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How RI Colleges Ranked—Top New England Colleges 2013

How did Rhode Island's universities and colleges fare on GoLocal's 2nd annual Super Ranking: Top New England Colleges 2013? Some did very well indeed....

De Ramel Blasts Pacheco on 38 Studios

Will the handling of 38 Studios play a role in the 2014 Rhode Island Secretary of State race?

While speculation surrounding the 2014 statewide election field had a heavy gubernatorial focus this week with Governor Lincoln Chafee making his move to the Democratic party,...

Coming Saturday: GoLocalProv Special Edition—EDUCATION

Education is a subject that creates more passion, more conversation, and more controversy than any other in Rhode Island.

RI’s Top 50 Highest Paid State Employees

The top 50 highest paid state employees collectively earned more than $10 million last year and include a university president and a controversial department administrator, as well...

slides: See the Full List: Rhode Island’s 50 Highest Paid State Workers

Which Rhode Island state employees have the largest compensations? Here are the Top 50, from nurses and administrators to corrections officers, coaches, and college presidents. 

EXCLUSIVE: Chafee Secretly Met with President Obama

The race for Governor of Rhode Island was flipped upside down when Lincoln Chafee and President Barack Obama spoke last Wednesday about Chafee becoming a...

Poll: Who Would You Vote For In A Democratic Primary?

With speculation that Governor Chafee might be making the official switch to the Democratic party, who would you vote for in a possible 3-way Democratic...

NEW: Statement by Speaker Fox on Chafee Joining Dems

House Speaker Gordon Fox released the following statement this afternoon regarding Governor Lincoln Chafee's impending announcement that he is joining the Democratic Party.  

BREAKING: Reports Say Chafee to Join Democratic Party

Governor Lincoln Chafee has been reported to be in talks with Democratic officials and is speculated to join the Democratic Party.  

RI State Police Responded to 39 Bomb Threats Since 2011

Rhode Island State Police have responded to 39 bomb incidents or threats since 2011, GoLocal has learned from the Department of Public Safety.

Rhode Island State Police, along with the State Fire Marshal's Office and Bomb Squad, responded to 39 bomb incidents or threats in the state since 2011.

slides: New England Cities With Most Same-Sex Couples Raising Kids

In the wake of Rhode Island’s recent passage of the marriage equality bill, a new report sheds light on RI's...

Council and Mayor Battle Business Tax Rate: Budget Moves Forward

In a heated Providence City Council Ways and Means Committee hearing Tuesday night, the committee voted not to approve the Mayor’s budget for...

Julia Steiny: A “Forest Kindergarten” Grows Great Kids

Forest kindgertarens, such as the one captured in the documentary,

When people say "mental health," what they usually mean is mental illness. Laudably, mental-health advocates support people with mental illness, but that doesn't help...

Deborah Gist Won’t Debate PSU Over NECAP Requirement

Providence Student Union members are not satisfied with Education Commissioner Deborah Gist's RSVP on its invitation to debate NECAP grad requirements.

The Providence Student Union and its supporters have not backed down in spite of Rhode Island Education Commissioner, Deborah Gist, declining an invitation for a...

Huffington Post Column Hammers PolitiFact


The Research Director at Social Security Works, the leading Social Security advocacy group, has raised questions about the quality of research being conducted by the...

LISTEN: Where The Smart Kids Are Going To College 2013

As graduation season approaches for high school seniors, GoLocalProv takes a look at where the 3 top-ranking students from each of Rhode Island’s 60-plus...

slides: 20 Things You Need To Do This Summer in Rhode Island

It's finally here--the season Rhode Island was made for. It's officially summer, and we're here to inspire you with the 20 things you...

RI PowerPlayer: Rick Simone

GoLocalProv's PowerPlayer is Chairman of the Board of Junior Achievement of Rhode Island, Rick Simone. The marketing and event executive, who is also Vice...

slides: 10 Great Ways To Spend Your Day Off On Monday in RI

Looking to break away from the ordinary this Memorial Day? Spend your day off on Monday enjoying some traditional (and some unconventional) Rhode Island excursions...

In Case You Missed It: Providence Mayor’s Race

"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....

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