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Giannini: ‏Can a “Rhode Island Red Sox Stadium” Succeed in Providence?—Giannini: ‏Can a Rhode Island Red Sox Stadium…

It’s All About Education: Changing Lives with School Lunches—There have been several links floating around social…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Lesson on Pizza—Many people know that American pizza derived from…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Why Women Don’t Ask for Help + Engagement Party Etiquette—The etiquette of asking for help and upadated…

URI Blown Out by Dayton 75-59, Fall Out of 1st Place—Rams fall to Dayton 75-59

Revolution Unveil New Secondary Kits—The New England Revolution unveiled a new secondary…

Horowitz: The Boehner/Nentanyahu Debacle—It must have seemed like political win-win when…

Riley: Providence Pension Fund is Risky Business—Relative to the State of Rhode Island Investments…

Organize + Energize: 7 Mini Habits That Will Move You Closer to Getting Organized—You can do it now or save it…

NEW: RI Gas Prices Rise 8 Cents From Last Week—Rhode Island gas prices have gone up eight…

 
 
 

City Pays Over $130k Annually for Elected Officials’ Special Pensions

With Mayor Angel Taveras poised to ask Providence retirees later this week for a slew of concessions to help the city avoid filing for bankruptcy,...

NEW: Hinckley Releases Web Video - Economics for Five-Year-Olds

The Barry Hinckley for Senate campaign today released the latest in its ongoing series of web videos. The one minute video, which can be viewed...

NEW: Retirees to Meet with Mayor Taveras Saturday

On Saturday, March 3, 2012, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and Chief of Staff/Director of Administration Michael D’Amico will provide Providence retirees collecting a city...

NEW: Coalition Calls for an End to Gender Discrimination in Health Insurance

A wide range of organizations will voice their support to eliminate gender rating as an industry standard in the state’s individual health care...

NEW: Chafee Announces Port of Davisville to Become 7th Largest Auto Importer in North America

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined with state officials and local business leaders today to announce that the Port of Davisville at Quonset Business Park has...

NEW: Lawmaker Hopes to raise Minimum Wage

Legislation to increase the minimum wage to $7.75 will be heard by the House Committee on Labor when it meets Wednesday, February 29. The hearing will be...

NEW: Charter School Lotteries Take Place in March

Beginning March 1 and continuing throughout the month, 14 of Rhode Island’s charter public school will hold blind lotteries to determine their student body for...

NEW: Spies Leaving Brown

Dick Spies, the powerful face of Brown University and the point person for President Ruth Simmons, is leaving Brown. In a letter to the Brown...

Dan Lawlor: Too Much Party Politics in RI

Dan Lawlor argues that the Rhode Island Democratic Party today is a lot like the New Hampshire Republican Party– home to liberals, moderates, and...

NEW: Sen. Scott Brown Endorses Barry Hinckley

The Barry Hinckley for U.S. Senate campaign today announced that Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) is endorsing Hinckley’s 2012 bid.

NEW: Blazejewski Bill Takes Aim at Tip Theft

Under legislation submitted by Rep. Christopher Blazejewski, restaurant owners and managers will no longer be allowed to demand that servers turn in all or part...

NEW: RISC Backs GOP Appeal in Legislative Grants Case

The Rhode Island Statewide Coalition (RISC) is continuing its legal support for the state’s GOP legislative caucus as it argues an appeal to...

NEW: Investment Banker Pleads Guilty to Running Ponzi Scheme

Martin B. Feibish, 81, of Providence, an independent insurance agent, investment broker, and creator of two investment companies, has signed an agreement filed with the U...

TIAA-CREF Selected as Defined Contribution Plan Vendor

General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the State Investment Commission unanimously voted to select TIAA-CREF as the vendor to administer Rhode Island's...

NEW: Gas Prices Up 9 Cents

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up nine cents this week, the ninth consecutive week of increases, according to AAA Southern New England.

PowerPlayer: Democratic Party Executive Director Stephanie DeSilva

This week’s PowerPlayer is Democratic Party executive director Stephanie DeSilva. Ms. DeSilva was kind enough to chat with GoLocalProv about her role within...

Study: One in Ten Children Live in RI’s Poorest Communities

Despite a significant decline since 2000, one in ten Rhode Island children are still living in the state’s poorest communities, according to a report...

Casino Job Gains May be Short-Lived

Dreaming of a jackpot of casino taxes and jobs, Massachusetts gave a green light to casino gambling late last year and Rhode Islanders are likely...

Dan Lawlor: Stop Blaming Immigrants for Your Problems

Dan Lawlor says frustration is no reason to blame people of different skin for a crisis brought on by wealthy bankers and neglectful regulators, to...

NEW: Mollis Announces 135 Rhode Islanders File to Run for Presidential Delegate

More than 130 Rhode Islanders filed to run for presidential delegate in the state’s April 24 presidential primary by today’s 4 p.m. deadline,...

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