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Interactive Tool For RI Educational Performance and Spending

The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE), in collaboration with The Providence Plan, has launched a new interactive data visualization application through InfoWorks to give...

NEW: Rhode Island Gets a “D-” in Government Transparency Ranking

The latest RIPIRG report on government transparency gives Rhode Island a

Rhode Island received a “D-” for government spending transparency according to “Following the Money 2013: How the States Rank on Providing Online Access...

Crime-Counting Controversy on New England’s College Campuses

Crimes from burglary to rape occur on New England campuses every year, but how good are schools at keeping proper track?

College campuses, full of young adults, many on their own or away from home for the first time, present a uniquely difficult challenge when it...

Methodology: 100 Most Dangerous College Campuses in New England

To assess and rank New England's colleges based on reported criminal activity, GoLocal utilized the public data available from the US Department of Education'...

BREAKING: Parents of Missing Brown Student Issue Statement

Brown University student Sunil Tripathi was last seen Saturday morning on Brown campus on the East Side of Providence at around 11:00 am. Since then...

RI State Report: Unemployment, Gay Marriage & Fox’s Economic Plan

This week’s State Report centers on February’s jobless report, which has garnered some conflicting results.

This week’s State Report centers on February’s jobless report, which has garnered some conflicting results. Although new statistics illustrate a sharp...

Travis Rowley: PSU Calls On Adults To Kick-Flip Their Skateboards

Winning the “Duh” award this week is the Providence Student Union, a coalition of high school students who have taken issue with the...

In Case You Missed It: RI Ranked 10th Worst State For Gun Owners

A recent ranking from Guns & Ammo magazine named Rhode Island as the #42 best state for gun-owners and created GoLocal's top news story of the week.

"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....

Coming Mon: The 100 Most Dangerous College Campuses In New England

How safe--or unsafe--are the college campuses in New England? On Monday, March 25, GoLocalProv will release its first ranking of the 100 Most Dangerous College Campuses...

RI Director of Administration Announces New Bureau of Audits Chief

Director of Administration Richard A. Licht announced the selection of Dorothy Pascale as Chief of the Rhode Island Bureau of Audits. Her role as Bureau...

NEW: President Obama Signs Rhode Island Disaster Declaration

The White House announced that President Barack Obama today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Rhode Island and ordered Federal aid to...

Does Cranston Have What It Takes To Be A Great City?

Cranston West High School

Named in 2006 as one of the “100 Best Places to Live” in the United States by Money magazine, Cranston continues to show sure signs...

New RI Web Site Ties Legislatures Failure to Economy - www.OSTPA1.com

A new Web tool was launched by the advocacy group OSTPA - the new Web site links the failure of the General Assembly and the...

LISTEN: Disability Dustup in Providence

A request related to a disability pension application has pitted the Providence City Council against Mayor Angel Taveras in a high-stakes showdown that could end...

City Council Clashes with Taveras over Disability Pension Request

A request related to a disability pension application has pitted the Providence City Council against Mayor Angel Taveras in a high-stakes showdown that could end...

video: Marriage Equality Supporters Lobby the State House

Members of advocacy group Rhode Islanders United for Marriage spoke about their reasons for supporting gay marriage and their predictions for its legalization before the...

Rhode Island Ranked 10th Worst State For Gun Owners

Rhode Island ranks among the worst states in the country for gun owners, named #42 out of 51 states in Guns & Ammo magazine's new ranking...

NEW: Rhode Island Business Leader Edward J. Cooney Dies

Edward J. Cooney has died, it was announced by his employers, Nortek, Inc., today. Photo: Providence Chamber of Commerce.

Rhode Island business leader Edward J. Cooney has died suddenly, it was announced today by his employer, Nortek, Inc. Cooney was senior vice president and...

slides: RI + New England’s Crumbling Infrastructure Costs Drivers Billions

The country's infrastructure is woefully in need of repair and reinvestment, earning an overall grade of D+ on the 2013 Report Card for America&rsquo...

Julia Steiny: Why Kids Still Need Computer Science

For 11 years, Kelly Powers has had her dream job teaching computer science.  But not without a big, illustrative glitch.

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