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Hodgson Stands with NAACP on Reducing Violence

Dawson Hodgson

Dawson Hodgson, state senator and Republican candidate for Attorney General, has issued a statement in support of the advocacy of the NAACP Providence Branch on...

Map of Temporary Bus Stops for Kennedy Plaza Reconstruction

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) has temporarily relocated all bus stops out of Kennedy Plaza to accommodate renovations to the...

LISTEN: RI GOP Wars Over Chafee-Fung Mailer Sent in 2010

GoLocal has uncovered a a 2010 direct mail piece featuring Fung and Chafee, "The Team You Can Trust" which was paid for by The Lincoln Group...

Questions Brett Smiley Must Answer to Be Providence’s Next Mayor

Brett Smiley

Providence Mayoral candidate Brett Smiley has a plan -- multiple plans, in fact, from education to addressing crime in the city, as well as economic...

Chad Brown-East Side Gang Rivalries Fueling Providence Shootings

Violence erupted in Chad Brown this week.

The recent shooting Tuesday night at Chad Brown which saw five people taken to the hospital is said to be the latest in the feud...

Woody Allen Movie Reopens RI Film Tax Credit Debate

Woody Allen's latest film has Rhode Islanders talking about what is in the best interest of the industry -- and state.

While Rhode Island has been abuzz with talk of Woody Allen shooting his latest film in Rhode Island, sides are divided over the role of...

LISTEN: Woody Allen Movie Reopens RI Film Tax Credit Debate

While Rhode Island has been abuzz with talk of Woody Allen shooting his newest film in Rhode Island, sides are divided over the role of...

INVESTIGATION: Companies Taking Millions in Tax Breaks, Loans Stiffing City for Jobs

Companies are taking millions in tax breaks, loans, and contracts from Providence without reporting back to the city on the new jobs they are creating...

slides: Companies in Violation of City Ordinance: See the List

A GoLocalProv investigation has found that Providence is not enforcing an ordinance requiring that businesses and nonprofits receiving money from the city attempt to hire...

Providence Career & Technical Academy Competes at the National Level at SkillsUSA

The Providence Career and Technical Academy had 10 students compete at the national level of the SkillsUSA Championships held on Thursday, June 26th in Kansas City,...

RI Governor’s Race Weekly Scorecard - July 9

Each week GoLocal's reporters, editors and MINDSETTERS™ review and grade the candidates, policy statements, their media, and the campaign activities for each of...

5 People Shot in Providence’s Chad Brown Area

5 individuals were shot in Providence’s Chad Brown section of the city Tuesday night.

City Council to Battle Taveras Over Residential Tax Rate

The battle over an ordinance to change the city's non-owner occupied residential tax rate is slated to go back to the Providence City Council...

LISTEN: City Council to Battle Taveras Over Residential Tax Rate

The battle over an ordinance to change the city's non-owner occupied residential tax rate is slated to go back to the Providence City Council...

Personality Test of Marijuana Users Reveals Surprising Results

According to a recent set of 2,370 Myers-Briggs Personality Tests, the stereotypical stoner, one that is quiet, shy, introverted and lazy, may be...

Avedisian Could Be Vulnerable in Race for Mayor of Warwick

Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian

Could incumbent Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian face a tough battle in 2014?  Avedisian, who's been at the city's top post since 2000, could face...

Leonardo Angiulo: Citizens Recording Official Police Business

This past week the content of social media has presented serious debates over a citizen's right to record law enforcement behavior.

NEW John Ghiorse: July 4th Hurricane Arthur Update

Hurricane Arthur is now accelerating away from the North Carolina outer banks and heading into the open Atlantic. The center of the storm will pass...

Why is RI Ranked 5th Worst for Beach Water Quality in U.S.?

RI ranked 25th out of 30 states with beaches by the NRDC for water quality in 2013.

How did the Ocean State end up ranked 25th out of 30 states for beach water quality for 2013? Despite the bay being the leading economic engine...

RI Resource Recovery Releases Guidelines for Fireworks Disposal

People often focus on the dangers of fireworks when they are lit and used, but according to guidelines set forth by the RI Resource Recovery ...

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