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Giannini: We Learn Through Tragedy That Life is Precious—It's Palm Sunday as I write this and…

It’s All About Education: Learning Life Skills at Hope High—For the past eleven years, Stephen Cronin, president…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Rekindling Romance + Wedding Etiquette Update—It may never be too late to rekindle…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Cod for Passover—This week we celebrate Passover and this dish…

Nguyen: Blurred Lines Indeed:  Did The Jury Get It Wrong?—Should musicians be forced to pay royalties or…

Leather Storrs: Blunder From Down Under—Humans have been protecting animals almost as long…

International String Trio Coming To Pot au Feu April 6—The International String Trio will perform at Pot…

NEW: Student Falls From Brown’s Science Library—A student fell from Brown University's Science Library…

NEW: Cicilline to Announce Legislation to End LGBT Discrimination—U.S. Congressman David Cicilline, a co-chair fo the…

NEW: Raimondo Appoints Twelve to Rhode Island Commission on Women—Governor Gina M. Raimondo named twelve appointments to…

 
 
 

NEW: Democrats to Rally Women Next Week

The three most powerful women in Rhode Island politics will partner with the state Democratic Party to encourage more women to run for office next...

Don Roach: MLK’s legacy is More than Just a Holiday

If we only discuss ways in which Dr. King’s message affects our economy, Don Roach fears we’ll lose the depth of...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Lawlor: Time to Think Beyond Reform

Dan Lawlor says pension reform may or may not be a good first step. But reforming Rhode Island can't stop there.

Lawmakers Push for More Help to Cash-Strapped Cities and Towns

With cities and towns struggling to pay bills and meet pension obligations, state lawmakers are lining up to offer support cash-strapped municipalities.

NEW: Rep. Cimini Wants to Make College More Affordable

Rep. Maria Cimini is urging local students and others who have an interest in the state's public higher education system to attend a public...

NEW: Wind Advisory Issued

Wind Advisory –Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington Counties (Including Block Island) ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 4 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

Cicilline “Ruined” Providence’s Finances, Opponent Says

A new audit of Providence finances shows the city is still struggling to get its fiscal house in order, something critics blame squarely on former...

NEW: RI Dems Encouraged to Declare Candidacy to Become Delegates for National Convention

With the declaration period approaching, the Rhode Island Democratic Party is calling on Democrats across the state to declare their candidacy and run for delegate...

NEW: Resource Recovery Commission to Hear DEM Presentation

The Special House Commission on Rhode Island Resource Recovery will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Rise of the House in Room 35 of the State...

NEW: Cicilline Announces Veteran as Guest for State of the Union

Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) announced today that Adam Tumlinson, a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, would attend the 2012 State of the Union address as his...

NEW: Wyatt Commission to Meet Today

The Special Legislative Commission to Study the Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls today will hold the fourth in a series of hearings to determine...

Democratic State Senators Want to Legalize Death Penalty

Rhode Island hasn’t executed a criminal since 1845 and the practice has been banned since 1984, but if several state lawmakers have their way, that...

NEW: Huntsman Officially Drops out of Presidential Race; Endorses Romney

Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman officially ended his campaign for President Monday throwing his support behind former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.

Top Ten Local Pension Plans in Crisis

As Governor Chafee seeks to address local pension plans, GoLocalProv breaks down the ten communities on the verge of fiscal disaster. In all, two-thirds of...

NEW: Gas Prices Up 4 Cents

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

URI Expert: Too Early to Tell if Economy is Improving

The state’s economy reached its highest performance level in nearly a year in November, but it’s still too early to tell...

Showdown Looms Over Municipal Pension Crisis

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee’s two-hour meeting with union leaders Thursday resulted in threats of legal action tempered with a pragmatic willingness to...

NEW: Chafee Appoints Members to Municipal Pension Study Commission

Governor Lincoln Chafee names final three to the 14 member special panel.

BREAKING: Brown Pres. Issues Letter Calling Taveras’ Decision “Surprising and Disappointing”

In the latest war of words, Brown University President Ruth Simmons issues a letter to the Brown community and calls Mayor Angel Taveras's recent...

BREAKING: Pawtucket School Workers Win War on Health Care Retirement Breach

Pawtucket School Employees rescued health insurance retiree benefits that the City of Pawtucket had been draining for the past 5 years, proving that the city had...

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