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Meteor Shower Prospects for 2015 and Other Astronomical Highlights—I always look forward to writing my January…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Before and After—Urban gardeners follow an eternal cycle.

Fit For Life: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 – Go!—Today marks the five day countdown to 2015

Sky Chiefs Host Bronx Holy Flames on Saturday Night at Brown—Sky Chiefs host Bronx Holy Flames on Saturday…

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?—Who's hot? Who's Not? Find out here

Finneran: Help Wanted, Help Needed, Now More Than Ever—My country, our country, is at war. At…

5 Live Music Musts - Best of 2014—This week we present some of the best…

PODCAST: 14 Biggest Business Stories of 2014—PODCAST: 14 Biggest Business Stories of 2014

The Cellar: Wines That Get Better With Time—Invest now and enjoy later...

Friday Financial Five – December 19th, 2014—Congress finally approved retroactive individual tax breaks

 
 
 

BREAKING: Pawtucket School Workers Win War on Health Care Retirement Breach

Pawtucket School Employees rescued health insurance retiree benefits that the City of Pawtucket had been draining for the past 5 years, proving that the city had...

Rhode Island Ranked Third Worst State in Country to Retire

Rhode Island is once again near the bottom of a national ranking, this time for those looking to retire.

Aaron Regunberg: Why 16-Year-Olds Know Better than You

Aaron Regunberg reminds everyone that in the school reform debate, it's time to start listening to the students.

NEW: Sexual Assault Case Against John Carnevale Dismissed

The sexual assault case against John Carnevale has been dismissed, according to a statement by Office of the Attorney General.

10 Judges Pay Zero into Pension System

Ten Rhode Island judges earning nearly $2 million each year and paying nothing into the pension are eligible to retire this year with at least 75 percent...

NEW: Rep. Gordon Drafts Resolution Opposing National Defense Authorization Act of 2012

Rhode Island State Representative Daniel P. Gordon Jr. has drafted a resolution to be submitted in opposition to the sections of the National Defense Authorization...

NEW: ACLU Applauds Cranston Prayer Ban

The Rhode Island ACLU today applauded a decision issued by U.S. District Judge Ronald Lagueux in the ACLU’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality...

NEW: Lobbyist Filing Deadlines are Sunday

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is reminding everyone who lobbies the General Assembly that Jan. 15 is the deadline for filing two important reports.

NEW: Mayors Taveras and Polisena to Head Up Pension Commission

As part of the sweeping pension reform legislation approved by the General Assembly last year, legislators agreed to creation of a study commission to review...

City and Brown Square Off on Property Tax Battle

Carrying signs that read “pay your fair share,” “can you spare a dime of your $2.5 billion” and “King George says...

video: WJAR Partners On GoLocal DEM Investigation

WJAR-10 and GoLocalProv partnered on a story about how Rhode Island's environmental oversight agency has failed to collect even a quarter of the total...

INVESTIGATION: DEM’s Lax Enforcement Costs State Millions

Rhode Island lawmakers have led the nation in passing environmentally friendly laws in recent years, but the agency charged with taking action against polluters has...

NEW: Chafee Announces New Central Falls Economic Expansion Initiatives and Increased Tax Exemptions

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that, after stabilizing Central Falls' finances, the Office of the Receiver is now pursuing ways to expand the city'...

NEW: Rep. Baldelli Hunt Wants Investiation into Repeal of Budget Amendment

Rep. Lisa Baldelli Hunt is requesting an investigation into what she believes was misinformation given to the General Assembly at the end of the 2011 legislative...

NEW: State Democrats Question Doherty’s Economic Plan

The state Democratic Party is calling Republican Congressional candidate Brendan Doherty's economic policy "even more harmful" to the middle-class than Presidential candidate Mitt Romney'...

NEW: State Ended Fiscal Year with Big Surplus

The Office of the Auditor General has completed its annual audit of the State of Rhode Island’s financial statements for the fiscal year...

NEW: Chafee to Hold Municipal Strategy Session Thursday

Governor Chafee will again host leaders and representatives of state and municipal employee groups for a two-hour meeting at the State House tomorrow.

NEW: Senate Leadership Opposes Quonset Casino

President of the Senate M. Teresa Paiva Weed (D-Dist. 13, Newport, Jamestown), Senate Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-Dist. 4, Providence, North Providence), and Senate Minority Leader...

Julia Steiny: Angry Teachers Just Screw Kids Up

Julia Steiny writes about how negative comments can wreck the potential of precisely the students we most want to reach.

PART TWO INVESTIGATION: Legal Loophole Saves Brown Millions in Taxes

GoLocalProv reveals why Brown University has been able to avoid paying millions in property tax payments to the City of Providence on its non-educational properties...

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