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ProJo’s Texas Chief Plays Lame Blame Game

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Dean Starkman

The Providence Journal’s parent company, the A.H. Belo Company, continues to struggle, like the rest of the newspaper business. Just yesterday, a...

Sanchez Leads Effort to Fix Davey Lopes with Federal Funds

Councilman Davian Sanchez said he has successfully led the effort amongst the City Council to allot $64,000 of his own funds in Community Development Block Grant ...

Rhode Island DCYF Suspends Tender Care Learning Center License

The Rhode island Department of Children, Youth and Families has suspended the operating license for the Tender Care Learning Center in Newport, RI, following an...

RI Lawmakers Shell Out $1.9M in Controversial Legislative Grants

State lawmakers have issued $1.9 million in legislative grants that go to charities and community organizations but are under fire by critics who say the grants...

slides: Top 25 RI Legislators Who Got The Most Grants

State lawmakers obtained hundreds of grants worth nearly $2 million to local organizations scattered throughout the state last year.

Rhode Island Ranked #2 on National Nursing Homes Report Card

Rhode Island recently received an "A" ranking for nursing home quality of care from "Families for Better Care," a national nursing home resident advocacy group...

NAACP: Black-Owned Night Clubs Unfairly Fined

The Rhode Island Black Business Association (RIBBA) and the Providence NAACP today have called on the Providence Licensing Board to reconsider the proposed penalties against...

LISTEN: RI Ranked #2 on National Nursing Homes Report Card

Rhode Island recently received an "A" ranking for nursing home quality of care from "Families for Better Care," a national nursing home resident advocacy group...

Rhode Island EDC Paid $40K to Bond Agencies for 38 Studios

A GoLocal investigation has uncovered that the EDC spent just over $40,000 in bond and printing fees for the $75 million

The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation paid $35,920 to its bond rating agencies -- Standard and Poor's and Moody's...

slides: New England Colleges With Biggest Social Media Reach

Brown University is not only one of the top-ranked colleges in America, it's also a Top 30 social media player, according to author, blogger and...

video: Daily Vine: Providence Children’s Museum

Things were hopping this week at Rhode Island’s Providence Children's Museum--a wealth of hands-on exhibits that explore science, culture, and the arts....

LISTEN: EDC Paid $40K to Bond Agencies for 38 Studios

The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation paid $35,920 to its bond rating agencies -- Standard and Poor's and Moody's -- as well as over $5,000...

Providence City Council Members on Three Big Ideas for City

Moving Providence forward -- see what City Council members proposed for a vision for the capital city.

In the post budget and tax increase era, GoLocal asked the Providence City Council to outline the most important initiatives that they believe face the...

video: Daily Vine: CumberlandFest

The summer skies filled with fireworks and carnival lights as CumberlandFest kicked off its weekend long festivities. The annual Blackstone Valley festival is one of...

Amber Alert for Johnston Toddler Called Off After Child Found Safe

The Amber Alert issued Sunday morning for a missing Johnston toddler following a double homicide has been called off.  The child was found safely...

slides: Rhode Island’s Continuing Education Programs Gear Up For Fall

As more Rhode Islanders seek new skills, certificates and degrees, the market for Continuing Ed is expanding to younger adults as well, according to URI.

It's back to school season, and that's not just for the kids. For increasing numbers of Rhode Islanders, fall brings the chance go ...

In Case You Missed It: 25 Biggest Celebrities From Rhode Island

Award winning actress and Central Falls native Viola Davis made the list -- find out who else did.

"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....

Rhode Island Braces As Fights Rage Over Utilities’ Smart Meters

Maybe Southeast New England is deciding that “smart meters” aren’t such a smart idea after all. For several years, a cadre...

New Gallup Poll Shows 38% of Americans Have Tried Marijuana

A new Gallup poll released reveals that 38 percent of Americans have tried marijuana, compared with 34% in 1999 and 33% in 1985. The latest results are from Gallup's...

video: Daily Vine: ‘Dog Days’ Networking on Providence Waterfront

It was all about the dogs this week at the Whiskey Republic on the Providence waterfront, when members of the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors...

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