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Tobacco Free RI to Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary of Smoke Free Workplaces—Sunday, March 1 will mark the 10 year…

21-Time Emmy Winner, West, to Speak at Wheeler on Women’s Movement—21-Time Emmy Winner, West, to Speak at Wheeler…

Fit For Life: Jobs—In these times, so many people are looking…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Patience is Virtuous—Good grief, will the snow ever melt?

RI Beauty Expert: Choosing a New Spring Raincoat—Gone are the days when spring meant a…

Huestis: Reason for the Season(s)—Folklore tells us that March comes in like…

Brown Earns Second Straight Win, Beat Penn 75-69—Brown Beats Penn 75-69

Sky Chiefs Set to Wrap Up Regular Season Home Schedule On Sunday—Sky Chiefs host Staten Island in last regular…

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of Star Trek, Has Died at 83—"We are assembled here today to pay final…

Friday Financial Five – February 27, 2015—Economic conditions have propelled a transition from owning…

 
 
 

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...

NEW: Lt. Gov. Roberts Aims to Raise Awareness of Health Care Tax Credits

In a nationwide survey last year of over 2,000 randomly selected public and private employers offering health benefits, only 29% of employers with 50 or fewer workers said...

Michelle Cortés-Harkins: Providence Children’s Initiative Improving Attendance

Michelle Cortés-Harkins breaks down the positive attendance work that is happening at one school in Providence.

Aaron Regunberg: Let’s Make Rhode Island Competitive

Aaron Regunberg says Rhode Island is more competitive than people think, but explains how it can get even better.

NEW: Schools Improve on NECAP, but Goals Not Met

Rhode Island schools showed improvements on the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) tests, according to results released today.

PODCAST: Hot or Not

GoLocalProv’s Dan McGowan joins WHJJ's Helen Glover for this week’s installment of Side of the Road, Who's "Hot or...

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