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Reading With Robin: Moses Brown’s 2015 Book Festival with Distinguished Poet & Essayist Mark Doty—The Moses Brown Book Festival is coming to…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Matt Fecteau: Drones, a Necessary, Justifiable Evil —"We sleep safely in our beds because rough…

Huestis: May’s Planet Parade for the Astronomy Enthusiast—The significant snow cover that blanketed our local…

Stiffer Campaign Finance Laws, Addressing Guns and Domestic Violence: This Week at the Statehouse—Newport Grand, Twin River and Governor for a…

Frankie Valli at PPAC—On Sunday April 16, Frankie Valli performed to…

RI Beauty Expert: Spring Trendspotting – Five Surprising Musts—Early spring is all about shedding: the winter…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Spring Busts Out!—For oft, when on my couch I lie

Fit For Life: Get a Better Bottom…Line—It’s springtime and people who are cooped up…

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NEW: Langevin Pushes for Skills Training Partnerships

Following President Obama’s State of the Union appeal for partnerships between educational institutions and businesses that will “train two million Americans with...

NEW: Sen. Reed Wants to Close Loophole to Ban Insider Trading by Lawmakers

The U.S. Senate is scheduled to consider a bill to ban members of Congress from buying and selling stocks based on information gleaned from...

NEW: Lawmaker Proposes “Return to Work” Program

Representative Joe McNamara (D-Dist. 19, Warwick, Cranston) has introduced legislation to create “The Rhode Island Return to Work Act,” to be run through the...

Owner of Top Political Nightspot Arrested Over Weekend

The 48-year-old man who was driving when his 21-year-old female passenger jumped out of the car onto I-95 over the weekend is the owner of...

BREAKING: Providence to Run Out of Money by June

The city of Providence will run out of cash by June, according to a memo obtained by GoLocalProv.

Five Ways to Save Rhode Island

Rhode Island officials will have to move fast if they want to keep the Ocean State afloat, say business and thought leaders.

NEW: Cape Verdean Prime Minister Meets with Congressman Cicilline

Cape Verdean Prime Minister José Maria Neves met Friday with U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) to discuss relations between Cape Verde and the...

Lawmaker Wants Budget Surplus to Cover Pension Lawsuits

With the pension reform bill almost certainly heading to court, State Rep. Scott Guthrie is urging lawmakers to remember that the state needs to put...

City Pays $1 Million Per Month in Police/Fire Overtime

The city of Providence shelled out more than $1 million per month in overtime and callback pay to police officers and firefighters between July 2010 and last...

NEW: Sen. Whitehouse to Host Community Dinner in Lincoln

As Rhode Islanders continue to struggle in this tough economy, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will unveil a “Fighting for Rhode Island” agenda...

NEW: State of the State Address Coming Tuesday

The General Assembly will receive Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee’s Budget and State of the State Address at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 31, in the...

NEW: Rep. McNamara Introduces ‘Benevolent Gestures’ Bill

Representative McNamara has again introduced legislation to make statements, writings or benevolent gestures of a health care provider inadmissible as evidence of an admission of...

Lawmakers Push to Make Teachers Unions Optional

Membership and dues in Rhode Island’s teachers unions would become optional under a piece of legislation introduced by State Senator Nicholas Kettle.

NEW: Lawmaker Proposes Revision in Auto Valuation Process

Representative Samuel Azzinaro has introduced legislation to amend the state’s auto tax statutes and specifically the method used to determine the presumptive value...

Rhode Island’s Top 40 Campaign Donors

The top 40 donors to state-level campaigns in Rhode Island contributed more than $5 million in the 2008 and 2010 elections. GoLocalProv has the complete breakdown.

NEW: Councilman Pulls Support for Achievement First

Providence City Councilman Davian Sanchez has pulled his support for the charter school company hoping to open a school in the city in 2013.

NEW: Kilmartin Warns of Super Bowl Scams

As New England fans prepare to cheer the Patriots to victory in Super Bowl XLVI, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is urging consumers to avoid...

NEW: Chamber of Commerce to Host Legislative Luncheon Today

The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce is bringing leaders of both the Rhode Island House and Senate together for the Legislative Luncheon: A Forum for 2012,...

5 Ways Governor Garrahy Changed RI

GoLocalProv breaks down five ways the Governor changed Rhode Island.

Julia Steiny: Learning to Write Fuels Westerly Students

Julia Steiny breaks down how improved writing skills led to improvements in science scores.

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