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Michael Riley: Projo, Elorza and Cianci are all Blind to Reality—Recently the Providence Journal endorsed Jorge Elorza over…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Ken Block Vote YES on Question 3—Rhode Island citizens have every reason to vote…

5 Good Things That Happened To The Patriots This Weekend—Pats relaxed as good things happened for them.

The Scoop: Magaziner Calls Almonte a Liar, Cianci Blasts Harrop’s Elorza Donation, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

GoLocal Interviews Ian Anderson - Jethro Tull Founder Coming to PPAC Next Week—Another in a line of epic rock shows…

Hodgson Blasts Kilmartin For Breaking Crime Lab Promise—Republican candidate for Attorney General candidate Dawson Hodgson…

Simmons to Deliver Lecture for Brown’s Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice Opening—Brown University President Emerita Ruth J. Simmons will…

Russell Moore: Taveras’ Police Department Spin Boomerangs—Maybe at this point lame duck Providence Mayor…

Mattiello and Paiva Weed Say Vote Yes on Question 4 for URI—In a recent commentary in these pages, engineer…

LISTEN: The 15 Most Competitive RI General Assembly Races of 2014—Election Day is two weeks from Tuesday --…

 
 
 

RI’s Baby Bust: Poor Economy Forced Birth Rates to Decline

Rhode Island had the third-lowest birth rate (per thousand) in the nation in 2009, a statistic that coincides with a sharp decline in fertility rates nationally...

NEW: Providence Submits Application for Mayoral Academy

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras in conjunction with Achievement First and Rhode Island Mayoral Academies has submitted an application to the Rhode Island Department of Education...

NEW: State Sen. Questions Legality of In-State Tuition Decision

Sen. James Sheehan  has written to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Rhode Island questioning the legality of a decision by the...

NEW: State Recieves Hospital Conversion Application From Landmark/Steward

The Office of Attorney General (RIAG) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) announced that on Friday, October 14, 2011 the two offices received the Hospital...

Tom Sgouros: Occupy Movement is on Right Track

Tom Sgouros went to the Occupy Providence rally Saturday and says the group is protesting all the right things.

NEW: Gas Price Up Slightly This Week

Gas prices are up one cent this week, marking the first price increase since September 12, according to AAA Southern New England.

NEW: Occupy Providence to Organize Mass Account Closure at Bank of America

Day three of the Occupy Providence movement will include local activists flocking to Bank of America to close their accounts, according to an e-mailed statement...

PowerPlayer: Marriage Equality RI’s Ray Sullivan

GoLocalProv’s latest PowerPlayer has been involved with Rhode Island politics from every angle; as a reporter, a State Representative and a community organizer....

39 Cities and Towns: Who Rakes in the Most Tax Dollars?

Rhode Island residents will pay more in taxes for fewer services in 2012, with cities and towns across the state expecting to collect more than $2.1 billion...

Verizon Workers Support Local Occupy Movement

Fresh off returning to work following a two-week strike in August, Verizon employees say they plan to join the Occupy Providence movement in Burnside Park...

poll: Should Occupy Providence be allowed to protest without a permit?

Recently, the Boston police arrested 100 Occupy Boston protesters after they created an encampment in Dewey Square. Starting this weekend, Providence's own protest begins, but...

RI Homeless: Not Enough Beds This Year

Rhode Island’s swelling homeless population will again struggle to find shelter this winter, according to advocates who say severe cuts in state aid...

Is Rhode Island Failing its Children?

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the country, but it faces big challenges when statistically compared to its New England neighbors in a...

PODCAST: Is Rhode Island Failing its Children?

Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the country, but it faces big challenges when statistically compared to its New England neighbors in a...

NEW: $230 Million in Unclaimed Property in RI

The Rhode Island Treasury’s Unclaimed Property division has partnered with MissingMoney.com in order to streamline the search-and-claim process, General Treasurer Gina M....

Aaron Regunberg: Why You Should Occupy Providence

Aaron Regunberg says the Occupy Movement is the first step to creating a symbol of the society we should have, based on the values that...

Bill Fischer: RI Needs Achievement First

The spokesperson for the Rhode Island Chapter of Democrats for Education Reform explains why Achievement First is a no-brainer for Providence.

EXCLUSIVE: COLAs Killing State Pension System

The state pension system shelled out nearly two hundred million dollars in annual cost of living adjustments in 2010—an expense that experts say is...

PODCAST: EXCLUSIVE: COLAs Killing State Pension System

The state pension system shelled out nearly two hundred million dollars in annual cost of living adjustments in 2010—an expense that experts say is...

Julia Steiny: Ron Wolk – American Education Invests Vast Educational Resources in Wasting Minds

Julia Steiny reviews a new book by the founder of Education Week, which breaks down the flawed assumptions underlying our school system.

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