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RWU and Silent Witness Initiative To Launch Domestic Violence Online Database Tool—Roger Williams University and the Silent Witness Initiative…

Taco Pledges $400,000 to Support URI’s College of Engineering and Yes on 4—The Taco White Family Foundation will donate $400,000…

Rhody Ramble’s Upcoming Fall Events for Families—Rhody Ramble, launched in 2012, connects families with…

The Scoop: Kilmartin Hits Back at Hodgson, Harrop Urges Right-To-Work Municipal Ordinance, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Pawtucket Hall of Fame Taps Nesselbush As “Person of the Year”—Three City residents, Joan Crawley, former Director of…

Patriots Blown Out By Chiefs In Kansas City—Many billed the Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs…

NEW: Hodgson Blasts Kilmartin For No Bid Legal Contracts to State Legislator—Rhode Island State Senator Dawson Hodgson blasted Attorney…

Russell Moore: The GOP’s Curious Case of Catherine Taylor—Like most, this election year looks like it…

Providence PowerPlayer: Brown Athletic Director Jack Hayes—Each week, GoLocal shines the spotlight on one…

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Aaron Regunberg: The Downside To Teach For America

Aaron Regunberg says that if you want convince policy makers that the Teach For America model is part of the solution, then it damn well...

Senator James Doyle: Stop Cuts To The Developmentally Disabled

In these extremely difficult economic times, we should not be hurting those who are most in need.

NEW: Senator Whitehouse Defends Pell Grants

Today U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse introduced a resolution defending the Pell Grant program against attempted cuts proposed by House Republicans. The Pell Grant program,...

NEW: Chafee, Flanders Unveil Fiscal Plan For Central Falls

Governor Chafee and Central Falls Receiver Judge Robert G. Flanders, Jr. today rolled out a five year financial plan that will balance the cash-strapped city...

Exclusive Poll: President Has Lost Nearly Half His Support In RI

President Obama won Rhode Island with nearly 63 percent of the vote in 2008. In yet another sign of his decreasing popularity in the state, just 38 percent...

Exclusive Poll: 74 Percent Believe RI Is Headed In Wrong Direction

An overwhelming majority of Rhode Islanders feel the state is headed in the wrong direction, according to a GoLocalProv poll released Wednesday.

Julia Steiny: Help Children Find Their Writer’s Voice

When most kindergartners are asked if they can read, they say no. But write? Oh yes! Give them paper and they’ll draw, write...

NEW: Senate Postpones Session Confirming I-195 Panel

Initially scheduled to reconvene tomorrow, the Rhode Island Senate announced today that it has postponed until October 3 a special session to confirm the governor&rsquo...

NEW: Chafee Calls For Rep. Gordon To Resign

Governor Chafee became the latest elected official calling for State Rep. Dan Gordon to resign following his weekend arrest and revelations that he had an...

NEW: Report Finds Municipal Pensions Struggling

A new report released today by the General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Legislative Services finds that the fiscal health of pension plans administered...

NEW: Pension Reform Coalition Created

Another group focusing on pension reform in Rhode Island has been formed.

State Lawmakers Have $1.5 Million In Campaign Accounts

A GoLocalProv review of campaign finance reports shows state lawmakers combine to have nearly $1.5 million in their campaign accounts, with less than 14 percent of the...

Raimondo Dominates Rest Of State In Fundraising

While a handful of state lawmakers control the majority of campaign funds within the General Assembly, General Treasurer Gina Raimondo is lapping the field when...

NEW: Community Health Centers to Receive $800K in Federal Funds

Eight different Rhode Island community health centers will each be receiving a federal grant for $100,000, according to an announcement today by Rhode Island’s...

NEW: State Rep. Wants Mandatory Background Checks For Candidates

A state lawmaker is calling for legislation that would require anyone running for office be subjected to a background check.

Rhode Island’s Most Foreclosed Communities - 2011

Rhode Island is still very much in the midst of a housing crisis, with more than 9,000 foreclosures set to be initiated this year, state affordable...

From DC To RI: Pols React To Obama Economic Plan

With questions over where the savings will come from and whether a Republican-controlled House will support a plan to increase taxes and cut loopholes for...

NEW: Central Falls To Host Domestic Violence March

An international men’s march to end sexual assault, rape and gender violence will take place at Central Falls High School on Summer Street...

Coming Wednesday: GoLocalTV

Starting Wednesday, get ready for a dynamic new initiative for GoLocal users—a video broadcast each day that goes live at 4 pm. Watch it...

NEW: NEA Official Found Guilty Of Cyberstalking

A judge found National Education Association official John Leidecker guilty of cyber stalking State Rep. Douglas Gablinske, Monday.

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