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Riley: Raimondo and Mattiello Fiddle While Providence Implodes—The facts are clear. Providence falsified an asset…

Horowitz: Don’t Count Martin O’Malley Out—With all signals pointing to Martin O’Malley formally…

Organize + Energize: Be Prepared. Organize a First-Aid Kit—Organize + Energize: Be Prepared. Organize a First-Aid…

Personal Tech For Women: 5 Things to Know About New, Smarter Food Label—Some of us might spend more time at…

Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter Twelve—Between 1986 and 2006, Rhode Island ran a…

Moore: Elorza Shows Bravery by Taking on Firefighters—Moore: Elorza Shows Bravery by Taking on Firefighters

Smart Benefits: Carriers File Requested Rates for 2016—Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Neighborhood…

College Admissions: Advice to The Class of 2016 From The Class of 2015—Students receive a myriad of advice throughout the…

Weiss: Sensible Advice from Seasoned Folk to the Class of 2015—Sensible Advice from Seasoned Folk to the Class…

 
 
 

Prov. Schools Accused of Passing Failing Students

The Providence School Department says it is attempting to address a longtime practice of promoting students who are failing a certain subject or grade simply...

NEW: Governor to Hold Retiree, Taxpayer Electronic Town Hall

Governor Lincoln Chafee will be inviting 8,200 retirees and taxpayers to an electronic town hall meeting scheduled for January 26, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.

NEW: RI Awarded Employment Opportunities Grant

The Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH) is one of only nine states that has received an Employment Development Initiative ...

NEW: Reed Hails New Rules to Protect Airline Passengers

Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed has called for stricter regulations that will require airlines to disclose all hidden fees and taxes in the advertised price...

NEW: Will RI Ban Text Messaging in Schools?

The House Committee on Health, Education, and Welfare will review bill banning text messaging in school tomorrow.

NEW: New Report Shows Nuclear Power Threatens Thousands of Rhode Islanders

The drinking water for tens, perhaps hundreds of thousands of people in Rhode Island could be at risk of radioactive contamination from a leak or...

Critics Blast For-Profit College Proposal

Critics are railing against a proposed bill that would allow a private for-profit computer-science university to apply to establish a campus in Providence.

Guest MINDSETTER™ Mary Ann Sorrentino: What Really Killed Joe Paterno

Mary Ann Sorrentino says sports fanatics cannot accept that, for years, Joe Paterno oversaw a team where students, alleged victims and assistant coaches claim that...

NEW: Occupy Providence Claims Victory over City

Occupy Providence has voted unanimously to suspend the group’s overnight tent protest in Burnside Park if the city opens a day center for...

NEW: Conservative Think Tank Rips Chafee on Taxes

The Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity released a Policy Brief today that categorized the tax hikes, recently suggested by the Governor's office...

NEW: Traffic Tribunal Evacuated

The Rhode Island Traffic Tribunal was evacuated today after an unknown substance was found was found in an envelope.

NEW: Watson Had Open Beer, Bag of Pot in Car

Former House Minority Leader Robert Watson had a can of Natural Ice, two bottles of Corona, a pipe with what appeared to be marijuana residue...

PowerPlayer: Central Falls Councilman James Diossa

This week’s PowerPlayer is Central Falls City Councilman James Diossa. Councilman Diossa was kind enough to chat with GoLocalProv about the work he...

NEW: Sen. Whitehouse Nominates 4 for United States Service Academies

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse today announced the nomination of four Rhode Islanders for consideration to the United States Service Academies.

NEW: Gas Prices up 2 Cents

Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are up two cents this week, the fourth consecutive week of increases, according to AAA Southern New England.

NEW: Rep. Watson Arrested on Pot Charges Again

Former House Minority Leader Robert Watson was arrested for the second time in less than a year early Sunday Morning on possession of marijuana charges.

Storm Closings - 6 pm Update

Here are the UPDATED 6:00 PM closings from the winter storm.

State-Funded Nonprofit Paid 2 Directors $433k in 2010

The state of Rhode Island gave $2 million to a private, non-profit in 2010 to invest in technology businesses and paid its two managing directors, Richard Horan...

Cranston Prayer Controversy: What will it Cost?

The debate over whether to remove a prayer banner from the auditorium at Cranston West High School has sparked controversy, and one factor in that...

UPDATED: Storm Closings

Updated for 9:30 am on Saturday - here is what is closed or delayed.

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