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AM WEATHER UPDATE: Blizzard Watch Expands—Hitting RI Friday AM

Friday's big blizzard is getting bigger, and is on track to hit Rhode Island with up to two feet of snow starting Friday morning,...

Gist Says State Working to Lower Special Education Costs

The cost for special education services in Rhode Island has been debated for years and have forced many school districts to ask for state assistance.

When State Representative Dennis Canario introduced a bill last week that called for a cap on the percentage by which private educational service providers such...

NEW: Providence Receives a “D+” for Spending Transparency

A report issued today by the Rhode Island Public Interest Research Group says Providence only earns a 'D+' for its transparency.

Two days after revealing that Rhode Island loses $229 million each year to offshore tax loopholes, the Rhode Island Public Interest Research Group (RIPIRG) has struck...

Julia Steiny: Fifth-Graders Having a Blast with Algebra

I was forewarned, but still, it was a lovely surprise to spend a solid hour with a class of students constantly popping off with "I...

Tax Dodging Costs RI $229 Million Annually

A report issued this week by the Rhode Island Public Interest Research Group says the state is losing hundreds of millions of dollars annually because of offshore tax loopholes.

Nearly every city and town in Rhode Island continues to struggle with the effects of the state’s economic downturn and, at a time...

PM WEATHER UPDATE: Blizzard Watch For RI, 1-2 Feet of Snow

Get ready! The latest data on Friday's storm looks like it will dump between 1-2 feet of the white stuff on Rhode Island.

The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Watch for Rhode Island from Friday morning through Saturday afternoon. According to the NWS, the "potential historic...

NEW: Bill Would Legalize Marijuana in Rhode Island

Five State Reps have introduced legislation to decriminalize possession of marijuana in Rhode Island.

Citing a report published in the American Journal of Public Health that said seven decades of arresting marijuana users has “failed to prevent marijuana...

NEW: RIEMA Director Stepping Down

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) has announced that Executive Director Theresa C. Murray has just stepped down. Murray cited eldercare commitments and a...

NEW: RI Will Get $3.2 Million for Sandy Recovery

In an effort to help local communities recover from the effects of Superstorm Sandy, the federal government will soon provide Rhode Island will over $3.2 million...

NEW: National Grid Offers Energy Assistance To Rhode Islanders

National Grid has programs to help Rhode Islanders afford heating costs throughout the winter.

With winter in full swing, National Grid's Rhode Island customers may qualify for Federal Heating Assistance and discounted low-income rates. National Grid is currently...

WEATHER UDPATE: Major Winter Storm On The Way For Friday

Weather alert! Today is the 35th Anniversary of the Blizzard of ’78 and while nothing is etched in stone just yet, the potential does exist...

Future of Union Negotiations May Rest in N. Kingstown Legal Battle

An ongoing battle between the town of North Kingstown and its firefighters union appears headed to the State Supreme Court and the decision will likely have a long-term effect on the way municipalities negotiate with their labor unions.

At a time when local communities are crying foul over ever-tightening budgets, unfunded state mandates and a lack of power to raise tax levies more...

NEW: Taveras’ Donor Tied to National Prostitution Scandal

A Florida doctor at the center of a nationwide controversy involving campaign contributions, prostitution and a U.S. Senator is also a max donor to...

Another Fight for E-Verify on the Horizon

Photo: longislandwins/flikr. The debate over the controversial E-Verify program might soon make its way back to the Rhode Island General Assembly.

The debate over E-Verify in Rhode Island simply will not go away. Two years after Governor Lincoln Chafee shut down Rhode Island’s participation...

Welcome to GoLocal Real Estate

Welcome to GoLocal Real Estate. We have designed this platform to deliver the best tools for Southern New Englanders looking to buy real estate. The...

Will New Regulations Doom RI’s Fishing Industry?

Recent cuts to cod production are just the latest setback for the fishing industry in Rhode Island.

When the New England Fisheries Management Council (NEFMC) voted last week to impose a 77-percent cut on cod fishery limits in the Gulf of Maine...

NEW: RI Gas Prices Skyrocket 12 Cents

Rhode Island gas prices are quickly rising closer and closer to four dollars per gallon. Two weeks after the average price at the pump saw...

NEW: Providence Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

A Providence may faces between 15-30 years in federal prison following a guilty plea today that he participated in the production of child pornography in...

Dan Lawlor: Rhode Island Decadence/Build for the Future

So much was built up in the early 1990s - so much that laid the foundation for what is right in the city now. From...

RI PowerPlayer: Jamie Scurry

Every Monday, GoLocalProv.com shines the spotlight on someone who is making an impact on Rhode Island. This week, we sat down with Jamie Scurry....

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