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Providence Folk Festival Coming Sunday—The second annual Providence Folk Festival is coming…

Moore: Elorza’s Misguided Guatemalan Tour—Moore: Elorza's Misguided Guatemalan Tour

5 Live Music Musts - August 21, 2015—All of our favorite genres are represented this…

10 Great Things To Do In Rhode Island This Weekend - August 21—10 Great Things To Do In Rhode Island…

10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - August 21—10 Great Things to do in Newport This…

It’s All About Education: Coloring is Not Just for Kindergartners—It’s All About Education: Coloring is Not Just…

Riley: Why is Governor Raimondo Misleading Bond Investors?—Riley: Why is Governor Raimondo Misleading Bond Investors?

Jazz Great Brian Blade Coming to Columbus Theatre—The Columbus Theatre in Providence will be hosting…

10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - August 18, 2015—10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes…

Moore: Will Brookings Study Remember RI’s Forgotten People?—Moore: Will Brookings Study Remember RI's Forgotten People?

 
 
 

Insiders Had Hands All Over Schilling’s 38 Studios Deal

The owner of the construction company that was awarded a contract to work on the interior of 38 Studios’ downtown headquarters has close ties to...

NEW: Cicilline Applauds Decision Ruling Defense of Marriage Act Unconstitutional

Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Barney Frank (D-MA), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Jared Polis (D-CO), David Cicilline (D-RI), and John Conyers (D-MI) – the lead sponsors...

NEW: URI Hires Lawyer to Handle Sport Institute Scandal

The University of Rhode Island has retained Providence attorney John A. (“Terry”) MacFadyen to represent the University’s interests regarding legal work...

Julia Steiny: If You Want College Graduate, Don’t Raise Wusses

Julia Steiny explains that for college graduates, just leaving the comfortable nest at home has never been so hard.

BREAKING: City Reaches Tentative Deal with Retirees

The Taveras administration has reached a tentative agreement with its retirees on a deal that will save the city of Providence $18.5 million in FY 2013, according...

Over 50% of Dropouts Come From Just 12 RI Schools

In the last four years alone, just over 7,800 students have dropped out of school in Rhode Island. Of that number, over 50 percent (3,996) come from just 12...

NEW: RIPEC Says State Should Move Toward Investment-Based Agenda

The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) today released its comments on the May 2012 Revenue and Caseload Estimating Conferences, and their projected impact on the...

NEW: Budget Commission Appointed in Woonsocket

A 5-member budget commission has been formed to help address Woonsocket’s financial woes, Governor Chafee confirmed Monday.

NEW: House Passes Bill Stiffening Penalties for Leaving Scenes of Car Accidents

The House has passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Joy Hearn (D-Dist. 66, Barrington, East Providence) that would instill a mandatory suspension of an operator&rsquo...

NEW: Compassion Centers Coming to RI

With final approval from the Senate Monday, the General Assembly gave its OK to legislation developed to address concerns about Rhode Island’s medical...

NEW: Bill Would Provide Relief to Towns Supporting Regional School Districts

Taxpayers in towns that belong to regional school districts could get a break under legislation sponsored by Sen. Paul W. Fogarty.

NEW: Vandalized State House Heroes Memorial Restored

Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, Custodian of the Garden of Heroes on the southwest lawn of the State House, expressed her thanks and satisfaction that the...

NEW: State Receives No Child Left Behind Waiver

After Rhode Island adopted several education reforms to improve school accountability, enhance teacher and principal effectiveness, turn around low-performing schools, and develop plans to prepare...

23 Local Pension Plans in ‘Critical’ Condition

Nearly two dozen local pension plans are less than 60 percent funded and are considered in “critical status,” according to the latest experience studies...

NEW: Pleau to be Turned Over to Feds Wednesday

Accused murderer Jason Pleau will be turned over to the feds Wednesday afternoon, according to writ issued by District Court Judge William E. Smith.

NEW: Gas Prices Down 6 Cents

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are down six cents this week, the sixth consecutive week of decreases, according to AAA Southern New England.

New Gambling Tax on the Table Today

State lawmakers today will discuss a bill that would grant the state an 18 percent share for all table games if voters approve a plan that...

Dan Lawlor: The Political 1% Need to be Held Accountable for 38 Studios

Dan Lawlor questions whether Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed and House Speaker Gordon Fox should be held accountable for the 38 Studios fiasco.

PowerPlayer: Homelessness Advocate John Joyce

This week’s PowerPlayer is homelessness prevention advocate John Joyce. Mr. Joyce was kind enough to chat with GoLocalProv about the state’s...

38 Studios Fallout—What Next?

A day after former Red Sox star Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios laid off every single employee, Governor Chafee called for a forensic audit of...

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