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RenewRI Kicks Off Pro-Constitutional Convention Effort

Pictured at podium: Gary Sasse

RenewRI kicked off its advocacy effort Wednesday to encourage voters in Rhode Island to approve Question 3 on the ballot in November to support holding a...

72% of 2014 Gubernatorial Campaign Expenditures Spent Out of State

Clay Pell (D)

While each candidate for Governor talks about creating jobs in Rhode Island, campaign spending reports show that they are actuallly great at investing their donors'...

GoLocal Investigation Leads to RI Ethics Probe into Solomon Filings

Providence City Council President Michael Solomon

A GoLocal series looking into the annual ethics fillings of City Council President and Mayoral candidate Michael Solomon has prompted an investigation by the Rhode...

LISTEN: 72% of 2014 Gubernatorial Campaign Expenditures Spent Out of State

While each candidate for Governor talks about creating jobs in Rhode Island, campaign spending reports show that they are actually great at investing their donors'...

Fung, Palombo, City of Cranston and Others Sued for Civil Rights Violation in Federal Court

A suit by former Cranston Police Captain Todd Patalano against Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, the City of Cranston former Police Chief Marco Palombo and other...

Solomon Rented to Head Shop Across from School Before City Tobacco Ban

Providence City Council President and Mayoral candidate Michael Solomon voted to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products aimed at children in 2012, but in 2004, purchased...

RI Groups Urge Police to Support Public’s Right to Record Police Activity

Nine local organizations have asked police departments across the state to formally adopt policies supporting the public’s right to record, without interference, the...

3 Weeks Until Primary: What Will it Take for the Candidates to Win?

With primary day three weeks from Tuesday, the countdown is on for candidates running city and statewide offices in Rhode Island to make or break...

NEW: West Nile Virus/EEE Update

The Department of Environmental Management has announced that one pool collected in South Kingstown tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV), as was reported on...

slides: What the Candidates Need to Do in Next Three Weeks to Win

Rhode Island Statewide Primary Day is just three weeks from Tuesday.  That means candidates have T-countdown 21 days to convince voters that they're the...

McKee Takes Campaign Finance Challenge to RI Superior Court

Dan McKee

Cumberland Mayor and Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor Dan McKee is filing a lawsuit Monday in Rhode Island Superior Court to obtain access to money...

Gianfranco Marrocco Launches iPetition Effort to Save the $3 Bar

The owner of the now closed $3 Bar, Gianfranco Marrocco, has taken to an online petition to try and save his controversial bar.

Chafee Mourns Passing of Former Congressman St. Germian

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today said: “We mourn the loss of former United States Congressman Fernand J. St Germain, who left a lasting impression...

LISTEN: 3 Weeks Until Primary: What Will it Take for the Candidates to Win?

With primary day three weeks from Tuesday, the countdown is on for candidates running city and statewide offices in Rhode Island to make or break...

Comic Robin Williams’ Death Puts Spotlight on Depression, Suicide

Last Monday evening, millions of Americans were shocked to hear that 63-year- old Robin Williams died from an apparent suicide.

Synthetic Marijuana: Is it the Next Heroin?

Are synthetic drugs posing the next major health threat to Rhode Island?

Rhode Island Foundation Awarded $15.6 Million in Grants First Half of 2014

The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $15.6 million in grants to fund dozens of Rhode Island programs throughout the state in the first half...

slides: Was Federal Hill Safer When Raymond Patriarca Was in Charge?

Was Federal Hill really safer back when Ray Patriarca ran all of New England from the Coin-o-Matic on Atwells Avenue?  “There is a...

slides: A Look Back At the Early History of Violence on Federal Hill

Violence on Federal is not new. To put the recent incidences of violence on Federal Hill in a historical context, GoLocalProvidence went to the Providence...

Medical Chief Warns of Ebola Threat in Rhode Island

HEALTH's Dr. Michael Fine talks with GoLocal about Ebola

Dr. Michael Fine, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH), said that the possibility of Ebola coming to Rhode Island is "very real,"...

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