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

5 Live Music Musts - February 27, 2015—Some great artists are coming to Rhode Island…

Finneran: Random Thoughts on Life’s Merry-Go-Round—Wednesday’s GoLocal article about the possibility of the…

The Cellar: A Wine For Cold Winter Nights—I find it difficult to match wines with…

App-Tastic: The 7 Best Health and Fitness Apps—What are the 7 best health and fitness…

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…

 
 
 

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Financially Mismanaged Central Falls Schools Face $5.6M Deficit

A review by the Rhode Island Department of Education has found widespread evidence of financial mismanagement of the Central Falls School District, which now faces...

NEW: Prov. Superintendent Search Committee to Hold Community Forum

The group charged with finding a new superintendent of Providence schools will hold a community forum next Wednesday, February 15, at the Providence Career & Technical...

NEW: Rhode Island to Recieve $172 Million from Landmark Foreclosure Settlement

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today formally joined the landmark joint federal-state agreement with the nation’s five largest mortgage service providers over foreclosure...

NEW: State Investment Commission to Hear Defined Contribution Vendor Presentations

General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo today announced that the State Investment Commission will hear presentations from the four vendors recommended as semi-finalists to administer Rhode...

NEW: ACLU Announces Settlement with DMV

The RI ACLU today announced the favorable settlement of a lawsuit against the Division of Motor Vehicles, which had refused to reinstate a person&rsquo...

Former Scituate Deputy Police Chief Accused of Double Dipping

The Scituate Pension Committee will meet Thursday to discuss whether a current town employee is eligible for a pension awarded while he served on the...

Julia Steiny: Could Trauma be the Root Cause of Misbehavior?

Julia Steiny asks, if patient re-teaching works with traumatized kids, why wouldn’t it help all misbehaving kids learn new social habits?

1 in 4 RI Renters Can’t Afford Home

One-in-four Rhode Island renters spend more than 50 percent of their income on housing-related expenses, according to a new report issued by HousingWorksRI.

Ten Ways to Save Providence from Bankruptcy

If Mayor Angel Taveras wants to keep Providence from going broke, he’ll need to think outside the box in order to address the...

NEW: Clean Water Action Hires New Director

Clean Water Action welcomed Jamie Rhodes to the position of Rhode Island State Director on February 1, 2012.

NEW: Groups Seek to Ban ‘High Stakes Testing’ in Schools

A dozen organizations that work closely with children and families who are poor, minority, non-English speaking, or who have disabilities or other barriers to learning...

NEW: ‘Good Time Bill’ Heads to House

The full Senate has passed legislation referred to as the “good time bill,” introduced by Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski (D-Dist. 37, South Kingstown, New...

NEW: Verizon Awarded $275k in Rhode Island in 2011

Nonprofit groups in Rhode Island that focused on education, domestic violence prevention, and using technology to deliver or enhance health care received more than $275,000 million...

NEW: Aquidneck Island Commission Release on Open Space

The Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (AIPC) has http://www.aquidneckplanning.org/openspace.cfm">released the first comprehensive census of the island’s open space,...

Providence Council Considering Overhauling Pension System

More school closures, fire station closures, the inability to make payroll and ultimately, bankruptcy, are looming if the city cannot address its massive unfunded pension...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Wall: Regents Drops Ball with Achievement First

Dan Wall argues that when Achievement First wins, traditional public schools lose.

Which Communities Get the Most State Aid in Chafee’s Budget?

Governor Chafee says cities and towns are in "crisis." Will increased state aid help solve their problems?

NEW: Chafee to File Supreme Court Brief in Support of Providence

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced this morning that he will file an amicus brief with the Rhode Island Supreme Court in support of...

NEW: Kilmartin to Sign Joint State-Federal Mortgage Servicing and Foreclosure Settlement

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced his intention to sign on to the joint federal-state agreement with the nation’s five largest mortgage...

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