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The Scoop: Fung Blasts Raimondo on RI Housing, Taylor Calls McKee on Flip-Flop, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

PC Men’s Basketball Picked to Finish 5th in Big East—Providence College Mens Basketball Picked to Finish 5th…

RI Foundation Begins Accepting Applications for 2015 “Genius” Grants—The Rhode Island Foundation has announced it will…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Richard Ferruccio: Cost of Incarceration vs. the Cost of Crime—In a time of difficult state budgets, questions’…

GoLocalProv to LIVE Stream Sky Chiefs Press Conference—Providence Sky Chiefs Press Conference will be streamed…

It’s All About Education: Playing in the Woods Can Help Kids Reach Their Full Potential—A couple of months ago, I wrote a…

Chef Walters Flavor + Knowledge: Pan-Seared Scallops with Arugula Pesto—Cooking scallops requires a hot pan so that…

The Scoop: Michelle Obama’s Raimondo Video Message, Gorbea’s New Ad, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Victorian Mourning Customs on Display at Hearthside this Weekend—Lincoln's Hearthside House hosts its annual exhibition on…

RI Building & Construction Trades Council to Hold Walk-a-Thon for Big Brothers Big Sisters—Rhode Island Building & Construction Trades Council will…

 
 
 

Exclusive Poll: Is Senator Whitehouse’s Lead Enough?

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse holds a commanding lead over Republican challenger Barry Hinckley, but the state’s junior Senator still shows some signs of vulnerability,...

Which Cities And Towns Get The Most State Aid?

The state will offer cities and towns more than $660 million in aid during the 2012 fiscal year, with nearly one-third of the money going to the...

BREAKING: Chafee Calls for Funding Higher Education for Illegals

In a Sunday afternoon statement issued at 4 pm, Governor Lincoln Chafee calls of the Board of Governors for Higher Education to approve funding for illegal...

Tom Sgouros: Why is Greece like Central Falls?

GoLocalProv MINDSETTER™ Tom Sgouros looks at parallels between the Greece and Central Falls. Will an entire country go bankrupt?

Guest MINDSETTER™: Teach For America Helps Low Income Children

As a Rhode Island teacher and Teach For America alumna, I know firsthand the impact a teacher can have in their first and second year...

NEW: RI Lottery Player Wins $1 Million

One lucky Rhode Island Lottery player became a millionaire this weekend.

Exclusive Poll: Two-Thirds Of Voters Don’t Trust Pols With Pension Reform

As lawmakers continue to search for solutions to the state’s pension problems, the majority of registered voters say they have little faith in...

Exclusive Poll: RI Voters Grade Public Schools

Registered Rhode Island voters continue to consider education a priority, but only 43 percent say they believe K-12 public schools are headed in the right track,...

NEW: Central Falls Receiver Fires Police Chief

Central Falls state-appointed receiver Robert Flanders has eliminated the position of Police Chief, Prosecution Clerk at the Police Department and the Deputy City Clerk in...

NEW: Top RI Mob Leaders Arrested

Four alleged members and associates of the New England La Cosa Nostra (LCN), including an alleged Rhode Island leader, have been arrested and charged in...

NEW: Flood Watch for RI from National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for Bristol, Eastern Kent, Newport, Northwest Providence, Southeast Providence, Washington, and Western Kent counties. The watch...

Exclusive Poll: RI Weighs In On Statewide Elected Officials

Nearly half of registered voters in Rhode Island have an unfavorable view of Governor Chafee, an exclusive GoLocalProv poll has found. At 47 percent, the Governor...

BREAKING: Fourth State Legislator Has Criminal Background

GoLocalProv finds that State Rep. Dan Gordon isn't the only General Assembly member with an extensive criminal history.

Aaron Regunberg: The Downside To Teach For America

Aaron Regunberg says that if you want convince policy makers that the Teach For America model is part of the solution, then it damn well...

Senator James Doyle: Stop Cuts To The Developmentally Disabled

In these extremely difficult economic times, we should not be hurting those who are most in need.

NEW: Senator Whitehouse Defends Pell Grants

Today U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse introduced a resolution defending the Pell Grant program against attempted cuts proposed by House Republicans. The Pell Grant program,...

NEW: Chafee, Flanders Unveil Fiscal Plan For Central Falls

Governor Chafee and Central Falls Receiver Judge Robert G. Flanders, Jr. today rolled out a five year financial plan that will balance the cash-strapped city...

Exclusive Poll: President Has Lost Nearly Half His Support In RI

President Obama won Rhode Island with nearly 63 percent of the vote in 2008. In yet another sign of his decreasing popularity in the state, just 38 percent...

Exclusive Poll: 74 Percent Believe RI Is Headed In Wrong Direction

An overwhelming majority of Rhode Islanders feel the state is headed in the wrong direction, according to a GoLocalProv poll released Wednesday.

Julia Steiny: Help Children Find Their Writer’s Voice

When most kindergartners are asked if they can read, they say no. But write? Oh yes! Give them paper and they’ll draw, write...

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