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RI Unemployment Remains at 7.7 % in August—The RI Department of Labor and Training announced…

The Scoop: Cianci’a New Plan, Fung Got New TV and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Rhode Island’s Best Wineries—As a companion to last week's brewery piece,…

Miriam Hospital To Offer Men’s Cancer Wellness Group—Miriam Hospital will offer two new health programs…

Big Brothers Big Sisters To Present Big Toast—The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean…

The Scoop: Common Cause Calls Again for People’s Pledge and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Chef Walter’s Flavors and Knowledge: Mozzarella in Carrozza—Literally translated into “cheese in a carriage”, this…

RIMA/makeRI Announce Manufacturing Day 2014—The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA), the…

The Scoop: R.I. Society of Certified Public Accountants Endorses Almonte—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

Dear John: No Affair. And Maybe No Friendship.—Was she wrong to tell her friends?

 
 
 

Campaign Donors Fill 195 Commission

The commission comprised to help oversee one of the most valuable land development opportunities in state history is filled with members that have contributed thousands...

Providence Residents Planning Car Tax Rally

After hundreds of angry Warwick residents turned out at City Hall to voice their displeasure with the city’s decision to lower its car...

NEW: General Assembly Names Redistricting Commission

The 18-member reapportionment commission must make its recommendations to the General Assembly by January 15, 2012 and the 2012 elections will reflect the changes.

BREAKING: WPRO Hires Doreen Costa

State Rep. Doreen Costa has taken a job with WPRO, the station’s program director Paul Giammarco has confirmed.

NEW: U.S. Education Secretary Coming To Providence

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Rhode Island to deliver the keynote address at the 68th Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC)...

NEW: Council President Solomon Wants Mayoral Academies Built In Providence

If Cranston residents don’t want Mayoral Academies built in their city, Providence City Council President Michael Solomon wants the schools to be located...

New for 2012—The Highest Taxed Communities

Property taxes are on the rise across the board in the vast majority of the cities and towns in Rhode Island, according to a new...

NEW: RI Issues Hurricane Preparedness Guidelines

Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) Acting Executive Director Edward Johnson has urged Rhode Islanders to be prepared for possible severe weather associated with the...

“The Best Hurricane Tracker”

John Ghiorse is the most respected meteorologist in Southern New England and now GoLocal has teamed him with the best hurricane tracker - StormPulse. The...

Hurricane Irene: Serve Rhode Island Calls for Volunteers

Serve Rhode Island calls for vounteers in preparation for Hurricane Irene. The community organization is looking to volunteers to sign up now to be deployed...

NEW: Hurricane Irene Is Coming… How To Protect Your Technology

It's always important to be able to communicate in the middle of a storm, and with Hurricane Irene on track to be a major...

video: RI Official Announces Landmark Settlement with Google

The U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island announces a historic $500 million settlement with Google, after a two-year investigation found that the search engine company had...

BREAKING: Google Forfeits $500 Million in Drug Case—RI Led Investigation

Internet giant Google has agreed to forfeit $500 million for improperly assisting online Canadian pharmaceutical companies in illegally selling drugs to U.S. consumers, in what...

Rhode Island’s Worst Speed Traps

What towns and cities are the toughest in enforcing state traffic laws? Where are the worst speed traps? A breakdown of communities by the total...

NEW: RI Has Spent $1M from Race to the Top So Far

Rhode Island has made progress in using federal Race to the Top funds to reform public education, state leaders announced today, in an event that...

EXCLUSIVE: State Senate Launches Probe Into Central Falls Schools

The state Senate has taken the first step toward what could eventually become a full-blown investigation into the management of the Central Falls school system,...

NEW: Chafee Nominates 1-195 Commission Members

Governor Lincoln Chafee this afternoon announced his nominees to serve on the commission that will oversee the development of the old Interstate 195 land.

BREAKING: Earthquake in DC Area Felt in RI

A 1:50 pm reported earthquake in Washington, DC area was reportly felt in Rhode Island by GoLocal staff and readers. A plethora of users posted comments...

RI Loses Thousands of Students Each Year

Rhode Island is losing more than 3,000 school-aged children a year, a trend that could dramatically reshape the state educational landscape for years to come, education...

NEW: Newport Senators Call for End to ‘Tourism Tax’

The two state senators representing Newport are calling for the elimination of the new sales tax imposed on scenic tours and transportation services, saying the...

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