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Concert Review: Mellencamp Brings the Heartland to PPAC—John Mellencamp brought an inspired set of "Heartland…

Summer Reading With Robin 2015—I don’t think anyone will soon forget the…

Fit For Life: It’s All in Your Head…—Physically, we are one of the most inferior…

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Container Gardens for Urbanites—Container gardens are perfect for urbanites and often…

RI Beauty Expert: The Art of Concealment – New Skin Cover-Ups—Beauty farewells are never easy, especially if the…

North Providence Company Reaches $8.75M Settlement with EPA—The EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice…

Miriam Hospital Awarded Highest Nursing Credential for 5th Time—Miriam Hospital Granted Magnet Recognition

Pawtucket 1 of 10 U.S. Cities Chosen for New AmeriCorps Initiative—The Corporation for National and Community Service

Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Dips to 6.3%—Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Dips to 6.3%

Saul Kaplan: Don’t Get Netflixed—R&D for new business models is the new…



“Illegal Immigrants” in RI Could Get Insurance Under New Bill, Say Leaders

New legislation introduced in the Rhode Island General Assembly would allow "illegal immigrants" to obtain healthcare… Read More



Early Voting, Domestic Violence, and Equal Pay: This Week At The State House

The General Assembly saw legislation this week involving campaign finance reform, a hotel a Twin River, an increase in the… Read More



North Providence Company Reaches $8.75M Settlement with EPA

The EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice have reached a settlement with New England Container Company in relation to the… Read More



Pawtucket 1 of 10 U.S. Cities Chosen for New AmeriCorps Initiative

The Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, announced on Thursday… Read More



PawSox Consultants Overestimated URI Ryan Center Attendance by Millions

The URI Ryan Center

The consulting group hired by the new ownership group of the Pawtucket Red Sox was the same one retained by the state to… Read More



video: RIPTA Refuses to Disclose Driver Accident Reports

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority has refused to release public documents to GoLocalProv.



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… Read More



Celtics vs Cavaliers - NBA Playoff Round 1 Preview

Brad Stevens

The #7 Boston Celtics (40-42) begin the 2015 NBA Playoffs this Sunday at 3 PM against the #2 seed Cleveland Cavaliers… Read More



Rhode Island Unemployment Rate Dips to 6.3%

The RI Department of Labor and Training announced Thursday that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for… Read More



Saul Kaplan: Don’t Get Netflixed

R&D for new business models is the new strategic imperative for all business leaders. Why? Business models don’t… Read More



Finneran: Yesterday’s Over

Hillary Clinton

Really? Is it? Is yesterday ever over? The question has become a worrisome one for Hillary Clinton. For Jeb Bush too.



Friday Financial Five – April 17, 2015

Those celebrating tax week can rejoice that the federal government has taken in roughly $1.5 trillion dollars since October… Read More



Rhode Island’s Highest Paid Hourly Jobs

Rhode Island’s highest paying jobs earn between $51 to $89 an hour and as much as $185,330 annually, as of May 2014,… Read More



slides: RI’s Top 30 Highest Paid Jobs by the Hour

Compare the hourly rates of some of the highest paying jobs in Rhode Island.



video: PawSox Ask for More Than $100 Million in State and Local Aid

The Pawtucket Red Sox today unveiled their plan for a new ballpark in downtown Providence, which would cost taxpayers over… Read More



EDITORIAL: Grades for Raimondo’s First 100 Days

Photo: Richard McCaffrey

Today marks Gina Raimondo’s first 100 days in office, and GoLocal has assessed the initial impression she has made so… Read More



Patriots Headed to White House on April 23

The New England Patriots will visit the White House on Thursday, April 23  to celebrate their Super Bowl XLIX victory… Read More



Carol Anne Costa: The Ugly Truth

As I constantly seek inspiration from the topics of the day and week on which to opine, this week provided a plethora of… Read More



NEW: Providence Police Task Force Suspended After Recent Abuse Complaints

Providence police have suspended at least some operations of its special task force following recent complaints of excessive… Read More



PC Basketball Signs Ricky Council II to National Letter of Intent

Ed Cooley

Providence College men's basketball coach Ed Cooley announced that Ricky Council II has signed a National Letter of… Read More



Gencarella: Public Union Benefits Limit What Our Government Can Do For Taxpayers.

Ask Not What Your State Can Do For You, But What Your State Can Do For Public Unions.



Rhode Island Foundation Awards $300,000 “Genius Grant” Fellowships

John Haley

The Rhode Island Foundation announced Wednesday that it will award its 2015 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowships to three… Read More



Hernandez Guilty of First Degree Murder

Former Patriot Aaron Hernandez

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of first degree murder charges today by a jury in Bristol… Read More



EXCLUSIVE: PawSox Consultant’s Findings in Other Cities Often Very Rosy

A GoLocalProv review of reports written by consultants hired by the PawSox new ownership group finds similarities in the… Read More



Frank Williams: Rhode Island’s Enigma

Retired Chief Justice Frank Williams in his office.

In retrospect, it's not surprising that Judge Sarah Taft-Carter appointed Frank Williams as the Special Master in the… Read More



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



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.



Summer Reading With Robin 2015

I don’t think anyone will soon forget the winter of ‘15.  All of the endless days inside provided a lot of… Read More



Benefit Concert for Warwick Westgate Fire Victims This Sunday

The Westgate Condominium Fire. Photo by Robin Soares

A benefit concert to aid those who lost their homes in the massive Westgate condominium fire in Warwick this past… Read More



Fit For Life: It’s All in Your Head…

Physically, we are one of the most inferior species alive. Our skin is easily penetrable, we can’t adapt to our… Read More



Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Container Gardens for Urbanites

Photo courtesy of Leonard Moorehead

Container gardens are perfect for urbanites and often well suited for those with more abundant space



Miriam Hospital Awarded Highest Nursing Credential for 5th Time

The Miriam Hospital has attained Magnet recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet… Read More



5 Live Music Musts - April 17, 2015

The Beach Boys Appear Tonight at Twin River

Hints of summer are in the air this week on “5 Live,” as we span the musical spectrum from surf rock to jazz.… Read More



The Cellar: Try Something New – Try Lagrein

This week we will be featuring two wines made from a grape variety called Lagrein. While relatively new to our local wine… Read More



The Wolf School to Hold “Discover the Difference” Fundraiser

The Wolf School, a small Independent School for students with complex learning differences, is holding its thirteenth annual… Read More



Leather Storrs: James Beard Awards and the Changing Culinary Industry

A stretchy culinary paraphrase of Einstein’s seminal anti-war bumper sticker goes like this: You cannot simultaneously… Read More



Planting a Medicinal Garden this Spring


The first official days of Spring have passed, and if you haven’t already, it is time to start planting your garden.… Read More



Debra Messing Among 2015 Pell Award Recipients

Debra Messing

East Greenwich native Debra Messing is among the recipients of the 2015 Pell Awards, which “recognize artistic… Read More



Newport Manners & Etiquette:  Pre-Wedding Etiquette Updates + Kissiquette

What's the kissiquette for signing off with kisses? Pre-nup musts for money and sex. What to do when you didn't make… Read More



Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Paella With Seafood

This dish originated in the fields of a region called Valencia on the eastern coast of Spain. Today paella is made in every… Read More



It’s All About Education: School Choice - Vouchers and Tax-Credit Scholarships Don’t Pay

Lauri Lee

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the many options parents have when choosing a school for their child. While I absolutely… Read More



SNL’s Kate McKinnon to Perform at Rhode Island College

Kate McKinnon as Hilary Clinton on SNL.

Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon will be performing at Rhode Island College on Tuesday, April 21. The event takes… Read More



RI Foundation to Award “Genius” Grants on Wednesday

On Wednesday, April 15, the Rhode Island Foundation will announce the winners of the 2015 Innovation Fellowships.



Organize + Energize: Paper Clutter. Where do I Start?

Because paper management is a huge issue that many people face, I am going to share a question an attendee asked at one of my… Read More



Personal Tech for Women: 5 Things To Know About the “Smart Kitchen”

Now before we launch into a list of smart kitchen devices that can shape the way we track, prepare and interact with food,… Read More



slides: The 30 Hottest Spring and Summer Concerts Coming to New England

GoLocalProv has put together a list of the 30 hottest shows coming to New England this spring and summer.



NewportFILM Presents Acclaimed “Coming Home” Tonight at Casino Theater

The acclaimed documentary “Coming Home” will be screened tonight at the Casino Theater in Newport as a part of… Read More



Weiss: Rhode Island Can Hold Its Own When It Comes to Music

New York, L.A. and Nashville have long been considered the music capitals of the United States. Now, with the Rhode Island… Read More



Reading With Robin: 5 New Books + What Authors are Reading Now

Here are 5 new books that I’m very excited about. I checked in with each of the authors to find out what excites them… Read More



Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Spring into Action

Courtesy Leonard Moorehead

Robins prowl greening lawns, cardinals sing heart felt song, sparrow tribes colonize shrubbery, red wing black birds find… Read More



Fit for Life: Change Your Mind…Change Your Body

Matt Espeut

In order to be successful at anything in life, you need to follow the right path that will get you there. Along this path you… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Expert: Soft Focus Spring – Pretty New Colors

Shopping in early spring is tricky. The colors that will look amazing on a tanned you in July may still seem a bit out there… Read More



RI Convention Center to Host Genealogy Conference

The Rhode Island Convention Center will host the New England Regional Genealogy Conference from April 15-18.



5 Live Music Musts - April 10, 2015

The Sonics Play the Columbus Theatre Saturday

This week, “5 Live Music Musts” brings you 5 big shows over 5 busy nights.



video: Potenza’s Run Ends on “The Voice”

Sarah Potenza of

After an incredible run, Smithfield native Sarah Potenza failed to make the “Top 12” on “The Voice”… Read More