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RI PowerPlayer: Christopher Plante

Photo courtesy of Christopher Plante/Rick Snizek. Meet Christopher Plante, the Regional Coordinator for the National Organization for Marriage.

Every Monday, GoLocalProv.com shines the spotlight on one individual who you may not know that is making a large impact on Rhode Island. This...

Dan Lawlor: No Favors, Just the Facts for Magistrate Appointments

Dan Lawlor wants to know: If the role of a magistrate is necessary for RI, why don't they go through the same vetting process that actual judges do?

“You've got to work with your mistakes until they look intended. Understand?" -Raymond Carver What is a magistrate? The short, imperfect answer is...

Methodology: GoLocal’s Super Ranking-Top New England Colleges 2013

To rank New England's colleges and universities in its super ranking, GoLocal looked to quantify a well-rounded snapshot of each college and university in...

RI State Report: Gay Marriage, Gun Registration and Calamari

This week’s State Report centers around a new report showing that most Rhode Islanders support same-sex marriage.

This week’s State Report centers on a new poll conducted by Brown University, which offers key insight into how Rhode Island voters feel...

RI Congressional Delegation Calls Sequestration Cuts Unacceptable

RI's four members of Congress all say Republicans are to blame for the lack of a deal by yesterday's deadline.

While many national analysts believe that Congress’ failure to reach a deal to prevent automatic spending cuts from kicking in yesterday won’t...

RI Charter Schools See Huge Increase in Applications

Though there were less than 800 spots available, more than 7,900 parents sent in applications to send their children to an RI public charter school next year.

Rhode Island’s public charter schools have seen a large increase in interest from parents deciding where their children should be educated, so much...

Mark Binder: This IS the Test

Mark Binder offers readers his own test to see who really has the answers needed to

As a parent, with kids in the Providence public school system, I get it. The NECAP test scores categorically prove that many students aren&rsquo...

In Case You Missed It: New England’s 25 Best Food Towns

"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....

Raimondo Received $21K from Employees of SEC Violators

Should the General Treasurer have accepted contributions from employees of companies with a history of SEC violations?

Thanks to policies that her office says “go above and beyond what is required to increase accountability and transparency,” Rhode Island General Treasurer...

Aaron Regunberg: Corporate ‘Reform’ Alienating Teachers/Principals

Aaron Regunberg argues that higher stress levels and lower job satisfaction rates are making educators miserable.

Want Better Schools? Stop Making Educators Miserable. The Metlife Survey of the American Teacher recently released a report from their 2012 investigation into the state of...

Coming Mon: GoLocal’s Super Ranking: Top New England Colleges 2013

What are New England's best colleges and universities? GoLocal has the answer, and it's all part of its 2nd Annual Super...

Who Wants to Replace Taveras as Mayor?

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras hasn’t announced he will run for Governor, but a number of candidates are already lining up to replace him...

NEW: Brown Poll Says Most RI Voters Support Same-Sex Marriage

Brown University says over 60 percent of the state in favor of same-sex marriage.

Two weeks after a poll by the National Organization for Marriage found that 78 percent of Rhode Island voters wanted to decide the issue of same-sex...

NEW: Rhode Island’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 46-Month Low

Rhode Island's unemployment rate for December was 9.9 percent, its lowest since February of 2009.

Backing up a report issued earlier this month that Rhode Island’s economy was on the rebound, the Rhode Island Department of Labor and...

RI’s Youth Incarceration Rate Sees Dramatic Drop

Mirroring a national trend, Rhode Island's youth confinement rate has dropped 42 percent since 1997.

In the past 15 years, Rhode Island’s youth incarceration rate has seen a dramatic drop, mirroring a trend nationwide where the percentage has reached...

LISTEN: Who to Replace Taveras as Mayor?

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras hasn’t announced he will run for Governor, but a number of candidates are already lining up to replace him...

Opponents Pledge to Fight High-Stakes Testing

A group of political leaders, educators, parents and students hope to overturn the RIDE's mandate tying NECAP scores to high school graduation.

The Rhode Island Department of Education’s (RIDE) decision to mandate students be at least “partially proficient” in mathematics and reading on...

NEW: Mass for Pope Benedict in Providence Thursday, February 28

A mass will be held for Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday, February 28, in Providence. Photo: prezydent.pl/Wiki

On the last day of Pope Benedict XVI’s pontificate, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence will offer a Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving for...

NEW: Chafee Issues Statement Following RIPTA Stabbing

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee has issued a statement following a fatal stabbing on a RIPTA bus this morning in Portsmouth.

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee issued a joint statement with Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian and Interim Executive Director & State Police Lt. Col. Raymond Studley...

LISTEN: Opposition to NECAP Testing

  The Rhode Island Department of Education’s (RIDE) decision to mandate students be at least "partially proficient" in mathematics and reading on their...

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