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Giannini: ‏Can a “Rhode Island Red Sox Stadium” Succeed in Providence?—Giannini: ‏Can a Rhode Island Red Sox Stadium…

It’s All About Education: Changing Lives with School Lunches—There have been several links floating around social…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Lesson on Pizza—Many people know that American pizza derived from…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Why Women Don’t Ask for Help + Engagement Party Etiquette—The etiquette of asking for help and upadated…

URI Blown Out by Dayton 75-59, Fall Out of 1st Place—Rams fall to Dayton 75-59

Revolution Unveil New Secondary Kits—The New England Revolution unveiled a new secondary…

Horowitz: The Boehner/Nentanyahu Debacle—It must have seemed like political win-win when…

Riley: Providence Pension Fund is Risky Business—Relative to the State of Rhode Island Investments…

Organize + Energize: 7 Mini Habits That Will Move You Closer to Getting Organized—You can do it now or save it…

 
 
 

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...

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...

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