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The Scoop: Fung Blasts Raimondo on RI Housing, Taylor Calls McKee on Flip-Flop, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

PC Men’s Basketball Picked to Finish 5th in Big East—Providence College Mens Basketball Picked to Finish 5th…

RI Foundation Begins Accepting Applications for 2015 “Genius” Grants—The Rhode Island Foundation has announced it will…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Richard Ferruccio: Cost of Incarceration vs. the Cost of Crime—In a time of difficult state budgets, questions’…

It’s All About Education: Playing in the Woods Can Help Kids Reach Their Full Potential—A couple of months ago, I wrote a…

Chef Walters Flavor + Knowledge: Pan-Seared Scallops with Arugula Pesto—Cooking scallops requires a hot pan so that…

The Scoop: Michelle Obama’s Raimondo Video Message, Gorbea’s New Ad, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Victorian Mourning Customs on Display at Hearthside this Weekend—Lincoln's Hearthside House hosts its annual exhibition on…

RI Building & Construction Trades Council to Hold Walk-a-Thon for Big Brothers Big Sisters—Rhode Island Building & Construction Trades Council will…

Report: Patriots Bolster Roster With Two Moves—Tuesday's are generally off days at Gillette Stadium.…

 
 
 

Providence Stiffed for Millions in Loan Money

Twenty-five percent of the small business loans given by Providence’s economic development program are at least 90 days past-due, leaving the city on the...

UPDATED: Review of Providence Community Action Program Underway

The private nonprofit organization that works with low income Providence residents on a variety of issues including affordable housing, clinical counseling and case management is...

PowerPlayer: The Poverty Institute’s Kate Brewster

This week’s PowerPlayer is the Poverty Institute’s Kate Brewster. Ms. Brewster was kind enough to chat will GoLocalProv about the state...

NEW: German Satellite May Hit North America This Weekend

Another satellite is going to be falling this weekend - this one a german. The 2.7-ton Roentgen Satellite, or ROSAT, is expected to...

Poll Shows Half of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana

The number of Americans supporting the legalization of marijuana is higher than the number opposed for the first time ever, according to a new Gallup...

Daniel Wall: Federal Education Policy Does Not Improve Education

Laws like No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top punish and threaten students, teachers and schools for factors that are beyond their control,...

Frozen COLAs Will Cost Millions

A projected 19 year freeze of cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) for the majority of pension recipients in Rhode Island would cost retirees millions of dollars and the...

NEW: Maple Syrup Counterfeiter Nabbed By Feds

Vermont U.S. Attorney Tris Coffin sought an indictment against a Rhode Island man after a US FDA investigation revealed he was marketing cane sugar-based...

NEW: Providence City Councilman Calls for Local Pension Reform

Providence City Councilman David Salvatore is calling on Governor Chafee to address municipal pension reform as the state considers comprehensive pension reform.

NEW: Domestic Disturbance in Burnside Park

A domestic disturbance brought police to Burnside Park, home of the Occupy Providence protesters this morning.

Unemployment Drops, but RI Lost Jobs in September

Rhode Island’s unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a point, but the state lost more jobs in September, raising concerns that the slowing...

NEW: Providence Council President Expresses Support for Mayoral Academy

Last night, Providence City Council President Michael Solomon and Councilman David Salvatore introduced a council resolution expressing support for an application recently submitted by Mayor...

Aaron Regunberg: History and Education Reform

Aaron Regunberg says that as we get higher up the decision-making chains of education reform organizations, it's time to start asking some tough questions.

NEW: Alan Shawn Feinstein Supports “Wheels for Meals” Program

Noted philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein is endorsing the Providence Community Action Program’s (ProCAP) “Wheels for Meals” – a program that accepts...

INVESTIGATION: Pawtucket Goes After Lincoln Official for Back Taxes

The City of Pawtucket is pursuing 23 years worth of back taxes from a Lincoln town official who registered his cars at his work address, rather...

NEW: Cicilline Introduces Bill to Ban Debit Card Fees

Following announcements by several big Wall Street banks of plans to impose new fees on consumers for using debit cards, Congressman David Cicilline introduced legislation...

PODCAST: INVESTIGATION: Pawtucket Goes After Lincoln Official for Back Taxes

The City of Pawtucket is pursuing 23 years worth of back taxes from a Lincoln town official who registered his cars at his work address, rather...

NEW: Department of Public Safety Withdraws Proposed Regulations After ACLU Lawsuit

The Rhode Island ACLU announced today that the state Department of Public Safety (DPS) is withdrawing recently-proposed and controversial regulations, relating to public access to...

Julia Steiny: Failing Schools Need More Options

By its very nature, education policy made a million miles from a classroom – by Congress, say – risks insensitivity to the everyday reality of...

Deportations Skyrocket Under President Obama

Nearly 400,000 undocumented immigrants were deported nationwide during the 2011 fiscal year, the highest number on record, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced this week.

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