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Protect Clean Water Necessary for Good Health and Strong Economy—Two decades ago, Boston Harbor was widely considered…

The Scoop: RI GOP Blasts Raimondo/Reed Commercial, Lynch Called for Pierson Resignation, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

RI’s Best Upscale Pizza Places—We begin our two-week look at Rhode Island's…

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,…

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

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

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

 
 
 

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...

NEW: Providence Orders Parking Ban, School Delay

The city of Providence has issued a parking ban, school delay and storm precautions for Hurricane Irene, which is expected to enter the region Saturday...

NEW: President Declares Emergency

President Barack Obama has granted Governor Lincoln Chafee's request for a declaration of disaster emergency in anticipation of Hurricane Irene. The President has ordered...

40 Percent Of Providence Schools Could Be Failing

As many as “14 or 15” Providence public schools may be labeled “persistently low-achieving” and in need of intervention by February, the city...

FM Global: Hurricane Irene Could Cause More Damage Than Katrina

With the state bracing for Hurricane Irene, a Johnston-based insurance company with offices worldwide is warning that property damage for the storm could surpass that...

Reform, Not Replace Public Education

GoLocalProv Guest MINDSETTER™ Daniel Wall offer the other side of the argument around building a Mayoral Academy in Cranston.

EXCLUSIVE: Former Mayoral Candidate Was Behind Cranston Robocalls

A former Mayoral candidate is claiming responsibility for the robocall that went out to thousands of Cranston residents over the past week.

NEW: Governor Declares State Of Emergency

Governor Chafee has declared a state of emergency effective immediately as the state braces for Hurricane Irene.

Campaign Donors Fill 195 Commission

The commission comprised to help oversee one of the most valuable land development opportunities in state history is filled with members that have contributed thousands...

Providence Residents Planning Car Tax Rally

After hundreds of angry Warwick residents turned out at City Hall to voice their displeasure with the city’s decision to lower its car...

NEW: General Assembly Names Redistricting Commission

The 18-member reapportionment commission must make its recommendations to the General Assembly by January 15, 2012 and the 2012 elections will reflect the changes.

BREAKING: WPRO Hires Doreen Costa

State Rep. Doreen Costa has taken a job with WPRO, the station’s program director Paul Giammarco has confirmed.

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