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NEW: Hazardous Weather Warning in Effect in RI Through Tuesday Evening—The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous…

NEW: RI GOP Calls for “No Curveballs” from Speaker on Stadium—RI GOP Calls for "No Curveballs" from Speaker…

Newport Jazz Festival 2015: Weekend Highlights—The 2015 Newport Jazz Festival was an unqualified…

Russell Moore: Attack of the Anti-Education-Reformers—Russell Moore: Attack of the Anti-Education-Reformers

25 Things You Have to Do in RI Before the End of Summer—Summer may be winding down, but there's still…

Newport Jazz Festival 2015: Friday Highlights—The 61st annual Newport Jazz Festival arrived at…

5 Live Music Musts - July 31, 2015—We’re at the peak of the summer music…

10 Great Things To Do In Rhode Island This Weekend - July 31—10 Great Things To Do In Rhode Island…

Finneran: To Kill An American—You probably missed this item in the rush…

10 Great Things To Do In Newport This Weekend - July 31—10 Great Things To Do In Newport This…

 
 
 
 

Sports

Brown Coach Martin to be Inducted to New England Basketball Hall of Fame

Mike Martin

Brown men's basketball head coach Mike Martin will be inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame at a ceremony… Read More

 

Business

HarborOne Names Charron VP of Commercial Banking in Providence

Murray Charron

HarborOne Bank announced Murray Charron as Vice President of Commercial Banking. 

 

Sports

Brown Football Alum Cruz Signs With the Chicago Bears

AJ Cruz, photo courtesy of Brownbears.com

Former Brown Bears football All-American defensive back AJ Cruz has signed a three year deal the the NFL's Chicago Bears.… Read More

 

Business

Providence’s Economic Battle Over Building More Hotels

Rendering of Hotel

The impasse over the Procaccianti Group's extended stay hotel proposal at the Fogarty Building downtown has pitted… Read More

 

News

NEW: Hazardous Weather Warning in Effect in RI Through Tuesday Evening

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather warning in Rhode Island, effective for this afternoon… Read More

 

Politics

Riley: Providence, Ken Lay and the Securities Exchange Commission

Mayor Elorza

On November 8, 2001 Enron announced that earnings would be restated for every quarter back to 1997. By the time that… Read More

 

News

Guest MINDSETTER ™ Tom Kenney: Show Me the Money! Show Me the Savings!

Mayor Jorge Elorza

Mayor Elorza, no doubt pushed by his COO Brett Smiley, began what Providence firefighters consider a personal attack –… Read More

 

Politics

Horowitz: President Biden

President Biden The muffled sounds from people close to Vice-President Biden that he was going to take another look at… Read More

 

Politics

Guest MINDSETTER ™ Berwick: Looking Back at Nixon’s Resignation 41 Years Ago

Richard Nixon

August 9, 2015 is the 41st anniversary of the Resignation or President Richard Milhous Nixon

 

Business

Fraudulent Gift Certificates Force Chapel Grille to Stop Taking Faial’s Cards

Chapel Grille

No good deed goes unpunished -- Chapel Grille restaurant in Cranston, after announcing it would honor any paper gift card… Read More

 

Politics

Full Cranston Police Investigation Released, Fung Cited for Lack of Leadership

The Rhode Island State Police have released its full 162 page investigation into the Cranston Police Department, following… Read More

 

Patriarca Papers

slides: The Patriarca Papers - Entry 1

Today, GoLocal releases the first segment of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s file on Raymond Patriarca —… Read More

 

Patriarca Papers

Cheat Sheet 1 The Patriarca Papers – FBI Files Unveils GOP Advisor, Las Vegas, and Criminal Record

Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released,… Read More

 

Politics

NEW: RI GOP Calls for “No Curveballs” from Speaker on Stadium

The Rhode Island Republican Party is calling for "no curveballs" from House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello on a Providence… Read More

 

News

Secrets and Scandals - Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, Chapter 22

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

 

Politics

Russell Moore: Attack of the Anti-Education-Reformers

GoLocal's Russell Moore says blocking education reform hurts children.

 

Sports

slides: Intensity Ramps Up on Day 4 of Patriots Training Camp

Rob Gronkowski

After a week of talking about deflating footballs, lawsuits and more, it was finally nice to focus on real football on the… Read More

 

Sports

The 10 Best Red Sox Free Agent Signings in Larry Lucchino Era

On Saturday, it was announced that Boston Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino would be stepping down from his position… Read More

 

Business

Smart Benefits: New OHIC Standards to Improve Health Care Delivery

Last week, Rhode Island’s Health Insurance Commissioner adopted standards to expand health care payment methods that… Read More

 

Patriarca Papers

Law Enforcement Experts Weigh in on The Patriarca Papers’ Entry 1

FBI File Photo

This week marks the release of the first group of papers of the FBI files of Raymond Patriarca, the head of the New England… Read More

 

News

EXCLUSIVE: Head of RI Trucking Association Arrested for Obscene Calls to Officials

Wright is the incoming chair of the RI Trucking Association

The incoming Chair of the Rhode Island Trucking Association, Stephen Wright, was arrested for making "crank or obscene" phone… Read More

 

Sports

Red Sox President & CEO Larry Lucchino to Step Down

Larry Lucchino

Boston Red Sox president and CEO Larry Lucchino will step down from his position, according to reports.

 

News

Guest MINDSETTER ™ John Loughlin: National Security is Embedded in the Arctic

In recent years it has become obvious that energy independence is at the centerpiece of our national security.

 

Sports

Revs Beat Toronto 3-1 as Jermaine Jones Returns

Jermaine Jones

The New England Revolution (8-9-7) defeated (8-8-4) Toronto FC 3-1 on Saturday night at Gillette Stadium. The game… Read More

 

News

Guest MINDSETTER ™ Rep. Gregg Amore: A 33 % Raise is Not a Good Idea

Both of these comments that appeared in the July 25 edition of The Providence Journal refer to Governor Raimondo’s… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Blueberry Cobbler

Fresh blueberries are in season right now and there is no better time to whip up a rustic cobbler. Cobbler dough is somewhere… Read More

 

Health

Governor Raimondo Establishes Overdose Prevention Task Force

Governor Gina Raimondo

Governor Gina Raimondo signed an executive order which establishes the Governor's Overdose Prevention and Intervention… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: 6 Areas Where People Get Stuck in the Organizing Process

There are many stages to the organizing process. Getting organized isn’t just about tidying up and clearing a space… Read More

 

Health

Off Your Bike: Four Helpful Stretches for the Bike Commuter

Commuting by bike is a popular choice in New England. This is not only a great way to skip all of the parking expenses, to… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - August 4, 2015

Harrison Ford 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

slides: Newport Jazz Festival 2015: Weekend Highlights

Stay Human Played Newport Jazz Saturday

The 2015 Newport Jazz Festival was an unqualified success this weekend at Fort Adams State Park. Fingers were… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 25 Things You Have to Do in RI Before the End of Summer

The Block Island Ferry awaits.

Summer may be winding down, but there's still plenty of time to get out and experience all that Rhode Island has to… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: You GET TO do it!

I want you to stop thinking and saying “I have to”. Try changing your mindset, and your words, to "I get… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Summer Garden Vacations

Basil and container. Photo courtesy of Leonard Moorehead

To so many now is the penultimate garden season. All is lush, sunflowers reach skywards, their golden blooms follow the… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Huestis: “Thunderstones” of August: the Perseid Meteor Shower

Rocks have been falling from the sky since the Earth coalesced out of the solar nebula 4.6 billion years ago. At the dawn of… Read More

 

Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Expert: Lavender Love

Right now Provence's hills are alive with an aromatic purple haze as the scent of lavender trails in the air. Summer is… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: Newport Jazz Festival 2015: Friday Highlights

The Newport Jazz Festival returned to Fort Adams Friday

The 61st annual Newport Jazz Festival arrived at Fort Adams State Park on Friday.

 

Lifestyle

NEW: ‘My Father’s Vietnam” to Premiere at RI Film Fest

My Father's Vietnam, a documentary film by Providence filmmaker Soren Sorensen will make its world premiere at the 19th… Read More

 

Health

RI Resident Named Chair of American Lung Association’s Leadership Board

Jason Carosi

Rhode Island Resident Jason Carosi has been named the Chair of the American Lung Association's Leadership Board in Rode… Read More

 

Lifestyle

5 Live Music Musts - July 31, 2015

Arturo Sandoval Plays the Newport Jazz Festival Sunday

We’re at the peak of the summer music season with all kinds of sounds happening around town this weekend. As you can… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 10 Great Things To Do In Rhode Island This Weekend - July 31

Kick off your weekend with a bang when you attend any of GoLocal's featured activities on Friday. But don't stop… Read More

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Things To Do In Newport This Weekend - July 31

Kick off your weekend with a bang when you attend any of GoLocal's featured activities on Friday. But don't stop… Read More

 

Lifestyle

6th Annual Summit Music Festival Set for August 15

The 6th annual Summit Music Festival will return to Lippitt Park in Providence on Saturday, August 15th from 1 to 6 p.m.… Read More

 

Lifestyle

RI Urban Teens to Perform “The Harlem Strut” in Providence on August 8

Photo credit: Robb Dimmick

An ensemble of twelve urban teens will be performing some of America's greatest jazz standards in "The Harlem Strut" on… Read More

 

Lifestyle

10 “Don’t Miss” Acts at Newport Jazz

Cassandra Wilson Plays the Newport Jazz Festival (Photo: Mark Seliger)

The 2015 Newport Jazz Festival begins Friday and with over 50 acts scheduled, there’s something for every fan.… Read More

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: The Benefits of Intergenerational Programs

A three-year-old sits on a sofa with an octogenarian, reading a Dr. Seuss book. At a table nearby, several preschoolers and… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Tuscan Schiacciata With Caramelized Onions

Originally cooked in the ashes of the hearth, schiacciata, which means "squashed," is usually about an inch thick.

 

Lifestyle

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Hot and Cold Etiquette

Knowing what not to talk about to a preteen and what to do about excessive air-conditioning, were top questions to Didi… Read More

 

Food

The Annual Charlestown Seafood Festival is Back

The Charlestown Seafood Festival will be held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday August 7, 8, and 9, 2015 at Charlestown’s… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: 6 Ways to Get Energized by Being Organized

When you are disorganized, you waste precious energy. You waste energy that could be transferred to tasks that really need… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Ask a Bartender: Where are the Best Beach Bars in New England?

If you couldn’t tell by the flood of Zac Brown Band lyrics in any of your social news streams, one of the most beloved… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - July 28, 2015

Harrison Ford 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

Pawtucket Arts & Culture Adds 2 Awards Recognizing Kids With Disabilities

The Pawtucket Arts and Culture Commission has announced two new awards to recognize Rhode Island youths with disabilities who… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Providence Author Elaine Chaika to Speak at Symposium Books on August 8

Elaine Ostrach Chaika

Providence's Elaine Ostrach Chaika will speak at Symposium Books on August 8th at 5 p.m.  to promote her new book… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Newport Folk Festival 2015: Sunday Highlights

Fans Dance to the Music at Newport Folk

The final day of the Newport Folk Festival commemorated the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan "going electric" with an all star… Read More

 
 
 
 
 
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