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NEW: Report Shows Strong Support for School Choice in Rhode Island

Two reports released this morning show strong support for school choice opportunities in the Ocean State. 

New: Raymond Kelly’s Lecture At Brown Closed Due To Disruptions

New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly (Photo: David Shankbone, Flickr)

Tuesday afternoon, officials at Brown University closed a lecture by New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly and cleared the auditorium.

LISTEN- New England Communities with the Most Political Clout

The Sunlight Foundation released data showing federal election campaign contributions across the country by county, spanning the last 22 years -- and found that 30 percent of...

Ken Block to Run for Rhode Island Governor as Republican

Ken Block will be running as a Republican in the 2014 Rhode Island Governor'srace.

Former gubernatorial candidate Ken Block has announced he will be running as a Republican in the 2014 Rhode Island Governor's race.

slides: RI Hospitals Report Card: A to F

Only one of the hospitals in Rhode Island gets the highest grade - an “A” - in the latest version of an annual...

NEW: CMS Reports $27M in Medicare Savings for RI Under ACA

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that health care reform efforts are resulting in "significant out-of-pocket savings for Medicare beneficiaries", ...

Boston Salads Issues Recall of Potentially Contaminated Products

Listed above are the specific products affected by the recall. The RI Department of Health is advising consumers not to eat these items.

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers not to eat prepared, ready-to-eat salads from Boston Salads and Prepared Foods that may be contaminated...

In Case You Missed It: The Worst Behaved High Schools in RI

"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....

NEW: Sanchez Gets Agreement From Taveras to Avoid Pool Demolition

The Providence City Council announced this afternoon the creation of a new commission -- and a plan to keep public pools open in the City...

Report Shows RI State Colleges’ Tuition Among Highest in US

The College Board released data this week that showed both "Trends in College Pricing" and "Trends in Student Aid", which showed that as of the 201...

Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless Gives State C+ for Efforts

RICH Executive Director Jim Ryczek

The Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless released its report card for the progress of the state's plan to end homelessness at a meeting...

Providence GOP Leaders Demand Mayor Keep Davey Lopes Pool Open

Several Republican leaders from Providence's South Side have come out in strong strong opposition to Angel Taveras' plans to close the Davey Lopes Pool...

EXCLUSIVE: Councilwoman Says Taveras Broke Promise on Pool

A Providence city councilwoman is questioning the credibility of the Taveras administration after she says it broke a promise to replace a pool closed two...

NEW: Raimondo Failed to Comply with State Divestment Law

A RI law enacted in 2007 requires the State report annually on its efforts to make sure its investments do not have ties to Sudan.

Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina Raimondo announced that she was pushing Rhode Island’s pension system to divest from a gun manufacturer, but a...

BREAKING: Injunction Blocking Globe Sale Lifted

Judge Shannon Frison of Worcester Superior Court has lifted an injunction blocking the sale of the Boston Globe, and affiliated Worcester Times & Gazette, to...

Fed Review Board Alleges NE Teamster Boss Violated Federal Order

William Webster, pictured here, was the third director of the FBI in the U.S. - and is on the Independent Review Board alleging threats made by a New England Teamster boss could be in violation of a federal order.

The former head of the FBI and current head of the Homeland Security Advisory Council, along with a former United States Attorney General, are calling...

video: EXCLUSIVE: Boston Teamster Boss Says Providence Reform Group to be Punished

In a video exclusively obtained by GoLocalProv.com, Boston Teamster Top Leader Sean O'Brien - the top Teamster leader in New England -- is...

Julia Steiny: In US Schools, Incorrect Answers Are ‘Un-American’

While math may have

Back in the 1990s, circumstances so maddened Dr. Matthias Felleisen, he felt forced to create Program by Design (PxD) to bring life back...

Verizon Awards $45K to RI Domestic Violence Prevention Programs

A symbol of National Domestic Violence Awareness month, the purple ribbon signifies interpersonal and domestic violence and abuse awareness and prevention.

Seven Rhode Island nonprofits received a total of $45,000 in grants from the Verizon Foundation to boost their domestic violence prevention efforts. The nonprofits were recognized...

Rhode Island Non-Profit Hospital CEOs Criticized For Big Paychecks

The American health-care system may be quite deathly ill. But the paychecks CEOs of Rhode Island non-profit hospitals are quite healthy.

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