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NEW: Kilmartin to Represent National AG Association in Moscow

Attorney General Kilmartin hosted the IAP's North American and Caribbean Regional Conference in Providence in August.

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has been chosen to represent the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) at the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) 1...

In Case You Missed It: Rhode Island’s 25 Smartest Neighborhoods

"In Case You Missed It," GoLocal's Saturday feature, puts the week's top stories in one easy place for you to review and read....

slides: The 20 Hottest Real Estate Towns in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island real estate market appears to be on the rise -- see where the

Summer may be all but over with cooler weather fast approaching, but the housing market in Rhode Island continues to heat up, according to the...

What RI School Districts Spend on Kids vs. Admin Costs

On average, cities and towns in Rhode Island spend about half their education budgets on classroom instruction, but individual school districts vary widely, with some...

slides: RI District by District Breakdown on Education Costs

How much do school districts spend on actually teaching students as opposed to building maintenance, superintendent salaries, debt payments, and other expenses not directly related...

NEW: Rhode Island Wins $10 Million TIGER Grant for Apponaug

The Apponaug Circulator Project aims to reduce traffic congestion at the Apponaug Four Corners Intersection.

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Representative James Langevin joined Governor Lincoln Chafee today to announce a $10 million Transportation Investment...

NEW: RISD President John Maeda Joins NEH Google Hangout Series

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced that Dr. John Maeda, President of the Rhode Island School of Design, will take part in...

UPDATED: Governor Chafee Not Seeking Reelection in 2014

Governor Lincoln Chafee announced this afternoon at the DMV in Cranston that he will not be seeking reelection in 2014. Chafee who won the Governorship in 2010...

slides: Rhode Island’s 25 Smartest Neighborhoods

Another school year is underway once again, with students of all ages, whether it be K through 12 or at college, embarking on the next step...

NEW: Rhode Island College Unveils New Alex and Ani Hall Art Center

Governor Lincoln Chafee, Rhode Island College President Dr. Nancy Carriulo, and Alex and Ani CEO Giovanni Feroce

Rhode Island College today hosted the official ribbon cutting for the first phase of the new Alex and Ani Hall Art Center

NEW: Taco/White Family Funds New Scholarship at New England Tech

New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit technical college with an enrollment of more than 3,000 students in over 40 associate, bachelor, and master’s degree programs.

Robert Theroux, Vice President of Finance and Business Administration at New England Institute of Technology (NEIT), announced today that the Taco/White Family Foundation has...

Julia Steiny: High-Stakes Testing Works If Kids Go To School

Filling in school desks is a large part of students passing high-stakes tests like the MCAS.

In 2003, Massachusetts imposed high-school graduation requirements that included passing the state test, the MCAS. The state set the bar inches from the floor, so "passing"...

Providence Ranked #5 Nationally in Wage Growth Since 2009

Is the Rhode Island economy showing signs of recovery?  A recent look at wage data showed the greater Providence area ranked among the top metros for average wage increase since 2009.

Recent data compiled from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that between 2009 and 2012, the greater Providence region saw an average wage increase of $3,740 -- good...

Leonardo Angiulo: Who Wins in the NFL Concussion Settlement?

The August 29th NFL settlement is a prime example of how settlements prevent lawsuits from getting messy.

On August 29 the National Football League announced that it had reached a settlement in Federal Court with past players who suffer from traumatic brain injuries...

Labor Day Special: What Rhode Island Cares About

Iced coffees are great...but what about restaurant safely?  See how restaurants in Providence fared this past year.

With another Labor Day weekend upon us, this time of year marks the unofficial end of yet another Rhode Island summer. As we embark upon...

slides: 25 Providence Restaurants with Highest Number of Health Violations

During the past year, the Rhode Island Department of Health inspected nearly 60 full-service restaurants in the greater Providence area -- and two establishments were found...

slides: The Top High Schools in Rhode Island 2013

What is Rhode Island's Top High School? GoLocalProv's Fourth Annual Top High Schools in Rhode Island 2013 ranking crunches thousands of pieces of data...

slides: The 25 Coolest People in Providence 2013

Who are the coolest people in Providence? In the middle of the summer, what better challenge than to narrow down one of America's coolest...

slides: New England’s Best Cities 2013

What is New England's Best City? GoLocalProv releases its 2nd annual New England's Best Cities 2013, its comprehensive head-to-head comparison of the cities of...

slides: The 25 Biggest Celebrities From Rhode Island

For such a small state, Rhode Island has spawned an unbelievable crop of celebrities. From the incredible thrill of hometown girls Olivia Culpo and Viola...

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