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NEW: Maeda Resigns From RISD

John Maeda, president of Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), announced today that he will be stepping down from his position at the end of...

NEW: A.H. Belo Announces Providence Journal for Sale

As hinted at on the most recent quarterly call, A.H. Belo, the publishing company that owns The Providence Journal, has announced that it...

slides: See How Providence Scored in Municipal Equality

The Human Rights Campaign recently released its Municipal Equality Index; rating Providence with a score of 81 out of 100.

Human Rights Campaign Grades Providence On LGBT Inclusivity

Providence earned a 'B' grade in the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index with a final score of 81 out of 100.

POPDCAST: Human Rights Campaign Grades Providence LGBT Inclusivity

Providence earned a 'B' grade in the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index with a final score of 81 out of 100. The index is a...

Julia Steiny: Digital Badges Bust Out of School-Defined Learning

Damian Ewens sits in his snazzy office at BetaSpring, a Providence business incubator. He's mother hen to Achievery, a business that provides a platform...

Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy Awarded $395K Grant

The Champlin Foundations has granted $395,000 to the Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy (DPPC) to create a pedestrian gateway in Burnside Park in partnership with The Providence...

NEW: WPRO’s John DePetro Claims He Was Threatened Says Lawyer

In a statement issued by Providence Attorney Tim Dodd on behalf of radio talk show host John DePetro, DePetro is alleging that he was physically...

Prov. Firefighter’s $200K Sparks Calls for Reform; OT in Millions

In just the first quarter of FY2014, the City of Providence has expended 63% of its fire overtime budget for the year.

The costs of Providence's fire department may be more serious than the five and six-figure overtimes uncovered by GoLocal last week. City Internal Auditor...

John Hazen White’s LOOKOUT: Is RI the New Taxachusetts?

There’s not much happening at the State House these days in the annual hiatus period between the end of the legislative session in...

PODCAST: Prov. Firefighter’s $200K Pay Sparks Calls for Reform

The costs of Providence's fire department may be more serious than the five and six-figure overtimes uncovered by GoLocal last week. City Internal Auditor...

Prov Firefighter Earns Over $200K, Mayoral Candidates Speak Out

Following GoLocal's look at the highest compensated city employees, GoLocal reached out to 2014 Mayoral candidates for their input on the issue.  Photo: Anatoli Lvov

An investigation into the salaries in the City of Providence uncovered that one Providence firefighter earned more than $200,000 in salary, overtime and benefits. The salary...

NEW: Chafee to Call State House Tree “Christmas Tree” This Year

Governor Lincoln Chafee issued the following statement on this year's naming of the Rhode Island State House Tree -- which will now be called...

PODCAST: Mayoral Candidates Speak On Prov Firefighter’s $200K+ Pay

Following GoLocal's look at the highest compensated city employees, GoLocal reached out to 2014 Mayoral candidates for their input on the issue. Photo: Anatoli Lvov...

Last Chance: Bring Joy To A Child With NEARI’s Gingerbread Express

Members of the National Education Association Rhode Island (NEARI), help Rhode Island students in a many ways, including stepping up to aid their home lives....

The Highest Paid City Employees in Providence

The 40 highest paid city employees in Providence collectively earned $6.3 million in pay and benefits in fiscal year 2013 and include a number of senior administrators as...

New England’s Biggest Hollywood Stars

  Hollywood may be the place of make believe, artificially enhanced chests and celebrity superstars, but some of New England's smallest towns are the...

In Case You Missed It: Allens Ave Scrap Co. Hit with RICO Lawsuit

"In Case You Missed It," GoLocal's weekend feature, puts the week's top stories in one easy place for you to review and read....

Cicilline To Visit Hope Street Shops For Small Business Saturday

Today, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline will visit the locally-owned shops on Hope Street in Providence, as well as small businesses around the state...

slides: The Top 40 Highest Paid City Workers in Providence

Find out how much the top 40 highest paid city workers in Providence earn.

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