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NEW: Investigation Into Missing Brown Student Goes Viral

Brown University student Sunil Tripathi, in a photo shared by his family.

As the search for missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi intensifies, with police and FBI agents now scouring surveillance video for images of Sunil on...

Bishop Tobin Issues Statement on Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Deliberations

The Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, released the following statement today:

Julia Steiny:  Can’t Achieve STEM Goals without Computer Science

Back in the day, the high-tech innovation that rocked my world was a self-correcting typewriter. Mere keystrokes replaced the black-ink ribbon with a white-out tape...

LISTEN: Employees Say MetLife Broke Promise

Employees at MetLife’s Warwick, Rhode Island offices are asking more questions and getting fewer answers since the insurance giant announced earlier this month...

slides: RI Coalition for the Homeless Celebrates Community Heroes

Affordable housing and homeless prevention advocates came together to honor the accomplishments of local community heroes.

CVS Threatens Job Loss Because Of Chafee Tax Credit Cuts

Governor Lincoln Chafee's proposed reduction in corporate taxes may have inspired cuts at one of the state's largest employers--CVS Caremark.

slides: Report: Hidden Cost For RI Schools Tops $2,500 Per Pupil

Rhode Island spends an average of nearly $2,800 per student for school employee benefits, according to data released by the Rhode Island Department of Education.  

Interactive Tool For RI Educational Performance and Spending

The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE), in collaboration with The Providence Plan, has launched a new interactive data visualization application through InfoWorks to give...

NEW: Rhode Island Gets a “D-” in Government Transparency Ranking

The latest RIPIRG report on government transparency gives Rhode Island a

Rhode Island received a “D-” for government spending transparency according to “Following the Money 2013: How the States Rank on Providing Online Access...

Crime-Counting Controversy on New England’s College Campuses

Crimes from burglary to rape occur on New England campuses every year, but how good are schools at keeping proper track?

College campuses, full of young adults, many on their own or away from home for the first time, present a uniquely difficult challenge when it...

Methodology: 100 Most Dangerous College Campuses in New England

To assess and rank New England's colleges based on reported criminal activity, GoLocal utilized the public data available from the US Department of Education'...

BREAKING: Parents of Missing Brown Student Issue Statement

Brown University student Sunil Tripathi was last seen Saturday morning on Brown campus on the East Side of Providence at around 11:00 am. Since then...

RI State Report: Unemployment, Gay Marriage & Fox’s Economic Plan

This week’s State Report centers on February’s jobless report, which has garnered some conflicting results.

This week’s State Report centers on February’s jobless report, which has garnered some conflicting results. Although new statistics illustrate a sharp...

Travis Rowley: PSU Calls On Adults To Kick-Flip Their Skateboards

Winning the “Duh” award this week is the Providence Student Union, a coalition of high school students who have taken issue with the...

In Case You Missed It: RI Ranked 10th Worst State For Gun Owners

A recent ranking from Guns & Ammo magazine named Rhode Island as the #42 best state for gun-owners and created GoLocal's top news story of the week.

"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....

Coming Mon: The 100 Most Dangerous College Campuses In New England

How safe--or unsafe--are the college campuses in New England? On Monday, March 25, GoLocalProv will release its first ranking of the 100 Most Dangerous College Campuses...

RI Director of Administration Announces New Bureau of Audits Chief

Director of Administration Richard A. Licht announced the selection of Dorothy Pascale as Chief of the Rhode Island Bureau of Audits. Her role as Bureau...

NEW: President Obama Signs Rhode Island Disaster Declaration

The White House announced that President Barack Obama today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Rhode Island and ordered Federal aid to...

Does Cranston Have What It Takes To Be A Great City?

Cranston West High School

Named in 2006 as one of the “100 Best Places to Live” in the United States by Money magazine, Cranston continues to show sure signs...

New RI Web Site Ties Legislatures Failure to Economy - www.OSTPA1.com

A new Web tool was launched by the advocacy group OSTPA - the new Web site links the failure of the General Assembly and the...

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