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25 Great Last Minute Local Gifts in RI—Still haven’t finished your Christmas shopping? Check out…

NEW: RWU Moving into Former 38 Studios Offices in Providence—Roger Williams University has agreed to a 12-year…

Guest MINDSETTER™ Justin Katz: Edwards Dances Around the Fact That I’m Right—It’s tempting to go line by line through…

Sky Chiefs to Host Holiday Hoops Clinic at Providence Country Day—Sky Chiefs to host hoops clinic at Providence…

Americans Identifying Race Relations as a Top Issue Sharply Rises According to Gallup Poll—Gallup released results from a new poll on…

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

NEW: Brown University Names Cliatt New VP for Communications—Brown Names Cass Cliatt VP for Communications

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

NEW: Forum on ‘Ferguson and Beyond’ to be Held on South Side on Saturday—A forum on Ferguson will be held at…

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

 
 
 

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

Who's rising and who's falling in Rhode Island, politics, business, and sports?

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 ...

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