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Rhode Island EDC Paid $40K to Bond Agencies for 38 Studios

A GoLocal investigation has uncovered that the EDC spent just over $40,000 in bond and printing fees for the $75 million

The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation paid $35,920 to its bond rating agencies -- Standard and Poor's and Moody's...

slides: New England Colleges With Biggest Social Media Reach

Brown University is not only one of the top-ranked colleges in America, it's also a Top 30 social media player, according to author, blogger and...

video: Daily Vine: Providence Children’s Museum

Things were hopping this week at Rhode Island’s Providence Children's Museum--a wealth of hands-on exhibits that explore science, culture, and the arts....

LISTEN: EDC Paid $40K to Bond Agencies for 38 Studios

The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation paid $35,920 to its bond rating agencies -- Standard and Poor's and Moody's -- as well as over $5,000...

Providence City Council Members on Three Big Ideas for City

Moving Providence forward -- see what City Council members proposed for a vision for the capital city.

In the post budget and tax increase era, GoLocal asked the Providence City Council to outline the most important initiatives that they believe face the...

video: Daily Vine: CumberlandFest

The summer skies filled with fireworks and carnival lights as CumberlandFest kicked off its weekend long festivities. The annual Blackstone Valley festival is one of...

Amber Alert for Johnston Toddler Called Off After Child Found Safe

The Amber Alert issued Sunday morning for a missing Johnston toddler following a double homicide has been called off.  The child was found safely...

slides: Rhode Island’s Continuing Education Programs Gear Up For Fall

As more Rhode Islanders seek new skills, certificates and degrees, the market for Continuing Ed is expanding to younger adults as well, according to URI.

It's back to school season, and that's not just for the kids. For increasing numbers of Rhode Islanders, fall brings the chance go ...

In Case You Missed It: 25 Biggest Celebrities From Rhode Island

Award winning actress and Central Falls native Viola Davis made the list -- find out who else did.

"In Case You Missed It," GoLocal's Saturday feature, puts the week's top stories in one easy place for you to review and read....

Rhode Island Braces As Fights Rage Over Utilities’ Smart Meters

Maybe Southeast New England is deciding that “smart meters” aren’t such a smart idea after all. For several years, a cadre...

New Gallup Poll Shows 38% of Americans Have Tried Marijuana

A new Gallup poll released reveals that 38 percent of Americans have tried marijuana, compared with 34% in 1999 and 33% in 1985. The latest results are from Gallup's...

video: Daily Vine: ‘Dog Days’ Networking on Providence Waterfront

It was all about the dogs this week at the Whiskey Republic on the Providence waterfront, when members of the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors...

Only Half of Race to Top Funds Went to School Districts

Half of the $19.1 million of funds spent so far for the Race to the Top—the competitive federal grant program meant to spur innovative...

Race to the Top: Where Did the Money Go?

The smallest state in the nation won big when it was awarded $75 million in federal Race to the Top funds in 2010. Everyone from teachers and...

One Third of Rhode Island Food Trucks Lack Inspections

Portu Galo is one of the hot new food trucks in the state -- and is also one of a number that the Department of Health doesn't appear to have an inspection on record

Food trucks have risen in popularity around the state in just the past few years, with popular mobile eating establishments becoming regular fixtures downtown, near...

NEW: Siedle Blasts Raimondo for Withholding Hedge Fund Info

Forbes columnist Ted Siedle, who is currently investigating the state pension system, today issued the following statement, saying that Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina Raimondo ...

NEW: Solomon to Introduce New Strip Club Regulations in Providence

Providence CIty Council President Michael A. Solomon has announced he will be introducing new legislation to ensure that minors are not inadvertently hired to work...

video: Daily Vine: Bristol

Discover the beautiful community of Bristol, Rhode Island this summer. The thriving town is filled with eclectic restaurants and shops, as well as scenic parks....

LISTEN- Only Half of Race to Top Funds Went to School Districts

Half of the $19.1 million of funds spent so far for the Race to the Top-the competitive federal grant program meant to spur innovative education reform...

video: Daily Vine: Newport Cliff Walk

Take a delightful stroll down one of Newport’s top attractions, the Cliff Walk. This 3.5-mile walkway is a perfect getaway to view the...

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