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The Scoop: GOP Candidate Calls for Independent Pollster and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Rhode Island Ranked 7th Least Happy State in America—Rhode Island was ranked the seventh least happy…

Alex and Ani Hall Opens at Rhode Island College—The grand opening of Alex and Ani Hall…

RI Free Clinic Receives $75,000 Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI Grant—Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island…

Don’t Miss: Halloween Decorations at the Smith-Appleby House—The Smith-Appleby House will host a Paper Cutting…

The Scoop: Block Endorses Fung; Elorza, Almonte, Magaziner Pick up Endorsements, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

NEW: Harrop Claims Mismanagement of Cianci Scholarship Fund—Following last week's Providence Mayoral debate at Laurelmead,…

Mars Chocolate North America Announces Recall of M&M’S® Brand Theater Box 3.40 oz UPC—Mars Chocolate North America has announced a voluntary…

Russell Moore: Elorza Lacks Accountability—Democratic Mayoral candidate Jorge Elorza just can’t be…

The Edwards Twins to Perform at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center—The Edwards Twins will present their Christmas with…

 
 
 

NEW: Kilmartin Releases Statement on Death of Julius Michaelson

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin released the following statement regarding the death of former Rhode Island Attorney General Julius Michaelson, died Saturday evening at 89 years old:

NEW: Gas Prices Hold Steady

Gas prices held steady this week, following a three-week trend of price decreases, according to AAA Southern New England.

URI Expert: RI Economy is Dead in the Water

The state is now more than 50 percent likely to fall into a recession during the current fiscal year after economic activity remained flat for the...

PowerPlayer: Common Cause Executive Director John Marion

This week’s PowerPlayer is Common Cause Executive Director John Marion. Mr. Marion was kind enough to chat with GoLocalProv about his quest to...

PODCAST:  Buying Influence in RI: Companies Spent $350k on Lobbyists in October

Pension reform may have held a stranglehold over the discussion at the State House in October, but that didn’t stop dozens of companies...

RI Pols Swimming in Out-of-State Cash

They represent Rhode Island, but the majority of money raised by Rhode Island’s Congressional Delegation comes from outside the state, according to the...

Aaron Regunberg: Time for Brown to Pay its Fair Share in Providence

Right now, the Brown Corporation believes it doesn’t have to worry about community approval. But Aaron Regunberg says it's time to prove...

NEW: City Announces Bank of America Skating Schedule

Providence residents and visitors alike can once again savor the winter tradition of ice skating outside at the Bank of America City Center in Kennedy...

Municipal Leaders: Pension Bill Ignores Cities and Towns

Municipal leaders say they their pleas for help were ignored and now cities and towns will likely have to address local pensions without the help...

NEW: Senator Whitehouse Praises VOW to Hire Heroes Act

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse released a statement of support Thursday following the Senate’s approval of the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011,

NEW: Cicilline Commemorates Veterans Day

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following statement commemorating Veterans Day.

NEW: Doherty Calls on State to Commit to MOVE Act for Veterans

Brendan Doherty, Republican Candidate for Rhode Island’s first Congressional District today called on Secretary of State Ralph Mollis and the members of the...

NEW: No Changes at ProCAP for Time Being

In a closed meeting that lasted over two hours, the board of the Providence Community Action Program (ProCAP) chose to continue its discussion until Tuesday,...

PODCAST: Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in RI Politics

Every Friday, Dan McGowan breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Rhode Island politics. Check out who makes the...

Pension Bill Out of Committees: Will it Pass?

The House and Senate Finance Committees last night approved an amended version of the pension reform bill submitted by Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and Treasurer...

NEW: Marriage Equality Praises Sen. Whitehouse for Standing Up for Same Sex Marriage

Marriage Equality Rhode Island Campaign Director Ray Sullivan issued a statement today praising Senator Sheldon Whitehouse after the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee passed a...

The Communities with the Most Sex Offenders

Several cities and towns in Rhode Island have a far higher proportion of sex offenders than is the norm in most communities, a GoLocalProv review...

NEW: GOP State Sen. Wants Review of Part-Time State Employees

Senate Republicans are calling for a complete review of state employment policies for people classified as “not full time” and the extent of...

NEW: Senator Reed Introduces Online Sales Tax Bill to Help Local Businesses

U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) is working to help small businesses compete. Today he and nine other senators introduced the bipartisan Marketplace Fairness act,...

NEW: Pawtucket Cemetery to be Rededicated Sunday

The historic Mineral Spring Cemetery in Pawtucket will be rededicated on Sunday after an extensive cleanup and restoration project. The long-neglected cemetery, dating to the 179...

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