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NEW: Pell Hires Former Chafee Policy Director Mahoney

Clay Pell

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Clay Pell has announced he has brought on recent Chafee Administration Director of Policy Kelly Mahoney as policy director for the campaign.

PODCAST: Pell Failed to Vote More than Half the Time

Clay Pell, the 32-year-old announced Democratic candidate for Governor, is looking for your vote, but since he became age eligible he has failed to vote...

Chafee Establishes Executive Climate Change Council in Exec. Order

Today, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, joined by U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and other government leaders signed an Executive Order to create the Rhode Island...

EXCLUSIVE: Tremmel to File Grievance Against WJAR in Culture Clash

At first glance, the dismissal of Julie Tremmel may not seem to amount to much. A young reporter is dismissed from a local TV station...

NEW: Brown Committee Releases Initial Report on Ray Kelly Lecture

The Brown Committee charged by President Christina Paxson to investigate the circumstances leading to the disruption of a lecture by former New York City Police...

PODCAST: EXCLUSIVE: Tremmel to File Grievance Against WJAR in Culture Clash

In her first public statement since her dismissal from the local TV news leader – a GoLocal Prov exclusive – the former night-side reporter for...

Fuel, Feed, and Heal the World Through Biotechnology

Biotechnology is one of the fastest growing career fields in the market.

When people think of biotechnology they tend to think of genetics, DNA, and the medical field. Although these are a large and important part of...

Station Fire Victim’s Dad: “Draconian Laws Impossible to Afford”

Outspoken fire safety advocate Dave Kane defines the state's reaction to the Station Nightclub fire as Draconian, overpriced, and misguided. 

NEW: Providence’s Inspiring Minds Receives $9K from AT&T

Inspiring Minds, a Providence-based educational nonprofit has been awarded a $9,000 grant from AT&T to support the organization’s Technology Center.

PODCAST: Station Fire Victim’s Dad Speaks Out on Fire Safety Regs

Outspoken fire safety advocate Dave Kane defines the state's reaction to the Station Nightclub fire as Draconian, overpriced, and misguided.

Steiny: Expeditionary Learning: Journeying Through Compelling Content

Expeditionary Learning goes a step beyond text book and into the real world.

Open since 2010, Greene Charter School in West Greenwich, RI, is one of a network of a large and growing network of "Expeditionary Learning" (EL) schools. ...

NEW: Chafee Issues Statement on Drug Overdose Deaths in RI

Governor Lincoln Chafee

Governor Lincoln Chafee issued the following statement today on the drug overdose epidemic in the state.   On Friday, the Rhode Island Department of Health ...

Hundreds in Rhode Island Expected to Die from Overdose in 2014

Drug overdoses in Rhode Island have been labeled an

Literally, Rhode Islanders are dying by the hundreds.  If the pace continues in Rhode Island this year, the number of overdose fatalities tied to...

UPDATE: Winter Storm Closings, Cancellations and Parking Bans in RI

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a "quick period of heavy snowfall", with 2 to 4 inches expected.   Check out the...

PODCAST:Hundreds in RI Expected to Die from Overdose in 2014

Literally, Rhode Islanders are dying by the hundreds.

NEW: RI May Get Up To 6 Inches Of Snow On Tuesday

It looks like today's snow event will turn out to be a little brother of some of the storms we've had this winter....

Under Taveras Prov Crime Among Worst in US - National Report

Crime ranking is much worse during this Administration

Crime in Providence has gotten significantly worse under the administration of Angel Taveras according to a national study just released.  The annual national study...

Experts React to Rhode Island Pension Reform Agreement

Following the announcement that a pension settlement proposal has been reached, Governor Lincoln Chafee, General Treasurer Gina Raimondo and attorneys representing public employee unions and...

RI Power Player: Jim Vincent

Jim Vincent

Each week, GoLocal shines the spotlight on one individual who is making an impact on Rhode Island. This week, GoLocal sat down with NAACP leader...

poll: Who Won this Round of the Pension Reform Battle?

On Friday, political rivals Governor Lincoln Chafee and General Treasurer Gina Raimondo announced the agreement to restore some of the public employees pension COLAS. The...

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