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Business

RI’s Real Business Ranking - a Look at All the Rankings

On average ranks at in the bottom third

Rhode Island is certainly not as good a place for business as Governor Gina Raimondo claims and it is not necessarily as bad… Read More

 

News

VIDEO: Cianci Blasts “Deplorable” Conditions at Mt. Pleasant High School in Providence

Providence City Council candidate Steven Cianci is blasting Mount Pleasant High School in Providence for “deplorable conditions.”

Providence City Council candidate Steven Cianci is blasting Mount Pleasant High School in Providence for “deplorable… Read More

 

News

Flash Flood Watch Issued for Providence Starting at Noon on Tuesday

Flash Flood watch issued for Providence

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Providence in effect from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.

 

News

Providence Ranked Among Worst Cities in U.S. for 1st Time Home Buyers

Providence is one of the worst cities in the U.S. for first time home buyers

Providence is ranked as one of the worst cities in the country for first-time home buyers.

 

Politics

McCain Calls Trump’s Meeting & Press Conference With Putin “Disgraceful”

John McCain calls Trump's meeting with Putin disgraceful

U.S. Senator John McCain is calling President Trump’s meeting and press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki… Read More

 

Live Videos

Cocofuel’s Charleson Talks Healthy, Organic, Honey Sweetened Chocolate Made in RI

Paula Charleson

Paula Charleson launched Cranston-based Cocofuel to create a better and healthier snack food. It is the best of chocolate… Read More

 

News

VIDEO: Coventry Fire, Police Challenge Warwick in #LipSyncChallenge

Coventry Fire, Police challenge Warwick in #LipSyncChallenge

The Central Coventry Fire and Police Departments are the latest to join the #LipSyncChallenge -- posting a medley of… Read More

 

Politics

Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Threatens James Woods Over #MeToo Issues on Twitter

James Woods (L) and Michael Avenatti (R) sparred over Twitter over the weekend.

Longtime Rhode Island resident and actor James Woods -- who Tweeted that he was dropped by his agent over the 4th of July… Read More

 

Politics

Horowitz: Trump Blames America First

Donald Trump

In a speech at the 1984 Republican Convention, UN Ambassador and prominent neo-conservative, Jeane Kirkpatrick famously… Read More

 

Sports

Akele Leaves URI Basketball to Play Professionally in Italy

Nicola Akele is leaving URI to play in Italy

URI basketball senior Nicola Akele will not return to the program in 2018-19 after signing a professional contract with… Read More

 

Business

American Airlines Adds Nonstop Flight to Miami From T.F. Green

American Airlines adds nonstop flight to Miami out of TF Green

The Rhode Island Airport Corporation has announced that American Airlines has added a new nonstop flight from T.F.… Read More

 

Politics

Raimondo’s Growing Wall St. Problem — Why Have New Yorkers Given $1.1M

Close ties to Wall Street firms

Residents of the State of New York have donated more than $1.1 million to the campaign coffers of Gina Raimondo. This week… Read More

 

Sports

“I Hope to Inspire People,” Says Cranston’s Zobian on $1.8 Million World Series of Poker Finish

Zobian at the WSOP; Photo: Instagram/Podheiser

Cranston native Aram Zobian finished 6th in the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, playing for a total of 76 hours over nine… Read More

 

Politics

IBEW, Boilermakers & Sheet Metal Workers Endorse Raimondo for Governor

IBEW, Boilermakers & Sheet Metal Workers Endorse Raimondo for Governor

Governor Gina Raimondo has received endorsements from the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 29, the… Read More

 

Politics

RI NOW Announces Endorsement of 36 Candidates

Teresa Tanzi is among RI NOW's endorsements

The Rhode Island Chapter of the National Organization for Women (RI NOW) has announced the endorsement of 36 candidates in… Read More

 

News

NEW: Abandoned RI Amusement Park Latest in Drone Series from RI Filmmaker Allard

A Jason Allard drone video

A drone video of the abandoned Enchanted Forest Amusement Park in Hope Valley, Rhode Island is the latest in the "Abandoned"… Read More

 

Politics

A Lively Experiment - GoLocal’s Nagle Joins Panel to Discuss Raimondo’s Pay-to-Play

GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle

GoLocal's News Editor Kate Nagle joined the panel of RI PBS' "A Lively Experiment" to discuss Governor Gina… Read More

 

News

Whitcomb: Rewards to Repopulate Main Street; Quieter Drives; Pre-Dawn Drinking; In Search of Steamer

Robert Whitcomb, Columnist

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

 

News

CVS Forced to Apologize After Store Managers Call Police on Black Women Over a Coupon

Camilla Hawthorne - CVS Managers called the police after a dispute, PHOTO: Facebook

CVS, the Woonsocket-based, pharmacy retailer has issued an apology to a Chicago customer after store managers called the… Read More

 

Business

Lardaro: Rhode Island’s Economy Sees Big Gains in May

URI's Len Lardaro

Fortunately for Rhode Island, April’s economic performance did indeed turn out to be somewhat of an outlier, as I had… Read More

 

Business

What Constitutes Sexual Harassment is Not Always Clear: Guest MINDSETTER™ Reardon

The #MeToo movement started by activist Tarana Burke gained momentum in October of 2017 when actress Alyssa Milano invited… Read More

 

Live Videos

Rickman’s Big View - Standing on the Shoulders of Others

Ray Rickman

Ray Rickman's weekly video opinion broadcast on GoLocal LIVE -- Rickman's Big View. 

 

Business

Smart Benefits: IRS Answers Questions About Paid Family & Medical Leave Credit

An FAQ recently issued by the IRS addresses several questions about the new Section 45S of the Internal Revenue… Read More

 

Politics

R.W. Alley: “The Reality of Rankings”

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

 

Politics

The Politics of Finesse, 2018 Style - The Sunday Political Brunch - July 15

Mark Curtis

Finesse is something we normally equate with athletics, but it can be in politics (or any other business), too! While… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: 6 Ways to Give Your Office a Facelift

How does your office make you feel? How well do you function in your office? Depending on the type of job you have, you may… Read More

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - July 17, 2018

Jessica Rabbit 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.

 

Lifestyle

PHOTOS: Rebelution and Stephen Marley at Bold Point Park

A quadruple billing of multicultural music hit Bold Point Park on Friday, headlined by Rebelution and Stephen Marley. 

 

Health

RI Dept. of Health Warns of Blue-Green Algae in East Providence

RI Dept. of Health warns of blue-green algae in East Providence

The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising people to avoid contact with water from Central Pond, Turner… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: Gov’t Mule at Xfinity Center

Gov't Mule at Xfinity Center

A trio of rock bands took the stage at the Xfinity Center on Saturday, featuring Gov’t Mule, The Avett Brothers, and… Read More

 
 
 

Health

UNAP Members Issue 10 Day Strike Notice to RI Hospital

Frank Sims

Members of the United Nurses and Allied Professionals (UNAP) Local 5098 issued a ten-day strike notice to Rhode Island… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Huestis: Stunning Saturn Shares Summer Sky

Saturn

Since the beginning of the year I’ve been touting the prime-time return of Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars. Last… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: Desire, Drive & Discipline

Wow, time flies.  I wrote the article below on training and nutrition over 5 years ago, and everything I wrote, I… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Book, Art Sale in Downtown Providence on Sunday to Support Swim Lessons for Inner-City Youth

Book, art sale in downtown Providence on Sunday to support swim lessons for inner-city youth

Stages of Freedom will hold a book and art sale on Sunday, July 15 in downtown Providence to benefit swimming lessons… Read More

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - July 13, 2018

Pro tennis returns to Newport beginning on Sunday

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

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - July 13, 2018

The Newport Kite Festival returns 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

 

Lifestyle

Raimondo Signs Executive Order Announcing Governor’s Bay Day 2018

Raimondo signs executive order announcing Governor's Bay Day 2018

Governor Gina Raimondo signed an executive order announcing Governor’s Bay Day 2018.

 

Lifestyle

slides: Joe Jackson at The Strand

Grammy Award winner Joe Jackson displayed his eclectic sound of punk, new wave, pop, and jazz at The Strand. 

 

Beauty & Fashion

She Did It Again - Rafaelian Named to Forbes’ “America’s Richest Self-Made Women” List

Makes the Forbes list for 2018

This week Forbes announced its “America's Richest Self-Made Women” list for 2018 and Rhode… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Rock N’ Roll Hall of Famer Clinton to Perform at Newport Jazz Festival

George Clinton will perform at the Newport Jazz Festival

Rock N’ Roll Hall of Famer George Clinton and his group Parliament Funkadelic will perform at the Newport Jazz Festival… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Balsamic Marinated Mushrooms

When in season mushrooms can be a very versatile addition to any appetizers, sauces and roasts. Select mushrooms… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: PHOTOS: The Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan at the Xfinity Center and Mohegan Sun

The Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan played the Xfinity Center and Mohegan Sun

Two iconic bands from the 70’s, the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan, played to packed houses at the Xfinity Center and… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: Are You Too Busy to Get Organized?

At least once a week, I will hear a business owner say, “I’m too busy to get organized. I can’t take time… Read More

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - July 10, 2018

Blu 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.

 

Food

Take a Tour of the Providence Restaurant Week Participants

Chapel Grille is among the restaurants taking part.

Just over 70 restaurants across the state of Rhode Island are set to take part in Providence Restaurant Weeks. 

 

Health

Emergency Blood Shortage: Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donors

An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood… Read More

 

Health

Weiss: Splaine Consulting Gears Up to Update State’s Alzheimer’s Plan

Combatting the Alzheimer’s Epidemic

With the securing of a total of $30,000 in grants, Lt. Governor Dan McKee officially begins Rhode Island’s effort to… Read More

 

Lifestyle

AS220 Archives Opened to Public for Research

The special collections department at the Providence Public Library (PPL) has opened the AS220 archives to the public… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit For Life: Stand Out & be the Minority

I was at a conference last week and one of the great presenters I have been following for years made a big slip up. … Read More

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - July 6, 2018

Summer Restaurant Week begins

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

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - July 6, 2018

The Melissa Chaplin Band is playing at King Park Beach on Sunday.

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

 

Health

Raimondo Signs Legislation Requiring Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Schools

Carbon monoxide detectors will now be required in schools

Governor Gina Raimondo has signed legislation that requires schools to install carbon monoxide detectors. The bill was… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Octopus Salad

Octopus Salad

Salads like this one are found all over Puglia, almost always with carrot, celery, and parsley (we suspect the locals like… Read More

 

Health

Bill Requiring RI Insurers to Cover Mastectomies is Signed Into Law

Shekarchi's Bill Requiring RI Insurers to Cover Mastectomies is Signed Into Law

A bill ensuring that mastectomies are covered by insurance in Rhode Island has been signed into law by Governor Gina M.… Read More

 
 
 
 
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