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Legislation for Mattiello Constituent and Big Political Donor Comes Under Fire As Anti-Business

Speaker Nick Mattiello

A bill for a Cranston insurance man who is a close political supporter of Speaker Nick Mattiello and Representative Scott… Read More



How Some of the Richest Men in America Got Millions, Divided a State…Enter Lucchino (PART II)

Larry Lucchino

After Jim Skeffington died in May of 2015, Larry Lucchino took over as the frontman and leader for the millionaires and… Read More



Whitcomb: Border Wars; Ninth Inning for the PawSox? Kochs Derail Public Transit; Small Real Retail

Robert Whitcomb, columnist

GoLocal columnist and former Providence Journal Editorial Page Editor Robert Whitcomb joins GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle… Read More



Diocese of Providence Issues Statement in Response to Fraud Lawsuit

Bishop Tobin

Finally, days after the receiver for the failed St. Joseph Pension fund filed massive lawsuits in both State and Federal… Read More



R.W. Alley: “At RI General Assembly - Men Win, Women Lose”

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



195 Commission Land Change for Fane Tower Gets Approved by General Assembly

Fane Tower

Jason Fane's proposed 46-story tower moved one step closer Saturday night as the General Assembly passed legislation… Read More



The Perils of a Political Strategy Disconnect - Sunday Political Brunch June 24, 2018

Mark Curtis

You can’t escape the debate this past week over border enforcement and the family separation policy. I’ll leave… Read More


Live Videos

Highlights of 2018 newportFILM Summer Season to Include “Studio 54” at Rosecliff, and More

Kathryn Allred

Kathryn Allred, the Marketing Director for newportFILM, joined GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle at the 23rd Annual Newport… Read More



Bruins Add 5 Players on Day 2 of NHL Draft

Jakub Lauko was one of five players selected by the Bruins on day 2 of the NHL Draft PHOTO: Boston Bruins

}After not making a pick in the first round of the NHL Draft, the Boston Bruins added five players on day two of the draft on… Read More



Southern California’s Suh Wins 57th Northeast Amateur

Justin Suh wins the Northeast Amateur PHOTO: Northeast Amateur

University of Southern California senior Justin Suh won the 57th Northeast Amateur on Saturday at Wannamoisett… Read More



How Some of the Richest Men in America Got Millions, Divided a State, & Ruined a Beloved Brand

The late Jim Skeffington, a master dealmaker

It all started in 2015 when one of the most influential corporate lawyers in Rhode Island put together a group of New England… Read More



PawSox Legislation Headed to Raimondo, Brown Calls for Veto

Brown is challenging Raimondo to veto the PawSox deal

The House and Senate overwhelmingly approved the controversial PawSox Stadium funding package late Friday night. The… Read More


Live Videos

Trudy Coxe on “Tiny House” Trend Featured at Newport Flower Show

Trudy Coxe

Trudy Coxe, CEO and Executive Director of the Preservation Society of Newport County, joined GoLocal News Editor Kate… Read More



NEW: Fung Moving Campaign Headquarters—From One Carpionato Property to Another

Allan Fung -- moving from one Carpionato property to another.

Rhode Island Republican gubernatorial candidate — and current Cranston Mayor — Allan Fung is moving his campaign… Read More


Live Videos

Newport Flower Show Chairwoman Fernandez on Appealing to Young Visitors

Pat Fernandez

Newport Flower Show Chairwoman Pat Fernandez joined GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle at Rosecliff to talk about the 2018 show… Read More



NEW: Riley Considers Run for Rhode Island General Treasurer

Michael Riley Considers Run for Rhode Island General Treasurer

Former Congressional candidate Michael Riley announced Friday he is considering a run for Rhode Island General Treasurer in… Read More


Live Videos

$250 Million RI School Construction Bond Campaign Makes Appeal for “Personal Stories” on LIVE

Erich Haslelhurst

"Fix Our Schools RI" Director Erich Haslehurst, who heads the advocacy effort to promote the $250 million bond campaign for… Read More



PC Hockey Incoming Freshman O’Brien Picked 19th by Philadelphia in NHL Draft

PC Hockey incoming freshman Jay O'Brien selected by Flyers in NHL Draft

Providence College hockey incoming freshman Jay O’Brien was selected by the Philadelphia Flyers with the 19th… Read More



Law Firm of BRCSM Adds Cote to Attorney Team

Stephanie Cote joins BRCSM

The law firm of Brennan, Recupero, Cascione, Scungio and McAllister (BRCSM) announced the addition… Read More



Caught in Providence: Still Waiting

To quote Beyonce: "If you like it than you shoulda put a ring on it" and to quote Judge Caprio "Make sure he pays… Read More



Duffy & Sweeney’s Guida Elected to National Commercial Finance Lawyers Board

Patrick Guida

Patrick Guida of the law firm of Duffy and Sweeney was elected to the Executive Committee of the American College of… Read More



RI DEM Urges Residents to Protect Against Mosquito & Tick Bites

RI DEM offers protection tips for mosquitos and ticks

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is urging residents to guard against mosquito and… Read More



Big Controversies Hit State House As General Assembly Tries to Adjourn

Speaker Nick Mattiello

Thursday night at the Rhode Island General Assembly morphed into what was termed “a political mess.” At 6:40… Read More



Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not? - June 22, 2018

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



Cranston Woman Dead Following Car Crash in Johnston

A Cranston woman was identified as the victim of a fatal crash on Route 6 in Johnston early Thursday morning.



Fit For Life: The Formula for Fitness

What is the formula for fitness?? And what is considered results?



10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - June 22, 2018

The Steel Yard will host their annual Fire Festival all weekend.

There is plenty going on around the state of Rhode Island to keep you busy this weekend. From festivals to activities and… Read More



10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - June 22, 2018

The Newport Flower show is set to take place this weekend

There is plenty going on around Newport to keep you busy this weekend. From shows to games, there is something for… Read More



Amgen Awards $35K in Funding to Continue STEM-Focused “Beyond School Walls”

Amgen awards $35K in funding to continue STEM-focused “Beyond School Walls”

Amgen has awarded $35,000 in funding to continue Beyond School Walls (BSW) programming so that Big Brothers Big Sisters… Read More



Pilobolus Dance Theater to Kick-Off FirstWorks 2018-19 Artistic Icons Series

Pilobolus will kick-off FirstWorks 2018-19 season

World-renowned movement illusionists Pilobolus Dance Theater will kick off FirstWorks 2018-19 Artistic Icon Series with their… Read More



Organize + Energize: 6 Things to do Before You Get Organized

You’re overwhelmed, stressed, anxious and don’t know where to begin. Stop for a moment. Before you read the next… Read More



10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - June 19, 2018

Newport and others are in need of loving homes

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



Guest MINDSETTER™ Michael Rose: The Genius of Beyonce & Jay-Z at the Louvre

Beyonce at Jay Z

On Saturday, Beyoncé and Jay-Z released a surprise new album, Everything is Love, on Tidal the streaming service… Read More



Three Award Winning Authors to Host Public Readings & Reflections in Newport

Shelia Weller

Three award-winning authors will present public readings and reflections from their works at Salve Regina University.



slides: Celtic Punk Blasts Bold Point Park

Flogging Molly

Lead by The Dropkick Murphys, a triple billing of Celtic Punk invaded Bold Point Park on Saturday. 



Najarian Named Medical Director of University Gastroenterology’s Pathology Center

Robert Najarian Named Medical Center of Pathology Center

University Gastroenterology has named Robert Najarian as medical director of its new Pathology Center in… Read More



20 Things to do at RI Pride Weekend 2018

Monet X Change will be featured at Pridefest.

Rhode Island Pridefest is set to take over downtown Providence this weekend for the 43rd consecutive year.



Fit for Life: Be Aware of Calories

The nicer weather is here, and a lot of folks eat out more frequently. You see the posts on social media of people sitting on… Read More



United Way of RI Donates Over 21K Books to Kids Across the State

144 volunteers took part in United Way's Day of Action

United Way of Rhode Island (UWRI) and 144 volunteers prepared 21,756 books that will be sent to kids across the state… Read More



10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - June 15, 2018

RI Pridefest set to take place across downtown Providence

There is plenty going on around the state of Rhode Island to keep you busy this Father's Day weekend. From festivals to… Read More



10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - June 15, 2018

The International Tennis Hall of Fame is hosting kids and family events

There is plenty going on around Newport to keep you busy this Father's Day weekend. From road races to festivals and… Read More



Guest MINDSETTER™ Rosenthal: Curbing RI’s Opioid Epidemic Requires Increased Prevention Measures

Rosenthal says curbing RI's opioid dpidemic requires increased prevention measures

Over the past 2 or 3 years, we have begun to make fitful progress in curbing RI’s opioid epidemic. The state has even… Read More



Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Broccoli Rabe With Veal Sausage

Broccoli Rabe With Veal Sausage

The classic combination of bitter greens and sweet sausage is as warming and comforting as the Italian grandmothers who have… Read More



Charlestown Seafood Festival Set to Return for 34th Year

The Charlestown Seafood Festival is set to return for its 34th year

Close to 50,000 people are expected to attend the 34th annual Charlestown Seafood Festival at Ninigret Park. The festival… Read More



NEW: RI Country Star Lamantia Signs With True Grit Talent in Texas

RI Country Star Mickey Lamantia Signs With True Grit Talent in Texas

Rhode Island country star Mickey Lamantia has signed with True Grit Talent in Austin, Texas.



RI Senate Passes Bill Simplifying Food Truck Registration

RI Senate passes bill simplifying food truck registration

The Rhode Island Senate approved legislation to lighten the regulatory burden on drivers of food trucks.



HealthSource RI Teams With CVS Health to Make Paying Bills Easier

CVS and HealthSource partnership

HealthSource RI is teaming with CVS Health in an effort to reduce Rhode Island’s uninsured rate by expanding… Read More



18 Great Last Minute Local Gifts for Father’s Day

A helicopter tour around Newport is a great Father's Day gift.

Father's Day is just a few days away and if you haven't done any shopping yet, you are probably in scramble mode… Read More



Organize + Energize: 5 Reasons to Keep Your Paper Calendar

Kristin MacRae says to keep paper calendars

I know many people that have switched to a digital calendar because they’ve been pressured into it by their significant… Read More



10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - June 12, 2018

Charlie and others are in need of loving homes

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



Federal Hill’s Holy Ghost Church to Host La Festa di San Giuseppe

Federal HIll’s Holy Ghost Church is set to celebrate Saint Joseph with its La Festa di San Giuseppe.

Federal HIll’s Holy Ghost Church is set to celebrate Saint Joseph with its La Festa di San Giuseppe. The… Read More



RI’s Culpo, Former Patriot Amendola Back Together

Olivia Culpo is back with former Patriot Danny Amendola

Rhode Island’s Olivia Culpo and former New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola are back together.



Gallery Z to Host Opening Reception for RI Places Exhibit

Gallery Z to host opening reception for RI Places exhibit

Gallery Z on Federal Hill is set to host an opening reception for its “RI Places” exhibit. The reception… Read More



slides: PHOTOS: Indie Fest at Bold Point Park

Indie Fest at Bold Point Park

"The Head and the Heart" headlined a triple billing of some top-notch indie music last Friday at Bold Point Park.

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