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One Third of Rhode Island Food Trucks Lack Inspections

Portu Galo is one of the hot new food trucks in the state -- and is also one of a number that the Department of Health doesn't appear to have an inspection on record

Food trucks have risen in popularity around the state in just the past few years, with popular mobile eating establishments becoming regular fixtures downtown, near...

NEW: Siedle Blasts Raimondo for Withholding Hedge Fund Info

Forbes columnist Ted Siedle, who is currently investigating the state pension system, today issued the following statement, saying that Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina Raimondo ...

NEW: Solomon to Introduce New Strip Club Regulations in Providence

Providence CIty Council President Michael A. Solomon has announced he will be introducing new legislation to ensure that minors are not inadvertently hired to work...

video: Daily Vine: Bristol

Discover the beautiful community of Bristol, Rhode Island this summer. The thriving town is filled with eclectic restaurants and shops, as well as scenic parks....

LISTEN- Only Half of Race to Top Funds Went to School Districts

Half of the $19.1 million of funds spent so far for the Race to the Top-the competitive federal grant program meant to spur innovative education reform...

video: Daily Vine: Newport Cliff Walk

Take a delightful stroll down one of Newport’s top attractions, the Cliff Walk. This 3.5-mile walkway is a perfect getaway to view the...

Obamacare Could Leave 1 in 10 Rhode Islanders Uninsured

A new report issued today says that the number of uninsured Rhode Islanders could still be as high as 1 out of 10 under Obamacare.

A new report issued today by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity claims that under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), nearly one out...

slides: Princeton Review’s 2014 Rankings: All New England Colleges Ranked

The results are in from Princeton Review's 2014 rankings, and GoLocalProv has every New England college that made the rankings, from #1 LGBT-Friendly Emerson College to #15...

NEW: Barrington Doctor Arrested Under Social Host Law

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The Barrington Police Department arrested Bruce Becker of 26 Bullock Avenue on July 30, charging him under the state's social host law following a party where...

NEW: RI Judge Says High Stakes Testing Meeting Must Be Public

Rhode Island's Board of Education may not meet in private about high stakes testing, a judge ruled today.

Finding that there would be “substantial and irreparable harm” if members of the public were prohibited from attending, Rhode Island Superior Court...

New RIPEC Report: RI Begins Post-38 Studios Recovery

Rhode Island stopped shooting itself in the foot and actually helped itself in the last General Assembly session – so says a new report...

MINDSETTER™ Ted Siedle: News from the State Pension is All Good

Folks, rest assured that the pension reform which Treasurer Raimondo championed in Rhode Island and has proposed as a national model is proceeding 100% on course....

NEW: Rhode Island Taxpayers Names Larry Girouard New President

The state's largest non-partisan taxpayer advocacy group, Rhode Island Taxpayers, announced today its new president, as well as leadership restructuring intended to strengthen the...

New Surgical Safety Rankings Rate Rhode Island Hospitals

Consumer Reports released this week its first-ever surgery rates for over 2,400 hospitals across the country. In Rhode Island, Miriam Hospital took top honors with a...

In Case You Missed It: The 25 Coolest People In Providence

"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....

Rhode Island Political Fundraising Reports - Experts Weigh In

Jen Duffy, Cook Report

The 2nd quarter fundraising numbers are now public for the candidates for the 2014 races and the top political experts tell GoLocalProv the impact of the...

Rhode Island Candidates’ War Chests - Who Has What?

The race for 2014 is heating up as the top candidates are raising money at a feverish pace. GoLocal has the breakdown for all of the...

NEW: ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Rhode Island Board of Education

The ACLU of Rhode Island today filed a suit against the Rhode Island Board of Education over plans to discuss high stakes testing in secret. ...

Does Rhode Island Have a Clear Strategy for Higher Education?

Rhode Island College

Just a year ago, Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed pushed forth a reorganization of the states two education boards -- the Board for Regents...

Providence’s Health + Fitness Levels Worst In New England—Report

A new analysis of 30 health and fitness indicators places Providence in the middle of 50 major US metro areas, and behind the other New England cities.

A new and extensive analysis of the health and fitness indicators of the 50 largest metropolitan areas has put Providence behind both the greater Boston and...

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