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Leonardo Angiulo: Something To Be Proud Of On Independence Day

When I think about the Fourth of July I think about a few things. Namely, and not necessarily in this order, beer, friends, barbeque, family...

In Case You Missed It: Taveras Closes Pool

"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....

Woonsocket Accused of Underfunding Own Schools by Millions

The city of Woonsocket is being accused, by its school superintendent, of stiffing its own schools in millions of funding and causing local education services...

slides: 12 Dog-Friendly Getaways in New England

Leaving your dog at home every day to go to work is already heartbreaking enough. Having fun without them is just not an option! Check...

Happy Fourth of July, Rhode Island!

In this smallest of states, we are one million citizens who occupy the land colonized with a new notion of freedom, a lively experiment in...

slides: RI’s Famous Gettysburg Gun Honored In State House Ceremony

Known to Civil War aficionados around the world for the ball stuck in its muzzle, RI's Gettysburg Gun was honored on July 3 at the RI State House, where it resides.

Rhode Island's Gettysburg Gun, a prized piece of artillery from the Civil War's Battle of Gettysburg was honored today at the Rhode Island...

slides: Statewide Guide to RI’s Fourth of July Events

Is there any better place to be on the 4th of July than Rhode Island--the first colony to declare independence from the crown? Indeed, it...

Contaminated Recycling to Cost Providence $100K This Year

Last year, the City of Providence projected that its new "Big Green Can" recycling initiative would save over $250,000 in landfill "tipping" fees, if the urban...

NEW: Which States Drink the Most Beer?

Rhode Islanders are the #39th biggest beer drinkers in the country, according to a report.

This week millions will celebrate the birth of the Land of the Free, and have a few drinks while they're at it! July 4th...

NEW: Bristol Named Best Place for 4th of July by Huffington Post

The Huffington Post listed Bristol as one of the top places in the country for 4th of July festivities, naturally.

A new ranking on the Huffington Post tells us something we already know: Bristol is one of the top spots in America to celebrate...

General Assembly Nears End - Five Things You Need to Know

The 2013 Rhode Island General Assembly session continued late into the night once again on Tuesday, with both the House and Senate heading back Wednesday afternoon...

Julia Steiny: Best Beach Read—Paul Tough’s ‘How Children Succeed’

Former New York Times journalist Paul Tough has written a truly enjoyable book on education.

Finally, an "up" book about education.  I smiled broadly as I read through Paul Tough's How Children Succeed.  Granted, the book...

Taveras Admin’s Decision to Close Pool Called Political and Racist

A leading civil rights leader says the motivation is racist, two Providence City Council members say the decision is political, and national studies show the...

slides: GoLocal Looks At Providence’s Public Pools

In the wake of the city of Providence closing the Davey Lopes Recreation Center’s pool to protest and critism, GoLocalProv reporter Monica White...

NEW: Providence Named One of America’s Snobbiest Cities

Providence ranks as the 8th snobbiest city in the country, while San Francisco, Boston, and New York City claimed the top spots.

Providence is one of the country's snobbiest cities, according to an article by Travel + Leisure magazine. The city came in 8th out of 20 cities...

RI’s Biggest Legislation Passed in 2013

The 2013 Rhode Island legislative session has been one of the most controversial and longest.  This session is now reaching into July and the budget,...

NEW: Binder Withdraws from 2014 State Rep Race

Mark Binder, who ran against Gordon Fox in 2012 and announced earlier this year he would be running for State Rep in District 4 in 2014, declared he...

Leonardo Angiulo: What You May Not Know About The DOMA Decision

The Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Windsor to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act's (also known as “DOMA”) definition...

In Case You Missed It: NE Colleges With The Highest Paid Grads

Bryant University in Smithfield was one of two Rhode Island colleges with the highest-paid graduates in New England.

"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....

slides: New England Colleges With The Highest Paid Grads

Two Rhode Island schools rank among the top 25 in New England based on salaries of recent graduates. Brown University came in at #10 on http://www...

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