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It’s All About Education: Chronic Absenteeism’s Effect on Learning—One of the biggest challenges in our schools…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Braised Chicken Agrodolce with Dried Plums—Agrodolce (pronounced "agro-dolchay") is an Italian term for…

Sixth Annual Runway for a Cure Set For October 21—The Lupus Foundation of New England and a…

Steven Lattmer 5k Run/Walk to Kick Off October 8—The third-annual Steven Lattmer 5K Families Against Violence…

Flu Vaccination Campaign to Kick-Off at RI State House—Rhode Island’s flu vaccination campaign will kick off…

Narragansett Beer Re-Releases Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout—Originally introduced last December as “Hi Neighbor Mash-Up,”…

RWU and Silent Witness Initiative To Launch Domestic Violence Online Database Tool—Roger Williams University and the Silent Witness Initiative…

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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...

NEW: Downtown Lawyer Now Representing Occupy Providence

A downtown lawyer is now representing the Occupy Providence movement as the city prepares to take legal action against the protesters, who have been camping...

video: NEW: Chafee Releases Pension Reform Video

In his latest effort to speak to more Rhode Islanders directly about the important issue of comprehensive pension reform, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today released...

PODCAST: 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...

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