know that is making a large impact on Rhode Island. This...

SUNDAY WEATHER UPDATE: Snow Tapering in RI, Biting Winds

Snow will taper off this afternoon in Rhode Island... which means it's time to dig out the cars again. What's in store this next weekend, though? Photo: Megan Rossi

Windblown, fluffy snow will continue to wind down across New England this afternoon, pulling slowly away from west to east across Eastern Massachusetts. As of...

Report: RI Teacher Absenteeism Worst in America

A new report by US Department of Education says more than half of RI teachers miss more than 10 days in a school year.

Five months after a GoLocalProv review of attendance records showed that one out of every five teachers in Providence missed at least 20 days of school...

WEATHER UPDATE: Weekend Storm Bringing 3-6 Inches of Snow to RI

More snow is on the way this weekend... are you ready? Photo: Lydia Walshin.

After a couple of mild days with lots of melting of the snow from last weekend’s epic snowstorm, winter is returning to Rhode...

RI State Report: Bad News for Moreau, Plastic Bags and Sales Taxes

This week’s State Report centers around the sentencing of a former Central Falls Mayor found guilty of corruption and the potential elimination of plastic bags and the state's sales tax.

This week's State Report centers on two stories sure to interest the average Rhode Islander. First, Rep. Jan Malik is calling for an end...

Coming Tuesday: The Most and Least Diverse High Schools In RI

What are Rhode Island's most--and least--diverse high schools? GoLocal's new ranking, which will be be released on Tuesday, February 19th has the answer.

Is Providence Doing Enough to Improve Student Performance?

Stagnant NECAP test scores are just one part of the picture in the Capital City.

Over the past five years, the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) has increased its emphasis on improving test scores in the annual New England...

NEW: Weekend Storm Intensifying, Could Bring More Snow To RI

Ready for more snow, Rhode Island? It's on the way with a weekend storm.

What's up with the potential weekend storm? Snow, and maybe several inches of it. The weather forecasting models waffled most of this week over...

NEW: Former Chariho HS Coach Gets Five Years for Child Porn

Glen Matteson must serve 60 months in federal prison following arrest last February.

A former Chariho High School assistant soccer coach has just been sentenced to federal prison on child pornography charges. Glen Matteson, 52, will serve 60 months behind...

Local Politicians Owe $1.3M in Campaign Fines

Candidates for local and state office have been slammed with over $1.3 million in fines for failing to file campaign finance reports or submitting them late,...

NEW: Chafee’s Top Pick Withdraws From Hunt for New RIEDC Director

William Parsons has declined Governor Lincoln Chafee's request to lead the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation.

Governor Chafee’s plan to fix the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) just took a major hit as Chafee’s pick...

NEW: RI Stands to Gain From $29M Toyota Settlement

Photo: Flikr/danielctw The state of Rhode Island will receive $510K from a nationwide settlement with Toyota.

The state of Rhode Island is set to receive approximately $510,000 from a nationwide settlement with Toyota Motor Company. According to Rhode Island Attorney General Peter...

No Easy Solution for RI’s Car Excise Tax Problem

A number of proposals to level the car excise tax level for RI drivers are making their way through the General Assembly.

From the moment the state of Rhode Island stopped reimbursing local municipalities for the money they were losing due to a mandated $6,000 auto excise tax...

Julia Steiny:  The Man Who Made Algebra Child’s Play

A young scholar solves an algebraic equation with visual aids.

Dr. Henry Borenson began his career as a math teacher at Stuyvesant High School in New York City. Like Boston Latin, Stuyvesant uses an exam...

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