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Rhythm and Roots Festival Returns Labor Day Weekend—The joint will be rockin’ this Friday night…

Moore: Senator Sheehan’s First Southwest Awakening—Moore: Senator Sheehan's First Southwest Awakening

College Admissions: Why Starting in 9th Grade Matters—Every fall, I see families of seniors in…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Harvesting Green Beans + Sunflowers—Gardening made simple...

5 Live Music Musts - August 28, 2015—Two free music festivals are highlights this week…

Buddy Guy Brings the Blues to Indian Ranch—The reigning champion of the Chicago Blues was…

Providence Folk Festival Coming Sunday—The second annual Providence Folk Festival is coming…

Moore: Elorza’s Misguided Guatemalan Tour—Moore: Elorza's Misguided Guatemalan Tour

College Admissions: 6 Steps To A Killer College Application—Put your best food forward...

5 Live Music Musts - August 21, 2015—All of our favorite genres are represented this…

 
 
 

Good Government Groups Want Ethics Bill on November Ballot

Several good government groups are calling on state lawmakers not to sideline ethics legislation, including the possibility of placing an amendment on the November ballot...

NEW: Chafee’s Son Busted for Buying Beer

Governor Chafee’s 18-year-old son was charged over the weekend after attempting to purchase alcohol at a liquor store in Jamestown, WPRI is reporting.

Rhode Island’s Best & Worst Public Schools

Rhode Island public schools no longer simply send home report cards on their students. Thanks to RI-CAN, they are now the subjects, too.

Should General Assembly Members be Term-Limited?

Voters would be given the option to make Rhode Island the 16th state to impose term limits on state lawmakers under a bill set to...

NEW: State Leaders Call for Passage of Transportation Funding Bill

Speaking underneath the interchange connecting Route 6 and Route 10 in Providence, Rhode Island’s congressional delegation today joined state and local leaders in calling for...

NEW: Hope High Teacher Named Providence Teacher of the Year

At Hope High School this morning, science teacher Lisa Rose Bucci had some unexpected visitors to her classroom. Mayor Angel Taveras and Superintendent Susan Lusi...

NEW: Freezing COLAs is Only One Step to Local Pension Reform, Group Says

The well-financed pension reform group that pushed local lawmakers to enact statewide pension reform last fall is encouraging municipalities to take a similar approach as...

NEW: Local Leaders React to Death of State Senator June Gibbs

Local officials were saddened to learn of the passing of former longtime State Senator June Gibbs, who died Sunday at her home after a battle...

Dan Lawlor: Time to Drop Dominick Ruggerio Like a Hot Potato

Dan Lawlor says it's time clean house on Smith Hill.

Audit Reveals Dozens of Flaws in State Financial Reporting

Flaws in reporting methods, a lack of personnel in some departments and weak control systems led to more nearly 40 deficiencies in internal control over financial...

NEW: Governor Introduces New Program that Fast Tracks Business Expansion to Create Jobs

Building on recent initiatives at Quonset and the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC) to make it easier to do business and improve regulatory and...

NEW: RIC to host Operation Clean Government Candidate School

“Candidate School 2012” – Operation Clean Government’s (OCG’s) day-long, non-partisan educational seminar on how to run for public office –...

NEW: Gas Prices Up 7 Cents

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up seven cents this week, the fourth consecutive week of increases, according to AAA Southern New England.

NEW: Tea Party Opposes National Popular Vote Bill

The Rhode Island Tea Party announced its opposition to the National Popular Vote, which lawmakers will take up this week.

PowerPlayer: State GOP Executive Director Ann Clanton

This week’s PowerPlayer is Ann Clanton, the new executive director of the State GOP. Ms. Clanton was kind enough to chat with GoLocalProv...

Podcast: Corrente on Corruption in PVD Play Download

Former US Attorney Robert Corrente talks to Tracey and Dan from GoLocalProv about his experiences with Operation Plunderdome and corruption in Providence.

Special 920 WHJJ Radio Report: Corruption in Providence

With three Providence agencies currently under investigation by the feds, GoLocalProv presents Corruption in Providence: A Special Report, co-hosted by News Editor Dan McGowan and...

Lawmakers to Consider Lowering Cigarette Tax Next Week

The House Finance Committee next week will discuss legislation proposed by State Rep. Robert Phillips that would lower the cigarette tax by $1 per pack.

Dan Lawlor: Anger is Not Enough to Change RI

Dan Lawlor says for changes in a community to really take place, real community work must happen.

The Top 30 Biggest State Contractors

State spending on contractors has exploded over the past decade, doubling between fiscal years 2002 and 2012 and consuming more than 13 percent of all personnel costs, a...

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