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State Report: Marijuana Tax + Bill Targets Prostitutes and Pimps—Plus increased sentences for gang crimes

John Rooke - Thinking Out Loud—JR's column on the sports stories and personalities…

RI Beauty Insider: Pedi Nation – Get the Best Pedicure Ever—A guide to finding a pristine pedi place

Fit for Life: Fail to Plan? Plan to Fail—Plan and prioritize, and you will prevail

Arthur Schaper: Grand Theft Auto Cicilline—MINDSETTER Arthur Schaper examine's Cicilline's role in Prov's…

Five Live Music Musts – April 18, 2014—Great vibes await

Report: Preston Murphy Leaving URI for Boston College—Preston Murphy Leaves URI for Boston College

EXCLUSIVE: Bryant Tells Grads No Selfies with President at Grad—Prohibiting selfies?

PC Athletics gets high marks—Friar winter sports #1 among Big East schools...

NEW: Providence’s Al Forno Featured as a Best Pizza Spot in the US—Another accolade for Al Forno

 
 
 
 

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slides: Top Priorities of 2014 Providence Mayoral Candidates

Economic development, crime prevention, education, infrastructure needs -- what are the issues that are most important to… Read More

 

Politics

State Report: Marijuana Tax + Bill Targets Prostitutes and Pimps

 

This week’s State Report centers on a news conference held Wednesday at the State House in which experts voiced their… Read More

 

Politics

Hinckley: Why Progressives Hate Entrepreneurs + Business Owners

As much as the Big Government Progressives hate to admit this simple fact, every single bit of wealth in our great nation… Read More

 

Sports

John Rooke - Thinking Out Loud

Thinking out loud…and wondering how old I need to be to officially qualify as “grumpy…”

 

News

Mattiello Receives Vote of Confidence from RI Business Leaders

While the Feds investigate his predecessor's campaign finance records, new House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello is getting… Read More

 

Politics

Correctional Officers Union Endorses Caprio for Treasurer

The Rhode Island Brotherhood of Correctional Officers (RIBCO) announced that they would be endorsing Frank Caprio, a… Read More

 

Politics

Operation Clean Government Announces Candidate School on April 26

Operation Clean Government’s “Candidate School 2014” program and faculty have now been finalized, according to event… Read More

 

Politics

Side of the Rhode: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in RI Politics?

HOT: Nuala Pell

Every Friday, Dan Lawlor breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Rhode Island politics. Check out who… Read More

 

Business

Friday Financial Five – April 18th, 2014

Thanks to higher tax rates and an improving economy, Fiscal Year 2014 is shaping up to be very good for everyone’s… Read More

 

Politics

Brett Smiley: We Can Spur a True Providence Economic Renaissance

Providence has a long and proud history as an economic engine of the United States, leading the country in the… Read More

 

Politics

Arthur Schaper: Grand Theft Auto Cicilline

Providence’s fiscal mismanagement falls squarely on Cicilline, believes Arthur Schaper.

From East Side of Providence representative to Mayor to Congress, Rep. David Cicilline is unremarkably “The Prince of… Read More

 

News

Two Thirds of State Legal Work Goes to Two Firms

State agencies spent nearly $1.5 million on outside legal counsel last year, but the bulk of the work went to just a… Read More

 

News

slides: The Top 20 Billing Law Firms for the State

Find out what law firms get the most work from state government.

 

Business

NEW: RI Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since 2008

Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March 2014 dropped to 8.7 percent, down three-tenths of a… Read More

 

Sports

Report: Preston Murphy Leaving URI for Boston College

The former URI player and recently promoted Associate Head Coach is taking an Assistant Coahing job at Boston College.

 

Beauty & Fashion

RI Beauty Insider: Pedi Nation – Get the Best Pedicure Ever

Be glam sandal-ready with the perfect pedi.

 

Toes have never been more “in” but along with glam sandal-readiness, you need proper foot care too. It goes, dare we… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Jackson Browne to Play PPAC on August 20th

Singer-Songwriter Jackson Browne will visit the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Wednesday, August 20th at 7:30… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Fit for Life: Fail to Plan? Plan to Fail

Plan and prioritize, and you will prevail.

Over the past 20 years, I have attended continuing education courses that pertain to exercise, human function, movement… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Five Live Music Musts – April 18, 2014

Suz Slezak and David Wax  of the David Wax Museum

Tomorrow is Record Store Day, a time to support local merchants engaged in a most imperative economic activity – the sale… Read More

 

Lifestyle

MUSIC: An Inside Look At Record Store Day In Providence

Saturday is a worldwide celebration of a rare treasure that you can still find on the streets of your local neighborhood… Read More

 

Food

NEW: Providence’s Al Forno Featured as a Best Pizza Spot in the US

The legendary pizza of Al Forno is once again lauded, this time by the editors of Food & Wine Magazine.

The editors of Food & Wine magazine have named their Top Pizza Spots in the US and Providence's Al Forno Restaurant has… Read More

 

Lifestyle

video: Local Songwriter Parodies Gordon Fox and Calamari Legislation

Local singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell

Local songwriter Billy Mitchell has released two new Rhode Island political parody songs titled “Fox on the Run” and… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: 7 Reasons to Hire a Professional Organizer

Is your disorganization spiraling out of control? Then it may be time to bring in some extra help.

Everybody is aware that you have to recognize that there is a problem before you can fix it. It’s okay to ask for help. We… Read More

 

Lifestyle

TRENDER: Dancer, Writer, Social Activist - Sara David

Who are the Rhode Islanders leading in arts, fashion, food, and style? They're Trenders, and GoLocalProv offers a glimpse… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Dear John: Okay To Date Your Ex’s Sibling? Depends On The Sibling

What’s your problem? Write to John at dearjohn@golocalprov.com.

 

Food

International String Trio to Perform at Pot au Feu in Providence

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

Pot au Feu has announced that the International String Trio will perform at the restaurant on Monday, April 28. In… Read More

 

Health

NEW: Rhode Island Influenza Deaths Up, High Elderly Toll

Thirteen people, most of them in their 80s and 90s, have died from influenza this season, many since the arrival of the… Read More

 

Food

NEW: Rhode Island Named 6th Best State to Eat Local

Rhode Island is one of the best states in the nation when it comes to providing access of local food to its residents,… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: 8 Ways Teens Can Explore Careers This Summer

Summer career programs are a great way to try out a specialty before committing to a college major.

As summer draws near, many families forget that summer is the perfect time for students to explore career options.  With a… Read More

 

Lifestyle

video: What’s It Like to Intern at GoLocalProv?

It could be the coolest, and most challenging, internship there is. See what the interns of GoLocalProv got up to this… Read More