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RI Foundation Begins Accepting Applications for 2015 “Genius” Grants—The Rhode Island Foundation has announced it will…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Richard Ferruccio: Cost of Incarceration vs. the Cost of Crime—In a time of difficult state budgets, questions’…

It’s All About Education: Playing in the Woods Can Help Kids Reach Their Full Potential—A couple of months ago, I wrote a…

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Victorian Mourning Customs on Display at Hearthside this Weekend—Lincoln's Hearthside House hosts its annual exhibition on…

RI Building & Construction Trades Council to Hold Walk-a-Thon for Big Brothers Big Sisters—Rhode Island Building & Construction Trades Council will…

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Hospital Association of Rhode Island Releases Joint Statement on Ebola Preparedness—The Hospital Association of Rhode Island (HARI) has…

 
 
 

NEW: DEM Installs Equipment to Monitor Landfill Odor

The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is working in conjunction with the Town of Johnston to gather additional data on air quality in order to...

NEW: Providence High School Earns Accrediation

Superintendent Susan F. Lusi and Central High School Principal John Hunt formally announced today that Central has achieved initial accreditation by the New England Association...

NEW: State Seeking Service Provides for Defined Contribution Program

General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that Treasury, along with the State Investment Commission are seeking proposals for a service provider to implement and...

NEW: Gas Prices Down Again This Week

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts are down one cent this week, the fourth straight week of decreases, according to AAA Southern New England.

URI Expert: State Economy is “Stuck in Neutral”

While Rhode Island’s economy might still be “dead in the water,” a favorable tide capable of helping the state gain future...

PowerPlayer: Rhode Island College President Nancy Carriuolo

This week’s PowerPlayer is Rhode Island College President Nancy Carriuolo. President Carriuolo was kind enough to chat with GoLocalProv about the work she...

It’s Table Games or Die at Twin River

Lincoln-based Twin River stands to lose about 35 percent of its annual revenue when three resort-style style casinos and a slot parlor open in Massachusetts, but...

GOP Rival says Langevin has Done Nothing in Congress

The GOP favorite to challenge Congressman Langevin next November says he intends to focus on the economy.

NEW: Chafee Says State Will Waive Policies for Occupy Movement

Members of the Occupy Providence movement plan to march to the State House tonight to address homelessness and while state law says they are not...

NEW: DEM Releases Letter Addressing Landfill Odor

The Department of Environmental Management expects to see "noticeable improvements" in air quality at the Johnston landfill by next week, according to a letter released...

NEW: State Sen. to Introduce Bill Allowing Campus Cops to Pack Heat

Senator Glenford J. Shibley, (R-Dist. 33, Coventry, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick), will introduce legislation that will permit campus police officers at the state’s...

Redistricting Ruined by Rhode Island Politics

The redistricting process is supposed to consider several factors, but critics say politics is getting in the way.

NEW: Flags at Half-Staff Sunday

To honor the memory of U.S. Army Specialist Christopher Luis Mendonca, a Rhode Island native who died Sunday, December 4, 2011, following an automobile accident near...

Union Leader Rips Gist on Teacher Comments

After several teachers raised concerns about comments state Education Commissioner Deborah Gist made during a Board of Regents meeting in October, a top union official...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Chace Baptista: Achievement First is a Lifeboat

An education reformer argues that Providence's public school system is like the Titanic and ignoring that reality and the impact that it is having...

NEW: Council to Meet on Achievement First Monday

The Providence City Council Education Subcommittee will meet Monday, December 12, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at Providence City Hall, Third Floor to review a draft report on...

NEW: AG Rips Senate Republicans

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin expressed dismay at the Senate Republicans blocking the nomination of Richard Cordray as Director of the Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ...

PODCAST: Redistricting Ruined by Rhode Island Politics

In states like California and Arizona, redistricting is done by a completely non-political committee selected on a non-partisan basis. That is not the case in...

INVESTIGATION: Government Worker Injuries Skyrocket

Local and state government workers in Rhode Island claim far more injuries and illnesses than their counterparts in the private sector, according to new data...

Full Review of Providence Loan Program Coming

The government agency that oversees the funds awarded to the Providence loan program that has come under scrutiny in recent months says it will begin...

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