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Rob Horowitz: Obama’s Immigration Executive Order; Good Policy and Good Politics—President Obama’s carefully calibrated, but still truly impacting…

Riley: RhodeMap RI is Deeply Flawed—How do Central Planners plan when they have…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Larry Girouard: RhodeMap RI, A Wrong Turn for RI—The Rhode Island brand continues to be mired…

Sec. of State Mollis to Light RI State House Christmas Tree—Governor Lincoln Chafee announced that Secretary of State…

PODCAST: Opponents Blast Tax Breaks for 195 Dormitory Deal—A week following 195 Commission's announcement of its…

Saul Kaplan: Thankful Innovation Junkie—I love Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday. What’s…

Brown Bears Drop 89-68 Decision To Illinois, Lose 4th Straight—Brown loses fourth straight game, 89-68 to Illinois.

West Elmwood Intruders Eyeing National Title Game, New Life Experience—West Elmwood Intruders are a win away from…

9 Brown Gridders Earn All-Ivy Honors—Bears place 9 players on All-Ivy team

Second Half Surge Lifts Illinois Past Brown—Hot-shooting Illini run away from Bears in second…

 
 
 

5 Cities and Towns that Could Go Broke in 2012

Ever since Central Falls filed for bankruptcy this summer, the question has been, who is next? GoLocalProv has the breakdown.

NEW: EPA Reaches Settlement on Davis Liquid Waste Superfund Site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with respect to the Davis Liquid Waste Superfund Site in Smithfield, R.I. Pursuant to...

Top 11 of 2011: Crunch Time

It was the unsexiest topic ever, but it grabbed everyone's attention for almost all of 2011.

Top 11 of 2011: Fall From Grace

He took leadership in Providence on a gust of fresh air, and his tenure promised--and delivered--reform. The irony that his departure would be linked to...

Top 11 of 2011: Flared Tempers

One might think, given this year's heated debate on this topic, that Rhode Island sat next to Arizona in the American Southwest. Or that...

Julia Steiny: The Most Educational Toys are Completely Free

In her weekly column, Julia Steiny explores toy culture among young people.

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...

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