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5 Live Music Musts - March 27, 2015—As the Spring music season heats up, we…

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Finneran: Eight Items or Less—It happened again. Just yesterday. Twice!!

Providence College to Host 11th Relay For Life Event—Providence College will host its eleventh Relay for…

The Cellar: Value in the Langue’ Part II—Last week I featured an outstanding red wine…

Providence Police to Host Fundraiser Benefitting Kids With Cancer—Providence Police will be hosting a Fundraiser on…

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NEW: Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Falls Again for February—The RI Department of Labor and Training announced…

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NEW: Doherty Calls for Tax Exempts to Pay Fair Share in Providence

Brendan Doherty, candidate for Congress from Rhode Island’s first Congressional district today called on Brown University and other non-profit property holders within the...

NEW: Rhode Island’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program Threatened by CDC Budget Cuts

Without immediate intervention by President Obama, the Rhode Island Department of Health’s Lead and Healthy Homes Program, along with 34 other state health departments,...

Taveras Police Detail Costs Providence $500k

The City of Providence shelled out $500,000 for a four-officer police detail for Mayor Angel Taveras last year, double what the state spends on security for...

Providence Going Broke: What Next for the Capital City?

The city of Providence nearly ran out of cash in December and is staring down an approximate $30 million deficit in the current fiscal year, city...

video: NEW: Hinckley Ad Spoofs Senator Whitehouse

The Barry Hinckley for US Senate campaign today released a web video spoof highlighting Sheldon Whitehouse's disconnect with average voters in light of the...

NEW: House Votes Down Cicilline Jobs Amendment

With unemployment continuing to hover at 10.8% in Rhode Island, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives rejected an amendment offered today by U.S. Congressman David Cicilline ...

NEW: RISC Praises Taveras for Confronting City’s Fiscal Crisis

The Rhode Island Statewide Coalition (RISC) is commending Providence Mayor Angel Taveras for confronting the widening fiscal crisis facing Providence and for the plan of...

NEW: City Council Establishes New Subcommittee on Women & Healthy Communities

At the February 2nd meeting of the Providence City Council, Council President Michael Solomon (Ward Five) announced the creation of a new Women and Healthy...

Aaron Regunberg: The Story Achievement First Doesn’t Want You to Hear

A day after the Board of Regents voted in favor of Achievement First, Aaron Regunberg offers a letter that explains why the school should not...

NEW: Board of Regents Approves Achievement First Mayoral Academy

The Board of Regents voted five to four today to approve the application for an Achievement First Mayoral Academy in Providence submitted last September by...

NEW: Speaker Fox Says Legislature Could Force Tax-Exempts to Pay Up

House Speaker Gordon Fox said for the first time Thursday that the General Assembly may consider legislation that would force tax-exempt institutions to pay some...

Providence Schools in Crisis: 37% of Students are ‘Chronically Absent’

Nearly two in five Providence students – 9,074 in total – were absent for at least ten percent of the school year in 2010/11, according to data...

NEW: Providence Councilman says He’ll “Go to War” Over Tax Hike

A supplemental tax hike to avert bankruptcy in the city of Providence is completely off the table as far the Providence City Council is concerned.

NEW: Mayor Taveras Urges Retirees, Tax-Exempts to Help Save Providence

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras addressed the residents of Providence, lawmakers and members of the press during a media conference in his office earlier today on...

NEW: Matos to be Appointed to Council Finance Committee

First-term Councilwoman Sabina Matos will replace Council President Michael Solomon, who plans to resign from the committee this week.

Julia Steiny: Providence Absenteeism Creates Tons of Problems

Julia Steiny explains just how damaging chronic absenteeism is for student.

NEW: Cranston Labeled a “Distressed Community”

The city of Cranston has been labeled a "distressed community" and is now eligible for extra state funding, according to Mayor Allan Fung.

Report Card: Rhode Island Leaders Divided Over Chafee’s Budget

GoLocalProv found that elected officials, union leaders, advocates and business leaders were divided over the Governor’s budget proposal, which seeks to increase taxes...

NEW: Senate Leader Ruggerio Introduces Legislation to Ban Animal Devocalization

Calling it inhumane to take away an animal’s voice for any reason other than medical urgency, Senate Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio has...

NEW: Mayor Taveras Raises $194k During 4th Quarter

For the first time since taking office last January, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras flexed his fundraising muscles in the final quarter of 2011, raising just over $194,000.

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