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Most Traveled, Deficient Bridges in RI - See The List—The American Road and Transportation Builders Association recently…

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not - May 22, 2015—Every Friday, GoLocalProv's Russ Moore breaks down who…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Luis Vargas: Rhode Island Families Deserve a Choice—I doubt many if any of you know…

Friday Financial Five – May 22, 2015—Instead of taking Social Security benefits as early…

NEW: Providence’s Custom House Tavern Set to Reopen—Construction plans have the Custom House Tavern slated…

Roger Williams Park Carousel Village to Host Food Truck Friday—Roger Williams Park’s Carousel Village to host food…

NEW: College Unbound Approved as Rhode Island’s Newest College—College Unbound is now a Rhode Island degree-granting…

NEW: Providence Ranks 32 in City Energy Efficiency—The City of Providence ranks 32 of 51…

Narragansett Bay Commission to Hold Watershed Conference at Goddard Park—Goodard Park to host wrap-up environmental education conference…

 
 
 

NEW: Groups Seek to Ban ‘High Stakes Testing’ in Schools

A dozen organizations that work closely with children and families who are poor, minority, non-English speaking, or who have disabilities or other barriers to learning...

NEW: ‘Good Time Bill’ Heads to House

The full Senate has passed legislation referred to as the “good time bill,” introduced by Sen. V. Susan Sosnowski (D-Dist. 37, South Kingstown, New...

NEW: Verizon Awarded $275k in Rhode Island in 2011

Nonprofit groups in Rhode Island that focused on education, domestic violence prevention, and using technology to deliver or enhance health care received more than $275,000 million...

NEW: Aquidneck Island Commission Release on Open Space

The Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (AIPC) has http://www.aquidneckplanning.org/openspace.cfm">released the first comprehensive census of the island’s open space,...

Providence Council Considering Overhauling Pension System

More school closures, fire station closures, the inability to make payroll and ultimately, bankruptcy, are looming if the city cannot address its massive unfunded pension...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Wall: Regents Drops Ball with Achievement First

Dan Wall argues that when Achievement First wins, traditional public schools lose.

Which Communities Get the Most State Aid in Chafee’s Budget?

Governor Chafee says cities and towns are in "crisis." Will increased state aid help solve their problems?

NEW: Chafee to File Supreme Court Brief in Support of Providence

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced this morning that he will file an amicus brief with the Rhode Island Supreme Court in support of...

NEW: Kilmartin to Sign Joint State-Federal Mortgage Servicing and Foreclosure Settlement

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced his intention to sign on to the joint federal-state agreement with the nation’s five largest mortgage...

NEW: New Partnership Announced for Failing Providence Schools

The Rhode Island Foundation announced Tuesday morning that it will make a grant of $100,000 to support the creation of United Providence (UP!), a unique labor-management...

NEW: Kilmartin Warns Against Rapid Tax Refunds

Attorney General Peter Kilmartin “the IRS does not process refunds the same day you file your tax returns, whether through the mail or electronically."

Providence Bond Ratings in Question: Agencies to Meet With City

Providence officials will soon meet with representatives from the three major credit rating agencies – Standard & Poor's (S&P), Moody's, and...

Dan Lawlor: Time to End Homelessness in Providence

Dan Lawlor explains that Providence needs to address its chronic homelessness problem.

NEW: City Employee Charged With Selling Traffic Signs

The brother of the city’s acting director of public property has been charged with selling more than a dozen traffic signs as scrap...

NEW: Public Health Think Tank at State House Wednesday

Rep. Teresa Tanzi and Sen. Juan Pichardo will host the sixth annual Health Policy Legislative Forum Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in...

NEW: Mollis to Launch Mobile Voter ID Units Tuesday

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will kick-off a statewide campaign to implement the state's new Voter ID law with a visit to the...

NEW: Gas Prices Up 1 Cent

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up one cent this week, the sixth consecutive week of increases, according to AAA Southern New England.

PowerPlayer: Providence Councilwoman Sabina Matos

This week’s PowerPlayer is Providence City Councilwoman Sabina Matos. Councilwoman Matos was kind enough to chat with us about her first year on...

NEW: State Dem. Party Chair Blasts Brendan Doherty

A day after Congressional candidate Brendan Doherty ripped Congressman David Cicilline for his handling of city finances while he was Mayor, state Democratic Party chairman...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Lawlor: Providence Schools are Broken. Literally.

Quality public school buildings in the United States of America should be a baseline, a non-exceptional baseline for all our children.

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