Donald Sweitzer

NEW: Former IGT Chairman Sweitzer Named Treasurer of Democratic Governors Association

Recently retired IGT Chairman Donald Sweitzer has been named Treasurer of the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) by… Read More


UPDATED: Prov Councilman Taken To Hospital, Fane Veto Override Vote Postponed

The Providence City Council postponed the vote Tuesday afternoon to override Mayor Jorge Elorza's veto on the variance… Read More


Judge Will Smith issued the TRO

Fed Judge Issues Order on $10M Scam by Federal Hill Business Owner, Wife & Another

The United State Attorney in Providence is pursuing a civil complaint again the owner of Federal Hill’s Tammany Hall,… Read More


Jack Lyle

Representative-Elect Lyle Calls for Independent Commission on 38 Studios

Representative-Elect Jack Lyle (R-District 46) joined GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle on LIVE, where he spoke to… Read More


New England Colleges See Double-Digit Rise in Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees in public colleges across New England have risen by 16% at community colleges and 10% at four-year public… Read More


Schartner Says Newport Will Become a Innovation Center on GoLocal LIVE’s Business Monday

The launch of Innovate Newport is just months away and its new director Tuni Schartner is a woman on a mission spreading the… Read More


BBB warns of gift card scams

BBB Warns of Gift Card Scams During Holiday Season

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, the Better Business Bureau is warning shoppers to be aware of gift card… Read More


Obituary: Oakley, a Newport Businesswoman and Owner of Viking Tours Passes

Karen A. Oakley, a Newport businesswoman, world traveler, and dedicated volunteer, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully,… Read More


In 2016 and 2018 Nextar's PAC gave nearly exclusively to GOP PACs including Trump's

WPRI’S Parent Co. Nexstar Pumps Hundreds of Thousands into GOP Coffers, Ch-12 Exec is PAC Donor

Nexstar -- WPRI 12's parent company --  is poised to become the biggest local television group in the United States,… Read More


EDITORIAL: Fane Tower Battle and Delays Unveil Deep Flaws in 195 Development

At the end of the day, it cost $1 billion to move I-195. The project that has taken decades was intended to provide the land… Read More


Len Lardaro

Lardaro Report: “Virtually Nothing to Cheer About” in October

While the third quarter of 2018 was disappointing, the fourth quarter started out in a manner that can only be described as… Read More


Robert Whitcomb, columnist

Whitcomb: Raimondo Lunch; Sugar-Coat Carbon Taxes; Nasty Campaigner; Two Memoirs; It’s Not a Busines

Robert Whitcomb's weekly examination of everything that is important. Only Whitcomb offers such a collection of insights… Read More


Uber Files Papers for IPO and May Buy Bird or Lime Scooter Company

The New York Times is reporting that on Thursday Uber confidentially filed paperwork on Thursday to go public.… Read More


Smart Benefits: Reduce Winter Weather Workplace Risks

With winter weather here, it’s time to prepare to prevent injuries at the workplace. And OSHA has some good tips to… Read More


Bill Thirsk PHOTO: Twitter

Brown Names Tech Leader Thirsk Chief Digital & Information Officer

Leading information technology expert Bill Thirsk has been named Brown University’s chief digital and… Read More


Michele Caprio

Former Head of Providence Realtors Joins Residential Properties

Residential Properties has announced that the former head of the Providence Realtors Michele Caprio has joined its team… Read More


Council now has the votes to override to Elorza's veto.

UPDATED: Providence Council Moves to Override Elorza’s Fane Tower Veto

GoLocalProv.com has secured a copy of a letter signed by eight members of the Providence City Council forcing a special… Read More


13 Restaurants That Recently Closed in RI - Natural Progression or a Trend?

With restaurants closing in Rhode Island lately -- is it just the natural business trend or is there an emerging pattern?… Read More


RIDOT to expand Newport Bridge project

RIDOT to Expand Pell Bridge Project Following $20 Million Grant

The RIDOT has announced that they are expanding the Pell Bridge ramp project following a $20 million grant secured by Senator… Read More


Cranston School Department taps controversial collection agency

Cranston Schools Hire Controversial Collection Agency for Outstanding Lunch Bills

GoLocalProv.com has learned that the Cranston School Committee has hired a controversial national collection agency… Read More