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Giannini: We Learn Through Tragedy That Life is Precious—It's Palm Sunday as I write this and…

It’s All About Education: Learning Life Skills at Hope High—For the past eleven years, Stephen Cronin, president…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Rekindling Romance + Wedding Etiquette Update—It may never be too late to rekindle…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Cod for Passover—This week we celebrate Passover and this dish…

Nguyen: Blurred Lines Indeed:  Did The Jury Get It Wrong?—Should musicians be forced to pay royalties or…

Leather Storrs: Blunder From Down Under—Humans have been protecting animals almost as long…

International String Trio Coming To Pot au Feu April 6—The International String Trio will perform at Pot…

NEW: Student Falls From Brown’s Science Library—A student fell from Brown University's Science Library…

NEW: Cicilline to Announce Legislation to End LGBT Discrimination—U.S. Congressman David Cicilline, a co-chair fo the…

NEW: Raimondo Appoints Twelve to Rhode Island Commission on Women—Governor Gina M. Raimondo named twelve appointments to…

 
 
 
 

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Elorza Administration’s Top Staff Are All White

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza promised a new era and inclusion, but his top appointments to top level management positions in… Read More

 

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Brown University Graduate Student Dies in Fall from Science Library Building

A Brown University graduate student died from a fall from the Science Center Library on Tuesday.

 

Business

RI PowerPlayer: Dr. Jeffery Williams

Every week, GoLocalProv shines the spotlight on one individual who is making an impact on Rhode Island.  This week,… Read More

 

Politics

Giannini: We Learn Through Tragedy That Life is Precious

Ani Emdijan

It's Palm Sunday as I write this and my thoughts of the last week are ones of sadness and frustration. The loss of a nine… Read More

 

Business

WPRO’s Yorke, DePetro Make “Heavy Hundred” Radio List

Dan Yorke

WPRO Radio’s midday host Dan Yorke and late-morning host John DePetro have made Talker Magazine’s 2015… Read More

 

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Nguyen: Blurred Lines Indeed:  Did The Jury Get It Wrong?

Should musicians be forced to pay royalties or give credit to predecessors simply because their new songs sound similar to… Read More

 

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NEW: Brown Confirms Student Death from Library Fall

Brown University has confirmed the student who fell from the Science Library on Tuesday has died -- but has not released a… Read More

 

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NEW: Student Falls From Brown’s Science Library

A student fell from Brown University's Science Library on Tuesday, March 31.  There is no additional information at… Read More

 

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Is Rhode Island Media Coverage of Hernandez Trial Overkill?

Aaron Hernandez

While the Aaron Hernandez trial is certainly among the biggest stories in sports, does it justify having the coverage that… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Cicilline to Announce Legislation to End LGBT Discrimination

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline, a co-chair fo the LGBT Equality Caucus and one of only six openly gay members of the U.S.… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: Raimondo Appoints Twelve to Rhode Island Commission on Women

Governor Gina Raimondo

Governor Gina M. Raimondo named twelve appointments to revive the long-vacant Rhode Island Commission on Women on Tuesday,… Read More

 

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NEW: Providence Police Officers Disciplined in John Prince Case

NEW: Providence Police Officers Disciplined in John Prince Case

The Providence Police Department has disciplined two police officers following an internal investigation into the cell phone… Read More

 

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NEW: Raimondo Announces “Governor for a Day” Winner

Khatima Bulmer with her parents, Hema and Eric

Governor Gina Raimondo announced on Tuesday that  11 year old Khatima Bulmer has won an essay contest to become Governor… Read More

 

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NEW: RI Pension Investigation Kickstarter Campaign by Forbes’ Siedle Goes Live

Edward Siedle

Former SEC lawyer and Forbes columnist Edward Siedle, who investigated then-General Treasurer Gina Raimondo's… Read More

 

Business

NEW: Cilantro Mexican Grill Ordered to Pay $100K in Back Wages by Dept. of Labor

Cilantro Mexican Grill restaurant chain must pay over $100K in wages and damages to 32 underpaid employees following… Read More

 

Politics

Riley: Progressive Magaziner and the Discount Rate

General Treasurer Seth Magaziner

In 1997, The RI actuary and investment consultants advised the Retirement Board to adopt an investment return assumption no… Read More

 

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NEW: PARCC Opt-Out Legislation to be Heard in House Committee on Wednesday

Legislation to allow parents and guardians of students in RI schools to opt out of the Partnership for the Assessment of… Read More

 

Business

Saul Kaplan: Coming To You Live From Everyone

In case you missed it, the next salvo in the social media revolution is underway. The release of two live video streaming… Read More

 

Politics

Horowitz: Ted Cruz and the Politics of No

Rob Horowitz

When William F. Buckley launched National Review, in 1955, he explained the magazine's purpose. ”It stands athwart… Read More

 

News

Where are the Big Ideas to Fix Rhode Island’s Economy?

Where are the big ideas to fix RI's economy? From the Governor, to business and political experts, perspectives vary.

With Rhode Island's unemployment rate the lowest its been since 2008, but a top economist calling the state's… Read More

 

Business

Providence Journal Publishes Social Security Number on the Front Page

The ramifications of GateHouse Media cutting copy editors at the Providence Journal may have hit its most significant impact… Read More

 

Business

RI Winter “Do-Over Day” to Take Place April 18

Andy Moffit, Gina Raimondo

Rhode Island's First Gentleman Andy Moffit will join with Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau President… Read More

 

Politics

Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter Four

Between 1986 and 2006, Rhode Island ran a gauntlet of scandals that exposed corruption and aroused public rage. Protesters… Read More

 

Politics

Russell Moore: RI Government’s Culture of Secrecy

GoLocalProv's Russell Moore points out that the recent major news stories in RI have had a common denominator: government… Read More

 

Business

slides: Dr. Downtown’s 10 Best Modernist Buildings in Providence

The ten best modernist buildings in Providence is a difficult list for Dr. Downtown to compile. 

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: Learning Life Skills at Hope High

Lauri Lee

For the past eleven years, Stephen Cronin, president of Rhode Island-based marketing company TwoBolt, has been teaching… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Rekindling Romance + Wedding Etiquette Update

It may never be too late to rekindle that old relationship and here's how. Organizing a wedding, here's an… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Cod for Passover

This week we celebrate Passover and this dish symbolizes the diversity of culinary offerings. Today, chefs have expanded the… Read More

 

Food

Leather Storrs: Blunder From Down Under

Humans have been protecting animals almost as long as they’ve been eating them, with varying degrees of success.

 

Food

International String Trio Coming To Pot au Feu April 6

Slava Tolstoy, Ippei Ichimaru and Ben Powell of the International String Trio.

The International String Trio will perform at Pot au Feu Restaurant on April 6, 2015 starting at 6 p.m. with a performance… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Theater Review: A Flea in Her Ear at Trinity Rep

Stephen Thorne as Camille Chandebise, Fred Sullivan, Jr. as Pocket and Alex Woodruff as Antoinette in Georges Feydeau’s A Flea in Her Ear at Trinity Rep. Directed by Tyler Dobrowsky, set design by Patrick Lynch, costume design by Olivera Gajic, and lighting design by Dan Scully.

Georges Feydeau’s 1907 farce A Flea in Her Ear is a classic of the genre. Trinity… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Southern New England Music Expo Coming to RI May 3rd

The First Annual Southern New England Music Expo will be held at The Crowne Plaza in Warwick on May 3, 2015. The… Read More

 

Health

Rhode Island Ranked Worst State for Doctors

Personal finance website WalletHub has released a report ranking all fifty states and Washington D.C. for their… Read More

 

Health

5 Ways to Simplify Meal Preparation

Ever wonder what it would be like to open your fridge to find a full week of healthy, delicious food that’s prepped and… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: 5 Admission Factors You Can’t Predict

As the last few colleges release admission decisions this week, many families are puzzled by outcomes. 

 

Lifestyle

slides: 25 Spring Getaways in New England for under $150

Photo Credit: Flickr - Mirai

The snow is finally melting away and spring is officially upon us.

 

Lifestyle

10 Things You Can Buy for $2 Besides the Providence Journal

The Providence Journal recently raised the price of the newspaper by a whopping 100-percent! The Providence Journal… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: The Ride of Your Life…

Matt Espeut

Are you willing to accept everything the way it is? Or, do you think you can change things that are undesirable in your… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Spring Poised on the Equinox

We’ve faced the equinox and the day is ours. Let’s start having fun in the garden, urges Leonard Moorehead.

Urban gardeners lean towards the random crocus and snowdrops. We hope. At last the sun has passed the over the equator and… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Expert: Weekend Jewelry

At one time, nearly every Providence family worked in the jewelry industry and fortunately, Rhode Island still holds the… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Huestis: Astronomical Events Determine Easter Observance

Last month we explored the reason for the seasons. The motion of the heavens is a precise clock and calendar that can be used… Read More

 

Lifestyle

5 Live Music Musts - March 27, 2015

Kacey Musgraves Plays Lupo's Tonight

As the Spring music season heats up, we check in with some old friends as well as some new artists on “5 Live.”… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Providence International Arts Festival Coming in June

FirstWorks and The City of Providence announced Thursday that the Providence International Arts Festival will take place… Read More

 

Lifestyle

RI International Film Festival to Honor Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn

Flickers: Rhode Island International Film Festival will celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary actor Anthony Quinn with a… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Festival Ballet Providence to End Season with Debut of New Works

Vilia Putrius and Mindaugas Bauzys in Egidijus Domeika's Spring

Festival Ballet Providence will top off its 2014-2015 season with Rhode Island and world premieres by new and veteran… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Finneran: Eight Items or Less

It happened again. Just yesterday. Twice!! I don’t mind food shopping at all. In fact I like it. For me it’s a… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Providence College to Host 11th Relay For Life Event

Providence College will host its eleventh Relay for Life event in the Peterson Center on March 27 from 6pm-4am. Over the past… Read More

 

Food

The Cellar: Value in the Langue’ Part II

Last week I featured an outstanding red wine from France’s Languedoc region. This week I thought I would throw another… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Providence’s Most Hipster Neighborhoods

Hipsters are like buttered popcorn-flavored jelly beans - you either love them or hate them. There is no in between. Some… Read More

 

Lifestyle

The Rolling Stones’ Lisa Fischer Coming to Park Theatre

Lisa FIscher Plays Cranston's Park Theatre April 4.

You may not recognize her name, but you’ve definitely heard her sing.

 

Lifestyle

Woonsocket’s Connecting For Children and Families Kick Off $1.2M Fundraiser

Connecting for Children and Families is moving into the public phase of a $1.2 million Beacon of Hope Fundraising… Read More

 

Food

Leather Storrs: Why You Should Stop Buying Salad Dressing

Spring cleaning should include the fridge, even if it’s just for inventory. My suspicion is that, like me, you’ve… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees

Image: CP Storm/Flickr

The Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame announced its class of inductees for 2015 on Wednesday morning. The Hall of… Read More

 

Lifestyle

video: Alex and Ani, Celtics Team Up for New Arts Studio at Roger Williams Middle School

Boston Celtics Forward Brandon Bass, Team President Rich Gotham, Legend Dana Barros, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Alex… Read More

 

Health

Rhode Island State House to Recognize April as Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

On April 1, the State House will recognize April as ‘Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month’ for the fourth… Read More

 
 
 
 
 
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