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EXCLUSIVE: New Documents Show Diocese Is Freezing Benefits For Many Teachers and Staff

Bishop Thomas Tobin

GoLocal has secured copies of Diocese of Providence documents that show that the benefits of many teachers and staff in Lay… Read More

 

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Justice Dept. Forces Prov Public Schools to Provide English Language Services to 8,000 Students

Federal lawsuit settled

The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division and the United States Attorney’s’ Office of Rhode Island… Read More

 

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RI ACLU: ICE, U.S. Citizenship Services Conspired to Arrest Undocumented Immigrants

Lilian Calderon

The Rhode Island ACLU is claiming that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration… Read More

 

Sports

Coventry Little League’s “Biggest Fan” Cheers the Team on from the Hospital

Lou Simon, his wife and grandson Tyler

Cancer can't hold Lou Simon back from supporting his son and grandson in their Little League World Series run.… Read More

 

Business

RI’s Infrastructure is Worst in Country, Says New Report

RI has the worst infrastructure in country

Rhode Island has the worst infrastructure in the country, according to a new report by Wall Street 24/7

 

Sports

GoLocal Is Hiring High School Sports Reporter

GoLocal24 is seeking a high school sports contributor. This position will be responsible to lead the new GoLocalProv… Read More

 

Sports

Newport Boxfit Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

Newport Boxfit celebrates five year anniversary PHOTO: Newport Boxfit/Facebook

Newport Boxfit is celebrating five years in business. In the five years, Newport Boxfit has grown from just two public… Read More

 

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VIDEO: Councilwoman Cicilline-Buonanno Pulled Over On National TV

A&E LIVE PD

Narragansett Town Council President Susan Cicilline-Buonanno was pulled over on live national television under suspicion of… Read More

 

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RI Ranked Among Worst States in New England to Have a Baby

RI ranked among worst states in New England to have a baby

Rhode Island is ranked as one of the worst states in New England to have a baby.  According to a recent study… Read More

 

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Newport Is an Art-Buying Destination and May Grow in Importance

Atelier Gallery, Newport

Whither the Newport art world?  Most of a range of experts told GoLocal that it’s getting livelier, and they… Read More

 

Politics

2018 Gov’s Playbook: Fung & Raimondo Battle Over Immigration — Who Is a Liar?

Two issues exploded this week: immigration and accusations of lying.  The emerging issue in the Rhode Island’s… Read More

 

Business

Lardaro: RI Ends 2nd Quarter on Positive Note, But June Below May

Len Lardaro

Rhode Island ended the second quarter on a positive note, as the Current Conditions Index remained well into the expansion… Read More

 

Live Videos

RI’s Goodman on Latest Book, “Till It Stops Beating” on LIVE

Hannah Goodman

Rhode Island author Hannah Goodman joined GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle on GoLocal LIVE, to talk about her latest book,… Read More

 

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Whitcomb: Skyscraper Story; Main Street Help; Looking for Fung; High-Fiber Rivers

Robert Whitcomb, Columnist

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

 

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Prov Committee on Foreign Relations Announces 2018-19 Lineup

Teresa Chahine is one of the guests

The Providence Committee on Foreign Relations has announced its lineup for the 2018-19 season.

 

News

More Traffic Cameras Coming to Providence Says Councilman

Providence traffic camera

Providence Councilman Michael Correia announced this weekend that the City of Providence is expanding the number of the… Read More

 

Business

Smart Benefits: Proposed Rule to Alleviate Reporting Burden on Large Businesses

On July 30, OSHA published a proposed rule that would rescind the requirement for businesses with 250 or more… Read More

 

Politics

VIDEO: Omarosa Releases Secret White House Tape

Omarosa Manigault Newman releases secret tape PHOTO: Flickr Gage Skidmore

The former Presidential aide to Donald Trump Omarosa Manigault Newman released audio that she secretly recording in the White… Read More

 

Sports

NEW: Coventry Advances to Little League World Series With 3-2 Win Over MA

Coventry is headed to the Little League World Series  PHOTO: Coventry Little League Facebook

Coventry is headed to the Little League World Series.  Coventry edged Pittsfield, Massachusetts 3-2 on Sunday morning… Read More

 

Politics

“The Red Tide vs The Blue Wave”—Sunday Political Brunch August 12, 2018

Mark Curtis

It’s beginning to sound like a professional wrestling card, “The Red Tide” versus “The Blue… Read More

 

Sports

Revolution’s Rally Falls Short, Lose to Philadelphia 3-2

Revolution fall to Philadelphia 3-2

The New England Revolution rallied from down 2-0, but fell 3-2 to the Philadelphia Union on Saturday… Read More

 

News

RIPTA Service to Run Holiday Schedule in Observance of Victory Day Monday

RIPTA service to run holiday schedule on Sunday and Monday

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will run a Sunday/Holiday service schedule on Monday, August 13 in… Read More

 

News

Bird Scooter Regulations Could Net Prov $124k, But Is There Any Enforcement?

Father and daughter riding a scooter on the sidewalk and no helmets

The City of Providence could bring in as much as $124,500 in just the first year of its just-released regulation of… Read More

 

Business

RI Teamsters to Reject UPS Contract in Latest Battle with Hoffa

Matt Taibi, Teamsters

Matthew Taibi, the Secretary-Treasurer of the Teamsters Local 251 appeared GoLocal LIVE where he spoke to voting against the… Read More

 

Sports

Patriots Revise Brady’s Contract, Add $5 Million in Incentives

Patriots revise Tom Brady's contract

The New England Patriots revised quarterback Tom Brady’s contract by adding five  $1 million incentives… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: Triple Billing of Def Leppard, Journey, and Cheap Trick at Fenway Park

A triple billing of Def Leppard, Journey, and Cheap Trick provided some good old fashioned rock and roll on Saturday at… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Flickers’ RI Film Festival Announces Grand Prize Winners

One Small Step PHOTO: Screenshot from movie trailer

The Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival has announced the award winners for its… Read More

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - August 14, 2018

Thanos 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

RISD Museum Introduces Newest Exhibit “Former Glory”

RISD Museum announces new exhibit titled

The RISD Museum announced the opening of their newest exhibit titled “Former Glory.” The exhibit… Read More

 

Food

New Magazine “Rhode Island Menu Guide” Set to Launch in 2019

Rhode Island Menu Guide is set to launch in 2019

A new food-related magazine titled “Rhode Island Menu Guide” is set to launch in 2019. The magazine… Read More

 
 
 

Lifestyle

Lippitt House Museum Announces Fall Programming Schedule

Lippitt House Museum announces fall programming schedule

The Lippitt House Museum has announced its fall programming schedule. The scheduled includes the Museum’s… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: PHOTOS: Billy Joel at Fenway Park

Billy Joel, the “Piano Man,” charmed a sellout crowd at Fenway Park on Friday.  

 

Health

BREAKING: West Nile Found in Two RI Communities

West Nile was found in two Rhode Island communities

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced that West Nile Virus was found in Tiverton… Read More

 

Lifestyle

20 Cool Things to do in New England Before Summer Ends

Adventure Watersports

Mid-August means it is just about that time for back to school shopping. New clothes, books, if its college then maybe its… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: Making Sacrifices

Making sacrifices: We have all done it at one time or another. We sometimes do it on a daily basis. Every good person… Read More

 

Lifestyle

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

RI International Film Festival is underway

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 - August 10, 2018

See a Polo match 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

VIDEO: RI Woman’s Missy Elliott Karaoke Performance Nears Ten Million View Mark

Mary Halsey's karaoke turn has become a viral sensation.

It's not every day a karaoke video gets you close to ten million views -- and it's only Thursday. 

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Potato-Artichoke Torte

Potato-Artichoke Torte

Easy to make summer variation of a savory torte for an outdoor gathering, or delectable lunch paired with fresh… Read More

 

Health

Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice Names Hackett Medical Director

Dr. Charles Hackett named medical director

Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice has named Dr. Charles Hackett, MD as Medical Director. Hackett will work in the… Read More

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - August 7, 2018

Fantasia 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: 2018 Newport Jazz Festival - Sunday Highlights

George Wein addresses the crowd

The final day of the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival closed out the weekend with yet another lineup of superb performances Sunday… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: PHOTOS: 2018 Newport Jazz Festival - Saturday Highlights

Day two of the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival brought another day of outstanding jazz at historic Fort Adams State Park on… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Lifeguard Certification Testing for 2019 Season to Begin Next Week

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced that lifeguard certification testing will… Read More

 

Lifestyle

PHOTOS: 2018 Newport Jazz Festival - Friday Highlights

The 2018 Newport Jazz Festival began another historic weekend of outstanding easy listening music at Fort Adams State Park on… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: How You do Anything is How You do Everything

Summer football sessions have started, and I have a whole new group of kids that I need to whip into shape. I always start… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Newport Tree Society to Host Lecture Featuring Horticulturist Armitage

The Newport Tree Society is set to host a lecture and reception with horticulturist Dr. Allan Armitage

The Newport Tree Society is set to host a lecture and reception with horticulturist Dr. Allan Armitage. The… Read More

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - August 3, 2018

Yanni will be at PPAC this 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

 

Lifestyle

The Ultimate Newport Celebrity List

Left to Right: Kennedy, Kwan and Leno

Newport is the cultural intersection of countesses, sailors, artists, and an ever-increasing list of Hollywood… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: The Cult, Stone Temple Pilots, and Bush at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

The Cult

The trio of mega rock bands The Cult, Stone Temple Pilots, and Bush mesmerized the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion on Monday.  

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - August 3, 2018

Andra Day is among the performers at Newport Jazz Festival

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

 

Lifestyle

Grammy Award-Winning Rapper Macklemore to Perform at McCoy Stadium

Macklemore will perform at McCoy Stadium

Grammy Award-winning rapper Macklemore is coming to McCoy Stadium. Macklemore will play at McCoy on Saturday, September 29… Read More

 

Health

Alzheimer’s Assoc., Lt. Gov. McKee to Host Town Hall Meetings Addressing the Disease

Series of Town Hall meetings on Alzheimers to be held across the state

The Alzheimer's Association in partnership with Lieutenant Governor Dan McKee is set to launch a series of Town… Read More

 

Health

Parasite Concern: Nationwide USDA Recall Issued for Dozens of Products Tied to Salads & Wraps

USDA's Food and Safety Inspection Service has issued a warning over salads and wraps containing pork, beef, and poultry salad due to concerns of contamination with parasites.

The USDA's Food and Safety Inspection Service has issued a warning over salads and wraps containing pork, beef,… Read More

 
 
 
 

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