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PODCAST: Housing Groups: Tax Changes Could Hurt Prov. Development

While the Providence City Council has begun addressing changes to granting tax stabilization agreements to developers, community housing groups are raising concerns that a proposed...

United Way Seeks Applications for Olneyville Community Fund Grants

United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) has begun accepting grant applications for its Olneyville Community Fund. UWRI has invested more than $3 million in Olneyville since 2002.

Battle over Urban League of Rhode Island’s Future Heats Up

The Urban League of Rhode Island is looking to address $2.2 million in debt by selling its Prairie Avenue property -- and some are questioning the decision.

A former Urban League of Rhode Island board member, as well as a former employee, are raising questions about the finances -- and leadership --...

New: Block Files Criminal Complaint Against State Properties Comm.

Ken Block

GOP gubernatorial candidate Ken Block has announced he is filing a criminal complaint against the State Properties Committee -- as well as Director of Administration,...

NAACP President Jim Vincent to Receive “Living the Dream” Award

Jim Vincent, President of the NAACP's Providence branch, has been selected by the Rhode Island Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission as this year'...

PODCAST: Battle over Urban League of RI’s Future Heats Up

A former Urban League of Rhode Island board member, as well as a former employee, are raising questions about the finances -- and leadership --...

AG Kilmartin Warns Consumers to Read Fine Print on Gym Memberships

Getting fit is a common New Year's resolution for many, and that often includes joining a health club or gym. Attorney General Peter F....

The Most Charitable Communities in Rhode Island

Image Credit: Lift-Up of Routte County

The most charitable communities in Rhode Island are located in Providence, South Kingstown, and Newport, according to federal income tax data obtained from the Chronicle...

See the List: The Most + Least Charitable Communities

What communities give the most? Here is GoLocalProv’s ranking of the most and least generous communities in Rhode Island.

PODCAST: The Most Charitable Communities in Rhode Island

The most charitable communities in Rhode Island are located in Providence, South Kingstown, and Newport, according to federal income tax data obtained from the Chronicle...

RIPTA WInter Service Changes Go Into Effect January 18th

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will be making some winter service changes, effective Saturday, January 18, 2014.

NEW: Rappleye, Schiller Caught Speculating Politicians’ Sexuality

WJAR reporter Bill Rappleye and Brown Professor of Politics Wendy Schiller were picked up on live mic Thursday speculating about the sexual orientation of RI...

PODCAST: Alex + Ani CEO Buys Newport Mansion for $6.8M Cash

GoLocalProv has learned that Giovanni Feroce, CEO of Alex and Ani, is purchasing one of the most coveted Newport mansions for $6.8 million dollars in cash....

UPDATING:  Live Weather Closings

With a Winter Storm Warning in effect, low temperatures and snow accumulation have complicated many New Englanders' Thursday morning commutes and affected the status of...

14 To Watch in RI in 2014

Who will be the people -- and issues -- to watch in Rhode Island in 2014?  The new year might be just days old, but...

NEW: WPRO Program Director Schwalb Out

In the latest development in the John DePetro saga, WPRO program director Craig Schwalb is out at the station.  

Clay Pell: 14 To Watch in Rhode Island in 2014

Clay Pell, potential gubernatorial candidate

In October, GoLocal broke that Clay Pell, grandson of six-term Rhode Island Senator Claiborne Pell, was weighing a potential 2014 gubernatorial run in Rhode Island.

UPDATE: Midday Thursday- Winter Storm Intensifying in Rhode Island

With a Winter Storm Warning in effect, low temperatures and snow accumulation have complicated many New Englanders' Thursday morning commutes. GoLocal Meteorologist John Ghiorse has...

Deepwater Wind: 14 To Watch in Rhode Island in 2014

Which way will the wind blow in 2014 for the Deepwater Wind project? 2013 saw Deepwater Wind win key leases in the first round of federal auctions...

Anna Cano-Morales: 14 To Watch in Rhode Island in 2014

Anna Cano-Morales, Director of the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University, Chair of the Central Falls School District Board of Trustees

A 2013 RI YWCA "Woman of Achievement," Cano-Morales is no stranger to accolades for her work in the community. The Central Falls native is the Director...

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