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RI Unemployment Remains at 7.7 % in August—The RI Department of Labor and Training announced…

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Rhode Island’s Best Wineries—As a companion to last week's brewery piece,…

Miriam Hospital To Offer Men’s Cancer Wellness Group—Miriam Hospital will offer two new health programs…

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Chef Walter’s Flavors and Knowledge: Mozzarella in Carrozza—Literally translated into “cheese in a carriage”, this…

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NEW: Cicilline Attends White House Roundtable with Local Business Owner

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) and Woonsocket businessman Wayne Celia, CEO of Diversified Distribution yesterday attended a White House roundtable called “Make it...

PODCAST: Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in RI Politics

Every Friday, Dan McGowan breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Rhode Island politics. Check out who makes the...

Aaron Regunberg: RI Students Left Out of Education Reform Debate

Aaron Regunberg says truly reforming our schools means making them democratic, and the first step towards that goal is to listen to the people in...

The Top 50 Highest Paid State Staffers

From the Governor's office to the Secretary of State, who is making six figure salaries? GoLocalProv has the surprising breakdown.

NEW: Mayor Taveras Closes Corporate Tax Loophole for Foreclosing Banks

Mayor Angel Taveras today signed an executive order that closes the corporate tax loophole that allows foreclosing banks to hold onto the owner occupied homestead...

NEW: Howard Dean to Address R.I. Student Political Boot Camp

Former Vermont Governor and Democratic Presidential candidate Howard Dean will speak at a statewide political boot camp Nov. 18 through 20 at the University of Rhode Island.

NEW: State Senator Wants Lifespan Investigated

Sen. James E. Doyle II today called for state review of Lifespan, after a series of problems at hospitals run by the network, including a...

NEW: Coalition of Essential Schools Names New Director

The Coalition of Essential Schools named Elizabeth Jardine its new National Director and moved its offices to South Providence and gears up for its annual...

U.S. Education Secretary: RI has “Chance to get Better Faster”

Praising the state for improving its test scores but noting that it still trails New England and much of the country, U.S. Secretary of...

Julia Steiny: Terrific School Morale Improves Math Scores

Julia Steiny says good teachers will happily work together to meet district, state and national goals. But constantly being told what to do makes them...

PODCAST: Top Pay for Top Government Staff

From the Governor's office to the Secretary of State, who is making six figure salaries? GoLocalProv has the surprising breakdown.

Rhode Island’s Most Delinquent Taxpayers

The parents of a first-term state lawmaker and a former world champion boxer are among the 100 most delinquent taxpayers in Rhode Island, according to the...

video: NEW: Sen. Whitehouse Pushes for Infrastructure Jobs

Today U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse joined President Barack Obama at a press conference to urge support for legislation that will put Americans back to...

NEW: RI Students Improve on “Nation’s Report Card”

For the first time in the history of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), sometimes called “The Nation’s Report Card,”...

NEW: Board of Elections Files Suit to Collect Campaign Finance Fines

In an effort to collect over $1 million in unpaid campaign finance fines, the state Board of Elections has filed suit against five individuals it claims...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Lawlor: Providence Streetcars a Questionable Public Investment

Public transit is great. But more public transit for people who don't really need it is not.

NEW: Occupy Providence to Protest Mayor’s Fundraiser

Mayor Angel Taveras' supporters will be greeted by Occupy Providence protesters tonight at a fundraiser at Jackie's Waterplace Restaurant downtown.

State Pols Left in the Dark on Pension Reform Bill

It’s being billed as the most important piece of legislation they’ll ever vote on, but some state lawmakers say they&rsquo...

Study Links Pensions to Teacher Performance

With teachers at the center of the pension reform debate in Rhode Island, a new study by the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) credits...

NEW: Mayor and Council President Call for Changes to Pension Plan

Mayor Angel Taveras and Providence City Council President Michael Solomon testified today at the joint hearing of the General Assembly’s House and Senate...

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