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The Scoop: Smith Blasts Paiva-Weed on False Allegations, Elorza Questions Cianci’s Apology, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

FM Global Pledges $1 million to URI’s Proposed Engineering Facility—FM Global has pledged $1 million to support…

Brian Bishop: A Turning Point in RI: Will Voters Approve a Constitutional Convention?—It is OSTPA’s contention that the decision to…

Mark McKenney: Providence Community Library is Too Important To Underfund—This summer, Providence Community Library celebrated its fifth…

RI’s Potenza Named Italian Master Chef—Local Chef Walter Potenza was recently named one…

Providence Symposium to Present “Not Always Easy: Building the New Urban Experience”—The Providence Preservation Society’s yearlong speaker series will…

7 Reasons To Be Excited About The Celtics Season—Celtics season tips off tonight

Elorza Unveils Economic Plan—Democratic candidate for Mayor Jorge Elorza has unveiled…

URI Rams Men’s Soccer Back in National Rankings—Rhody Rams Mens Soccer back in National Rankings

It’s All About Education: What if College Isn’t Necessary—What if College Isn't Necessary?

 
 
 

Julia Steiny: Helping All Kids Graduate Requires a Second Shift of Supportive Adults

Oceans of kids need basic daily nurturing: “I’m here to help, and I like you.” Only such a personal approach will...

Rhode Island is the 7th Most In-Debt State in America

Rhode Island has the seventh highest debt per capita in the country according to a new study conducted by State Budget Solutions (SBS), a nonprofit...

NEW: Governor Postpones Israel Trip to Focus on Pension Reform

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that he will postpone a planned November trade mission to Israel in order to stay in Rhode Island during...

NEW: Brown University Professor Releases Nation’s First State-By-State Gun Flow Study

In a National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) working paper, Knight presents the first state-by-state gun flow analysis.

NEW: State Sen. Angry U.S. Attorney Won’t Issue Opinion on In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants

Sen. James C. Sheehan (D-Dist. 36, Narragansett, North Kingstown) said today he is disappointed with a response he received from the office of the U.S....

Carmen Castillo Wins Ward 9 Special Democratic Primary

City activist Carmen Castillo narrowly won the Providence’s special Democratic primary for the vacant Ward 9 City Council seat Tuesday.

Guest MINDSETTER™ Jay Harding:  How to Save your Home from Foreclosure

Guest MINDSETTER™ Jay Harding explains how he nearly lost his home and explains how the Hardest Hit Fund Rhode Island helped him.

Providence Loan Fallout: Delinquent Organization Received Cash From State Too

The South Providence recycling company that is more than 90 days past-due on a $410,000 loan from the Providence Economic Development Partnership (PEDP) also received a $300,000 loan...

NEW: National Marriage Equality Organization Calls Out Sen. Reed

A marriage equality organizing network with more than 700,000 members nationwide is calling Senator Jack Reed out for remaining quiet on a request to support the...

NEW: North Providence GOP Files Ethics Complaint Against Town Council President

The North Providence GOP will hold a press conference at 4:15 today to bring forward an Ethics Complaint against Town Council President and District 3 Council Woman...

NEW: Mayor Taveras Joins National Coalition Against Illegal Guns

Mayor Angel Taveras has joined the National Coalition Against Illegal Guns and joined Mayors across the country in opposition to a bill before Congress (H...

NEW: U.S. Senate Candidate Hinckley Endorsed by North Kingstown State Senator

Rhode Island State Senator Dawson Hodgson (R-North Kingstown) has endorsed Barry Hinckley in his campaign for US Senator. Hinckley looks to replace 1st term incumbent...

Rhode Island Owes Feds $240 Million

Rhode Island owes the federal government $240 million from the funds borrowed to fund the state’s unemployment program, which became insolvent in March 2009, a...

NEW: Mayor Taveras Confirms City Will Likely Begin Legal Action Against Occupy Protesters This Week

Providence will likely begin legal action this week to remove the Occupy Wall Street protesters from Burnside Park, Mayor Taveras told GoLocalProv Monday.

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,...

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