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slides: Historic Providence Arcade Reopens Its Doors

Governor Lincoln Chafee with owner/developer Evan Granoff, and Mayor Angel Tavares cut the ribbon to mark the re-opening of the Providence Arcade

America's oldest indoor mall, the Providence Arcade, is now open for business once again. Since 2008, the Westminster Street shopping center had been closed for...

NEW: Providence Hit with $75,000 Fine for Violation of Free Speech

The City of Providence has agreed to pay $75,000 to settle an ACLU lawsuit involving the violation of the free speech rights of a local resident...

New Report: Central Falls Graduation Rate Increased 20% in 3 Years

Central Falls High School

The Central Falls School District released this week "The Central Falls High School Third Year Transformation Report" which showed that since state intervention in 2010, the 4...

In Case You Missed It: Siedle Report on RI Pension Investments

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

Experts React to Call for SEC Investigation Into RI Pension Fund

Former SEC investigator and Forbes columnist Edward Siedle released Thursday the findings of his months-long investigation into the Employees' Retirement System of Rhode Island (ERSRI)...

REPORT: RI Public Pension Reform - Wall Street’s License to Steal

Former SEC Investigator and Forbes columnist Ted Siedle unveiled a 100 plus page report that calls for a federal investigation regarding a number of issues relating...

Contractors Offer to Fix Davey Lopes While City Orders Demolition

Davey Lopes pool was closed this past summer.  Will it be reopened -- or demolished?

Providence City Councilman Davian Sanchez announced Thursday that several minority contractor associations in Providence are "willing to provide the complete the necessary repairs" of the...

Forbes Columnist: RI Will Be Blown Away by Pension Investigation

High profile Forbes columnist Edward Siedle, along with the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) will be unveiling today the findings of...

NEW: PC Student Hands Pope a Hat With Note Sending Love from Prov.

Elected in March 2013, Pope Francis is the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church.

Providence College loves Pope Francis and the Pope now knows it. On Wednesday, Providence College junior Joe Day, who is spending the fall semester in...

NEW: Famed Author Jamaica Kincaid to Read at Brown University

Check out Antiguan-American novelist, essayist, and professor Jamaica Kincaid on Thursday, November 7 at 2:30 p.m. at Brown University.

Novelist Jamaica Kincaid will read from her work in Brown University’s Writers On Writing Reading Series on Thursday, November 7 at 2:30 pm in the...

Local Contractors Offer To Donate Labor For Repairs To City Pool

The pool at the Davey Lopes Recreation Center could be ready to re-open by next summer

Providence’s Davey Lopes Pool, which was closed this past summer due to unsustainable repair and operating costs, is on its way to being...

Investigation: $2.8 Million Still Past Due on PEDP Loans

The Providence Economic Development Partnership (PEDP), which came under a federal investigation following a series of GoLocalProv reports, is still facing $2.8 million in loans past...

slides: The Brown Alumni Who Run This Country

With four state Governors, two members of the U.S. House of Representatives, plus a handful of diplomats and advisors, graduates of Brown University are...

NEW: MSNBC’s Chris Hayes to Lead Media Panel Discussion at Brown

Chris Hayes attended Brown University for his undergraduate degree, where he received a BA in philosophy and worked with the student theatre group Production Workshop. Photo: MSNBC

Brown University has announced that MSNBC host Chris Hayes will participate in the school’s upcoming panel discussion entitled “Investigative Journalism in the...

LISTEN: $2.8 Million Still Past Due on PEDP Loans

The Providence Economic Development Partnership (PEDP), which came under a federal investigation following a series of GoLocalProv reports, is still facing $2.8 million in loans past...

Julia Steiny: Economy To Youth: Make Your Own Jobs

Juliette LaMontagne’s Breaker offers millennials a unique, hands-on alternative learning opportunity — working on projects with serious social impact.

"School is often divorced from the real world. And Millennials believe they have to follow their passions, so they're very frustrated. So how do...

NEW: Brown University’s “BrainGate” Program Wins $1M Prize

Co-director of the BrainGate team, Dr. John Donoghue is Henry Merritt Wriston Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Brown University and the Director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science.

Brown University has announced that the team that created the investigational BrainGate brain-computer interface won a major international award, the $1-million Moshe Mirilashvili Memorial Fund...

John Hazen White’s LOOKOUT: Rising Doubts on Deepwater Wind

If you’ve followed the debates about the Deepwater Wind projects off Block Island and in RI Sound for the past several years with...

LISTEN: Proposed Indy Race for Providence Has Mixed History in Baltimore

The City of Providence has been in negotiations to bring an Indy race to Providence. The race would wind its way through Downtown and would...

slides: How Hard Has Rhode Island Been Hit by the Federal Shutdown?

A new report shows the impact of the federal government shutdown which started earlier this month, ranking states as to who has been "most affected"...

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