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Media Unrest: Projo Takes Strip Club Ads, Globe Suspends Pulitzer Prize Winner

The newspaper industry in New England is making a lot of news these days. This past week newspapers across the country hit a… Read More


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Kristen’s Law “Doubles Down On Ineffective Drug Policies,” Says RI Advocate on LIVE

Annajane Yolken

Annajane Yolken with Protect Families First appeared on GoLocal LIVE where she spoke to the advocacy organization’s… Read More



Whitcomb: ‘Mother of All Credit Bubbles’; ‘Very Special Bond;’ Auto-Body Angst; ‘Diversity’ Dilemma

Robert Whicomb

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



R.W. Alley: “Politician Noise, Rhode Islanders Summering”

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



Some Presidential Father’s Day Trivia—The Sunday Political Brunch—June 17, 2018

Mark Curtis

Okay politics has gotten way too serious in the past week with five more primaries and President Trump’s summit with… Read More



VIDEO: More Than 400 Washington Post Reporters Ask Bezos to Increase Wages

Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos, one of the richest men in America, is facing a union uprising by the staff of the Washington Post.



Guest MINDSETTER™ Forleo: Bist du ein Amerikaner? (Are you an American)

President Donald Trump

Where is the outrage?  Where is the absolute disdain for this group of despicable, deplorable thugs inhabiting your… Read More



Guest MINDSETTER™ Germain: A Call to End the Concord Street Transfer Station Project

Pawtucket Mayor Don Grebien

The residents of Fairlawn, the Providence City Council and the North Providence Town Council, along with businesses,… Read More


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“I Had Enough with This Administration” — Former Gubernatorial Candidate Roselli on Switch to Senate

Paul Roselli

Former Rhode Island Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Roselli joined GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle on GoLocal LIVE to… Read More



RI Department of Corrections Swears In 72 Correctional Officers

RI Department of Corrections swears In 72 Correctional Officers

The Rhode Island Department of Corrections (RIDOC) graduated one of its largest classes in history, with 72 new… Read More



Trillo Blasts RI Senate Over Bill Banning Trump from Election Ballots

Joe Trillo blasts the RI Senate for bill banning Trump from ballots

Gubernatorial candidate Joe Trillo is blasting the Rhode Island Senate over a bill to pan President Donald Trump from Rhode… Read More



Brown Challenges Raimondo on Healthcare and Competency on LIVE

Matt Brown, GoLocal LIVE on Federal Hill

Progressive Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Brown hit incumbent Governor and primary opponent Gina Raimondo on… Read More



RI House Approves Record $9.6B Budget, PawSox Bill Posted for Tuesday Hearing, Frias Awaits

Steve Frias and Nick Mattiello, a 2018 rematch?

As GoLocal LIVE’s fiscal expert Gary Sasse called it earlier in the week — it is an election year budget —… Read More



Commerce RI Hires Former Bridgeport Port Director Who Spent $35K on Credit Cards for Travel & Gifts

Riccio charged $36,000 on the Authority's credit cards

Commerce RI has hired Joseph Riccio — the one-time director of the Bridgeport Port Authority who spent more than… Read More



VIDEO: Providence Man Posts Video of Himself Assaulting Individual (UPDATED)

Isaiah Pinkerton's Facebook post.

A Providence man posted a video to his Facebook page of him kicking an individual in the face. The video was posted on Friday… Read More



Caught in Providence: A Gift for Dad

Ties? Socks? Golf balls? Nothing says Father's Day like paying a few parking tickets...Happy Father's Day everyone!… Read More



Flint Audio & Video Manager Arrested for Accessing & Sharing Nude Photos from Customers’ Devices

RI State Police

Flint Audio and Video manager George Quintal, 34, was arrested by Rhode Island State Police for allegedly accessing and… Read More



Brown University Awards Scholarships to 20 Providence High School Graduates

Brown awards scholarships to 20 Providence High School graduates

Brown University award scholarships to 20 Providence high school graduates as part of the university’s Fund for the… Read More



House Budget: Despite Battle Over 911 Fees, Lancia Amendment for Restricted Account Falls

Rep. Bob Lancia

Rhode Island State Representative Robert Lancia's amendment to the House Fiscal Year 2018 budget to prohibit the proposed… Read More



Rep. Lancia Says Legislature is “Stealing” 911 Funds, Voting Records Show He Voted To Divert Funds

Lancia voted to divert 911 Funds

Republican Cranston State Representative Robert Lancia blistered his fellow legislators on Friday saying they were… Read More



Fung’s Relationship With Carpionato Dwarfed By Senator Reed’s Financial Ties

U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)

Cranston Mayor Allan Fung’s rental relationship with the Carpionato Group has fallen under scrutiny with… Read More



In Interview: Raimondo Pushes for Mental Health Parity as General Assembly Nears Finish

Governor Raimondo with GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle LLIVE at the State House

Governor Gina Raimondo said that mental health parity remains one of her top legislative priorities as the Rhode Island… Read More



MA Unemployment Rate Nearly a Full Point Lower Than RI at 3.5%

MA Unemployment rate is 3.5%

The unemployment rate in Massachusetts is nearly a full point lower than the unemployment rate in Rhode Island for the month… Read More



Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not? - June 15, 2018

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


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Morgan to Propose Budget Amendments to Eliminate Truck Tolls—and Prevailing Wage

Patricia Morgan

Rhode Island House Minority Leader and GOP gubernatorial candidate Patricia Morgan joined GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle on… Read More



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



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.



Norman Bird Sanctuary to Host 12th Annual 5K Run/Walk

Norman Bird Sanctuary to host 12th annual 5K run/walk

Norman Bird Sanctuary in Middletown is set to host their 12th annual 5K Run/Walk in memory of David Leys Jr.



Newport Art Museum to Kick Off Summer Exhibition Series With Art After Dark

Newport Art Museum to kick off summer exhibition series with Art After Dark

The Newport Art Museum will showcase four new exhibitions during their Art After Dark event as part of the… Read More



RI DEM to Host Clamming Workshops Throughout the Summer

RI DEM to host clamming workshops throughout the summer

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting a series of free clamming workshops at… Read More



RI Department of Health Announces Venda Meat Ravioli Recall

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has announced that Venda Ravioli recalled approximately 672 pounds of frozen… Read More



Fit For Life: Success is Not Easy

Matt Espeut

As hard as we work and as much as we try in life, we don’t always progress as fast as we want to. In fact, sometimes we… Read More



10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - June 8, 2018

Steve Volkmann is set to perform at PVDFest.

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



25 Must-See Performances at PVDFest 2018

Pilobolus' The Umbrella Project is set to light up the sky at PVDFest.

For the fourth straight year, PVDFest is set to bring more than 60 performances to downtown Providence over a span of four… Read More



10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - June 8, 2018

The Newport Gulls are in action at Cardines Field this weekend.

There is plenty going on around Newport to keep you busy this weekend. From road races to live music and games,… Read More



Johnston’s Whitman Publishes 1st Book Titled “Have Mercy”

Barbara Ann Whitman

Johnston-based author Barbara Ann Whitman released her debut novel “Have Mercy,” about the effects foster care… Read More



Gaspee in Virtual Reality Exhibit to be Open During PVDFest

Gaspee fire of 1772

Rhode Island State Archives has opened its newest exhibit titled “The Gaspee Raiders: Pirates or Patriots.”



RI Recognized Nationally for Top Immunization Rates

RI recognized nationally for top immunization rates

Rhode Island has been recognized for having immunization rates among the highest in the country for numerous vaccines across… Read More



Pot au Feu to Celebrate Bastille Day With Performance by Rose Weaver

Rose Weaver to perform at Pot au Feu's Bastille Day

Pot au Feu restaurant in Providence is set to celebrate Bastille Day with a performance by Rose Weaver’s… Read More



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