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Child Death Resulting from Staphylococcus Aureus Sepsis Associated with Enteroviral Infection—The Rhode Island Department of Health has confirmed…

NEW: Three RI Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Schools—The U.S. Department of Education has honored Barrington…

NEW: RI Republican Party Chairman Files Board of Elections Complaint Alleging Finance Violation—Mark Smiley, the Rhode Island Republican Party Chairman,…

The Scoop: Fung’s Plan to Reform Taxes, Gorbea Adds to Campaign Team, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

It’s All About Education: Chronic Absenteeism’s Effect on Learning—One of the biggest challenges in our schools…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Braised Chicken Agrodolce with Dried Plums—Agrodolce (pronounced "agro-dolchay") is an Italian term for…

Sixth Annual Runway for a Cure Set For October 21—The Lupus Foundation of New England and a…

Steven Latimer 5k Run/Walk to Kick Off October 8—The third-annual Steven Latimer 5K Families Against Violence…

Flu Vaccination Campaign to Kick-Off at RI State House—Rhode Island’s flu vaccination campaign will kick off…

Narragansett Beer Re-Releases Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout—Originally introduced last December as “Hi Neighbor Mash-Up,”…

 
 
 
 

News

Recent Violence in Providence Raises New Safety Questions

Recent shootings in Providence related to gang violence in the Mt. Hope neighborhood on the East Side over the weekend, and a… Read More

 

News

NEW: Three RI Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Schools

The U.S. Department of Education has honored Barrington Middle School, Fort Barton Elementary School in Tiverton, and… Read More

 

Politics

Cianci Mania is Crowding Out Critical Issues

That Vincent "Buddy" Cianci would dominate the news this autumn if he ran for Providence Mayor again was as predictable as an… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: RI Republican Party Chairman Files Board of Elections Complaint Alleging Finance Violation

Mark Smiley, the Rhode Island Republican Party Chairman, has filed a formal complaint with the Rhode Island Board of… Read More

 

Politics

slides: The Scoop: Fung’s Plan to Reform Taxes, Gorbea Adds to Campaign Team, and More

Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m. report on everything politics in Rhode Island – the inside daily report… Read More

 

News

Steven Latimer 5k Run/Walk to Kick Off October 8

The third-annual Steven Latimer 5K Families Against Violence Run/Walk event kickoff will be on October 8, at Circe Restaurant… Read More

 

Politics

Is ProJo Cianci Coverage Biased?

The recent proliferation of anti-Buddy Cianci editorials in the Providence Journal - as well as columns condemning him --… Read More

 

Politics

slides: Cianci Coverage in the Providence Journal

With numerious editorials -- and columns, Politifacts, letters to the editor, and articles -- penned by the Providence… Read More

 

News

RWU and Silent Witness Initiative To Launch Domestic Violence Online Database Tool

Roger Williams University and the Silent Witness Initiative have partnered to launch a comprehensive online database that… Read More

 

Business

Taco Pledges $400,000 to Support URI’s College of Engineering and Yes on 4

The Taco White Family Foundation will donate $400,000 to the University of Rhode Island to support the College of… Read More

 

Politics

Michael Riley: Integrity? Whatever…

Seth Magaziner

In a 1999 speech before top performing high school seniors, Warren Buffett discussed the three characteristics that Berkshire… Read More

 

Politics

slides: The Scoop: Kilmartin Hits Back at Hodgson, Harrop Urges Right-To-Work Municipal Ordinance, and More

Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m. report on everything politics in Rhode Island – the inside daily report… Read More

 

News

Pawtucket Hall of Fame Taps Nesselbush As “Person of the Year”

Three City residents, Joan Crawley, former Director of the Pawtucket Leon Mathieu Senior Center, the late Kathleen Magill, a… Read More

 

Sports

Patriots Blown Out By Chiefs In Kansas City

Many billed the Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs matchup on Monday Night Football as a chance for redemption for the Patriots… Read More

 

Politics

How Did Cianci Get the Police Endorsement Over Elorza?

It seems improbable that the infamous Vincent "Buddy" Cianci, a two-time convicted felon, could score the endorsement of the… Read More

 

News

FDR’s Dark Anti-Gay Legacy in Newport

The Roosevelts are all the buzz with the launch of Ken Burns' new PBS documentary, but one of the darkest episodes in… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Hodgson Blasts Kilmartin For No Bid Legal Contracts to State Legislator

Rhode Island State Senator Dawson Hodgson blasted Attorney General Peter Kilmartin for awarding tens of thousands of dollars… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Elorza Unveils “Vision for Providence” to Voters

Democratic candidate for Mayor of Providence Jorge Elorza announced he would be "unveiling his vision for Providence" on… Read More

 

Politics

Russell Moore: The GOP’s Curious Case of Catherine Taylor

Catherine Taylor

Like most, this election year looks like it will be brutal for Rhode Island Republicans.

 

News

Providence PowerPlayer: Brown Athletic Director Jack Hayes

Each week, GoLocal shines the spotlight on one individual who is making an impact on Providence. This week, GoLocal sat down… Read More

 

Business

Smart Benefits: New IRS Guidance on FTE Look-Back Period

The IRS recently issued Notice 2014-49 related to the Affordable Care Act’s shared responsibility provision that… Read More

 

Business

Brown Lecture Series Aims to Tackle ‘Big Questions’ in Science

Harvard astrophysicist John A. Johnson will deliver the inaugural lecture of the Presidential Colloquium Series in… Read More

 

News

The Wheeler School Completes Construction on Center for the Arts

The Wheeler School has completed its largest campus building project in school history, its Center for the Arts.

 

Business

New England Tech Establishes New Automation Lab in Response to Workforce Needs

Douglas H. Sherman, Senior Vice President and Provost at New England Institute of Technology (NEIT), has announced that the… Read More

 

Politics

Exclusive: Filmmaker and Anti-Cianci Backer Corrente Named in $5.8 Million Lawsuit

Michael Corrente, the local filmmaker named as an original organizer of the Anybody but Cianci effort, is the defendant in a… Read More

 

Health

Child Death Resulting from Staphylococcus Aureus Sepsis Associated with Enteroviral Infection

The Rhode Island Department of Health has confirmed that a Rhode Island child died last week as a result of Staphylococcus… Read More

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: Chronic Absenteeism’s Effect on Learning

Last week, I had the privilege of talking with a Rhode Island public school teacher; she told me that, in her opinion, one of… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Braised Chicken Agrodolce with Dried Plums

Braised Chicken Agrodolce with Dried Plums

Agrodolce (pronounced "agro-dolchay") is an Italian term for any sweet and sour sauce made with vinegar and sugar. A… Read More

 

Health

Sixth Annual Runway for a Cure Set For October 21

The Lupus Foundation of New England and a group of Rhode Island volunteers will host the sixth annual Runway for a Cure event… Read More

 

Health

Flu Vaccination Campaign to Kick-Off at RI State House

Rhode Island’s flu vaccination campaign will kick off at the State House on Wednesday.

 

Food

Narragansett Beer Re-Releases Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout

Originally introduced last December as “Hi Neighbor Mash-Up,” Narragansett Beer re-released their Autocrat Coffee… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Dear John: Manipulating People

Dear John, I have a roommate with a kind of weird hobby: he manipulates photographs of people in our class (we're college… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: Leaf Peeping Around New England

There is no better way to spend a weekend afternoon than to travel along winding country roads and see the best nature has to… Read More

 

Lifestyle

5 Live Music Musts - September 26, 2014

Imelda May Brings her Rockabilly Magic to Lupos tonight

Somehow, we count at least six different musical styles for just five musical artists this week. Each one is “5… Read More

 

Food

The Cellar: 2 Outstanding (unusual) Reds

As with most of the wines I review, this week’s two features are meant to challenge the way you shop for wine. That… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Don’t Miss: Fall Festivals of Southern Rhode Island

Photo credit: Rick Farrell of Mojo Photography

Check out these upcoming fall festivals in Newport and the surrounding coastal cities.

 

Food

slides: Providence’s Best Ethnic Restaurants

This week we take a look at the local ethnic food scene. There is a tremendous melting pot of cuisines here in Providence.

 

Health

CDC Confirms First Case of EV-D68 in Rhode Island Adult

The Rhode Island Department of Health has received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of… Read More

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: Why the Unschooling Movement is Growing

For a long time, I’ve been fascinated by the growing “unschooling” movement.

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Tzimmes with Sweet Potatoes and Carrots

Tzimmes with sweet potatoes and carrots

I am sure those of you of Jewish extraction have made tzimmes at some point, and certainly have your own version. Below is my… Read More

 

Food

Rhode Island Community Food Bank Competes for $60,000 Grant

The Rhode Island Community Food Bank is competing for a $60,000 grant from Walmart.

 

Health

RI Free Clinic Receives $75,000 Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI Grant

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island awarded Rhode Island Free Clinic a $75,000 grant to support the Clinic’s… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Don’t Miss: Halloween Decorations at the Smith-Appleby House

The Smith-Appleby House will host a Paper Cutting Crafts special event on October 19, 2014, Sunday, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m in… Read More

 

Health

Mars Chocolate North America Announces Recall of M&M’S® Brand Theater Box 3.40 oz UPC

Mars Chocolate North America has announced a voluntary recall of its M&M’S® Brand Theater Box 3.40 oz UPC

 

Lifestyle

The Edwards Twins to Perform at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center

The Edwards Twins will present their Christmas with the Stars Dinner Show at the Dunkin' Donuts Center on December 12.

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: 4 Tips For Overcoming ‘College Phobia’

The college admissions process can be an overwhelming experience for teenagers, which is why parents may want to consider taking a more active role in furthering their child's education.

While many students around the country are busily completing their early action and early decision applications, some seniors… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 25 Fall Weekend Activities

The start of autumn is only two days away. GoLocalProv has the checklist of all the quintessential fall activities.

 

Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Insider: Fall’s Best Trends

Come fall, the fashion world is already abuzz with next spring’s designs. But thankfully, we went cover-to-cover with… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: 1-2-3: REST!

All this talk about doing - now I want to stress the importance of UN-doing.

 

Lifestyle

slides: Top 5 Fall Concerts

The Fall music season has arrived, and GoLocal presents five of the best area concerts. From Rap to Blues to Classic… Read More

 

Lifestyle

The Urban Gardener: Time To Harvest, Time To Plan

Herbs + tomatoes: baskets of bounty of late September mark the urban garden.

We just don’t accept shorter and cooler days as hindrances in the garden. The near narcotic awakening of bumblebees… Read More

 

Lifestyle

5 Live Music Musts - September 19, 2014

The last weekend of summer brings a nice variety of music to the greater Providence area. Read “5 Live”… Read More

 

Food

The Cellar: Two Wines You Should Always Have On Hand

A great red that's inexpensive and always drinkable, plus a perfect bottle of bubbly, should always be on hand. Stock up now.

This week’s wines are two bottles you should always have on hand; a great, every-day $10 red and of course a bottle of… Read More

 

Health

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI to Host Annual Day of Service

Gus Manocchia, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at BCBSRI, presenting a $5,000 Blue across Rhode Island project grant to Margaret Knowlton, Head of School at Meeting Street.

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island's third annual company-wide day of community service, Blue Across Rhode… Read More

 

Food

slides: Rhode Island’s Best Wineries

As a companion to last week's brewery piece, we offer a look at some of the wineries producing wine here in Rhode Island.