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In Case You Missed It: Most + Least Diverse High Schools in RI

"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....

RI’s Texting While Driving Law Proving Ineffective

Saying that RI's current law against texting while driving hasn't worked, a group of lawmakers are proposing much harsher penalties to get drivers to put down their phones.

Rhode Island’s law against texting while driving is proving ineffective at stopping the behavior and now, slightly more than two years after its...

NEW: Weekend Storm Hitting RI Saturday Afternoon—Mixed Snow/Rain

It's going to be a mess on Saturday, whether you're in mixed snow and rain nearer the coast, or under snow in the interior.

In spite of being around 24 hours before the onset of precipitation from this developing storm, there is still no good resolution to the problem of...

City Doles out Raises to Top Officials Despite Deficit

Providence has dished out raises to top officials, even as the city continues to battle deficits and a wide number of rank-and-file workers have gone...

NEW: Weekend Storm Heading For RI—More Snow Possible

It's back!... Another weekend storm is bearing down on Rhode Island, and it's bringing snow. Are you ready?

Another weekend is upon us and yet another storm is looming on the horizon. For the third weekend in a row we are facing what...

NEW: Kilmartin slams ACLU for “one-sided” view of APRA enforcement

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has responded to criticism from the ACLU for  his office's

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has just responded to a report released today by the RI branch of the ACLU criticizing his office for...

NEW: ACLU Says AG’s Office Needs to Step Up Enforcement of Open Records Law

The Rhode Island branch of the ACLU says the state's Attorney General's office has only pursued a handful of lawsuits despite numerous violations of the Access to Public Records Act by public bodies.

The Rhode Island branch of the ACLU is asking Attorney General Peter Kilmartin to increase enforcement of the state’s Access to Public Records...

NEW: Young Democrats of RI joining Rhode Islanders for Tax Equity

The newly re-organized Young Democrats of RI group says its joining the fight for

In their first official act since re-launching, the Young Democrats of Rhode Island (YDRI) have announced their decision to join the Rhode Islanders for Tax...

Study Finds Racial Gaps Putting RI’s Economy, Future at Risk

A new report says that more much to done to bridge income, education disparities for minority employees in RI.

A shrinking middle class and wide racial gaps in income, education, health and opportunity are putting Rhode Island’s economic future in danger. At...

Lawmaker Renews Call for Run-Off Elections in Governor’s Race

Lincoln Chafee won his election as governor in 2010 with just 36 percent of the vote, a fact that some lawmakers feel justifies a move toward run-off elections in races where no candidate can obtain a majority of votes.

When Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee won election to his position in 2010 with just 36.1 percent of the vote, his opponents said that the results meant...

Methodology: The Most and Least Diverse High Schools in RI

To compile its ranking of Rhode Island's most diverse high schools, GoLocal utilized data submitted by each school to the Institute for Education Science'...

NEW: National Grid Warns of Latest Payment Scam

New England utility provider says customers need to be on alert for phony phone calls.

National Grid released a statement on Tuesday warning its customers of a new, nationwide utility bill scam. According to the New England utility provider, National...

RI’s Private + Parochial High School Diversity: Which Schools Reported

Though the results are incomplete, a look at diversity in Rhode Island's private and parochial schools is quite telling.

While Rhode Island public schools are required to submit information related to their racial makeup and composition, doing so is entirely optional for the state...

The Sakonnet River Bridge Toll: Rhode Island’s Very Own Civil War

In order to convince cities and towns to give up additional municipal aid, East Bay delegates will have to sell that a new toll on the Sakonnet River Bridge is a

When Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee proposed increasing state aid to cities and towns by $10 million dollars for the 2014 fiscal year during his annual State...

NEW: RI Gas Prices Inching Closer to $4 Per Gallon

Slowly but surely, gas prices in Rhode Island are creeping closer to the dreaded $4 per gallon mark. Prices at the pump rose for the third-straight...

RI PowerPlayer: CFO Consulting’s Brett Smiley

Meet Brett Smiley, the founder and president of CFO Consulting Group, a quickly-expanding accounting and compliance company at the heart of the Rhode Island political landscape.

Every Monday, GoLocalProv.com shines the spotlight on one individual who you may not know that is making a large impact on Rhode Island. This...

SUNDAY WEATHER UPDATE: Snow Tapering in RI, Biting Winds

Snow will taper off this afternoon in Rhode Island... which means it's time to dig out the cars again. What's in store this next weekend, though? Photo: Megan Rossi

Windblown, fluffy snow will continue to wind down across New England this afternoon, pulling slowly away from west to east across Eastern Massachusetts. As of...

Report: RI Teacher Absenteeism Worst in America

A new report by US Department of Education says more than half of RI teachers miss more than 10 days in a school year.

Five months after a GoLocalProv review of attendance records showed that one out of every five teachers in Providence missed at least 20 days of school...

WEATHER UPDATE: Weekend Storm Bringing 3-6 Inches of Snow to RI

More snow is on the way this weekend... are you ready? Photo: Lydia Walshin.

After a couple of mild days with lots of melting of the snow from last weekend’s epic snowstorm, winter is returning to Rhode...

RI State Report: Bad News for Moreau, Plastic Bags and Sales Taxes

This week’s State Report centers around the sentencing of a former Central Falls Mayor found guilty of corruption and the potential elimination of plastic bags and the state's sales tax.

This week's State Report centers on two stories sure to interest the average Rhode Islander. First, Rep. Jan Malik is calling for an end...

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