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Child Death Resulting from Staphylococcus Aureus Sepsis Associated with Enteroviral Infection—The Rhode Island Department of Health has confirmed…

Providence Ranked Worst City for People with Disabilities—Providence was ranked the worst city for people…

NEW: Three RI Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Schools—The U.S. Department of Education has honored Barrington…

NEW: RI Republican Party Chairman Files Board of Elections Complaint Alleging Finance Violation—Mark Smiley, the Rhode Island Republican Party Chairman,…

The Scoop: Fung’s Plan to Reform Taxes, Gorbea Adds to Campaign Team, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

It’s All About Education: Chronic Absenteeism’s Effect on Learning—One of the biggest challenges in our schools…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Braised Chicken Agrodolce with Dried Plums—Agrodolce (pronounced "agro-dolchay") is an Italian term for…

Sixth Annual Runway for a Cure Set For October 21—The Lupus Foundation of New England and a…

Steven Latimer 5k Run/Walk to Kick Off October 8—The third-annual Steven Latimer 5K Families Against Violence…

Flu Vaccination Campaign to Kick-Off at RI State House—Rhode Island’s flu vaccination campaign will kick off…

 
 
 

NEW: Prominent Chafee Supporter Endorses Mayoral Academy

A prominent Governor Chafee supporter is urging the Board of Regents to vote in favor of Achievement First's application to open a Mayoral Academy...

Top Politico Nightspot Violating City Consent Order

A Charles Street nightspot known for hosting various political fundraisers is coming under fire just days after promoting an appearance by a cast member from...

NEW: AG Warns Of Storm Scammers

Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is warning Rhode Island residents to be wary of price gouging and other possible scams in the wake of Hurricane...

NEW: Warwick Appoints New Fire Chief

Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian has approved Edmund B. Armstrong III as the city’s next Fire Chief, succeeding Kevin Sullivan, who retired last week...

Civil Unions Rare In RI So Far

Same-sex Rhode Island couples aren’t exactly lining up to file for Civil Unions, according to the most recent numbers made available by the...

State Closings Updated 6:00 AM Tuesday

Hundreds of closings including many new announcements. Check for your school or business.

NEW: Local Mayors Lose Power During Storm

Mayors may be the most powerful people in their city and town, but that didn’t stop Tropical Storm Irene from knocking out power...

Rich Island: The Wealthiest Cities And Towns In RI

For the first time in history, four cities and towns in Rhode Island have median family incomes over $100,000. But those numbers are only eye-opening when...

Hurricane Irene - Electricity Outage and Impact -  5:30 am Update

By the time Irene arrived she was no longer a hurricane, but for the thousands with property damage and the hundreds of thousands who are...

City Takes On State Rep. Over Demolished Former School

A longstanding controversy in Providence reached its boiling point over the weekend as the owners of a historic Federal Hill property moved forward with its...

NEW: RI Lawmakers Seek To Ban “Bath Salts”

Emergency rooms and hospitals across the country are reporting more and more individuals who have used “bath salts” as recreational drugs. The products,...

Big Need for Volunteers

There are two critical needs for volunteers this morning - helping with nurising home evacuations and damage assessment, according to Serve Rhode Island's Executive...

Monday, 6:00 am Updated List of Closings and Cancellations

This is the updated 6:00 am, Monday list of schools closing, parking bans, and businesses closing - please review. Also, due to so many being without...

NEW: Gas Prices Hold Steady

The volatile weather this past weekend has not taken a toll on gas prices in Rhode Island. Holding steady following three weeks of decreases, according...

PowerPlayer: GOP Executive Director Pat Sweeney

It’s too early to tell how Rhode Island Republicans will do at the polls next fall, but if they’re going to...

UPDATED at 6:45 PM - CLOSINGS in RHODE ISLAND on MONDAY

Hundreds of Closings across Rhode Island and Southeastern MA - updated at 6:45 pm.

slides: PHOTOS from Around RI - GoLocal Reader’s Pictures

Check out the photos from across Rhode Island sent from Narraganset, Newport, Cranston, Warwick, Providence, Woonsocket and more... Send yours now. Maybe we will ask...

NEW: Closings Across the Region, Irene Downgraded

Despite Irene being downgraded from a Hurricane to a tropical storm. Irene is still impacting the region. Check out all the closing across the region...

NEW: Power Out Across Rhode Island

Tens of thousands of Rhode Islanders are without power and the number is growing by the hour. Strong winds and downed trees have affected power...

NEW: Send GoLocal Your Hurricane Irene Pictures

Send GoLocal your storm pictures and we will post them in an interactive slide show.  Capture Hurricane Irene and how it impacted you, your...

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