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PODCAST: The Highest Marijuana Prices in New England by State

As states across the country continue to address the issue of legalizing marijuana, real time data compiled by a crowdsourced website shows how much people...

PODCAST: RI Biz Winners and Flops

The Rhode Island economy is looking like there are some glimmers of lights, but the state still seems to be trapped by unemployment and a...

Providence Preservation Society Kicks Off Speaker Series

This Thursday, the Providence Preservation Society will kick off a yearlong speaker series by hosting former New York City Parks Commissioner and current Senior Vice...

In Case You Missed It: RI’s Most and Least Popular Politicians

"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....

Blackstone Valley Prep Teacher Honored With National Award

A Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy Middle School teacher, Marielle Emit, was honored by the Milken Foundation with the 2013-2014 Milken Educator Award on Friday.

INTERACTIVE: Spheres of Influence - Rhode Island Non-Profits

The total revenue of the Top 25 non-profits in Rhode Island total more than $7 billion a number that: (a) Nearly doubles Hasbro which reported $4.29 billion in...

Top 25 RI Non-Profits Total Billions - Spheres of Influence

What is the financial impact of non-profits on Rhode Island?  See what leaders in the state have to say.

In 2011, Rhode Island Hospital reported over $1 billion in revenue, and Brown University was close behind with over $920 million -- and for the year, the top 25...

LISTEN: Top 25 RI Non-Profits Total Billions- Spheres of Influence

In 2011, Rhode Island Hospital reported over $1 billion in revenue, and Brown University was close behind with over $920 million -- and for the year, the top 25...

NEW: ProvPlan Among Highest-Rated Applications For Federal Funding

Today, the U.S. Department of Education today named The Providence Plan among the highest-rated applications for investing in innovation. The results were announced for...

The 15 Most Expensive Government Programs in RI

Rhode Island state and local governments spend more money on elementary and second education, public welfare, pensions, unemployment insurance, workers compensation, and disability insurance than...

slides: See How Much RI Spends - Top 15 Most Expensive Programs

Take a look at the Top 15 most expensive government programs in Rhode Island.

NEW: Brown Students Conduct Sit-In At President’s Office

(Photo: Pia Ward, courtesy of @FossilFreeRI's Twitter Account and Brown Divest Coal.)

On Thursday, Brown University students held a sit-in outside Brown University President Christina Paxson's office in response to the Corporation of Brown University's...

Rhode Island’s Most and Least Popular Politicians

How much do elected officials consider public approval ratings?  See what the experts have to say.

According the most recent Brown Unversity Taubman Center Public Opinion Survey , approval ratings — the percentage of poll respondents rating an official’s performance...

New Business Insider Rankings: Top New England Colleges

Business Insider, the news and technology news source, released this week its fifth annual list of the Best Colleges in America.

NEW: Brown President Addresses Kelly Lecture Incident

Brown President Christina H. Paxson issued a letter today to the Brown Community, addressing last week's interrupted lecture by New York City Police Commissioner...

Julia Steiny: Teach Real Algebra Instead of Wasting Time with Apps

Teach real algebra, because most of the apps and programs that currently promise to teach kids algebra are fun, but a total waste of time.

Emmanuel Schanzer majored in Computer-Science at Cornell University. With such a high-value degree, he knew he could sail into a lucrative, snazzy job. But he...

PODCAST: Rhode Island’s Most and Least Popular Politicians

According the most recent Brown University Taubman Center Public Opinion Survey, approval ratings - the percentage of poll respondents rating an official's performance as...

Stop & Shop to Deliver 1,000 Turkeys to the RI Food Bank

As part of Stop & Shop’s efforts to distribute over 21,000 turkeys to those in need this holiday season, the Northeast Turkey Express will...

Rhode Island’s Most Unemployed Cities and Towns

New unemployment numbers for September and October will be made available later in the month -- how will RI fare?

The latest statewide unemployment figure reported for the State of Rhode Island was 9.1% this past August, which was the third highest rate in the country....

NEW: Lorne Adrain Files for Providence Mayoral Run

Lorne Adrain has filed a "notice of organization" with the Board of Elections to run for Mayor of Providence as a Democrat in 2014. 

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