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Finneran: Awe, Part 1

We live in humdrum times, or so it seems. Eric the Red, Magellan, Columbus, Cook, and da Gama took their voyages of discovery many moons...

UPDATED: RI Legislator Accused of Sexual Harassment—During Sexual Harassment Training

(L) Representative Walsh and Representative Perez (R)

Rhode Island State Representative Ramon Perez is being accused of inappropriate behavior during sexual harassment training by fellow State Representative Moira Walsh on Wednesday night.

Senator Reed’s Tweet About Bipartisanship Not Supported by Georgetown Ranking

U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)

U.S. Senator Jack Reed claimed that fellow Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse works across the political aisle in a "bipartisan spirit," after Whitehouse nabbed...

Sen. Doyle Resigns Due to “Struggle With Alcohol”

James Doyle

Senator James Doyle has resigned from the office of Senator in the General Assembly effective on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.

RI Senate Candidate Keith Opposes PawSox Stadium Deal

Rhode Island Senate candidate Jonathan Keith has announced his opposition to the PawSox Stadium deal. He is also urging Senator Hanna Gallo to take stance...

Riley: What Elorza Needs to Tell Us in 2018

Jorge Elorza

For several years now, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza has made many promises regarding pension funding and the City of Providence. When elected, he highlighted his...

Horowitz: Trump Gives Dems Winning Hand Unless They Overplay It

Rob Horowitz

Fire and Fury, Michael Wolff’s new book about the Trump White House, paints a now all too familiar portrait of a president...

Patriot Great Campaigns For Elizabeth Warren’s Opponent

Matt Light

Former New England Patriot Matt Light will campaign for Elizabeth Warren’s opponent Geoff Diehl in the upcoming race for the United States Senate...

R.W. Alley: “2018 Blows In”

R.W. Alley, the award-winning illustrator of Paddington Bear offers his GoLocal weekly political cartoon.

Sunday Political Brunch: The Irish Connection - January 7, 2018

Mark Curtis

It was apparent in my trip to Ireland, that there is still great reverence for U.S. President John F. Kennedy. While there have been...

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not? - January 5, 2018

Every Friday, GoLocalProv breaks down who is rising and who is falling in Rhode Island politics, business, and sports. 

Bishop: Blizzard Whining

It’s been two months since National Grid restored power to 155,000 customers in a remarkable 4 days following ‘hurricane Gina’ in southeastern New...

Finneran: The Work of Christmas

Tomorrow, Saturday, January 6th is the Feast of the Epiphany, also known as Little Christmas.

Capri Catanzaro: 18 to Watch in 2018

Capri Catanzaro, one of the 18 to watch in 2018

The Rhode Island Progressive Democrats of America's Policy Director is asking questions, and taking names -- and a pledge from candidates who are seeking...

Democratic Party’s 10 Terrible Actions Taken By Trump Administration Over The Last 2 Weeks

The Democratic National Committee has released a list of 10 "terrible actions" taken by President Donald Trump and his administration. 

PHOTOS: Opening of the 2018 Session - Inside the State House

Speaker Nick Mattiello - all smiles on opening day

GoLocal’s photographer Richard McCaffrey captured the opening day with a collection of photos -- the first day of the session is always...

Riley: Rhode Island to Contribute More to Pensions, Providence Still in Fantasy Land

Seth Magaziner

Recent public reporting citing the Rhode Island Treasurer’s Office announcement of an actuarial valuation report of the state pension system shows significant deterioration...

RI General Assembly Cancels Thursday Session Due to Snowstorm

The Rhode Island General Assembly has canceled their session on Thursday due to the snowstorm that is expected to bring as much as 12 inches of...

Horowitz: 5 Reasons for New Year’s Optimism

Rob Horowitz

For the past five years, I’ve written a New Year’s column listing reasons for optimism (click here to see how I...

17 Best MINDSETTERS™ and Columns of 2017

It was a year of lively debate both nationally and in Rhode Island. The following are 17 of the best columns and MINDSETTER™ pieces of 2017.

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