Perceptions by many journalists are that Rhode Island and Louisiana lead the United States in public corruption. AccordingRead More
The former discredited head of Providence Community Action Program (ProCAP) has been named interim Executive Director of John Hope Settlement House. ProCAP’s former boss Frank Corbishley was forced to resign in 2011 after a multi-month investigation by GoLocalProv. He had served in the role of Executive Director since 1991 when Buddy Cianci named him to the position. During the investigations it was found that ProCAP to be severely mismanaged Providence Mayoral candidate Michael Solomon chaired the ProCAP board.
The first week of clean-up response for Hurricane Irene (actually a tropical storm when it hit RI) is nearly over andRead More
The Board of Regents voted 7-1 to reject the application of Achievement First. GoLocalProv has all of the reaction.
Richard Kerbel, the acting finance director in the city of Providence, is no longer a member of Mayor Angel Taveras’Read More
The Rhode Island Board of Regents for Elementary and Secondary Education has voted down the application of AchievementRead More
The Police Chief of North Providence, Col. John J. Whiting has been arrested by the state police.
With more than 70,000 National Grid accounts still without power, elected officials throughout the region are callingRead More