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NEW: Mayor-Elect Elorza Retains Public Safety Commissioner and Chief of Police—Elorza today announced his decision to retain Public…

Friday Financial Five – December 19th, 2014—Congress finally approved retroactive individual tax breaks

PODCAST: RI Experts on Implications of Sony Pictures Losing Cyber War—RI experts weight in on Sony Pictures

Belisle Family Friends Ask For Help as Nancy Battles Cancer—Dave Belisle's wife Nancy Battles Cancer, Friends ask…

New Year, New Start: Education and Opportunity in 2015—Once again the New Year is around the…

RE/MAX of New England: Pending Sales in Rhode Island are the Highest in the Region—RE/MAX of New England's November Monthly Housing Report…

RI Fatal Police Incidents - See the Cases—See the incidents of killings by local law…

NEW: Mollis Confirms Maximum Fine in Zaccagnino Lobbying Case—Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis sent a…

Boston Celtics and BENRUS Announce New Marketing Partnership—The Boston Celtics announced their new partnership with…

 
 
 

Carol Anne Costa: People, Packaging and Polymers

I am an unabashed child of the 60’s, I cut my teeth on movies like “ Born Free” (oh, how I adored Elsa),...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Matt Fecteau: The Cold War Ended, So Should the Embargo

Once upon a time, the embargo had a purpose. During the Cold War, in 1959, the Marxist-Leninist inspired Fidel Castro overthrew the corrupt, US-backed government...

Michael Riley: Trust Chafee? I Don’t Think So

The City and Towns in Rhode Island have had 5 years of positive capital markets tailwinds that should have produced windfall profits strengthening their pension plans...

Horowitz: Game-Changing Global Climate Change Agreement Reached

Rob Horowitz

For the first time ever, nearly all the nations of the world have now agreed to put their country on a path to reducing the...

Russ Moore: RhodeMap RI, Full of Fury, But Insignificant

Governor Chafee

If you didn't know any better, you'd have thought the sky had fallen last Thursday after the state planning commission adopted the RhodeMap...

2015 Mayoral Inauguration and Program of Events Announced

Cranston Street Armory

Jorge Elorza will be inaugurated as the 38th mayor of Providence on January 5, 2015 on the steps of City Hall, with a One Providence Inaugural Celebration...

Guest MINDSETTER™ Christi Reiss: Beyond the East Side: Different Post-Mortem of Cianci’s Defeat

Buddy Cianci, affectionately known as the “Prince of Providence,” gained his celebrity status as a powerhouse of the city’s politics.

Guest MINDSETTER™Leah Towe: Winning the Future

For us Millenials, the gratification of knowing that we are voting for those we love and care about rather than that paycheck that we haven...

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?

Every Friday, Golocal's Russ Moore breaks down who's rising and falling in RI politics, business, and everything RI.

Finneran: Hope Comes Alive

It happened two nights ago, after dark. It was dinner time in most homes and I suppose the perps’ intent was to catch as...

NEW: Morales, Kwan and Narducci on Elorza Transition Team

Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza

Mayor-elect Jorge Elorza today announced his One Providence Steering Committee – a diverse group of 29 community leaders who will lead the work of ten transition...

Pam Gencarella: What’s All the Fuss About RhodeMap RI?  If You Like Your Municipality, Keep It

Like many of his policies, Governor Chafee’s answer to economic development, RhodeMap RI, is under a lot of pressure.

Michael Riley: Rhode Island Leaders Only Need to Focus on Two Things

This is a personal plea for a simple and intense focus on two items that will create a much more welcoming environment for people and...

Horowitz: Doing Good Creates Opportunities to Do Well

Rob Horowitz

As we struggle as a society to continue to offer broad and widely available paths to realizing the American Dream, new research highlights a strong...

Russell Moore: In Providence, Bankruptcy is a Solution

Given Providence's unsustainable unfunded liabilities, Providence might need to turn to bankruptcy.

NEW: Raimondo to Nominate Lt. Governor Roberts for Secretary of Health and Human Services

Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts

Governor-elect Gina Raimondo has announced she intends to nominate Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts to the post of Secretary of the Executive Office of Health...

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not?

Gina Raimondo

Every Friday, Golocal's Russ Moore breaks down who is rising and falling in politics, media, and everything else Rhode Island.

Carol Anne Costa: History, Housing, and Humans

When income inequality, rising housing costs, and shrinking housing stock combine with huge unemployment numbers, a stagnant minimum wage scale, and an overall lack of...

RI Battles Over Police Body Cameras

Providence leaders and community members are divided over the potential use of police body cameras, following President Barack Obama's proposal Monday of a ...

NEW: Governor-elect Raimondo Re-appoints Coit to DEM

Janet Coit

Governor-elect Gina Raimondo today announced she intends to re-appoint Department of Environmental Management Director Janet L. Coit and will submit her name to the State...

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