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Guest MINDSETTER™ Matt Fecteau: Drones, a Necessary, Justifiable Evil —"We sleep safely in our beds because rough…

Huestis: May’s Planet Parade for the Astronomy Enthusiast—The significant snow cover that blanketed our local…

Stiffer Campaign Finance Laws, Addressing Guns and Domestic Violence: This Week at the Statehouse—Newport Grand, Twin River and Governor for a…

Frankie Valli at PPAC—On Sunday April 16, Frankie Valli performed to…

RI Beauty Expert: Spring Trendspotting – Five Surprising Musts—Early spring is all about shedding: the winter…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Spring Busts Out!—For oft, when on my couch I lie

Fit For Life: Get a Better Bottom…Line—It’s springtime and people who are cooped up…

NEW: Kris Dunn to Return to PC—Kris Dunn to return to PC

NEW: URI’s Peckham Farm Welcomes “Surprise” Baby Donkey—The University of Rhode Island's Peckham Farm was…

5 Live Music Musts - April 24, 2015—Every now and then, a music venue in…

 
 
 
 

News

Opposition Mounting Against Providence Sox Stadium Proposal

Providence resident and business owner Asher Schofield created the following bumper sticker in opposition to the deal.

The 195 Commission reversed its decision to hold its meeting on the proposed Providence stadium Monday in closed session,… Read More

 

Business

New York Times Chronicles the Trials and Tribulations of Providence Equity Group

For most people who live in Rhode Island, the $40 plus billion private equity group Providence Equity is a ghost. The firm… Read More

 

News

Guest MINDSETTER™ Matt Fecteau: Drones, a Necessary, Justifiable Evil 

"We sleep safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would harm us."… Read More

 

Politics

Stiffer Campaign Finance Laws, Addressing Guns and Domestic Violence: This Week at the Statehouse

From Twin River Casino hotel legislation, Pell Bridge construction, to a guest Governor for a Day, here is what is going on… Read More

 

News

NEW: Providence Stadium Deal Opponents Pressure 195 Commission into Open Meeting

The 195 Commission has reversed its decision to hold its meeting on the proposed Providence stadium Monday in closed session,… Read More

 

Sports

NEW: Kris Dunn to Return to PC

Kris Dunn

Providence College has confirmed that guard Kris Dunn will forgo the upcoming NBA Draft and return to Providence College for… Read More

 

News

Estimated 30,000 Applied for 1,110 State Jobs in RI in 2014

The state of Rhode Island, currently tied for tenth highest unemployment rate in the country, saw more than 16,000… Read More

 

News

NEW: URI’s Peckham Farm Welcomes “Surprise” Baby Donkey

The University of Rhode Island's Peckham Farm was surprised at the birth of a baby guard donkey on Sunday. 

 

Politics

slides: Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

Every Friday, GoLocalProv's Russ Moore breaks down who is rising and who is falling in RI politics, business, and sports.

 

Business

U.S. Unemployment Rate: See Where RI Ranks

Over the last year, the unemployment rate in Rhode Island has dropped more than 2% from 8.4% in February 2014 to 6.3% last… Read More

 

Politics

Finneran: Hey Rush Limbaugh—MYOB!

Rush Limbaugh

Hey Rush—mind your own business! Rush Limbaugh can be a very funny guy. Irreverent, witty and smart, Rush mocks… Read More

 

Sports

video: President Obama Welcomes Patriots, Cracks Deflategate Joke

The New England Patriots visited the White House on Thursday for a celebration of their Super Bowl Championship win.

 

News

The RI Communities with the Biggest Wealth Gaps

In the most economically polarized communities in Rhode Island, there are at least double as many residents who are either… Read More

 

News

NEW: ProJo Union Calls Out GateHouse for Secret Healthcare Rollbacks

The Providence Newspaper Guild is calling out the new ownership group of the Providence Journal for secretly trying to… Read More

 

Business

Rhode Island’s Hasbro Ranked 2nd Best Corporate Citizen in U.S.

Hasbro Headquarters

Pawtucket's Hasbro Inc. has been ranked number two overall on the list of Corporate Responsibility… Read More

 

Politics

Guest MINDSETTER™ Paul D. Santilli: Not a Dime From Taxpayers for Downtown Stadium

A baseball pie-in-the-sky stadium that would be seasonal - What a lame proposal. 

 

Sports

Tom Brady Skips Trip to White House

Tom Brady

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will not be in attendance when the New England Patriots visit the White House on Thursday for… Read More

 

Business

NEW: Roger Williams National Memorial Creates Nearly $4 Million in Economic Benefits

A National Park Service report shows that 51,523 visitors to Roger Williams National Memorial in 2014 spent $2,889,600 in… Read More

 

Sports

REPORT: Kris Dunn To Return to PC

Kris Dunn

Providence College guard Kris Dunn will return to the school for his junior season, according to reports from NBC… Read More

 

Sports

Michelle Kwan, Bird, Ortiz Highlight Boston 2024 Board of Directors

Boston 2024 announced its Board of Directors on Wednesday, representing the next step in the process of competing to host the… Read More

 

News

Will Twin River Ruin Tiverton? Is the Oil Refinery Being Revisited?

Not since the early 1970’s has Tiverton, Rhode Island faced such a threat to disrupt and change the very fiber of the… Read More

 

News

video: GoLocalTV - Neighbors React to a Tiverton Casino

GoLocalProv headed to Tiverton to gauge reaction to the announcement that Twin River plans to move the Newport Grand slot… Read More

 

News

NEW: Two RI Schools Given Green Ribbon Awards by U.S. Dept. of Education

Ponaganset High school

The Paul W. Crowley East Bay Met School and Ponganset High School  are winners of the 2015 Green Ribbon School… Read More

 

News

video: Restaurant Owner Calls Providence Licensing “Medieval”

The owner of Providence restaurant "Flan" finds his establishment shuttered by the city - and he isn't happy about… Read More

 

News

Providence Retirement Board Discontinues Pension of “Weightlifting Firefighter”

The Providence Retirement Board voted to discontinue the accidental disability pension of former firefighter John Sauro on… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Huestis: May’s Planet Parade for the Astronomy Enthusiast

The significant snow cover that blanketed our local region this past winter is now just a bad memory (though it is highly… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: Frankie Valli at PPAC

Frankie Valli performed to a sellout crowd at the Providence Performing Arts Center. The show was a walk down memory… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Expert: Spring Trendspotting – Five Surprising Musts

Early spring is all about shedding: the winter coat, the scarf, the boots, etc. But it’s also about putting on some… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Spring Busts Out!

For oft, when on my couch I lie In vacant or in pensive mood, They flash upon that inward eye Which is the bliss of… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit For Life: Get a Better Bottom…Line

Matt Espeut

It’s springtime and people who are cooped up in offices can be seen with their suit and sneakers at lunchtime, or, if… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Mum’s the Word: To Spank or Not to Spank

The angelic eighteen-month old had vanished, and in her place stood a miniature villain. Photo Credit: Briauna Skye McKizzie

Unsure about disciplining, I used to be one of those parents who’d say, “Why would I hit my child when hitting… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Ask A Bartender: Why Didn’t You Cut Me Off?

Sometimes you need to be your own alcohol monitor.

One of the many harsh realities we face in the world is that pleasant people often have it rough.

 

Lifestyle

NEW: Salve Regina to Award Pell Center Prize to “Still Alice” Author Lisa Genova

Best-selling Author of Still Alice, Lisa Genova, will be honored at Salve Regina University on June 4 when she receives the… Read More

 

Lifestyle

video: Analyzing Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer #2

Last Thursday Disney and LucasFilm dropped a ten-ton nerd bomb on the world in the form of the second trailer for… Read More

 

Health

6 Ways to Boost Your Morning Energy

Here are a few things you can do that will help you handle early morning wakeup calls with a bit more grace, pleasantness and… Read More

 

Food

Leather Storrs: The Undeniable Politics of Food

Concerns about water, weather, pollution and global strife come together in the increasingly political arena of food. In… Read More

 

Food

slides: How to Use Spearmint: An Aromatic, Medicinal Herb

Whether you are vegan or carnivorous, aromatic spearmint, which thrives in wet soil—yo! Portland—adds fresh,… Read More

 

Health

St. Joseph’s Fresh Food Distribution Program to Hold Anniversary Celebration

The St. Joseph Health Center will celebrate its one year anniversary on Thursday, April 23 with a speaking program and health… Read More

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: Making a Commitment to Rhode Island’s Children

Lauri Lee

Last week, the 2015 Rhode Island Kids Count Factbook was presented to a room filled with health care and education… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Newport Manners & Etiquette:  Modern Wedding & Funeral Etiquette

Weddings become complicated when there aren't enough seats in the chapel, and when the wedding shower is for two… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: The Culture of Tapas

Years ago, I opened the first tapas restaurant in the state with mixed reviews and expectations. Soon found out that perhaps… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Slides: Arc Iris Brings Bowie to Life

The Zoetical Music and Arts Festival featuring Arc Iris and friends runs every Friday in April at Aurora in Providence. 

 

Lifestyle

Thinking of Selling Your Home? Consider These 5 Kitchen Updates with the Best ROI

“Show me the kitchen!”  Ever burst into open houses issuing demands like this?

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: What Not to do When Packing for Your Next Getaway

Are you the type of person that brings 3 suitcases for a weekend getaway? Do you find that you over pack and then realize… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

slides: Inside the Fitting Room with Scarlet Chamberlin - April 21

One of the many pleasures of my job is that I get to interact with women of all ages from all over doing work that has a… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - April 21

Tucker and others need homes

Calling all animal lovers! If you're on the lookout for a new pet for you or your family, look no further. 

 

Lifestyle

video: GoLocalTV - newportFILM Presents “How to Save the World” Tonight

newportFILM's Meredith Nordhem joins GoLocalTV's Kate Nagle to talk about tonight's special Earth Day screening… Read More

 

Lifestyle

NewportFILM To Present Free Earth Day Screening of “How To Change The World”

NewportFILM is presenting a special Earth Day screening of “How To Change The World” on Wednesday, April 22 at… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Brown Theatre To Present Student-Written “You Are the Circus”

The Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies at Brown University presents You Are the Circus, written and directed… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Personal Tech For Women: 5 Things You Need to Know About “The Internet of Things”

It’s been hyped up as a revolution in the way we live our lives – a vision, a future scenario, and a… Read More

 

Health

Sheila Hamilton: Learning From Mental Illness and How You Can’t Erase the Past

Sheila Hamilton and daughter Sophie

Sheila Hamilton is a broadcast personality. She is also a mother. Her daughter's father struggled with mental… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Rhode Island Aims to Break Guinness World Record for “Largest Tree Hug”

The Rhode Island Tree Council is holding “Tree Huggapalooza”, an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: 3 NE Colleges Where You Can Save $60K or Get Free Master’s Degree

Wesleyan University

Too many students and families today are struggling to afford college and graduate school, drowning in a sea of loans. The… Read More

 

Lifestyle

25 Fun Things To Do For Free In New England

Royalston Falls Gorge, Royalston, MA

Spring has sprung in New England, and after this week we've survived the bite of the Taxman... For some of us, that… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Concert Review: Mellencamp Brings the Heartland to PPAC

John Mellencamp Rocked PPAC

John Mellencamp brought an inspired set of "Heartland Rock" to the Providence Performing Arts Center Thursday night.

 
 
 
 
 
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