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poll: Woonsocket #38: RI’s Best Communities 2013

A lively, ethnically diverse community rich with a history of Indian influence, Woonsocket has a legacy of industrial riches evident in its architecture. The origin...

poll: Central Falls #39: RI’s Best Communities 2013

At one time called Chocolate Mill because of a chocolate factory located in its center, Central Falls is the most densely populated city in Rhode...

Coming Tuesday: The Top High Schools in Rhode Island 2014

The grades are in -- GoLocalProv will release its Fifth Annual Top High Schools 2014 on Tuesday, June 17.

RI State Report: EDC Overhaul + Twin River Table Games

This week's State Report centers on four newly passed measures that tackle a wide array of topics including the overhaul of the EDC; table...

In Case You Missed It: RI’s Most Polluted Lakes + Ponds

Rhode Island's 28 lakes, ponds and reservoirs with Category 5

"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....

Top RI Leaders’ Legislative Battles

This time last year, the Rhode Island General Assembly had already adjourned for the summer, having finished the 2012 session in the early hours of June 13. ...

LISTEN: Legislative Battles & Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

As of Friday, with no indication still as to when leadership will unveil their version of the state’s fiscal year 2014 budget, GoLocal spoke...

Coming Monday: Rhode Island’s Best Communities 2013

What's the best community in Rhode Island? What is the best place in Rhode Island to live, whether you're a young single, a...

Woonsocket Faces Financial Chaos

Woonsocket is facing a worsening storm of financial issues, including a severe cash crunch, a deepening deficit, and a rising unfunded pension liability—raising...

LISTEN: Woonsocket’s Financial Chaos

Woonsocket is facing a worsening storm of financial issues, including a severe cash crunch, a deepening deficit, and a rising unfunded pension liability-raising renewed fears...

NEW: Chafee Announces $810,000 in RI Research Grant Awards

Today, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC) announced the recipients

slides: Rhode Island’s Most Polluted Lakes, Ponds + Reservoirs

Summer may make one dream of crystal clear lakes perfect for swimming, or teeming with healthy fish. But for the 28 lakes, ponds and reservoirs categorized...

slides: Rhode Island Colleges With the Highest Paying Majors

Rhode Island college students who earned engineering and technical degrees will be making much higher salaries than the rest of the Class of 2013, according to...

NEW: RI Receiving $1.6 Million To Improve Its Schools

U.S. Department of Education announces RI will receive $1.6 million to continue efforts to turn around its lowest-performing schools

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Rhode Island will receive $1.6 million to continue efforts to turn around

LISTEN: RI’s Most Polluted Lakes, Ponds, and Reservoirs

Summer may make one dream of crystal clear lakes perfect for swimming, or teeming with healthy fish. But for the 28 lakes, ponds and reservoirs categorized...

Julia Steiny: The Importance of Having a Father

Just a father's presence in his child's life can make all the difference.

Cool-headed, rational Rob DeBlois, Director of the Urban Collaborative Accelerated Program (UCAP), once had to get this haunting story off his mind: A UCAP social...

Fight Over Obamacare Heats Up in Rhode Island

A report released today claims that there are financial disincentives to obtaining health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

A report released today entitled, "Will Rhode Islanders Purchase Insurance Under Obamacare," claims that there will be financial disincentives in Rhode Island for a "significant...

RI PowerPlayer: Mary McElroy

Every week GoLocal shines the spotlight on one individual who is making a large impact on Rhode Island. This week we sit down with Rhode...

LISTEN: Will Rhode Islanders Purchase Insurance Under Obamacare?

A report released today entitled, "Will Rhode Islanders Purchase Insurance Under Obamacare," claims that there will be financial disincentives in Rhode Island for a "significant...

EXCLUSIVE: O’Neill Says Fox Lied About 38 Studios

Questions surrounding the handling of 38 Studios continue to dominate discussions and debate over the state's economic strategy moving forward -- and former Majority Whip...

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