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The Scoop: Kilmartin Hits Back at Hodgson, Harrop Urges Right-To-Work Municipal Ordinance, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Pawtucket Hall of Fame Taps Nesselbush As “Person of the Year”—Three City residents, Joan Crawley, former Director of…

Patriots Blown Out By Chiefs In Kansas City—Many billed the Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs…

NEW: Hodgson Blasts Kilmartin For No Bid Legal Contracts to State Legislator—Rhode Island State Senator Dawson Hodgson blasted Attorney…

Russell Moore: The GOP’s Curious Case of Catherine Taylor—Like most, this election year looks like it…

Providence PowerPlayer: Brown Athletic Director Jack Hayes—Each week, GoLocal shines the spotlight on one…

Smart Benefits: New IRS Guidance on FTE Look-Back Period—The IRS recently issued Notice 2014-49 related to…

Brown Lecture Series Aims to Tackle ‘Big Questions’ in Science—Harvard astrophysicist John A. Johnson will deliver the…

The Wheeler School Completes Construction on Center for the Arts—The Wheeler School has completed its largest campus…

New England Tech Establishes New Automation Lab in Response to Workforce Needs—Douglas H. Sherman, Senior Vice President and Provost…

 
 
 

City Withheld Key Information on T.F. Green Expansion

A Warwick Councilman claims details surrounding the T.F. Green airport expansion were too vague.

NEW: Cicilline Pushes for Government Reform Package

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) is championing a package of legislation with the goal of restoring public confidence in government and reducing the influence...

NEW: Mayor Taveras Visits Achievement First School

Mayor Taveras on Monday visited the Achievement First Amistad Academy in New Haven, Connecticut to meet with students, teachers and school administrators and personally view...

NEW: State Sen. Stands By RIPTA’s Hiring of Ex-Cons

Sen. Harold M. Metts (D-Dist. 6, Providence) said he supports re-entry initiatives for ex-offenders and applauds RI Public Transit Authority CEO Charles Odimgbe for his actions...

Providence Special Election Today: Who will Win Ward 9?

One Democrat and one Republican will square off to represent Providence’s ninth ward on the City Council in a special election today.

PODCAST: City Withheld Key Information on T.F. Green Expansion

Picture this. A contactor comes into a person’s home and tells him he’s going to be making repairs to the home....

EXCLUSIVE: Providence Budget Still Faces Crushing Deficit

Nearly halfway into the fiscal year, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras has yet to achieve his goal of balancing the city budget. Key cost-cutting initiatives either...

NEW: Sen. Tassoni Wants Johnston Landfill Odor Addressed

Sen. John J. Tassoni Jr. (D-Dist. 22, Smithfield, North Smithfield) is calling on the governor and officials at the Department of Environmental Management to take immediate...

NEW: Whitehouse Wants Seniors to Take Advantage of Medicare Open Enrollment

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has prepared a special web page with resources for Rhode Islanders on Medicare who are making decisions about their coverage...

NEW: Groups Rally in Opposition of Proposed Mayoral Academy

A coalition of Providence parent organizations, neighborhood associations, student and community organizing groups, public officials and private-sector unions announced their opposition today to the establishment...

NEW: Gas Prices Down Five Cents

The downward trend in gasoline prices in Rhode Island continues, according to AAA Southern New England.

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Lawlor: Time to Support Gay Marriage

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Lawlor argues that now is the time to bring same-sex marriage to Rhode Island.

NEW: Gas Prices Down Five Cents

Gas prices in Rhode Island fell five cents this week, continuing a recent downward trend, according to AAA Southern New England.

PODCAST: EXCLUSIVE: Providence Budget Still Faces Crushing Deficit

Nearly halfway into the fiscal year, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras has yet to achieve his goal of balancing the city budget, new data uncovered by...

Obesity Taxes in the U.S.: Will RI Follow Suit?

A new Tax Foundation study finds that while enacting "obesity taxes" will have little impact on obesity rates and health outcomes

BREAKING: McKay Resigns As GOP Chair

GoLocalProv has learned Ken McKay has resigned as the chairman of the Rhode Island GOP.

Warwick Facing Pension Meltdown

A GoLocalProv review shows Warwick is facing a pension disaster if significant reforms aren't made.

NEW: Cicilline Praises “Small Business Saturday”

As Americans prepare for the busiest days of the holiday shopping season, U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) today encouraged Rhode Islanders to support the...

BREAKING: Acting ProCAP Director Fires COO

Less than 48 hours after being appointed interim Executive Director of the Providence Community Action Program (ProCAP), Frank Shea has terminated the organization’s Chief...

PACs & Political Parties Owe Tens of Thousands

Nearly three dozen Political Action Committees (PACs) and groups representing political parties owe the state more than $40,000 in campaign finances fines, a GoLocalProv review shows.

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