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Best November Events in New England—'Tis officially the holiday season now that Halloween…

Where to Dine at Newport Restaurant Week—The Newport Restaurant week returns November 7-16! Come…

Rhode Island College Football Weekend Preview- Nov. 1st—Nationally ranked Bryant is back home, URI and…

Ian Anderson Rocks PPAC—A classic rock show came to PPAC Wednesday…

The Scoop: Obama, Raimondo Dine at Gregg’s, Fung Calls Out Raimondo on Ethical Standards and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

EXCLUSIVE: Worcester Public School Allows KKK Costume—GoLocalProv has learned that on Thursday at Worcester…

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

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Sky Chiefs Home Opener on Sunday Afternoon at RIC—Sky Chiefs will play their first ever game…

 
 
 

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.

BREAKING: AG Commends Decision to Uphold Craig Price Sentence

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin today commended the decision by the Rhode Island Supreme Court upholding the Family Court judgment in the contempt sentence of Craig...

Providence Pothole Claims: $150k Over 3 Years

If you thought the streets of Providence were especially ravaged by potholes in 2011, the evidence wasn’t just anecdotal.

NEW: Sen. Reed Pushes to Restore LIHEAP Funding

With energy costs rising and winter approaching, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators led by Jack Reed (D-RI), Olympia J. Snowe (R-ME), and Bernie...

$400 Million in New Taxes May Come to RI

The U.S. Senate Thursday failed to extend a social security payroll tax cut which expires at the end of the month, a move that...

PODCAST: Providence Pothole Claims: $150k Over 3 Years

If you thought the streets of Providence were especially ravaged by potholes in 2011, the evidence wasn’t just anecdotal.

Aaron Regunberg: Achievement First has Little Support in Providence

Many believe Mayoral Academy critics consist only of union officials, but Aaron Regunberg says the opposition is march larger.

NEW: Union Vice President to Plead Guilty to Federal Fraud and Tax Charges

According to documents filed today in the U.S. District Court in Providence, R.I., Kenneth Aurecchia, 63, of Johnston, R.I., a regional vice president...

Alleged Scam Artist’s Campaign Cash Has Not Been Returned

Local elected officials who received thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from the Cranston attorney and estate planner accused of coordinating a $25 million insurance scheme...

NEW: Ocean State Action Blasts Right to Life Law

Ocean State Action executive director Kate Brock is criticizing the Rhode Island Right to Life lawsuit challenging the Health Benefits Exchange.

NEW: Report Finds RI Spending Flat in Recent Years

A new report shows Rhode Island's year-over-year spending was flat while US expenditures increased in recent years.

NEW: Loughlin Campaign Holding Support the Troops Event Saturday

The John Loughlin campaign will hold an event to support the troops in Afghanistan on Saturday, spokesman Michael Napolitano has announced

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