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ACLU of RI Files Lawsuit That Challenges 106-Year-Old Statute—The ACLU of Rhode Island filed a federal…

Councilman Hassett to Address Property Issues in Providence Neighborhood—Councilman Terrence M. Hassett (Ward Twelve) released a…

Providence Ranked 4th Most LGBT-Friendly City in U.S.—Providence, RI is the fourth most LGBT-friendly city…

FBI Charges Top FIFA Execs - What Does This Mean for Soccer?—In events that are still unfolding, nine FIFA…

Matt Light Announces Charity Event Related to Deflategate—Matt Light recently announced a fundraising campaign

Should the Red Sox Look to Pawtucket For Improvements?—The Red Sox should look to their Triple-A…

Brown’s Hazeltine to be Inducted into RI Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame—The Met School’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship…

Giannini: Hot Topics of 2015 at the General Assembly—‏One hot topic of the General Assembly this…

Matt Fecteau: Is RI Dem Chair McNamara Captain of the Titanic?—Growing up, my father constantly used the master…

It’s All About Education: The Arts, Education, and Transformation—These days, with the rise of Common Core…

 
 
 

NEW: Hinckley to Address Commercial and Recreational Fisherman in Washington

US Senate Candidate Barry Hinckley will be a featured speaker at the Keep Fishermen Fishing rally in Washington DC, March 21, 2012. Hinckley joins Massachusetts Senators Scott...

NEW: RISC Backs Chafee’s Municipal Package

The Rhode Island Statewide Coalition (RISC) has thrown its support behind the 7-piece Municipal Relief legislative package unveiled by Governor Chafee to help cities and...

NEW: Lt. Gov to Host Event Marking 2nd Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts, Chair of the RI Healthcare Reform Commission, along with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Tri-Regional Administrator Kathleen Otte from U.S. Administration...

NEW: 4 Schools Selected to Represent RI at Regional Conference on High School Innovation

Four Rhode Island public schools—Central Falls High School (Central Falls), Smithfield High School (Smithfield), and Ponaganset Middle School and Ponaganset High School (North...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Tom Kenney: Our Leaders Have Let Us Down

A Captain with the Providence Fire Department argues that Governor Chafee and Mayor Taveras have broken promises to the unions.

Report: RI One of Ten States With Declining Graduation Rate

Rhode Island was one of only ten states to see a decline in graduation rates between 2002 and 2009 while the national graduation rate increased by 3.5 percentage...

Accused Polluter Contributes Thousands to Top RI Politicians

Over the last decade, a Cumberland businessman who could be forced to pay fines of over $30,000 per day dating back several years for violating the...

NEW: ACLU Files Lawsuit Again Central Falls Receiver

The RI ACLU today filed a lawsuit against Central Falls Receiver Robert Flanders, Jr., charging that he has unlawfully delegated to an appointed hearing officer...

NEW: Officer Who Kicked Woman in Head Gets No Jail Time

The Lincoln Police officer who kicked a handcuffed woman in the head outside of Twin River will receive no jail time, a Superior Justice ruled...

NEW: Cicilline, Pelosi Holds Discussion with Rhode Island Women

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) welcomed House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at the Rhode Island Foundation the morning of Monday, March 19th, for...

NEW: Gas Prices Up 1 Cent

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up once again, this time by just a penny, according to AAA Southern New England.

NEW: Lawmakers to Take Up Medical Marijuana Bill Next Week

Legislation to allow medical marijuana compassion centers to open in the state, by adding stricter limits on how they function, will be heard by the...

PowerPlayer: Attorney General Peter Kilmartin

This week’s PowerPlayer is Peter Kilmartin. The Attorney General was kind enough to chat with GoLocalProv about why he wanted to get involved...

Proposed 25 Percent Tax on Nonprofits Would Bring $28 Million to Providence

The capital city stands to bring in nearly $28 million annually from legislation that would force tax-exempt colleges and hospitals to pay 25 percent of the taxes...

Dan Lawlor: In RI, It’s All About Who You Know

Dan Lawlor says Rhode Island's leadership class needs a little shaking up.

The Top 20 Biggest Polluters in RI

From contaminated soil at a middle school to sewage dumped in a major river, GoLocalProv has the breakdown on the biggest polluters in the Ocean...

NEW: Reed Announces $239,000 in Housing Counseling Assistance

In an effort to help Rhode Islanders find suitable housing and avoid foreclosure scams, U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) today announced that Rhode Island...

NEW: 211 Calls for Help Rise to Historic Levels

In the past year, the needs of Rhode Islanders have grown exponentially, and so has the number of calls to 2-1-1 for help. For...

NEW: RI to Receive Federal Support for Mental Health Pilot Program

In an effort to reduce health care costs and expand access for mental health services to Medicaid patients, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon...

NEW: Rep. Phillips Pitches Tax Incentive for New Businesses

In an initiative to spur economic development in his community and throughout the state, Rep. Robert D. Phillips (D-Dist. 51, Woonsocket) is proposing a tax incentive...

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