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RI Winter “Do-Over Day” to Take Place April 18—As this harsh winter draws to a very…

Russell Moore: RI Government’s Culture of Secrecy—Russell Moore: RI Government's Culture of Secrecy

Dr. Downtown’s 10 Best Modernist Buildings in Providence—The ten best modernist buildings in Providence is…

Rhode Island Ranked Worst State for Doctors—Today is National Doctor Day.

Smart Benefits: New FMLA Spouse Definition Now In Effect—On February 25, the Department of Labor issued…

5 Ways to Simplify Meal Preparation—5 Ways to Simplify Meal Preparation

College Admissions: 5 Admission Factors You Can’t Predict—As the last few colleges release admission decisions…

PC Friars Hockey Heads to Frozen Four—Friars advance to Frozen Four, beating Denver 4-1

URI and Coach Dan Hurley Agree to Contract Extension—Dan Hurley signs extension with URI

PC Hockey Holds On for 7-5 Win Over Miami (Ohio)—Friars hockey beats Miami 7-5



Where are the Big Ideas to Fix Rhode Island’s Economy?

Where are the big ideas to fix RI's economy? From the Governor, to business and political experts, perspectives vary.

With Rhode Island's unemployment rate the lowest its been since 2008, but a top economist calling the state's… Read More



NEW: Providence Police Officers Disciplined in John Prince Case

NEW: Providence Police Officers Disciplined in John Prince Case

The Providence Police Department has disciplined two police officers following an internal investigation into the cell phone… Read More



NEW: PARCC Opt-Out Legislation to be Heard in House Committee on Wednesday

Legislation to allow parents and guardians of students in RI schools to opt out of the Partnership for the Assessment of… Read More



Providence Journal Publishes Social Security Number on the Front Page

The ramifications of GateHouse Media cutting copy editors at the Providence Journal may have hit its most significant impact… Read More



RI Winter “Do-Over Day” to Take Place April 18

Andy Moffit, Gina Raimondo

Rhode Island's First Gentleman Andy Moffit will join with Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau President… Read More



Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter Four

Between 1986 and 2006, Rhode Island ran a gauntlet of scandals that exposed corruption and aroused public rage. Protesters… Read More



Russell Moore: RI Government’s Culture of Secrecy

GoLocalProv's Russell Moore points out that the recent major news stories in RI have had a common denominator: government… Read More



slides: Dr. Downtown’s 10 Best Modernist Buildings in Providence

The ten best modernist buildings in Providence is a difficult list for Dr. Downtown to compile. 



Personal Tech for Women: 5 Things You Need To Know About Apps For On-Demand Services

Apps like Instacart deliver groceries right to your doorstep.

Before drones start parking our cars, delivering our groceries and cleaning our homes, we’ll have to settle for… Read More



Smart Benefits: New FMLA Spouse Definition Now In Effect

On February 25, the Department of Labor issued a Final Rule revising the definition of spouse under the Family and Medical… Read More



PC Friars Hockey Heads to Frozen Four

Jon Gillies

The Providence College Friars defeated Denver 4-1 in the NCAA Tournament's East Regional Final on Sunday… Read More



URI and Coach Dan Hurley Agree to Contract Extension

Dan Hurley

The University of Rhode Island has reached a contract extension and restructure with head basketball coach Dan Hurley,… Read More



Two RI Public Officials Post Hate Speech – Is There Any Repercussion?

A new controversial Facebook allegedly posted by a Woonsocket public official has come to light, following a post by a… Read More



PC Hockey Holds On for 7-5 Win Over Miami (Ohio)

Jon Gillies

The Providence College Friars men's hockey team defeated Miami of Ohio 7-5 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.



Rowe Lifts Revs To First Win Of 2015

The Revs won their first match of 2015, 2-1

Behind two goals from Kelyn Rowe, the New England Revolution gathered their first win of 2015



NEW: Raimondo Makes Case for New Rhode Island School Building Authority

Governor Raimondo

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo toured Newport's Pell Elementary School on Friday -- the last school constructed… Read More



Stalking, Pay-to-Play, and E-Cig Safety: This Week at the State House

Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello

From bills outlawing GPS stalking and dealing with fraudulant benefit payments, to bills aimed at boosting Rhode Island's… Read More



Fund Established for Family of Girl Killed by RIPTA Bus

9 year old Ani Emdijan, was struck and killed by a RIPTA bus on her way to school Thursday morning.

A GoFundMe site has been established to raise funds for the family of 9 year old Ani Emdijan, who was struck and… Read More



slides: GoLocal’s All-Rhode Island 2014-15 Division I Hoop Teams

Dyami Starks

With Rhode Island's 2014-15 college basketball season over, GoLocalProv has compiled a list of the best players in… Read More



City Council to Consider Major Overhaul of Providence Tax Breaks

The Providence City Council is slated to address changes to tax stabilization agreements in the city, and debate is centered… Read More



Could Jack Reed be the Next Democratic Leader in the U.S. Senate?

Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)

The announcement by U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to retire has set off a mammoth re-shuffling in the… Read More



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

Every Friday, GoLocalProv's Russ Moore breaks down who is rising and who is falling in RI politics, business, and sports.



slides: 13 Nonprofit Execs Receive RI Foundation Fellowships

The 2015 Rhode Island Foundation Fellows.

Thirteen nonprofit executives have been named 2015 Rhode Island Foundation Fellows as part of a leadership… Read More



Friday Financial Five – March 27, 2015

If a household examined projected cash flow for the next ten years and forecast a deficit every year, it might be… Read More



Providence Police to Host Fundraiser Benefitting Kids With Cancer

The Providence Police will be hosting a Fundraiser on Saturday, March 28 at 1 p.m. to help raise money for their "Cops For… Read More



Rhode Island Ranked Worst State for Doctors

Personal finance website WalletHub has released a report ranking all fifty states and Washington D.C. for their… Read More



5 Ways to Simplify Meal Preparation

Ever wonder what it would be like to open your fridge to find a full week of healthy, delicious food that’s prepped and… Read More



College Admissions: 5 Admission Factors You Can’t Predict

As the last few colleges release admission decisions this week, many families are puzzled by outcomes. 



slides: 25 Spring Getaways in New England for under $150

Photo Credit: Flickr - Mirai

The snow is finally melting away and spring is officially upon us.



10 Things You Can Buy for $2 Besides the Providence Journal

The Providence Journal recently raised the price of the newspaper by a whopping 100-percent! The Providence Journal… Read More



Fit for Life: The Ride of Your Life…

Matt Espeut

Are you willing to accept everything the way it is? Or, do you think you can change things that are undesirable in your… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Expert: Weekend Jewelry

At one time, nearly every Providence family worked in the jewelry industry and fortunately, Rhode Island still holds the… Read More



Huestis: Astronomical Events Determine Easter Observance

Last month we explored the reason for the seasons. The motion of the heavens is a precise clock and calendar that can be used… Read More



5 Live Music Musts - March 27, 2015

Kacey Musgraves Plays Lupo's Tonight

As the Spring music season heats up, we check in with some old friends as well as some new artists on “5 Live.”… Read More



Providence International Arts Festival Coming in June

FirstWorks and The City of Providence announced Thursday that the Providence International Arts Festival will take place… Read More



RI International Film Festival to Honor Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn

Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival will celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary actor Anthony Quinn with a… Read More



Festival Ballet Providence to End Season with Debut of New Works

Vilia Putrius and Mindaugas Bauzys in Egidijus Domeika's Spring

Festival Ballet Providence will top off its 2014-2015 season with Rhode Island and world premieres by new and veteran… Read More



Finneran: Eight Items or Less

It happened again. Just yesterday. Twice!! I don’t mind food shopping at all. In fact I like it. For me it’s a… Read More



Providence College to Host 11th Relay For Life Event

Providence College will host its eleventh Relay for Life event in the Peterson Center on March 27 from 6pm-4am. Over the past… Read More



The Cellar: Value in the Langue’ Part II

Last week I featured an outstanding red wine from France’s Languedoc region. This week I thought I would throw another… Read More



Providence’s Most Hipster Neighborhoods

Hipsters are like buttered popcorn-flavored jelly beans - you either love them or hate them. There is no in between. Some… Read More



The Rolling Stones’ Lisa Fischer Coming to Park Theatre

Lisa FIscher Plays Cranston's Park Theatre April 4.

You may not recognize her name, but you’ve definitely heard her sing.



Woonsocket’s Connecting For Children and Families Kick Off $1.2M Fundraiser

Connecting for Children and Families is moving into the public phase of a $1.2 million Beacon of Hope Fundraising… Read More



Leather Storrs: Why You Should Stop Buying Salad Dressing

Spring cleaning should include the fridge, even if it’s just for inventory. My suspicion is that, like me, you’ve… Read More



Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees

Image: CP Storm/Flickr

The Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame announced its class of inductees for 2015 on Wednesday morning. The Hall of… Read More



video: Alex and Ani, Celtics Team Up for New Arts Studio at Roger Williams Middle School

Boston Celtics Forward Brandon Bass, Team President Rich Gotham, Legend Dana Barros, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Alex… Read More



Rhode Island State House to Recognize April as Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

On April 1, the State House will recognize April as ‘Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month’ for the fourth… Read More



It’s All About Education: After School Programs Make a Difference

Lauri Lee

Over 10 million children attend an afterschool program in the United States today, up more than 50% since a decade ago. In… Read More



Newport Manners & Etiquette: Family Relationships

March madness etiquette relationship questions about adult children and in-laws came in with a fury to Didi Lorillard at… Read More



Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Baked Pasta Pasticcio

There are many different variations of this delicious dish. Ingredients vary wildly depending upon regional traditions and… Read More



video: Awesome Aerial Footage of Providence

Now you can finally get a true bird's-eye view of Providence.



NBC’s The Voice: Potenza Continues Winning Ways

Smithfield native Sarah Potenza continued her dominance last night on NBC’s The Voice. Potenza wowed her coach Blake… Read More



General Assembly to Honor WWII Times Square “Kissing Sailor”

photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt

George Mendonça of Middletown was in New York City’s Times Square where he was celebrating V-J Day on Aug.… Read More



Organize + Energize: 10 Ways to Simplify Your Laundry

It spills onto the floor of the laundry room. It’s overflowing in hampers, and it’s taking over your dining room… Read More



10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - March 24

Sparky 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.