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The Top 30 Highest Paid Municipal Bosses - See the List—From chiefs of staff to chief executives, see…

NEW: RI Sec. of State Gorbea Releases “Restart Rhode Island” Report—Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea's Transition Committee released…

GoLocalProv Interview: Sarah Potenza of The Voice—Sarah Potenza is on a roll...

Rickman To Host “Value of the Book” Workshop on March 7 in Providence—Ray Rickman will be hosting a value of…

Sen. Reed, Others to Read to Preschoolers For Books Are Wings—Books Are Wings to visit 5 schools across…

URI Falls 60-59 to Davidson in A-10 Thriller—Rams fall 60-59 to Davidson

Carol Anne Costa: There’s No Crying in Baseball - A Team of Our Own—“There’s No Crying in Baseball!” Am I right?

It’s All About Education: How Vaccination Affects Schools – and Society—Vaccination used to be something that a patient…

Saul Kaplan: Has Personalized Medicine Finally Arrived?—Did you see the recent news that the…

Newport Manners + Etiquette: The Blue Tuxedo + Other Updates—Wedding etiquette on trend with colorful tuxedos

 
 
 

NEW: State Rep. Pushes for RIPTA to Hire Vets

Rep. Raymond E. Gallison Jr., chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, is urging the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority to give veterans consideration...

NEW: Cicilline Issues Statement on Payroll Tax Cut Extension

Following House passage of a two-month extension of payroll tax cuts and unemployment benefits, U.S. Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following statement:

UPDATED: Congress Passes Two Month Payroll Cut Extension

House Republicans caved Thursday to a deal that will save the payroll tax cuts for the next two months.

Aaron Regunberg: Reform the Business Sector in 2012

Aaron Regunberg says it's time to pledge to see one world in which everyone has to play by the same rules.

Strategy Session Will Address Municipal Fiscal Crisis

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that he will host a Municipal Executives Strategy Session with the mayors and town managers of Rhode Island&rsquo...

NEW: Reed Says Budget Cuts Heating Aid by $8 Million

As winter approaches, there is significantly less federal funding available this year for low-income families to get home heating assistance after Congress cut over $1.2 billion...

Fired Worker Suing City: “I’m a Scapegoat”

A former Providence city employee who claims he was wrongfully terminated is suing the city for his job back, GoLocalProv has learned.

NEW: City Reaches Agreement to Save Libraries

The administration of Providence Mayor Angel Taveras has reached an agreement with the two independent organizations that operate the libraries that serve city residents that...

NEW: Occupy Providence Votes to Leave Park

The Occupy Providence encampment in Burnside Park will come to after more than two months after the protesters voted to leave the park in exchange...

GoLocal’s Man and Woman of the Year

GoLocalProv will announce its selection for Woman and Man of the Year.  The editors and reporters reviewed those who had the most impact on...

Critics Question State’s $144 Million Tax Credit Program

With the state’s unemployment on the rise for the first time in two years, critics are questioning the effectiveness of a state program...

NEW: Pawtucket Names New Finance Director

Returning to the city where she once served as chief accountant, Joanna L’Heureux has been named by Mayor Donald R. Grebien as the...

NEW: Chafee Appoints New Interim Head of DMV

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his appointment of Carole A. Dwyer as Interim Administrator of the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

NEW: Mollis Reminds For-Profit Corporations to File Annual Reports

The beginning of the new year means tens of thousands of companies doing business in Rhode Island must file annual reports with Secretary of State...

NEW: Court to Review Pleau Murder Case

A majority of the active judges for the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals have voted to consider the case of Jason Wayne Pleau,...

Julia Steiny: International Charter School a Real Success

Julia Steiny breaks down one of the hidden gems of Rhode Island's education system.

Sen. Reed’s Christmas Gift for Homeless: $4.6 Million in Aid

Senator Jack Reed Tuesday announced Rhode Island will receive $4.6 million in federal Continuum of Care funding to combat homelessness.

NEW: Chafee Appoints Budget Commission for East Providence

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Department of Revenue (DOR) Director Rosemary Booth Gallogly will appoint a five-member budget commission to help assist the...

BREAKING: George Zainyeh to Replace Pat Rogers as Chafee Chief of Staff

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced that, effective January 13, 2012, his Chief of Staff and Executive Counsel Patrick A. Rogers will be returning to the practice...

RI’s Colleges Cashing in from Credit Card Companies

Credit card companies dished out nearly $1.5 million to Rhode Island’s colleges and alumni associations in 2009 and 2010 in exchange for valuable information that includes...

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