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RI Winter “Do-Over Day” to Take Place April 18—As this harsh winter draws to a very…

Russell Moore: RI Government’s Culture of Secrecy—Russell Moore: RI Government's Culture of Secrecy

Dr. Downtown’s 10 Best Modernist Buildings in Providence—The ten best modernist buildings in Providence is…

Rhode Island Ranked Worst State for Doctors—Today is National Doctor Day.

Smart Benefits: New FMLA Spouse Definition Now In Effect—On February 25, the Department of Labor issued…

5 Ways to Simplify Meal Preparation—5 Ways to Simplify Meal Preparation

College Admissions: 5 Admission Factors You Can’t Predict—As the last few colleges release admission decisions…

PC Friars Hockey Heads to Frozen Four—Friars advance to Frozen Four, beating Denver 4-1

URI and Coach Dan Hurley Agree to Contract Extension—Dan Hurley signs extension with URI

PC Hockey Holds On for 7-5 Win Over Miami (Ohio)—Friars hockey beats Miami 7-5

 
 
 

GoLocal’s Man and Woman of the Year

GoLocalProv will announce its selection for Woman and Man of the Year.  The editors and reporters reviewed those who had the most impact on...

Critics Question State’s $144 Million Tax Credit Program

With the state’s unemployment on the rise for the first time in two years, critics are questioning the effectiveness of a state program...

NEW: Pawtucket Names New Finance Director

Returning to the city where she once served as chief accountant, Joanna L’Heureux has been named by Mayor Donald R. Grebien as the...

NEW: Chafee Appoints New Interim Head of DMV

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced his appointment of Carole A. Dwyer as Interim Administrator of the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

NEW: Mollis Reminds For-Profit Corporations to File Annual Reports

The beginning of the new year means tens of thousands of companies doing business in Rhode Island must file annual reports with Secretary of State...

NEW: Court to Review Pleau Murder Case

A majority of the active judges for the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals have voted to consider the case of Jason Wayne Pleau,...

Julia Steiny: International Charter School a Real Success

Julia Steiny breaks down one of the hidden gems of Rhode Island's education system.

Sen. Reed’s Christmas Gift for Homeless: $4.6 Million in Aid

Senator Jack Reed Tuesday announced Rhode Island will receive $4.6 million in federal Continuum of Care funding to combat homelessness.

NEW: Chafee Appoints Budget Commission for East Providence

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Department of Revenue (DOR) Director Rosemary Booth Gallogly will appoint a five-member budget commission to help assist the...

BREAKING: George Zainyeh to Replace Pat Rogers as Chafee Chief of Staff

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced that, effective January 13, 2012, his Chief of Staff and Executive Counsel Patrick A. Rogers will be returning to the practice...

RI’s Colleges Cashing in from Credit Card Companies

Credit card companies dished out nearly $1.5 million to Rhode Island’s colleges and alumni associations in 2009 and 2010 in exchange for valuable information that includes...

NEW: Occupy Protesters to Vote on Leaving Burnside Park

The Occupy Providence protesters will vote Wednesday on whether to leave their encampment in Burnside Park in exchange for the city opening up a temporary...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Wall: Unions Protect our Rights and Freedoms

Guest MINDSETTER™ Dan Wall challenges Travis Rowley's critcism of public employee unions.

RIPEC Report: RI Schools Improving, but Still Behind

A new report from the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council finds the state has made gains in education, but still trails much of New England...

BREAKING: Community Activist to Challenge State Rep. Mike Tarro in District 8

First-term State Rep. Michael Tarro will have a challenger next fall, GoLocalProv has confirmed.

NEW: Warwick Fire Dept. Getting Thermal Imaging Cameras

U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse today announced $16,200 in federal funding for the West Warwick Fire Department to purchase two new thermal imaging...

PowerPlayer: Providence Councilman Seth Yurdin

This week’s PowerPlayer is Providence City Council Majority Leader Seth Yurdin. Mr. Yurdin was kind enough to chat with GoLocalProv about the highs...

NEW: Gas Prices Down Again this Week

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are down for the fifth straight week, paving the way for cheaper holiday auto travel, according to AAA Southern New...

Lobbyist Spending Exploded in November

Pension reform pushers, a car rental company and the gaming industry were among the biggest spenders of the more than 60 companies that paid lobbyists in...

$50 Million in New Funds: What it Means for RI Schools

For the second time in two years, Rhode Island has won a major federal grant to improve schools across the state.

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