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Midnight Basketball League Tips Off July 7—Mayor Jorge Elorza's Midnight Summer Basketball League starts…

5th Annual Luxe Burger BYOB Contest Kicks Off on July 15—5th Annual Luxe Burger BYOB Contest

Newport Police Officer Waives Band’s Parking Ticket—Newport Police Officer Waives Band's Parking Ticket

Moore: Mello Takes Over a Fire Department In Turmoil—Moore: Mello Takes Over a Fire Department In…

Memorial Doctor Part of Research Team to Lower Hispanic Childhood Obesity—A team of researchers including a doctor from…

Jeffrey Osborne Foundation To Host Comedy Event At PPAC—The Jeffrey Osborne Foundation will host a Celebrity…

Route 24 Bridge In Tiverton Faces Restrictions, Temporary Closure—The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has temporarily…

Converse and Newport Folk Festival Partner To Offer Recording Opportunities—Converse Rubber Tracks and the Newport Folk Festival…

Public Invited To Meet Delegation From Shimoda, Japan In Newport—The public is invited to meet a delegation…

College Admissions: 10 Western Colleges Worth the Trip This Summer—Put this college road trip on your summer…



Rhode Island Has Third Worst Roads in U.S.

Rhode Island was recently ranked as having the third worst urban roads in the U.S., with 45% of major urban roads in the… Read More



Riley: Comparing Providence to Greece

I know Harry Markopoulos and I know how obsessed he became in his quest for proving there was something wrong at Bernie… Read More



video: GoLocalTV: Inaugural “Race the State” to Take Place Aug. 9

The inaugural Race the State competition is set to begin on August 9 in Little Compton. The race is a five leg, 55 mile… Read More



Midnight Basketball League Tips Off July 7

Mayor Jorge Elorza's Midnight Summer Basketball League starts on July 7th at parks across Providence.



NEW: Raimondo Unveils Working Group to Reform RI Criminal Justice System

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announced on Tuesday the establishment of a Justice Reinvestment Working Group in Rhode… Read More



Guest MINDSETTER™ Heather Tow-Yick, Kelsey Lucas: What Rhode Islanders Need in ESEA Reauthorization

As Congress debates reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, our nation’s education law, it is… Read More



United Way of RI Announces Two New Hires and a Staff Promotion

Amanda Heinsen

United Way of Rhode Island has announced two new hires and a staff promotion to the organization's management… Read More



Horowitz: Brazil and China Step Up on Climate

 As we look towards the finalizing of a new international climate change agreement in Paris at the end of this year,… Read More



A Look at Bill Cosby’s Career up Until the Scandal

Bill Cosby admitted to obtaining quaaludes with the intention of using them to have sex with women. The  information was… Read More



RI Doctors Paid Over $9 Million by Drug Companies

Over 2,700 doctors in Rhode Island received $9.6 million in payments from pharmaceutical and medical device companies between… Read More



slides: #25 to #1 - RI Docs Who Got the Most Drug Company Money

How much did the top doctors in Rhode Island receive in payments from pharmaceutical and medical device companies last year?… Read More



Moore: Mello Takes Over a Fire Department In Turmoil

GoLocalProv's Russ Moore hopes new Acting Fire Chief Mello can improve morale.



NEW: Central Coventry Fire District Receives “Poorest” Rating from Insurer

The Central Coventry Fire District (CCFD) has received the Insurance Service Organization's (ISO) poorest rating, a 10 on… Read More



Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter 18

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



NEW: Lloyd’s Hat Trick Leads U.S. Women to World Cup Win

Hope Solo

The United States Women's Soccer Team has won the 2015 FIFA World Cup



Route 24 Bridge In Tiverton Faces Restrictions, Temporary Closure

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has temporarily closed the right lane on a segment of Route 24 North in… Read More



Smart Benefits: Fines Now In Effect for Small Business Health Plan Reimbursements

Effective July 1, small employers – those with less than 50 employees – now face fines if they reimburse their… Read More



What America Means to Rhode Island’s Leaders

Governor Gina Raimondo talks about what America means to her - along with other Rhode Island leaders.

The Fourth of July, while celebrating the Independence Day of the United States, means different things to many people, right… Read More



U.S. Women’s Soccer Set For World Cup Final Against Japan

Alex Morgan is the USWNT's lead striker. Photo courtesy of: Flickr/Tayler Pitts

After starting their quest for a third FIFA Women’s World Cup nearly a month ago, the U.S. Women’s National Team… Read More



Guest MINDSETTER™ John Turbitt: Our Own Worst Enemy

It’s in our DNA as Rhode Islanders. We’re skeptics in almost every way from our lack of trust in the weather… Read More



Revs Shut Out by FC Dallas 3-0

The New England Revolution (6-6-8) fell 3-0 to (8-5-5) FC Dallas on Saturday night at Toyota Stadium in Dallas. The… Read More



video: Patriots Gronkowski’s Family Feud Episode to Air on July 19

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, along with his father and three brothers, will compete in the July 19 episode… Read More



Providence Firefighters’ Raise Could Trigger Millions in Raises for Teachers

A clause in the recently agreed upon Providence teachers' contract could trigger millions in additional costs to the… Read More



slides: Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not - July 3, 2015

Russ Moore

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



Friday Financial Five – July 3, 2015

401(k) plans and big banks receive plenty of negative publicity, so it’s a change of pace when both are praised in the… Read More



5th Annual Luxe Burger BYOB Contest Kicks Off on July 15

Luxe Burger Bar, located at 5 Memorial Boulevard, has announced the return of its Build Your Own Burger (BYOB) contest.



Organize + Energize: 10 Areas You Find Most Challenging to Get Organized

I conducted a survey a few months ago and asked questions relating to disorganization and how it affects people. One of the… Read More



Newport Police Officer Waives Band’s Parking Ticket

A Newport police officer waived a parking violation for a band that was playing at Jimmy's Saloon over the 4th of July… Read More



Memorial Doctor Part of Research Team to Lower Hispanic Childhood Obesity

Memorial Hospital

Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island doctor Roberta Goldman, PhD, was part of a team of researchers who conducted a study on… Read More



Jeffrey Osborne Foundation To Host Comedy Event At PPAC

Jeffrey Osborne

The Jeffrey Osborne Foundation will host a Celebrity All-Star Comedy Explosion event on August 9 at 6 PM at the Providence… Read More



Converse and Newport Folk Festival Partner To Offer Recording Opportunities

Converse Rubber Tracks and the Newport Folk Festival have come together to offer three aspiring artists a unique opportunity.



College Admissions: 10 Western Colleges Worth the Trip This Summer

An extraordinary small liberal arts college, plus Steve Jobs slept here: Oregon's Reed College. Photo: Reed College.

Here on the East Coast, students and their families often focus on the plethora of fine colleges in the Northeast.… Read More



Kathy Griffin Adds Second Show In Newport

Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin will now perform a second show at the Hyatt Regency Newport at 7 PM on August 21 as a part of the Newport… Read More



Newport Restoration Foundation To Hand Out Doris Duke Historic Preservation Awards

The Newport Restoration Foundation

The Newport Restoration Foundation will hand out three Doris Duke Historic Restoration Foundation awards on September 11 at… Read More



Food Network Star Giada De Laurentiis Spent This Independence Day Weekend in Newport

Photo Credit to Giada De Laurentiis' Facebook

Food Network’s Giada De Laurentiis, host of Giada at Home, spent her Independence Weekend in Newport and Jamestown.



slides: 15 Ways to Be a Real American in Rhode Island

The state of Rhode Island could make a timeline right from the start of the American revolution all the way past the… Read More



Leonard Moorehead, the Urban Gardener: Red White and Blue

Fife and drums, stars and stripes, salutes pop, Roman candles spout, we parade. Bonfires, Philharmonics play the 1812… Read More


Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Expert: Styling a Lace Skirt

Lace has long been a bastion in the world of lingerie and now its feminine charm has morphed into summer’s provocative… Read More



slides: Where to See Fireworks in RI This Independence Day

The July 4th holiday is here which means so are the firework celebrations. 



The Most Patriotic States in the U.S.

Patriotism has always been a foundational element of the United States. 



Ask a Bartender: The Best Drinks to Serve at Your 4th of July BBQ

Everyone’s favorite summer holiday is finally here. Now that graduations and Hallmark holidays are over for a few… Read More



5 Live Music Musts - July 3, 2015

Vance Gilbert Plays the New Bedford Folk Festival this Weekend

Happy Independence Day! The July 4th weekend brings all kinds of sonic incarnations from folk to disco to classical as well… Read More



Tom Finneran: A Service to be Praised

Happy Birthday America. It’s July 4th weekend.



slides: 10 Great Things To Do In RI on July 4 Weekend

Kick off your weekend with a bang when you attend any of GoLocal's featured activities on Friday.



slides: 10 Fun Things to Do in Newport on July 4 Weekend

There will be plenty of fireworks on display in Newport over the holiday weekend, but there's a lot more going on around… Read More



Bristol 4th of July Parade Set to Celebrate its 230th Year

The annual Bristol 4th of July parade, the oldest annual parade in the country, will be celebrating its 230th year this… Read More



Leather Storrs: How TV Influences our Changing Food Culture

Bam! “Kick it up a notch”! Remember that guy? He used to be public enemy No. 1 for serious chefs. Emeril Lagasse… Read More



What You Need to Know About Final Fantasy VII Remake

Since the dust of E3 has now settled it’s a good time to discuss one of the bigger announcements of the show, the… Read More



Ebola Virus Resurfaces in Liberia

After nearly two months since the World Health Organization declared Liberia Ebola free, new cases of the virus have been… Read More



It’s All About Education: Why Summer Vacation Should Be Just That

Lauri Lee

Do you remember summer vacation when you were young? Take a moment to think about how you spent your time.



Chef Walter’s Flavors & Knowledge: Crepe Suzette

Crepe Suzette was made famous in elegant Parisian restaurants at the turn of the twentieth century and has become standard… Read More



Newport Manners & Etiquette:  Keeping Your Name + Baby Shower Update

What to do when you want to keep your maiden name? What is the drill on baby showers these days? Best questions this past… Read More



Organize + Energize: 7 Qualities Employers Look for in an Administrative Assistant

If you follow my column, you know that I often discuss how business owners can become more organized and the benefits of… Read More



International Oktoberfest Moves To The Providence Waterfront

International Oktoberfest will Offer seasonal brews and German cuisine.

The 23rd Annual International Oktoberfest is moving from Newport to Providence.



Hearthside House to Present 1904 World’s Fair Celebration on July 12th

Family at 1904 World Fair

Sunday, July 12th, the Hearthside House Museum in Lincoln will celebrate Rhode Island’s unique connections to the 1904… Read More