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Rhode Island Attorneys Behaving Badly - The Top Ten

From bribing witnesses to involvement in a scheme to defraud the U.S. Navy of millions, these ten Rhode Island attorneys are among the worst...

NEW: Rhode Island Unemployment Climbed to 9.1 Percent for August

The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August 2013 increased to 9.1 percent, up two-tenths...

LISTEN: Rhode Island Attorneys Behaving Badly

Witness bribery, bank fraud, and embezzlement of client funds are among the crimes and misconduct committed by local attorneys who have been suspended, disbarred, or...

slides: 15 Reasons Why Rhode Island is Better

Right now in Rhode Island the new bloodsport is hating on Rhode Island. We all know that in many of the business rankings Rhode Island...

Highlights and Reactions from Day One of #BIF9 in Providence

A packed crown filled Trinity Rep today for Day One of #BIF9.

The first day of the Business Innovation Factory's #BIF9 summit is well underway, and Trinity Reperatory Theater is abuzz with innovation, collaboration, and excitement...

Parents Say City Failed Students in Providence Bus Debacle

Concerned parents packed the JCC auditorium Tuesday night to speak out against school bus issues facing the city less than a month into the school year.

Close to 75 Providence parents packed the Jewish Community Center auditorium on Tuesday night to speak up regarding an incident last week in which students, aged...

LISTEN: 15 Reasons Why Rhode Island is Better

Right now in Rhode Island the new bloodsport is hating on Rhode Island. We all know that in many of the business rankings Rhode Island...

What We Learned From Susan Farmer

Rhode Island is mourning one of our true greats this week: Susan Farmer, our first woman Secretary of State – indeed, in 1982 she was the...

Julia Steiny: It’s Building Kids’ Vocabulary, Stupid.

Education is not about standardized testing, it's about learning.

In the tedium of tests, testing, test scores, and so-called accountability, the point of education is lost. Tests are not the point. Learning is. Testing...

slides: Rhode Island’s Best and Worst Cities and Towns for Walkers

Which cities and towns in RI are the most walkable?  Find out here -- or search for your own address or neighborhood.

Rhode Island may be the biggest little state in the union, but that doesn't mean that all neighborhoods were created the same. Where you...

Parents Outraged After Students Stranded on Providence School Bus

Parents in Providence are crying foul after a school bus incident which reportedly took place last week in which students, aged five to ten were,...

NEW: Former Secretary of State Susan Farmer Passes Away

Susan Famer (R), pictured with friend Susan Kaplan at the recent YWCA Women Holding Office celebration this past spring.

Former Secretary of State Susan Farmer has died after a courageous battle with cancer, GoLocal has learned from multiple sources.  

RI’s Worst Speed Traps? Balancing the Budget Through Tickets

Are increased traffic stops and citations related to public safety -- or revenue enhancement?

Woonsocket's severe financial straits as of late have been well documented, with a taxpayer group recently filing a class action lawsuit to block the...

John Hazen White’s LOOKOUT: Rhode Island Needs to Talk Twin River

GoLocalProv welcomes John Hazen White, CEO of Taco, Inc., and his LOOKOUT column on the most important issues facing Rhode Islanders -- and what to...

NEW: RI ACLU Announces Third Lawsuit Against RI Education Board

Steven Brown, ACLU of Rhode Island executive director.

The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union announced today that it is seeking legal action against the Rhode Island Board of Education,...

In Case You Missed It: 25 Wealthiest Rhode Island Neighborhoods

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....

slides: Does Carcieri’s 38 Studios Legacy Hurt Fung?

Earlier this week, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung announced that he had formed an "exploratory committee" for a potential run for Rhode Island Governor in 2014.

The Biggest Challenges Facing Business in RI

From a far-reaching web of local, state, and federal regulations to spiraling health insurance costs and the mounting pressures of global competition, small business owners...

slides: The Top 10 Biggest Challenges for RI Businesses

What is it that makes it so difficult to do business here in Rhode Island?

NEW: Free Food Truck Extravanganza at JWU Harborside in Providence

Tonight and this fall,  Johnson & Wales University Harborside Campus will be host to free food truck extravangas at 265 Harborside Boulevard

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