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The Top 30 Highest Paid Municipal Bosses - See the List—From chiefs of staff to chief executives, see…

NEW: RI Sec. of State Gorbea Releases “Restart Rhode Island” Report—Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea's Transition Committee released…

GoLocalProv Interview: Sarah Potenza of The Voice—Sarah Potenza is on a roll...

Rickman To Host “Value of the Book” Workshop on March 7 in Providence—Ray Rickman will be hosting a value of…

Sen. Reed, Others to Read to Preschoolers For Books Are Wings—Books Are Wings to visit 5 schools across…

URI Falls 60-59 to Davidson in A-10 Thriller—Rams fall 60-59 to Davidson

Carol Anne Costa: There’s No Crying in Baseball - A Team of Our Own—“There’s No Crying in Baseball!” Am I right?

It’s All About Education: How Vaccination Affects Schools – and Society—Vaccination used to be something that a patient…

Saul Kaplan: Has Personalized Medicine Finally Arrived?—Did you see the recent news that the…

Newport Manners + Etiquette: The Blue Tuxedo + Other Updates—Wedding etiquette on trend with colorful tuxedos

 
 
 

NEW: Providence Charter Review Commission Elects Chairperson

At its first meeting on February 1st, the members of the Charter Review Commission elected Cilff Wood as chairman, and Roberto Gonzalez as vice-chairman. Wood...

NEW: Conservative Think Tank Says State is Not Competitive

The Ocean State suffers from failing grades in an overwhelming number of indices, according to the first-ever Report Card on Rhode Island Competitiveness, published today...

Dan Lawlor: A Hole in the Mall

Dan Lawlor says something is missing without Borders in the Providence Place Mall.

NEW: Councilman Zurier Says He Will Not Resign

Providence City Councilman Sam Zurier said Monday that he does not plan to resign following an attempt to solicit a political donation from a couple...

NEW: RI Hospital To Pay $5.3 Million for Fraudulent Hospital Stays

Rhode Island Hospital will reimburse federal health care programs approximately $2.6 million dollars and will pay the federal government approximately $2.7 million in double and triple damages...

Political High Rollers: Who Spent the Most Cash Last Year?

A GoLocalProv review of campaign finance reports shows the 20 biggest spenders last year spent $1,065,645.11 on everything from political contributions and consultants down to postage and...

NEW: Sen. Whitehouse Praises President Obama’s Budget

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, a member of the Senate Committee on the Budget, today welcomed the Obama Administration’s Fiscal Year 2013 federal budget...

NEW: State GOP Rips Providence Councilman for Political “Shakedown”

The state GOP is criticizing a Providence City Councilman for writing a letter to two constituents that expressed disappointment that he did not receive a...

NEW: Chafee Announces Central Falls Cost Reductions Through Consolidation

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that, after stabilizing Central Falls’ municipal finances, the Office of the Receiver is now pursuing additional cost reductions...

NEW: Pension Task Force to Focus on Cranston

Representatives of several policy organizations today announced the formation of a collaborative effort to provide research and analysis that may be useful to local officials...

NEW: Gas Prices up 6 Cents

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up six cents this week, the eighth consecutive week of increases, according to AAA Southern New England.

NEW: Family Service of RI and RWU to Offer Training for Addressing Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is an underreported crime that occurs across all 50 states. Rhode Island, however, is attempting to do something about it. Family Service of RI,...

URI Expert: RI Economy Still Staggering

After starting off 2011 on a high note, Rhode Island’s economy struggled near the end of the year, according to University of Rhode Island...

Are You the Lucky Winner?

It’s not very often that the winning Powerball ticket is sold in Rhode Island, but Lottery officials confirm that the one winning ticket...

Brown Sets New Budget - Unclear on Increased Payments to Providence

At its winter meeting  the Corporation of Brown University approved a 3.2-percent increase in the operating budget for the 2013 fiscal year. As presented...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Viral Patel: City Gets it Wrong on Tobacco Ordainance

A business owner says two recent ordinances passed by the City Council will hurt business in Providence.

Education Experts React to NECAP Scores

Rhode Island schools showed improvements on the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) tests, but students are still struggling in math, according to results released...

Rhode Island’s Worst-Funded Local Health Plans

Ten communities combine to make up nearly 85 percent of the $3.5 billion unfunded liability for municipal other post-employment benefits (OPEB) in Rhode Island, an amount some...

NEW: House Approves Soldiers and Veterans Bills

The House of Representatives today passed three bills sponsored by Raymond E. Gallison Jr. concerning members of the armed forces and veterans.

NEW: AG Kilmartin Joins 10 States in Suing EPA to Force Soot Standards

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has RI joined with 10 other states in filing a lawsuit to force the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue...

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