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NEW: “We thought it was a cannon….then people came screaming.”

The Proper Slice on Newbury Street, formerly Upper Crust pictured here, was the scene post-explosion chaos today in Boston.

GoLocalProv got the following first person account from a student who was two blocks from the explosions on Newbury Street.

NEW: Rhode Island Officials React to Boston Marathon

Rhode Island officials issued the following statements on the Boston Marathon.

RI Race Director Charles Breagy Responds to Boston Marathon Explosion

Rhode Island's premier race director, Charles Breagy, said the Navigant Credit Union Half Marathon and 5K scheduled for May 5 in Rhode Island will go...

video: Video of the Explosion at the Boston Marathon

See a video courtesy of WHDH uploaded to youtube showing the blast.

BREAKING: O’Donnell: “RI State Police Has Runners in Boston”

Rhode Island State Police Superintendent Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell has said that there are members of the State Police up at today's Boston...

How’d RI Cities Do: New England’s Best Cities 2013

East Providence moves up to take the top Rhode Island spot in the 2nd annual New England's Best Cities ranking.

The numbers are crunched, the rankings are in… how did Rhode Island's five largest cities do in GoLocal's 2nd annual ranking of...

NEW: Multiple Explosions Heard at Boston Marathon

Multiple explosions are being reported at the finish of the Boston Marathon. The areas near the finish line and viewing stands have been evacuated. Medical...

NEW: Morgan and Central Coventry Task Force Request Document Transparency

Representative Patricia Morgan (R-Dist. 26) has convened a Citizens Task Force to undertake the creation of a new Fire District structure and governmental entity in Central...

NEW: Sequestration Hot Topic at Chamber Congressional Breakfast

This morning's Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce annual Congressional Breakfast saw Rhode Island's delegation in concert about a number of issues - the...

LISTEN: New England’s Best Cities 2013

GoLocalProv releases its 2nd annual New England’s Best Cities 2013, its comprehensive head-to-head comparison of the cities of New England. The analysis was developed...

Methodology: New England’s Best Cities 2013

A broad look at economics, crime, schools, health and quality of life metrics combined to make Cambridge, MA the #1 city in New England.

To rank New England’s Best Cities 2013, GoLocal assessed the 5 largest cities in each state in the region--Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont,...

RI State Report: Guns, Early Bird Liquor + Chafee’s Image Problem

This week’s State Report centers on a new gun safety legislation package, which was unveiled by lawmakers on Tuesday. Consisting of nine bills,...

Racial Profiling Bill Stalled in Committee

Legislators,law enforcement personnel and advocacy groups gathered before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday evening presenting their arguments in favor of advancement of the...

Coming Monday: New England’s Best Cities 2013

How will New England's cities, large and small, fare in GoLocal's 2013 ranking? Stay tuned.

What is New England's Best City? On Monday, April 15th, GoLocalProv will release its 2nd annual New England's Best Cities 2013, its comprehensive head-to-head...

In Case You Missed It: Gordon Fox Accused of Manipulating House Campaigns

"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....

Media Experts Question Pollster’s Dual Roles for Speaker and Media

The Dean of the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism echoed the criticism by outcast Democrats about the dual roles of Joe Fleming.

NEW: Two Years - Fifty Projects and an Immense Impact RWU

Roger Williams University Community Partnerships Center, just two years old, has made a major impact across the region and local community.

video: NEW: Speaker Fox Comes Out in Favor of the Master Lever

House Speaker Gordon Fox in a live interview with RIFuture.org's Bob Plain, came out in favor of the master lever. Responding to Ken...

Half of RI Taxpayers Lose out on Car Tax Money

The current system of state aid tied to car taxes rewards communities with higher tax rates, punishes those with lower rates, and effectively forces nearly...

NEW: Coventry Fire Protection Task Force Seeking a Long-Term Solution

A group of forty Coventry residents is volunteering time to define fire protection alternatives for the Central Coventry Fire District (CCFD) in the wake of...

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