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Twin River Announces Acquisition of Newport Grand—Twin River Announces it Will Buy Newport Grand

Bishop: Keeping the Pawtucket Red Sox Without Seeing More Red in Providence—So what ever happened to ‘Meds and Eds’

50 Point Second Half Leads #24 PC Past Seton Hall 79-66—Friars bet Seton Hall 79-66

Leather Storrs: What’s in a Name?—“Hey Whitney, you seem a lot peppier, guess…

Bryant Beats Sacred Heart 91-85 in Double OT Thriller—Bryant beats Sacred Heart 91-85 in a double…

NEW: PC’s Henton Reaches 2,000 Career Points Milestone—LaDontae Henton becomes second Friar ever to reach…

Giannini: ‏Can a “Rhode Island Red Sox Stadium” Succeed in Providence?—Giannini: ‏Can a Rhode Island Red Sox Stadium…

It’s All About Education: Changing Lives with School Lunches—There have been several links floating around social…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Lesson on Pizza—Many people know that American pizza derived from…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Why Women Don’t Ask for Help + Engagement Party Etiquette—The etiquette of asking for help and upadated…

 
 
 
 

News

slides: RI’s Top Ten Religious Freedom Controversies

See some of the recent church-state controversies in Rhode Island. 

 

News

Twin River Announces Acquisition of Newport Grand

Newport Grand owner Joseph Paolino announces the sale of Newport Grand to Twin River

As GoLocalProv first reported, Twin River announced Wednesday that they will acquire Newport Grand from Newport… Read More

 

Politics

Guest MINDSETTER Rep Scott Slater: Replace Illicit Marijuana Industry with Legitimate Businesses

As Rhode Island lawmakers take a serious look at reforming our marijuana laws this legislative session, it is crucial that we… Read More

 

Politics

Bishop: Keeping the Pawtucket Red Sox Without Seeing More Red in Providence

So what ever happened to ‘Meds and Eds,' to the notion that Providence could grow an even more cohesive version of… Read More

 

Sports

slides: 50 Point Second Half Leads #24 PC Past Seton Hall 79-66

LaDontae Henton

The #24 Providence College Friars (21-9,11-6 Big East) used a 50 points second half to beat (16-13, 6-11 Big East) 79-66 at… Read More

 

Sports

slides: Bryant Beats Sacred Heart 91-85 in Double OT Thriller

Joe O'Shea

The Bryant Bulldogs defeated the Sacred Heart PIoneers 91-85 in double overtime on Wednesday night at the Chace Athletic… Read More

 

Sports

NEW: PC’s Henton Reaches 2,000 Career Points Milestone

LaDontae Henton

Providence College Friars senior forward LaDontae Henton reached the 2,000 point milestone after knocking down a… Read More

 

News

BREAKING: Paolino Selling Newport Grand to Twin River Parent Company

Former Providence Mayor and developer who took control of Newport Grand slot parlor in 2014 is flipping the property to Twin… Read More

 

News

Fox Goes to Jail: Political Experts on Rhode Island Impact

Former Speaker of the House Gordon Fox

Former Rhode Island Speaker of the House Gordon Fox has entered a guilty plea to three counts of felonies -- bribery, wire… Read More

 

Business

NEW: Newport Anti-Casino Group Responds to Newport Grand Sale to Twin River

In light of the news that Twin River will be buying Newport Grand, Citizens Concerned About Casino Gambling (CCACG)… Read More

 

Business

WPRI Reporter Calls Out Providence Journal for Plagiarism - 2nd Time in 10 Days

The Providence Journal has been called out for plagiarism for the second time in two weeks for lifting another news… Read More

 

Sports

City Councilors Make Pitch for PawSox to Come to Worcester

On Tuesday, Worcester City Councilors Gary Rosen and Phil Palmieri proposed that the city of Worcester makes a… Read More

 

News

NEW: Providence School Bus Drivers, First Student Reach Deal

Strike is off -- Providence bus drivers and First Student reach deal.

Following the threat of a potential strike over terms of a new contract, the Providence school bus drivers have reached a new… Read More

 

News

See the Fox Charges - Wire Fraud, Bribery, and Filing False Tax Return

Here are the official legal doc filed today.

Former Rhode Island Speaker of the House Gordon Fox is pleading guilty in federal court to three counts of wire fraud,… Read More

 

News

The History of Gordon Fox: From Camp St. to Speaker to Prison

Former Speaker of the House Gordon Fox

On Tuesday, former Speaker of the House Gordon Fox plead guilty to three counts of felonies -- bribery, wire fraud, and… Read More

 

Politics

Giannini: ‏Can a “Rhode Island Red Sox Stadium” Succeed in Providence?

Amidst all the hoopla, curiosity and concern about building a baseball stadium in Providence exists one lingering question:… Read More

 

Sports

URI Blown Out by Dayton 75-59, Fall Out of 1st Place

Jared Terrell

The URI Rams (20-8,12-5 A-10) fell 75-59 on the road to the (23-6,13-4 A-10) Dayton Flyers on Tuesday night in Ohio. The loss… Read More

 

Sports

Revolution Unveil New Secondary Kits

The New England Revolution unveiled a new secondary kit at an event at the House of Blues in Boston on Tuesday.

 

News

NEW: Fox to Serve Three Years in Federal Prison

Former Speaker of the House Gordon Fox has plead guilty to three counts of felonies -- bribery, wire fraud, and filing a… Read More

 

News

NEW: Speaker Mattiello, Mayor Elorza “Disappointed” in Fox Felony Charges

Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello

Following Tuesday morning’s press conference where US Attorney Peter Nerohna, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, and… Read More

 

News

NEW: Raimondo Names New Rhode Island Department of Health Director

Director of HEALTH nominee Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott and Governor Gina Raimondo

Governor Gina Raimondo announced on Tuesday afternoon that she will nominate Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott as the next Director… Read More

 

News

BREAKING: Fox Expected to Face Charges in Court Today

Former Speaker of the House Gordon Fox

Former Speaker of the House Gordon Fox is expected in be in court this morning, close to one year after his house and State… Read More

 

Politics

Horowitz: The Boehner/Nentanyahu Debacle

Rob Horowitz

It must have seemed like political win-win when Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Nentanyahu… Read More

 

Politics

Riley: Providence Pension Fund is Risky Business

Relative to the State of Rhode Island Investments of Pension Assets, Providence investment allocation is much less… Read More

 

News

NEW: RI Gas Prices Rise 8 Cents From Last Week

Rhode Island gas prices have gone up eight cents from last week, according to AAA.

 

Food

Leather Storrs: What’s in a Name?

“Hey Whitney, you seem a lot peppier, guess you finally took your grandma’s advice and drank that prune juice,… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Bollywood in Newport: newportFILM to Hold 4th Annual “Friend-Raiser”

newportFILM will hold its 4th annual "Friend-Raiser" event this Saturday, March 7, from 7-11pm at Christie’s… Read More

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: Changing Lives with School Lunches

There have been several links floating around social media for the past couple of weeks, comparing school lunches from… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Providence Downtown Improvement District Celebrates 10 Years

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza and Downtown Improvement District Chairman Richard Lappin

To mark its milestone 10th year anniversary, the Providence Downtown Improvement District hosted a community celebration… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Lesson on Pizza

Many people know that American pizza derived from Italian pizza. What many people don’t know is the history behind… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Why Women Don’t Ask for Help + Engagement Party Etiquette

The etiquette of asking for help and updated wedding etiquette for the modern engagement party were both questions to… Read More

 

Lifestyle

BankRI and Books Are Wings Host March Book Drive for RI Literacy

BankRI will host a month-long book drive throughout their 19 branches in collaboration with local… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: 7 Mini Habits That Will Move You Closer to Getting Organized

You can do it now or save it for later. Most of the time if you save it for later, the piles have grown and it’s now… Read More

 

Food

Newport’s Mission Has “Best Burger in RI”

The Mission's Cheeseburger (Photo via Instagram)

Newport’s Mission restaurant has the best burger in RI, according to the website Thrillist.

 

Lifestyle

Theater Review: Pericles at Pell Chafee Performance Center

Not all Shakespeare plays are created equal and they therefore impose different demands in staging them. The greatest of his… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Purina Selects Providence Animal Control to Compete in “Volunteer of the Year” Contest

Purina Cat Chow has selected Providence Animal Control through Friends of Providence Animal Care & Control Center, as one… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: 6 Biggest Lies in College Admissions

Are colleges pulling your tail? Don't get fooled.

Every year, families around the country flock to information sessions and campus tours at colleges. While the vast majority… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Well-Read: Reading With Robin - (It really is) All About That Book..and a few giveaways!*

What started out in 2002 with the selection of David Baldacci’s Wish You Well has quickly become a Rhode Island… Read More

 

Lifestyle

21-Time Emmy Winner, West, to Speak at Wheeler on Women’s Movement

Betsy West, an executive producer at Storyville Films and an associate professor at the Columbia School of Journalism, will… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit For Life: Jobs

In these times, so many people are looking for jobs. And there are many others who are out there, like me, looking to hire… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Patience is Virtuous

Good grief, will the snow ever melt? The cold frames wear snow caps, most perennials are mere suggestions, only the resilient… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Expert: Choosing a New Spring Raincoat

Gone are the days when spring meant a trip to the city with Mom to buy a new spring coat and black patent leather… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Huestis: Reason for the Season(s)

Folklore tells us that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. While March is meteorologically a spring month,… Read More

 

Food

slides: Providence Neighborhoods with the Most Restaurants

Al Forno, in Fox Point

GoLocalProv in partnership with Find The Best identified the Providence neighborhoods with the highest… Read More

 

Lifestyle

5 Live Music Musts - February 27, 2015

Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys Host the Mardi Gras Ball

Some great artists are coming to Rhode Island this weekend and beyond. Check out our previews below in “5 Live Music… Read More

 

Food

The Cellar: A Wine For Cold Winter Nights

I find it difficult to match wines with the kind of frigid cold weather we are experiencing these days. When it is warm… Read More

 

Lifestyle

94 HJY Radio Personality Kevin Mulhern Writes Children’s Book

Author and Rhode Island radio personality Kevin Mulhern

Local radio personality Kevin Mulhern, producer and on-air talent of The Paul and Al Show on 94 HJY, has published his… Read More

 

Health

App-Tastic: The 7 Best Health and Fitness Apps

It’s ok to admit that tracking your gym habits and your foods has become an obsession. Doing so keeps you on track, it… Read More

 

Lifestyle

GoLocalProv Interview: Sarah Potenza of The Voice

Sarah Potenza

Sarah Potenza is on a roll. Earlier this week, the Rhode Island native became a household name on The Voice,… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Rickman To Host “Value of the Book” Workshop on March 7 in Providence

Ray Rickman will be hosting a value of the book workshop on Saturday, March 7 from 12-1:30 p.m. at Knight Memorial Library… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Sen. Reed, Others to Read to Preschoolers For Books Are Wings

Senator Jack Reed

On Monday, March 2, Senator Jack Reed along with student-athletes from Brown and Bryant Universities and volunteers from… Read More

 

Food

Leather Storrs: Organic Gardening and The Power of Poop

The subject of fecal transplanting seems a suicide intro for a food column. And yet, the very fact that we have progressed to… Read More

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: How Vaccination Affects Schools – and Society

Lauri Lee

Vaccination used to be something that a patient (or his or her parent) decided upon with the guidance of a doctor. It was… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Newport Manners + Etiquette: The Blue Tuxedo + Other Updates

Wedding etiquette on trend with colorful tuxedos, what to know about shirttail etiquette, suspenders, and what the British… Read More

 

Food

Providence Is the Third “Most Organic” City In the US

Photo: Steven Depolo/Flickr

Providence is the third most organic city in the US, according to a study done by Campbell Soup Company and… Read More

 
 
 
 
 
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