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Concert Review: Mellencamp Brings the Heartland to PPAC—John Mellencamp brought an inspired set of "Heartland…

Summer Reading With Robin 2015—I don’t think anyone will soon forget the…

Fit For Life: It’s All in Your Head…—Physically, we are one of the most inferior…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Container Gardens for Urbanites—Container gardens are perfect for urbanites and often…

RI Beauty Expert: The Art of Concealment – New Skin Cover-Ups—Beauty farewells are never easy, especially if the…

North Providence Company Reaches $8.75M Settlement with EPA—The EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice…

Miriam Hospital Awarded Highest Nursing Credential for 5th Time—Miriam Hospital Granted Magnet Recognition

Pawtucket 1 of 10 U.S. Cities Chosen for New AmeriCorps Initiative—The Corporation for National and Community Service

Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Dips to 6.3%—Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Dips to 6.3%

Saul Kaplan: Don’t Get Netflixed—R&D for new business models is the new…

 
 
 

NEW: Resource Recovery Commission to Hear DEM Presentation

The Special House Commission on Rhode Island Resource Recovery will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Rise of the House in Room 35 of the State...

NEW: Cicilline Announces Veteran as Guest for State of the Union

Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI) announced today that Adam Tumlinson, a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, would attend the 2012 State of the Union address as his...

NEW: Wyatt Commission to Meet Today

The Special Legislative Commission to Study the Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls today will hold the fourth in a series of hearings to determine...

Democratic State Senators Want to Legalize Death Penalty

Rhode Island hasn’t executed a criminal since 1845 and the practice has been banned since 1984, but if several state lawmakers have their way, that...

NEW: Huntsman Officially Drops out of Presidential Race; Endorses Romney

Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman officially ended his campaign for President Monday throwing his support behind former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.

Top Ten Local Pension Plans in Crisis

As Governor Chafee seeks to address local pension plans, GoLocalProv breaks down the ten communities on the verge of fiscal disaster. In all, two-thirds of...

NEW: Gas Prices Up 4 Cents

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up four cents this week, the third consecutive week of increases, according to AAA Southern New England.

URI Expert: Too Early to Tell if Economy is Improving

The state’s economy reached its highest performance level in nearly a year in November, but it’s still too early to tell...

Showdown Looms Over Municipal Pension Crisis

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee’s two-hour meeting with union leaders Thursday resulted in threats of legal action tempered with a pragmatic willingness to...

NEW: Chafee Appoints Members to Municipal Pension Study Commission

Governor Lincoln Chafee names final three to the 14 member special panel.

BREAKING: Brown Pres. Issues Letter Calling Taveras’ Decision “Surprising and Disappointing”

In the latest war of words, Brown University President Ruth Simmons issues a letter to the Brown community and calls Mayor Angel Taveras's recent...

BREAKING: Pawtucket School Workers Win War on Health Care Retirement Breach

Pawtucket School Employees rescued health insurance retiree benefits that the City of Pawtucket had been draining for the past 5 years, proving that the city had...

Rhode Island Ranked Third Worst State in Country to Retire

Rhode Island is once again near the bottom of a national ranking, this time for those looking to retire.

Aaron Regunberg: Why 16-Year-Olds Know Better than You

Aaron Regunberg reminds everyone that in the school reform debate, it's time to start listening to the students.

NEW: Sexual Assault Case Against John Carnevale Dismissed

The sexual assault case against John Carnevale has been dismissed, according to a statement by Office of the Attorney General.

10 Judges Pay Zero into Pension System

Ten Rhode Island judges earning nearly $2 million each year and paying nothing into the pension are eligible to retire this year with at least 75 percent...

NEW: Rep. Gordon Drafts Resolution Opposing National Defense Authorization Act of 2012

Rhode Island State Representative Daniel P. Gordon Jr. has drafted a resolution to be submitted in opposition to the sections of the National Defense Authorization...

NEW: ACLU Applauds Cranston Prayer Ban

The Rhode Island ACLU today applauded a decision issued by U.S. District Judge Ronald Lagueux in the ACLU’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality...

NEW: Lobbyist Filing Deadlines are Sunday

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is reminding everyone who lobbies the General Assembly that Jan. 15 is the deadline for filing two important reports.

NEW: Mayors Taveras and Polisena to Head Up Pension Commission

As part of the sweeping pension reform legislation approved by the General Assembly last year, legislators agreed to creation of a study commission to review...

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