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WJAR’s Parent Company Sinclair is Big Winner In Trump Administration FCC Reg Rollback

On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to “modernize its broadcast ownership rules and to help promote ownership diversity in the broadcast industry....

RI Has Lost Jobs for the Past 3 Months

Rhode Island has lost 3,900 jobs over the last three months including the loss of  200 jobs in the month of October, according to the RI...

VIDEO: Twin River Tiverton Casino Investment Jumps From $75M to $135M+

John Taylor

The construction of the new Twin River Tiverton Casino is underway, with the anticipated completion date now October 2018 -- and Twin River's investment in...

Future of Rhode Island’s Economy is Now in the Hands of Wall Street

Three of Rhode Island’s highest-profile companies are at the epicenter of big moves on Wall Street.  The implications of mergers, acquisitions, and...

WPRO’s Parent Company May Enter Bankruptcy Reports Wall St. Journal

Cumulus faces bankruptcy say WSJ

RI’s largest radio group will enter a “pre-packaged bankruptcy or push through an out of court debt for equity swap with bondholders...

Lardaro Report: 3rd Quarter Good, But Not Great for RI Economy

Overall, the third quarter was a good but not great one for Rhode Island’s economy. As we moved beyond the flat “comp...

Smart Benefits: IRS Publishes Final ACA Forms for 2017

The IRS recently released forms and instructions for Affordable Care Act reporting for 2017.

URI Professor August Wins Service Award for Work With Environment

Peter August

University of Rhode Island professor Dr. Peter August was presented with the Peter Thacher Award at the annual meeting of the Northeast Arc Users...

RI’s Investment in TIAA Needs Review Says Top NY Times Financial Reporter, NY AG Launches Probe

NYTimes Financial Reporter Gretchen Morgenson

Gretchen Morgenson, a top financial writer for the New York Times, joined GoLocal LIVE on Thursday just hours after her newspaper published her investigative piece...

Did Commerce RI Have Another Iceland Moment in Amazon Proposal?

RI's Amazon rendering - IGT Building removed for Amazon

It looks like the quality control group at the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation may have been out of the office when Rhode Island’s...

Median Sale Price of RI Home Now $265,000, Up 8.2 Percent, Says Realtors

The median sales price of single-family homes increased 8.2 percent to $265,000, the highest quarterly median price in a decade. All but four towns saw an increase...

Magaziner’s BankLocal Program is Finalist for National “Future of Business” Award

Seth Magaziner

Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner’s BankLocal program is a finalist in the 2017 New Ideas Challenge.

UPDATED: New BENRUS Owners Are Granted Restraining Order Against Feroce

Giovanni Feroce

The new ownership group of the BENRUS trademarks was granted a temporary restraining order by Superior Court Judge Michael Silverstein on Tuesday barring any interference...

Roger Williams University Adds 7 New Members to Board of Trustees

Jeff Grybowski

Roger Williams University has added seven new members to its board of trustees, bringing the total board membership to 28.

Feroce Exits BENRUS

Giovanni Feroce, leaves BENRUS

Giovanni Feroce, the CEO of BENRUS, has left the company. Feroce announced his departure on Tuesday, and told GoLocal that he will focus on his...

CVS and Aetna Worry About UnitedHealth as Well as Amazon

Amazon warehouse facility

As soon as news surfaced last week about the potential merger of CVS Health and Aetna, all eyes turned to the looming threat from Amazon. ...

RIEMA Awarded National Accreditation from Emergency Management Accreditation Program

Peter Gaynor

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency has been awarded national accreditation from the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP).

Westerly Community Credit Union to Open in Wakefield in 2018

Westerly Community Credit Union Rendering by DRL Architects

Westerly Community Credit Union is coming to Wakefield. The new branch will be located at 4979 Tower Hill Road in Wakefield and is expected to...

MEDIA: Shake Up in Boston Sports Radio, Re-Apply for Your Job & Billionaire Closes Co. After Union

Broadcasters will no longer need to have local facilities under FCC change

You're going to need a scorecard. This week media across New England and the country exploded in financial implosions, missed debt payments, dramatic closures,...

Smart Benefits: Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment - What You Need to Know

Affordable Care Act open enrollment started November 1. For those interested in marketplace health insurance, here are five things to remember:

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