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Friday Financial Five: November 28th, 2014—It’s a busy time for the economic calendar

Finneran: Lord, For These Many Things I Am Grateful—Americans need Thanksgiving

5 Live Music Musts - November 28, 2014—We continue to offer thanks to local venues…

10 Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers—Thanksgiving is over and you are still left…

Happy Thanksgiving Rhode Island—This holiday season, be sure to give love,…

25 Ways to Give in RI this Holiday Season—The holidays are a time of giving -…

Carol Anne Costa: Giving Thanks—Like so many traditions, the day Americans set…

Major Retailers’ Thanksgiving Day Shopping Hours—Black Friday is on the horizon and you…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Thanksgiving & More—Last minute Thanksgiving etiquette questions you may also…

Pam Gencarella: Surprised, Bewildered, Shocked, Disappointed—Were you feeling any of these when CVS…

 
 
 

NEW: Homelessness on the Rise in RI

The latest homeless numbers indicate a six percent increase in homelessness from last year’s June to September count. Currently, over 191 individuals statewide are...

NEW: Brown Cutting Athletic Admissions Beginning Next Year

Brown University plans to cut athletic admission slots beginning in 2012-2013. The plan would lower admission slots reserved for athletes by 9%, from 225 to 205.

PODCAST: Chafee Pension Proposal More Severe than Caprio’s

Governor Chafee won last year's election with the overwhelming support of organized labor across the state, but the pension reform proposal introduced Tuesday is...

Pension Reform Breakdown: Plan Kills COLAs For 19 Years

The majority of cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) would likely be suspended for 19 years and state employees will be forced to enter into a hybrid plan if...

NEW: Governor and Treasurer Unveil Pension Reform

Today, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo unveiled their long-awaited pension reform legislation, which calls for the suspension of COLAs and...

Unions May Go To War Over Municipal Pensions

A proposal that will put a dent in the combined $9 billion shortfall between the state and local pension systems will be introduced by Governor Chafee...

PODCAST: Unions May Go To War Over Municipal Pensions

A proposal that will put a dent in the combined $9 billion shortfall between the state and local pension systems will be introduced by Governor Chafee...

Esserman to be Named New Haven Police Chief

Former Providence Police Chief Dean Esserman will be named New Haven’s next Chief of Police, the New Haven Independent is reporting and a...

RI’s Baby Bust: Poor Economy Forced Birth Rates to Decline

Rhode Island had the third-lowest birth rate (per thousand) in the nation in 2009, a statistic that coincides with a sharp decline in fertility rates nationally...

NEW: Providence Submits Application for Mayoral Academy

Providence Mayor Angel Taveras in conjunction with Achievement First and Rhode Island Mayoral Academies has submitted an application to the Rhode Island Department of Education...

NEW: State Sen. Questions Legality of In-State Tuition Decision

Sen. James Sheehan  has written to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Rhode Island questioning the legality of a decision by the...

NEW: State Recieves Hospital Conversion Application From Landmark/Steward

The Office of Attorney General (RIAG) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) announced that on Friday, October 14, 2011 the two offices received the Hospital...

Tom Sgouros: Occupy Movement is on Right Track

Tom Sgouros went to the Occupy Providence rally Saturday and says the group is protesting all the right things.

NEW: Gas Price Up Slightly This Week

Gas prices are up one cent this week, marking the first price increase since September 12, according to AAA Southern New England.

NEW: Occupy Providence to Organize Mass Account Closure at Bank of America

Day three of the Occupy Providence movement will include local activists flocking to Bank of America to close their accounts, according to an e-mailed statement...

PowerPlayer: Marriage Equality RI’s Ray Sullivan

GoLocalProv’s latest PowerPlayer has been involved with Rhode Island politics from every angle; as a reporter, a State Representative and a community organizer....

39 Cities and Towns: Who Rakes in the Most Tax Dollars?

Rhode Island residents will pay more in taxes for fewer services in 2012, with cities and towns across the state expecting to collect more than $2.1 billion...

Verizon Workers Support Local Occupy Movement

Fresh off returning to work following a two-week strike in August, Verizon employees say they plan to join the Occupy Providence movement in Burnside Park...

poll: Should Occupy Providence be allowed to protest without a permit?

Recently, the Boston police arrested 100 Occupy Boston protesters after they created an encampment in Dewey Square. Starting this weekend, Providence's own protest begins, but...

RI Homeless: Not Enough Beds This Year

Rhode Island’s swelling homeless population will again struggle to find shelter this winter, according to advocates who say severe cuts in state aid...

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