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EDITORIAL: Cicilline Lives in the Past While MA is Adding More Than 2,500 Amazon Jobs

Congressman David Cicilline

While Rhode Island’s Congressman David Cicilline is hyperventilating over Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods, Massachusetts is cleaning up with thousands of...

Roger Williams Names Democratic Consultant Domenzain Director of Latino Policy Institute

Gabriela Domenzain on MSNBC

Roger Williams University has named Gabriela Domenzain as the new director of the Latino Policy Institute. She is a top Washington Democratic consultant.

EG Man to Serve 10 Years in Federal Prison for Solicitation of 8-Year-Old Girl

An East Greenwich man was sentenced to serve 10 years in Federal Prison after enticing a minor to engage in sexual activity.

National Education Association of RI Blast Raimondo for Vetoing “Contract Continuation” Legislation

Governor Gina Raimondo

The National Education Association Rhode Island (NEARI) issued a blistering statement attacking Governor Gina Raimondo for her veto of the so-called “contract continuation.”...

Common Cause Praises Raimondo for Signing Automatic Voter Registration Act

Automatic Voter Registration

Governor Gina Raimondo signed the automatic voter registration legislation into law making Rhode Island the ninth state to move adopt the strategy.

Raimondo Signs Executive Order Announcing Governor’s Bay Day 2017

Governor Raimondo announces Bay Day 2017

Governor Gina Raimondo signed an Executive Order announcing the the 29th Governor’s Bay Day will be held on July 30. The annual celebration...

Beacon Charter HS & Founders Academy Name New Principles

Beacon Charter High School for the Arts and the Founders Academy has named new principals for the 2017 school year.

Providence East Siders Worried About ATV, Motorbike Incident

A large group of motorbike and ATV riders on the East Side of Providence - including some who threatened a young mother - FILE PHOTO YouTube

A incident on the East Side of Providence involving a group of motorbikes and ATVs - including some that threatened a mother with children in...

City of Pawtucket Announces Locations of Cooling Shelters Open to Public

City of Pawtucket announces location of cooling shelters to avoid heat

The City of Pawtucket and Mayor Donald Grebien has announced the locations of cooling shelters at the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, the Pawtucket Police Station,...

Top 50 New England Boarding Schools Heads Average $455,000 in Compensation

St. George's School

The heads of the top boarding schools in New England average nearly a half a million dollars in compensation annually -- for positions that have...

THE LIST: The 50 Highest Paid Boarding School Heads

With names like Andover, Exeter, St. Paul's, and Choate - they litter the bios of many of richest and most powerful in American history....

CCRI President Hughes Criticizes Faculty for Negativity

President Hughes, CCRI

The battle between the Community College of Rhode Island’s President, Meghan Hughes, and the colleges faculty continues. After a series of GoLocal articles,...

Wired: 2011 Part 4, A Book by Paul Caranci

Each week, GoLocalProv will publish a chapter of the book Wired: The Shocking True Story of Political Corruption and the FBI Informant Who Risked...

Robert Whitcomb: Yes, R.I. Progress; Conn. Cities Challenge; Train Stories

Robert Whitcomb, Columnist

Robert Whitcomb's weekly examination of everything that is important. Only Whitcomb offers such a collection of insights of the global and local issues that...

Providence Journal Ridiculed for Trudeau Story by National Press - and Former Reporter

Prime Minister Trudeau

A front page story in the Friday Providence Journal about Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is drawing ridicule by national and local press for the...

RI Med. Society Asks Raimondo to Veto Perscription Drug Monitoring Legislation

The Rhode Island Medical Society will hold a press conference asking Governor Gina Raimondo to veto legislation that would allow warrantless searches of...

Did Speaker Mattiello Just Blink in Budget Fight?

Speaker Nick Mattiello

Despite his claims of never backing down and boasts of “see you in January,” it looks as if Speaker of the House Nick...

URI Names Riley Dean of College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Jeannette Riley PHOTO: URI

The University of Rhode Island named Dr. Jennette Riley as the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Elorza Names Buco Acting Director of Public Property

Jorge Elorza

Mayor Jorge Elorza has named Al Buco as Acting Director of Public Property.

Caught in Providence: Errand of Mercy

Judge Frank Caprio weighs every situation based on the given circumstances, and in this case that's especially true. 

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