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Julia Steiny: Stranded in the Land of Over-Stimulated Kids

My husband and I were supposed to transfer planes on January 5th, just after a storm and before the super-freeze -- a fatefully bad day...

Using a Degree to Help Your Community, Others, and Yourself

There are many degrees today that focus on helping other people, and of these degrees there are two that lead to professions that are continuing...

The College Crusade of Rhode Island Announces Winter 2014 Schedule

The College Crusade of Rhode Island has announced the start of its winter 2014 schedule, which includes dozens of free programs and activities designed to increase...

Does Rhode Island Have a Clear Strategy for Economic Development?

With Rhode Island lagging the rest of the country in most every economic measure, GoLocalProv.com talked with Rhode Island's legislative leaders, candidates for...

Fung Death Incident Not Alone in Politics

Cranston Mayor Allan Fung is among the few American politicians to seek high office with an accidental death in their past. So few, in fact,...

NEW: Fung’s Report from 1989 Traffic Death - Press Article

Allan Fung, Mayor of Cranston and Candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor, admitted over the weekend that we was responsible for a 1989 traffic accident...

RI + Mass Among Worst States for Job Growth in 2014

Predictions for job growth in 2014 place Rhode Island and Massachusetts at the bottom of the nation. That sour assessment comes out of a positive national...

slides: See Which New England States Will Generate the Most Jobs in 2014

The U.S. economy is projected to generate 2.6 million jobs in 2014, according to research from Moody Analytics. The economic forecasting company is predicting an increasing...

Rhode Island State Debt Among Highest in US

Rhode Island's total state debt is at $18.86 billion according to a new report out this week. Equivalent to a per capita number of $17,960 for...

slides: See Which New England States Have the Most State Debt

In a new report this week, the national public policy group State Budget Solutions released their fourth annual State Debt Study, revealing that state governments...

Top Cranston Police Gave Thousands to Fung

A GoLocalProv investigation into the campaign contributions of top Cranston police officers and their immediate family has uncovered that at a third of the commanding...

Starkman: If Misery Loves Company, Projo, Meet Hartford Courant

One of the great tragedies of New England newspapers is the degree to which their near-mortal wounds have been self-inflicted.

ACLU: Dept of Ed Admits NECAP Does Not Measure College Readiness

The ACLU of Rhode Island claims that the RI Department of Education has acknowledged that the NECAP test – the high stakes test that it...

Henry Cisneros to Speak at Latino Dollars for Scholars of RI Gala

Henry Cisneros

Henry Cisneros, former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton Administration will deliver the keynote address at the Latino Dollars for...

The RI Communities with the Biggest Tax Increases

The communities with the biggest increases in their tax levies include those who have struggled financially like Central Falls, Woonsocket, and West Warwick as well...

slides: The Biggest + Smallest Local Taxes Increases in RI

Across the state, taxes are on the rise again in 2014.

Chafee Announces New Internship Partnership To Keep Students in RI

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee, along with several Rhode Island community organizations, announced on Thursday a new partnership to establish internship opportunities with RI employers...

PODCAST: The RI Communities with the Biggest Tax Increases

The communities with the biggest increases in their tax levies include those who have struggled financially like Central Falls, Woonsocket, and West Warwick as well...

Resolution Worth Keeping: It’s Never Too Late to Earn Your Degree

As we ring in the New Year we make resolutions to better ourselves. According to statistics the top resolutions every year include a healthier diet,...

Housing Groups: Proposed Tax Changes Could Hurt Prov. Development

While the Providence City Council has begun addressing changes to granting tax stabilization agreements to developers, community housing groups are raising concerns that a proposed...

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