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RI’s First Annual Mind Body Spirit Expo Arrives—Rhode Island's first ever Mind Body Spirit Expo…

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Friday Financial Five – October 31st, 2014—Two positive developments this week include

5 Live Music Musts - October 31, 2014—There’s something just a little frightening about all…

Finneran: Too Old, Too White, Too Male To Understand….—why parents would allow their young children---girls specifically---to…

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

The Scoop: Smith Blasts Paiva-Weed on False Allegations, Elorza Questions Cianci’s Apology, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

FM Global Pledges $1 million to URI’s Proposed Engineering Facility—FM Global has pledged $1 million to support…

Brian Bishop: A Turning Point in RI: Will Voters Approve a Constitutional Convention?—It is OSTPA’s contention that the decision to…

Mark McKenney: Providence Community Library is Too Important To Underfund—This summer, Providence Community Library celebrated its fifth…

 
 
 

EXCLUSIVE Interview: Mayor Taveras Dishes on First Year in Office

In a wide-ranging interview with GoLocalProv, Mayor Taveras broke down both the successes and failures of his first year as Mayor and offered his vision...

“Holiday” Tree Lighting Crashed by Carolers

Last night's tree lighting at the statehouse was no "silent night," as dozens of carolers drowned out the ceremony with their rendition of "O...

NEW: Six RI Vets Honored 70 Years After Pearl Harbor

Six Rhode Islanders will be honored today at a State House ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of a “date that will live in infamy....

NEW: AG Wants No Robocalls to Cell Phones

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has joined his fellow attorneys general in asking Congress to oppose legislation targeting consumers’ telephone privacy.

NEW: Commission Formed to Investigate Landfill

Rep. Stephen R. Ucci will lead a new special House commission that will investigate ways to put an end to the strong smell that has...

Health Reform Saving RI Millions

The Affordable Care Act saved Rhode Islanders $5.5 million on prescription drugs this year – an average of $522 per person – announced U.S. Senator Jack...

NEW: Westerly Hospital in Receivership

Westerly Hospital has voluntarily filed for receivership, according to a letter sent out by the hospital’s Board of Trustees today.

Investigation: City Shells Out Millions in Unused Sick Time

The city of Providence has dished out more than $3.2 million in unused sick time payouts to exiting employees over the last three years, with nearly...

NEW: AG to Honor 11 at 7th Annual Justice Awards

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin Thursday will honor 11 individuals at the 7th annual Justice Awards. The ceremony will be held in the third floor conference...

NEW: 22 Organizations Oppose Dirty Water Legislation

Twenty-two Rhode Island small businesses and organizations signed a letter to the state's representatives in Washington, D.C. urging them to champion the protection...

NEW: Charter School Opponents Form Website

A group of charter school opponents launched a website Monday to provide "research and findings that challenge the selective data offerings" of Achievement First, the...

Ordinance Protecting Hotel Workers Holds Up in Court

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit last week affirmed Chief Judge Mary Lisi’s decision to uphold a Providence ordinance...

PODCAST: Investigation: City Shells Out Millions in Unused Sick Time

The city of Providence has dished out more than $3.2 million in unused sick time payouts to exiting employees over the last three years, with nearly...

Federal Dollars Wasted: RI Fails to Spend $66 Million

More than $66 million in taxpayer funds dedicated to transportation projects ranging from the rebuilding of bridges and roads to the creation of bike paths currently...

NEW: Gas Prices Continue Downward Trend

Gas prices dropped two cents this week, marking the third consecutive week of price decreases, according to AAA Southern New England.

ProCAP Payroll “Too High”—Nearly $2 Million

The taxpayer-funded nonprofit currently under investigation by the federal government had a payroll nearing $2 million as of November, according to records obtained by GoLocalProv.

Providences Selects Reform Plans for 5 Failing Schools

At a series of school-based meetings last week, Providence Schools Superintendent Susan Lusi shared with parents, staff and community members her recommendations for intervention models...

Proposed Foxboro Casino Would Devastate Rhode Island

Current and former state lawmakers are sounding the alarm that a possible $1 billion casino across from Gillette Stadium and Patriot Place in Foxboro would devastate...

RI Schools Score Well in Data Reporting Rankings

Rhode Island is among the nation’s leaders when it comes to having the capacity to make data-informed decisions, a tool the state hopes...

NEW: Louise Durfee to Chair the Rhode Island Judicial Nominating Commission

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has announced his appointment of Louise Durfee of Tiverton as Chair of the Rhode Island Judicial Nominating Commission.

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