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Fane Tower Debate: After 2 Years Council Pres. Salvatore Continues to Duck Taking a Stand

Council President David Salvatore

State House lobbyist for the RI Realtors and City Council President David Salvatore refuses to take a stand on the proposed… Read More

 

Politics

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not? - July 20, 2018

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

 

News

Nurses at RI Hospital Vote to Strike on Monday at 3:00 PM

Sims made the strike announcement on Thursday night

United Nurses and Allied Professionals (UNAP) Local 5098 President Frank Sims, RN has announced that the union will strike on… Read More

 

News

UPDATED: Ahead of Potential Strike at Rhode Island Hospital, RIDOH Takes Steps to Ensure Safety

Just days before a potential nurse walkout at Rhode Island Hospital, the Rhode Island Department of Health is taking extra… Read More

 

Politics

Fung’s Poll Show He Has Dominant Lead Over Morgan UPDATED

L-R House Minority Leader Morgan and Cranston Mayor Fung

A new poll released by Allan Fung’s campaign shows him with a commanding lead in the Republican primary.

 

Business

New Report Finds RI Entering a ‘Gilded Age’ of Wealth Inequality

Rachel Flum of the Economic Progress Institute

A new report from the Economic Progress Institute has found that the top one percent in Rhode Island earn 18.2 times more… Read More

 

Live Videos

URI’s Petro Discusses the U.S. Relationship With Russia on GoLocal LIVE

Nicolai Petro

In the aftermath of President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the biggest question remaining for… Read More

 

Politics

Finneran: Blame the Wright Brothers

The Wright Brothers

’m just back from the modern travel miracle of ten thousand miles in the air. Five thousand miles from Boston to… Read More

 

Business

RI Adds 2,500 Jobs in June

RI adds 2,500 jobs in June

Rhode Island added 2,500 jobs in June, according to the RI Department of Labor and Training.

 

Sports

Celtics Re-Sign Smart to 4-Year, $52 Million Deal

Marcus Smart returns to the Celtics

The Boston Celtics signed guard Marcus Smart to a four-year deal with $52 million on Thursday.

 

Politics

Friday Night on Coalition Radio on GoLocal LIVE, Starts at 6 p.m.

Pat Ford

Real Issues. Intelligent Conversation. Enjoy Our Programming? Goldwater .. CATO .. FIRE! .. Reason .. Invenergy,… Read More

 

News

McKee to Donate Opioid Tainted Campaign Money - Raimondo Continues to Refuse

Lt. Governor Dan McKee is donating opioid-backed donations -- while Governor Gina Raimondo has refused to give up the money she has received.

Lt. Governor Dan McKee has said he will give $4,000 he received in donations from Purdue Pharma executive Jonathan Sackler… Read More

 

News

Brown Took $40K From Energy Co. Execs in Past, Now Challenges Raimondo to Sign Pledge

In the early 2000s Brown took more than $40k from energy executives

The battle for the Democratic primary is in full swing as Governor Gina Raimondo’s campaign is taking challenger Matt… Read More

 

News

Mattiello and Ruggerio Forced to Remove “Political” Photos from Website After GoLocal Report

Senate President Dominick Ruggerio

A GoLocal report questioning the legality of legislative leaders posting photos of ribbon cuttings and reading to school… Read More

 

Business

Hotel Workers to Hold Picket Outside of Omni Providence

Hotel workers to hold picket outside of Omni Providence

Unite Here Local 26 hotel workers will hold an informational picket outside of the Omni Providence as contract negotiations… Read More

 

Live Videos

Giammarco Performs in the Alex and Ani Lounge Ahead of Busy Summer Schedule

Mike Giammarco Performs in the Alex and Ani Lounge

For Mike Giammarco, a full schedule is a sign of success. The New England-based musician says he is incredibly grateful to… Read More

 

Live Videos

Fane Tower Would Have Positive Impact on City, Taxpayers, and Economy, Says Sabitoni on LIVE

Mike Sabitoni

The proposal for the 46 story Fane Tower on the former 195 land would have a “positive impact” on the City of… Read More

 

Live Videos

Guidelines Have to Be Consistent: Prov. Preservation Society’s Runyon on Fane Proposal

Brent Runyon

Brent Runyon with the Providence Preservation Society joined GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle on GoLocal LIVE before the… Read More

 

Politics

RI Progressive Democrats Endorse Carbone for Mayor of Warwick

Gerald Carbone gets endorsed by RI Progressive Democrats for Warwick Mayor

Mayoral candidate Gerald Carbone has won the endorsement from the Rhode Island Progressive Democrats of America (RIPDA).

 

Live Videos

New Jewelry Brand Zaxie Pivots on Rhode Island Tradition — GoLocal LIVE

Stefanie Casinelli-Taylor

Stefanie Casinelli Taylor joined GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle on LIVE to talk about the launch of Zaxie — a new Rhode… Read More

 

Live Videos

Impact of Andy Warhol Foundation Grant on Providence College Galleries, on LIVE

Jamilee Lacy,

Providence College Galleries Director and Curator Jamilee Lacy appeared on GoLocal LIVE to discuss the impact of being… Read More

 

Sports

Revs Fall to Minnesota 2-1

Diego Fagundez

The New England Revolution fell to Minnesota United FC 2-1 on Wednesday night. The loss drops the Revolution to… Read More

 

News

Warwick School Committee Votes to Eliminate Mentor Program

Warwick School Committee voted to cut the Warwick Mentor Program

The Warwick School Committee voted to eliminate the Warwick Mentor Program, eliminating support for 160 students annually.… Read More

 

Politics

Bishop: The Travel Ban Ruling - Consistent with Precedent, The Ball is in Congress’ Court 

Courtesy of Moira Walsh we have been invited to consider how much drinking goes on at the state house. In a recent interview… Read More

 

News

RI Council on Postsecondary Education Names DelGiudice Chair, MarcAurele and Monte Named to Board

Rhode Island Council on Postsecondary Education named Tim DelGiudice as its new chair.

The Rhode Island Council on Postsecondary Education named Tim DelGiudice as its new chair. He succeeds William Folks as… Read More

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - July 20, 2018

The 40th annual South County Balloon Festival is set to take place 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

slides: Weezer at Xfinity Center

Weezer brought their captivating sound to the Xfinity Center on Tuesday.

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Things to do in Newport This Weekend - July 20, 2018

The Newport Craft Brew Races will take place at Fort Adams 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

 

Health

RI Dept. of Health Recommends Closure of Conimicut Point Beach Due to Bacteria

Conimicut Point Beach

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has recommended the closing Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick due to high… Read More

 

Food

Harbor Lights Announces New High Summer Menu

Harbor Lights introduces summer  menu

Par and Tackle at Harbor Lights has introduced a new high Summer menu.

 
 
 

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

 

Lifestyle

Gallery Z’s RI Places Exhibit in Final Weeks

Gallery Z's RI Places exhibit in final weeks

Gallery Z's RI Places exhibit is on display through July 29. 

 

Health

Weiss: Questions Raised About the State’s New Independent Provider Program

In the waning days of the 2018 legislative session, the Rhode Island General Assembly passed legislation (S 2734 Sub A, H… 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

 
 
 
 

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