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Taveras Cracks Down on Providence Employees Speaking About Pools

The Director of the Davey Lopes Recreation Center has been allegedly written up for allowing staff and campers to share their views on the recently closed pool with the press.

The recent decision by the Taveras Administration to close another of the city's public pools has come under fire by both City Council members...

New: Rhode Island State Rep Williams Calls for Mayor to Open Pool

Representatative Anastasia P. Williams (D), who has represented District 9 in Providence since first being elected in 1992, has sent an official letter to Mayor Taveras calling...

Rhode Island Common Cause Calls for Chafee to Withdraw Mancuso

John Marion and Common Cause Rhode Island are asking Governor Chafee to withdraw his nomination of Eva-Marie Mancuso for Interim Commissioner of Higher Education, citing ethics code vilations.

Common Cause Rhode Island is asking Governor Chafee to withdraw his recommendation of Eva-Marie Mancuso for Interim Commissioner of Higher Education.

LISTEN- Taveras Cracks Down on Providence Employees Speaking About Pools

The recent decision by the Taveras Administration to close another of the city’s public pools has come under fire by both City Council...

slides: 100 Rhode Island Summer Bests

Summer in Rhode Island overflows with fun. From beaches and boats to food and festivals, from polo in Newport to swimming holes in the Blackstone...

Leonardo Angiulo: What’s Next For America’s Voting Rights Act

At the time of its enactment, the Voting Rights Act was an exceptional piece of legislation designed to combat one of the most offensive legacies...

WJAR’s Taricani Rips Station for Embarrassing Bear Video

The viral bear video produced by WJAR-10 in Providence, RI has been ripped by the station's venerable investigative reporter, Jim Taricani. Taricani, an award...

In Case You Missed It: Secret City Report Made Case for Pools

"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....

video: RI’s Channel 10 Bear Video Gets Remixed to “Blurred Lines”

In what has been called both fun and an insult to journalism, WJAR-10s Bear Video has now been remixed by a TV station, Fox...

EXCLUSIVE: RI Pension Investment in Raimondo’s Pt. Judith Had Steep Losses

The state pension fund investment in Point Judith Capital suffered two years of steep losses before turning a profit, according to new documents that offer...

RISD to Show First Large Exhibit of Locally Made Work in 20 Years

The RISD Museum will unveil its first large-scale collection of works from the greater-Providence area in more than 20 years next week, celebrating with over 300 artists...

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter Dean Starkman Joins GoLocal

Dean Starkman, Pulitzer Prize Winner

GoLocal24 has named Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Dean Starkman as a contributor and editor-at-large. "Dean Starkman has a tremendous track record in financial, media, and...

Providence Leaders Blast Secret Recreation Report

A rift between some City Council members and the Mayor's office over closing of city pools is heating up, in light of a recently uncovered report that called for supporting urban swimming for youth.

A recently uncovered report by a Providence Mayoral Fellow advocating for the upkeep of the city's recreation centers -- and pools -- has...

NEW: Chafee Signs Law to Allow Bryant to Be Taxed

Governor Chafee signed into law today legislation requiring Bryant University and the Town of Smithfield to negotiate a memorandum of agreement regarding payment for police,...

NEW: Rhode Island Sakonnet Bridge Study Commission Members Named

Speaker of the House Gordon D. Fox and President of the Senate M. Teresa Paiva Weed announced their appointments to the Special Legislative Commission to...

NEW: Twin River to Host Gala to Celebrate Table Games Tonight

Twin River Casino will be rolling out the red carpet this evening at an invitation-only gala to celebrate the addition of table games at the...

INVESTIGATION: Providence’s Taveras Ignored Report on Recreation

A report on Providence recreation written by a Mayoral Fellow to Angel Taveras – and recently leaked to GoLocalProv -- shows that the city administration...

NEW: Rhode Island Lottery’s Big Payout of $10.2 Million in June

The Rhode Island Lottery paid out more than $10.2 million in prizes to its players in the month of June, including $367,416 worth of high-tier prizes.

Julia Steiny: What The Numbers Tell Us About The Class of 2013

And so another class joins the ranks of adults...what can we know about them?

The mortarboards have been tossed. The "Congratulations Grad" balloons have withered. Grandma's gift check has been cashed–and likely spent. In short, the...

Providence Youth Outraged at Lack of Pools in Heat Wave

Temperatures have been in the 90s in Providence for the past week, and kids in the city where pools used to be are wishing they...

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