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The Top 30 Highest Paid Municipal Bosses - See the List—From chiefs of staff to chief executives, see…

NEW: RI Sec. of State Gorbea Releases “Restart Rhode Island” Report—Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea's Transition Committee released…

GoLocalProv Interview: Sarah Potenza of The Voice—Sarah Potenza is on a roll...

Rickman To Host “Value of the Book” Workshop on March 7 in Providence—Ray Rickman will be hosting a value of…

Sen. Reed, Others to Read to Preschoolers For Books Are Wings—Books Are Wings to visit 5 schools across…

URI Falls 60-59 to Davidson in A-10 Thriller—Rams fall 60-59 to Davidson

Carol Anne Costa: There’s No Crying in Baseball - A Team of Our Own—“There’s No Crying in Baseball!” Am I right?

It’s All About Education: How Vaccination Affects Schools – and Society—Vaccination used to be something that a patient…

Saul Kaplan: Has Personalized Medicine Finally Arrived?—Did you see the recent news that the…

Newport Manners + Etiquette: The Blue Tuxedo + Other Updates—Wedding etiquette on trend with colorful tuxedos

 
 
 
 

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RI’s Highest Paid Municipal Bosses

At least 150 department heads, top aides, and other city and town leaders in Rhode Island earn six figures or more,… Read More

 

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slides: The Top 30 Highest Paid Municipal Bosses - See the List

From chiefs of staff to chief executives, see which local municipal officials in Rhode Island are paid the most. 

 

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NEW: Raimondo Announces Formation of Working Group to Reinvent Medicaid in RI

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signs an executive order establishing a

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed an executive order on Wednesday establishing a "Working Group to Reinvent… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: RI Sec. of State Gorbea Releases “Restart Rhode Island” Report

Nellie Gorbea

Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea's Transition Committee released its "Restart Rhode Island" report on Thursday.

 

Politics

Jencunas: Providence PawSox Stadium - Boon or Bust?

Depending on who you ask, the proposed move of the Pawtucket Red Sox to Providence is either the next Providence Place Mall… Read More

 

Business

Real-Time Tracking: RI’s Publicly Traded Companies

Track Rhode Island's major publicly traded companies with GoLocalProv and FindTheBest's new, real-time interactive… Read More

 

Sports

The $20 Million Preserve OPEN, is Announced and Dubbed, “Greatest Day in Golf”

(L-R) Chairman of The Preserve, Paul Mihailides, CEO of BENRUS, Giovanni Feroce, Dir of Operations, PGA, Troy Pare and NEPGA's Mike Higgins

The Preserve OPEN was announced on Wednesday and called the “Greatest Day in Golf.” The PGA open tournament… Read More

 

Sports

slides: URI Falls 60-59 to Davidson in A-10 Thriller

Hassan Martin

The URI Rams (19-7, 11-4 A-10)  fell 60-59 to (20-6, 11-4 A-10) Davidson on Wednesday night at the Ryan Center. The loss… Read More

 

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Carol Anne Costa: There’s No Crying in Baseball - A Team of Our Own

“There’s No Crying in Baseball!” Am I right? Newsflash... there has been lots of crying in baseball this… Read More

 

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Director Michael Fine to Resign from Dept. of Health

Dr. Michael Fine, Director of RI Dept. of Health

Governor Gina Raimondo announced the resignation of Dr. Michael Fine, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health… Read More

 

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slides: See the 50 Cafeterias with the Most Health Violations

See the 50 cafeterias with the highest number of health code violations from 2012 through 2014.  These inspections were… Read More

 

Politics

Giannini: Public Servants Deserve Our Thanks, Not Derision

No doubt this has been one of the worst winters we have seen in a long time.  Not only because of a repeated snow… Read More

 

Business

Saul Kaplan: Has Personalized Medicine Finally Arrived?

Did you see the recent news that the FDA has approved the first direct-to-consumer genetic test in the U.S.? Can you say… Read More

 

Sports

Senator Ruggerio Introduces Bill Requiring Defibrillators in all Middle & High Schools

Sen. Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio

Senate Majority Leader Dominick J. Ruggerio has introduced a bill that requires defibrillators in all middle and high schools… Read More

 

Sports

slides: 13 Threes Help #6 Villanova Blow Out #25 PC 89-61

Tyler Harris

The #25 Providence College Friars (19-9, 9-6 Big East) fell 89-61 to (26-2, 13-2 Big East) #6 Villanova on Tuesday… Read More

 

Business

Birthdates Bring Keno Luck

A Woonsocket woman began playing the same numbers for Keno using the birthdates of her grandparents and two children. This… Read More

 

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PODCAST: 50 RI School Cafeterias with the Most Health Code Violations

A review of over 350 cafeterias in Rhode Island by GoLocalProv has found thousands of health violations at schools and… Read More

 

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EXCLUSIVE: Allens Ave Scrap Yard Exceeds Environmental Standards, Claims Petition

Following the news that the new Paw Sox owners are potentially eyeing the Providence waterfront for a new ballpark, a… Read More

 

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New Owners Don’t Rule Out Public Funding For New Providence PawSox Stadium

The new ownership group of the Pawtucket Red Sox hasn’t ruled out using public financing to fund their… Read More

 

Politics

Horowitz: Giuliani Keeps Digging—And Its Not Helping

Rob Horowitz

Refusing to apologize and only backing down a little. Rudy Giuliani keeps making matters even worse, by ham-handed efforts to… Read More

 

Politics

Former Mayor Taveras Joins Boston Law Firm

He had ups and downs as Mayor of Providence and now Angel Taveras is leaving to work for a Boston law firm. 

 

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Rep. Hull Calls For African-American Community Liaison To Providence Mayor’s Office

Rep. Ray Hull

State Representative Raymond Hull petitioned Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza Tuesday requesting the appointment of a… Read More

 

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Pawtucket Mayor Says PawSox Move is “Devastating”

Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien confirmed to GoLocalProv Monday that the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox plan to move the… Read More

 

Politics

Riley: Institutional Investor Gives Bad Grades to RI’s Hedge Fund Picks

Gina Raimondo

February 2015 has seen a big rally in the Stock Markets around the world helping stem the losses in our Pension Funds… Read More

 

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NEW: City Council President Aponte “Excited” at Prospect of PawSox Coming to Providence

City Council President Luis Aponte reacted with excitement Monday at the prospect of the Pawtucket Red Sox moving into… Read More

 

Lifestyle

GoLocalProv Interview: Sarah Potenza of The Voice

Sarah Potenza

Sarah Potenza is on a roll. Earlier this week, the Rhode Island native became a household name on The Voice,… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Rickman To Host “Value of the Book” Workshop on March 7 in Providence

Ray Rickman will be hosting a value of the book workshop on Saturday, March 7 from 12-1:30 p.m. at Knight Memorial Library… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Sen. Reed, Others to Read to Preschoolers For Books Are Wings

Senator Jack Reed

On Monday, March 2, Senator Jack Reed along with student-athletes from Brown and Bryant Universities and volunteers from… Read More

 

Food

Leather Storrs: Organic Gardening and The Power of Poop

The subject of fecal transplanting seems a suicide intro for a food column. And yet, the very fact that we have progressed to… Read More

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: How Vaccination Affects Schools – and Society

Lauri Lee

Vaccination used to be something that a patient (or his or her parent) decided upon with the guidance of a doctor. It was… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Newport Manners + Etiquette: The Blue Tuxedo + Other Updates

Wedding etiquette on trend with colorful tuxedos, what to know about shirttail etiquette, suspenders, and what the British… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms

Vegan stuffed mushrooms are a vegetarian take on the traditional stuffed mushroom recipe, which is usually laden with… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

Alex And Ani Charity By Design Donates $20 Million in Four Years

Alex and Ani of Cranston has announced that their Charity By Design division has awarded $20-million since it… Read More

 

Lifestyle

New “Gilded” Age Hotel coming to Newport

Interior of a Gilded guest room, via gildedhotel.com

Lark Hotels has announced the opening of a new theme hotel in Newport in time for the tourist season. "Gilded" is “a… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Composer Philip Glass Performing, Speaking in Providence This Week

Renowned composer Philip Glass will be visiting and performing in Providence this Wednesday and Thursday.  FirstWorks,… Read More

 

Lifestyle

RI Native Shines on The Voice

Singer-Songwriter Sarah Potenza

Rhode Island native Sarah Potenza has quite the voice. Over the last few days, America has discovered what many locals… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: 5 Reasons You Procrastinate

You have a project you’ve wanted to tackle. You’ve been procrastinating forever. Why do you think you… Read More

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - Feb. 24

Riley and others need homes

Calling all animal lovers! If you're on the lookout for a new pet for you or your family, look no further.

 

Lifestyle

Book Signing and Fundraiser to Benefit Local Boy With Muscular Dystrophy

All proceeds from the event will go Benjamin and his family to help cover the costs of a wheelchair accessible van.

New York Times bestselling author and one of Oprah Winfrey’s “Top 30 Women Writers” Jenna Blum will be… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: BENRUS Opens First Store

BENRUS, the lifestyle brand with roots going back to World War II, has launched its first store. The resurection of the… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: 5 Ways To Survive College Decision Season

March decision season is about to commence for seniors. Each day, students will stalk the mailman, check their in-boxes a… Read More

 

Lifestyle

WATCH: RI Native to Appear Monday on “The Voice” Season Premiere

Sarah Potenza

Watch the sneak preview of RI Native Sarah Potenza's appearance on NBC's singing talent competition.

 

Lifestyle

Oscar Night: Rhode Island’s Academy Award Connections

Rhode Island has more connections to the Academy Awards than you might think. 

 

Lifestyle

slides: 20 Things To Look Forward To This Spring In New England

It might not feel like it, but spring is only weeks away. March 20 officially marks the first day of spring, and we've… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit For Life: The Magic Bullet

Matt Espeut

I found it! The magic bullet. The one component of exercise that is guaranteed to work. It will get you fitter, faster,… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Expert: Spring’s New Palette

For believers, spring IS coming. And if so, it will bring a bold new palette in makeup. The fresh colors are unflinching but… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Hope Springs Eternal

Admit it. Somewhere deep inside a garden blooms. A sweet garden, one innocent, pure, full of goodness and joy is… Read More

 

Health

slides: 10 Tips to Finally Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking is tough.  That is an understatement, but there really is not a better way to put it. 

 

Lifestyle

Is Brown Grad Emma Watson Dating Prince Harry?

Emma Watson and Prince Harry

Harry Potter actress and Brown University graduate Emma Watson and Prince Harry of England have secretly been dating… Read More

 

Lifestyle

5 Live Music Musts - February 20, 2015

Travis Tritt plays a special solo acoustic show tomorrow at the Stadium Theatre in Woonsocket

Today marks the 12th anniversary of the Station Fire, a tragic moment in Rhode Island history. As the night of February 20th… Read More

 

Lifestyle

RI Ranks Worst in Nation for “Social Well Being”

Rhode Island ranks worst in the nation in “social well being,” according to an index released Thursday… Read More

 

Food

Providence Neighborhoods With The Most Bars

Wondering which neighborhoods in Providence have the most places to pop in for a pint? GoLocalProv has teamed up… Read More

 

Lifestyle

New Ranking: Providence Has The “Best” Strip Clubs In Southern New England

Providence had 5 of the top 10 strip clubs in Southern New England, according to a new ranking by food, drink, and travel… Read More

 

Lifestyle

AAA Travel Marketplace to Take Place March 6-8

The 12th Annual AAA Travel Marketplace is taking place between March 6 and 8 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA.

 

Lifestyle

GoLocalProv Interviews George Thorogood - Rock Legend Coming to Cranston

George Thorogood Plays Cranston's Park Theatre March 8.

George Thorogood knows a little bit about Rock and Roll. The veteran rock and roller and his longtime band The… Read More

 
 
 
 
 
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