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The Scoop: Smith Blasts Paiva-Weed on False Allegations, Elorza Questions Cianci’s Apology, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

FM Global Pledges $1 million to URI’s Proposed Engineering Facility—FM Global has pledged $1 million to support…

Brian Bishop: A Turning Point in RI: Will Voters Approve a Constitutional Convention?—It is OSTPA’s contention that the decision to…

Mark McKenney: Providence Community Library is Too Important To Underfund—This summer, Providence Community Library celebrated its fifth…

RI’s Potenza Named Italian Master Chef—Local Chef Walter Potenza was recently named one…

Providence Symposium to Present “Not Always Easy: Building the New Urban Experience”—The Providence Preservation Society’s yearlong speaker series will…

7 Reasons To Be Excited About The Celtics Season—Celtics season tips off tonight

Elorza Unveils Economic Plan—Democratic candidate for Mayor Jorge Elorza has unveiled…

URI Rams Men’s Soccer Back in National Rankings—Rhody Rams Mens Soccer back in National Rankings

It’s All About Education: What if College Isn’t Necessary—What if College Isn't Necessary?

 
 
 

NEW: Chafee Calls for Repeal of Defense of Marriage Act

Governor Chafee was among six governors to sign on to a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act.

Kitchen Nightmares: Rampant Health Violations on Federal Hill

Several well-known Federal Hill restaurants were among the establishments found to have dozens of health violations over the last 13 months, records show.

NEW: Providence Council Takes Up Pension Reform

At its first meeting on Monday, November 14th, the Providence City Council Subcommittee on Pension Sustainability elected its leadership, and reviewed four pension reform ordinances...

NEW: Pawtucket Mayor Calls for Municipal Pension Reform

Pawtucket Mayor Don Grebien is the latest Chief Executive to weigh in on the need for municipal pension reform.

NEW: Chafee Says State Must Protect Gambling Revenue

Governor Chafee is weighing proposals from seven potential vendors that want to conduct an economic impact study to assess the various likely competitive threats to...

NEW: RI Delegation Traveling to San Diego to Prepare for America’s Cup

Rhode Island officials will be traveling to San Diego, CA this week to gain a first-hand perspective on what the state will need to do...

NEW: Langevin Pushes for Job Creation in Health Care Fields

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is encouraging local government officials and Rhode Island’s health care community to apply for workforce grants announced today by...

Providence Releases Plan to Fix Struggling School System

Laying the groundwork for what it calls a “cradle to career” initiative, a committee of local education experts Monday offered Providence Mayor Angel...

BREAKING: ProCAP Board Members Fired; Mayor Calls for Executive Director to Resign

Citing staggering mismanagement of the Providence Community Action Program, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras today fired three members of the organization’s board of directors...

RIPEC Study: Tax Revenues Falling Dramatically in RI

The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC) Monday released its annual "How Rhode Island Compares" report, which provides details on how state and local government...

PODCAST: Kitchen Nightmares: Rampant Health Violations on Federal Hill

It is known as the crown jewel of Rhode Island’s restaurant industry, but a review of Department of Health records shows inspectors have...

BREAKING: State Appoints Fiscal Overseer for East Providence

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that state Department of Revenue (DOR) Director Rosemary Booth Gallogly has appointed Major Stephen M. Bannon, Chief...

Buying Influence in RI: Companies Spent $350k on Lobbyists in October

Pension reform may have held a stranglehold over the discussion at the State House in October, but that didn’t stop dozens of companies...

GoLocal Teams with SeeClickFix: Report Your Town’s Problems

GoLocalTV and SeeClickFix have teamed up to report and help fix problems around Rhode Island. GoLocalProv.com will serve as host to the SeeClickFix platform...

NEW: City Announces Plan to Save Historic Facade

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and the preservation community today announced a new plan for the Providence National Bank Building façade at 43 Weybosset Street...

NEW: Kilmartin Releases Statement on Death of Julius Michaelson

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin released the following statement regarding the death of former Rhode Island Attorney General Julius Michaelson, died Saturday evening at 89 years old:

NEW: Gas Prices Hold Steady

Gas prices held steady this week, following a three-week trend of price decreases, according to AAA Southern New England.

URI Expert: RI Economy is Dead in the Water

The state is now more than 50 percent likely to fall into a recession during the current fiscal year after economic activity remained flat for the...

PowerPlayer: Common Cause Executive Director John Marion

This week’s PowerPlayer is Common Cause Executive Director John Marion. Mr. Marion was kind enough to chat with GoLocalProv about his quest to...

PODCAST:  Buying Influence in RI: Companies Spent $350k on Lobbyists in October

Pension reform may have held a stranglehold over the discussion at the State House in October, but that didn’t stop dozens of companies...

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