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video: Obama’s Speech at Interfaith Service to Remember Victims of Boston Marathon Bombings

Watch the interfaith service being held in Boston attended by President Obama to honor the victims and heroes of the Marathon bombings.

NEW: Sasse Says ‘Zero Evidence’ 38 Studios Default Would Have Long-Term Harm

A former top state official tells GoLocalProv today that there is no evidence that defaulting on the 38 Studios bonds would be harmful in the long...

Defaulting on 38 Studios Bonds May Not Hurt State Finances

Defaulting on the $112 million owed for the 38 Studios bonds—as some lawmakers now want to do—may not have the harmful impact on...

RI’s Naval War College Terrorism Expert: Marathon and Ricin Scare

Monday shook with bomb explosions in Boston at the famed Boston Marathon.

A terrorism expert from the U.S. Naval War College in Newport discusses the shaky week that has been filled with domestic terror scares, from...

NEW: RI DLT Reports Lowest Unemployment Rate Since 2008

The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March 2013 dropped to 9.1 percent, down three-tenths...

First Responders to Bombings

Yesterday, in Boston, evil once again reared its ugly head. It’s becoming all too commonplace in this world of ours. We’re...

NEW: Health Insurance Director Koller Leaving Rhode Island

Governor Chafee announced today that Health Insurance Commissioner Christopher F. Koller will be stepping down to become President of the Milbank Memorial Fund, a national...

Julia Steiny: UK Expert Marc Armitage Brings Playwork To US Educators

Photo: Takoma Park Cooperative Nursery School in Takoma Park, Maryland.

Marc Armitage, "playwork" expert, spoke recently at the Providence Children's Museum, a whistle stop on his lecture-training tour in the US to help us...

video: Warren Speaks on Senate Floor About Boston Marathon Bombings

US Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke on the Senate Floor this afternoon about the terrorist attack on Boston Monday.

NEW: Suspect Identified in Boston Marathon Bombings; Arrest Imminent

The Associated Press twitter account has announced that a suspect in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings was been taken into custody by federal marshals in order...

NEW: Bridge and Turnpike Authority Approves Sakonnet Bridge Tolls

The Rhode Island Bridge and Turnpike Authority voted today to establish tolls on the new Sakonnet River Bridge, starting this July.

NEW: Tanzi Introduced Firearms Task Force Bill

Representative Teresa Tanzi  is sponsoring legislation to create the Task Force on Firearms Statutes to review existing gun laws and make recommendations on any...

Deepwater Wind Still Stalled After 5 Years

Opponents of Deepwater Wind’s proposal to build a wind farm off the shores of Block Island continue their efforts to thwart the project...

RI Mayors React to 2013 Best Cities Rankings

Following Monday's release of GoLocalProv's "New England's Best Cities 2013", Rhode Island officials have started weighing in on their city's spots in...

NEW: President Obama to Visit Boston

President Obama announced plans to travel to Boston on Thursday to join Bostonians in an interfaith service in the wake of Monday's tragedy. 

NEW: Political Activist to File Federal Case Against Fannie Mae

Political activist and Providence resident, Roline Burgison, is holding a press conference to take place at 10 AM today to announce the filing of a federal...

NEW: Langevin Announces Cyber Priorities Bills Pass the House

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-founder of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, applauded House passage today by wide margins of legislation he cosponsored to strengthen the nation...

BREAKING: Moakley Federal Courthouse in Boston Evacuated

Reports  are coming in that the Moakley Federal Courthouse in Boston has been evacuated. 

NEW: Navy Asks Personnel in the 5-State Area to Check In

The Navy is asking all its military and civilian employees and immediate family members in a five-state area to log on to a special web...

AFSCME Info Request on Money Managers’ Fees Blocked By Raimondo

AFSCME questioning accessibility to obtaining info on pension management fees, and basis points in particular.

A leading national organization representing municipal employees was blocked in its effort to obtain information on investment managers' fees in basis points from the Office...

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