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The Scoop: Kilmartin Hits Back at Hodgson, Harrop Urges Right-To-Work Municipal Ordinance, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Pawtucket Hall of Fame Taps Nesselbush As “Person of the Year”—Three City residents, Joan Crawley, former Director of…

Patriots Blown Out By Chiefs In Kansas City—Many billed the Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs…

NEW: Hodgson Blasts Kilmartin For No Bid Legal Contracts to State Legislator—Rhode Island State Senator Dawson Hodgson blasted Attorney…

Russell Moore: The GOP’s Curious Case of Catherine Taylor—Like most, this election year looks like it…

Providence PowerPlayer: Brown Athletic Director Jack Hayes—Each week, GoLocal shines the spotlight on one…

Smart Benefits: New IRS Guidance on FTE Look-Back Period—The IRS recently issued Notice 2014-49 related to…

Brown Lecture Series Aims to Tackle ‘Big Questions’ in Science—Harvard astrophysicist John A. Johnson will deliver the…

The Wheeler School Completes Construction on Center for the Arts—The Wheeler School has completed its largest campus…

New England Tech Establishes New Automation Lab in Response to Workforce Needs—Douglas H. Sherman, Senior Vice President and Provost…

 
 
 

NEW: Senator Whitehouse Calls For Job Creation

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse on Tuesday called on his Senate colleagues to work together to create jobs for the American people.

National Education Reformer Comes to Town; Calls Education a National Disaster

Calling the nation’s education system a national disaster that will undermine the success of the country, Harlem Children’s Zone founder Geoffrey...

What Do Rhode Island’s Top Cops Make?

Police Chiefs in cities and towns across Rhode Island will average just under $88,000 in salary in 2011 with five communities paying their tops cops more than $100,000,...

NEW: State Applies for $74.5 Million Grant for Health Exchange

The State of Rhode Island has applied for a grant totaling $74.5 million to fund the development, design, and technology procurement of its Health Benefit Exchange.

NEW: ACLU Calls for Fairer Car Value System

The Rhode Island ACLU is calling for a new formula to assess “presumptive value” of automobiles.

Redistricting Begins This Week: What to Watch for

The first public hearings held by the new redistricting committee will take place this evening at Warwick City Hall, with more than dozen meetings set...

NEW: Gas Prices Down Again

The downward spiral of gasoline prices in Rhode Island continues, according to AAA Southern New England.

NEW: Senate Committee To Discuss Emergency Response to Irene Again

The Senate Committee on Housing and Municipal Government will meet for a third time to discuss “Lessons Learned Regarding Emergency Response to Tropical Storm...

Tom Sgouros: What Occupy Wall Street Is All About

Tom Sgouros argues that the Occupy Movement protesters have already succeeded in a big way.

PowerPlayer: Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce President Laurie White

GoLocalProv’s latest PowerPlayer is Laurie White, President of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce. Ms. White was kind enough to sit down with...

How Educated Are RI’s Lawmakers?

Seventy-three percent of Rhode Island state legislators have a bachelor’s degree or higher, according to a recent poll by The Chronicle of Higher...

Patrick Nee: Against Wall Street and Big Corporate Influence? Join The Tea Party

While the Occupy Movement protesters themselves find it challenging to stay on message, Patrick Nee attempts to dissect the chief complaint of this misguided group...

NEW: Voter Deadline Saturday In Four Towns

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is reminding residents of four Rhode Island communities with November elections that they must be properly registered to vote...

NEW: RIDE Releases Refreshed List of Failing Schools

The R.I. Department of Education (RIDE) today identified five schools in Providence and two in Pawtucket as among the persistently lowest-achieving schools in the...

PODCAST: Top Paid City Workers in Warwick and Cranston

They are Rhode Island’s second and third largest cities behind Providence, and a review of the salaries paid to top Warwick and Cranston...

Top Paid City Workers in Warwick and Cranston

They are Rhode Island’s second and third largest cities behind Providence, and a review of the salaries paid to top Warwick and Cranston...

Aaron Regunberg: The Case Against Achievement First

The Mayoral Academy debate is coming to Providence. Aaron Regunberg breaks down the five reasons the city should say no to Achievement First.

Pension Reform Coming For Providence

The city of Providence took its first steps toward comprehensive pension reform Thursday when the City Council agreed to establish a Subcommittee on Pension Sustainability...

NEW: 103k Jobs Added Nationwide; Unemployment Remains 9.1 Percent

Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 103,000 in September, though the national unemployment rate remained unchanged, according to a report released today by the U.S. Bureau...

PODCAST: GOP in Turmoil: Gio and Gov. Carcieri Killed the Party

The prominent Republicans supporting Brendan Doherty’s Congressional bid, including former Party chairman Gio Cicione and Governor Don Carcieri, are largely responsible for a...

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