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Providence Parents Blast Decision to Close Fox Point Pre-K

Parents at the Vartan Gregorian Elementary School on Wickenden Street in Providence are speaking out on the recent announcement by the Providence Public School Department...

Federal Investigation Prompted at Historic East Side Development

Construction at the new development of a historic property at 200 Hope Street in Providence, which has been the subject of multiple stop-work orders as well...

INVESTIGATION: PPAC Bosses Make Millions from Secret Companies

The president of the Providence Performing Arts Center, James “Lynn” Singleton, earned nearly $800,000 in 2012, with most—about $555,000—coming from outside companies,...

slides: PPAC’s Highest Paid Executives: See the List

They work for a nonprofit but half or more of their income comes from affiliated businesses. Find out how much the highest paid executives at...

20 Questions PPAC Refuses to Answer

PPAC’s filings with the IRS raise a number of key questions about the nonprofit’s finances. But officials at PPAC refused to...

Leonardo Angiulo: A Good Day for FBI, A Bad Day for Politicians

These three cases involving local politicians raises some big questions about the health and sovereignty of our local, state and Federal Governments, believes Leonardo Angiulo.

If you've been following the national news over the past 2 weeks, you probably noticed that the FBI has been on a roll. At least...

Kenney: We’ll Take it From Here - A Tribute to Boston Firefighters

They didn’t know going in; But they knew, they knew; But when all Hell broke loose; They should have withdrew

slides: First Tweets from Rhode Island’s Most Influential People

Taylor Swift is one of two on the list to have over 1 million Twitter followers.

Do you remember your first tweet? How about the first tweet from your favorite celebrity or public figure?

In Case You Missed It: Fox Scandal - Winners and Losers

"In Case You Missed It," GoLocal's weekend feature, that gives you a second chance to read this week's top news story. Check out...

NEARI President Claims Gist Threatens Careers of Her Critics

RIDE Commissioner Deborah A.Gist

They can’t prove it, but some Rhode Island education professionals fear reprisal from the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) if they break...

NEW: Michelle Kwan’s Stolen Car Found in North Providence

Clay Pell and wife Michelle Kwan

The stolen car of Michelle Kwan, wife of gubernatorial candidate Clay Pell, was found in North Providence Thursday night.  

PODCAST: RI House Power Structure: Who’s In and Who’s Out?

The State House shakeup is still in high gear and is not over. The Gordon Fox and Mike Marcello heads are falling, and the loyalists...

Legalized Marijuana in Jeopardy with Mattiello as Speaker

Nicholas Mattiello's dream of being Speaker of the House could be a nightmare for Rhode Island's marijuana legalization proponents.

How White is Your School? The Most Diverse High Schools in RI

Diversity at Rhode Island's 49 high schools range from one suburban high school with a 99% white student population, to a Providence high school with a 75%...

slides: How White is Your School? The Most Diverse High Schools in RI

GoLocal utilized data submitted by each school to the Institute for Education Science's National Center for Education Statistics and the Rhode Island Department of...

Methodology: The Most and Least Diverse High Schools in RI

To compile its ranking of Rhode Island's most diverse high schools, GoLocal utilized data submitted by each school to the Institute for Education Science'...

CHART: The Most and Least Diverse High Schools in RI

See how Rhode Island's most--and least--diverse schools stack up against each other in GoLocal's 2014 ranking.

Ghiorse: 5 Inches of Snow Expected in RI From Winter Storm Wed.

Rhode Island faces up to 5 inches of snow--with the possibility for more--with a winter storm expected to reach New England overnight Tuesday into Wednesday.

slides: Chafee Answers Questions on Fox and Mattiello

photo credit: Nicholas Handy

In a brief four minute press conference, Governor Lincoln Chafee said he wasn't allowed to comment on recently ousted House Speaker Gordon Fox...

United Way of RI Now Accepting Applications for Nonprofit Funding

United Way of RI will accept funding applications from now until Thursday, April 3.

United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) has announced it is now accepting applications for funding through its Merger and Shared Services Fund, committing $135,000 to help...

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