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Happy Thanksgiving Rhode Island—This holiday season, be sure to give love,…

25 Ways to Give in RI this Holiday Season—The holidays are a time of giving -…

Carol Anne Costa: Giving Thanks—Like so many traditions, the day Americans set…

Major Retailers’ Thanksgiving Day Shopping Hours—Black Friday is on the horizon and you…

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Thanksgiving & More—Last minute Thanksgiving etiquette questions you may also…

Pam Gencarella: Surprised, Bewildered, Shocked, Disappointed—Were you feeling any of these when CVS…

URI vs. #11/12 Kansas, Game Preview—UR travels to Kansas to take on the…

Slow Start Hurts Bulldogs, Lose 73-47 to Vermont—Bryant dops road game to Vermont 73-47

Obama Pardons National Turkeys—GoLocal News Team

The Cellar: Thanksgiving Add-Ons—Thanksgiving is upon us and if you’re into…

 
 
 
 

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Happy Thanksgiving Rhode Island

This holiday season, be sure to give love, thanks, and praise to all of those who make you your best each and every day.… Read More

 

Politics

Carol Anne Costa: Giving Thanks

Like so many traditions, the day Americans set aside to give thanks has morphed into a mere resemblance to its original… Read More

 

Politics

Pam Gencarella: Surprised, Bewildered, Shocked, Disappointed

Were you feeling any of these when CVS announced its intention to expand in Massachusetts and open a new technology… Read More

 

Sports

URI vs. #11/12 Kansas, Game Preview

The University of Rhode Island Rams men's basketball team (3-0) travel to Kansas for a Thanksgiving day game against… Read More

 

Sports

Slow Start Hurts Bulldogs, Lose 73-47 to Vermont

Dyami Starks

The Bryant Bulldogs men's basketball team (1-2) went on the road and lost 73-47 to the Vermont Catamounts (3-2) on… Read More

 

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NEW: Forbes’ Siedle to Conduct New Investigation into RI Pension Fund

Edward

Forbes columnist and former SEC investigator Edward Siedle has said that he will be conducting a new investigation into the… Read More

 

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RI Smoke Shop Raid vs Route 95 Protest

Just over 10 years ago, the Rhode Island State Police raided Narragansett Indian Tribal lands to bar the Tribe from allegedly… Read More

 

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GoLocal Special Report: Uber vs. Taxi Experiences in Providence

The battle between Uber and taxis is continuing to heat up in cities around the country, with the disruptive… Read More

 

Politics

Obama Pardons National Turkeys

President Obama pardoned

President Obama has officially pardoned the national turkeys on Wednesday, following in national tradition.  The… Read More

 

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NEW: Providence NAACP’S Vincent Calls Highway Protest “Disheartening”

Jim Vincent

NAACP Providence Branch Executive Director Jim Vincent has called the end of Tuesday night's protest in Providence… Read More

 

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PODCAST: GoLocal Special Report: Uber vs. Taxi Experiences in Providence

The battle between Uber and taxis is continuing to heat up in cities around the country, with the disruptive mobile-device… Read More

 

Business

Communication Studies and the 21st Century Career

The field of Communications, today, has grown thanks to 24-hour news networks, the rapid expansion of social media, and the… Read More

 

Sports

#25 Friars Hit With Injury Bug, Dunn and Lindsey Out

Kris Dunn

The #25 Providence Friars have been hit with the injury bug this week as both Kris Dunn and Jalen Lindsey will miss the next… Read More

 

Business

RI Natives Announce Launch of New Marketing Agency

RI Natives, Lisa Pagano and Alisa Capaldi have announced the launch of Main Street Communications, a marketing agency… Read More

 

Business

Gilbane Building Co. Gets Contract For New Veterans Home

Governor Lincoln Chafee along with House Finance Committee Chair Raymond E. Gallison Jr., House Committee on… Read More

 

News

Opponents Blast Tax Breaks for 195 Dormitory Deal

A week following the 195 Commission's announcement of its first preliminary purchase and sales agreement, critics and… Read More

 

Politics

Rob Horowitz: Obama’s Immigration Executive Order; Good Policy and Good Politics

Rob Horowitz

President Obama’s carefully calibrated, but still truly impacting Executive Order on Immigration, unveiled last week in… Read More

 

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No Indictment in Ferguson: RI Reacts

Community leaders in Rhode Island have begun to weigh in on the announcement that the grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri did… Read More

 

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video: Providence’s John Prince Alleges Police Unlawfully Confiscated Phone During Videotaping

Mary Kay Harris (L), John Prince (R)

Providence resident John Prince, along with community organizers and supporters, held a rally on Monday afternoon to bring… Read More

 

Politics

Riley: RhodeMap RI is Deeply Flawed

Lincoln Chafee

How do Central Planners plan when they have no idea what the budgets of the various cities and towns can handle? … Read More

 

News

Fitch Warns About RI Gaming Revenue

The Bond rating agency Fitch Ratings  says growth in gross commercial gaming revenue across the U.S. slowed to 1.2% last… Read More

 

Business

Providence Chamber Names New Chair

The Providence Chamber has a new chair - Peter Andruszkiewicz, President and Chief Executive Ffficer at Blue Cross & Blue… Read More

 

Politics

Guest MINDSETTER™ Larry Girouard: RhodeMap RI, A Wrong Turn for RI

The Rhode Island brand continues to be mired in a national reputation of business unfriendliness, high unemployment and a… Read More

 

News

PODCAST: Opponents Blast Tax Breaks for 195 Dormitory Deal

A week following 195 Commission's announcement of its first preliminary purchase and sales agreement, critics and… Read More

 

Business

Saul Kaplan: Thankful Innovation Junkie

I love Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday. What’s not to love?

 

Providence Rink Renamed The Alex and Ani Community Center

At 2 p.m. on November 20 Jayne Conway, CFO and COO of Alex and Ani, and by Mayor Angel Taveras announced that The Providence Rink will now be renamed the “Alex and Ani Community Center” in honor of sponsors Alex and Ani, LLC.

Lifestyle

slides: 25 Ways to Give in RI this Holiday Season

The holidays are a time of giving - so this year be sure to reach out to your local non-profit organization and lend your… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Major Retailers’ Thanksgiving Day Shopping Hours

Black Friday is on the horizon and you know what that means - sales at your local malls and retailers! … Read More

 

Lifestyle

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Thanksgiving & More

Last minute Thanksgiving etiquette questions you may also be wondering about sent to Didi Lorillard… Read More

 

Food

The Cellar: Thanksgiving Add-Ons

Thanksgiving is upon us and if you’re into wine you probably already been bombarded with dozens of wine recommendations… Read More

 

Lifestyle

10 Places in RI to Celebrate on Thanksgiving Eve

Thanksgiving is tomorrow and it is time to celebrate! Here are 10 great places in Rhode Island where you can grab a drink… Read More

 

Lifestyle

It’s All About Education: What is an “Excellent” Teacher, Anyway?

On November 10, 2014, the U.S. Education Department sent a letter to all Chief State School Officers setting a… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Sec. of State Mollis to Light RI State House Christmas Tree

Governor Lincoln Chafee announced that Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will be lighting the State House Christmas on… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Dear John: Manipulating People

Dear John, I have a roommate with a kind of weird hobby: he manipulates photographs of people in our class (we're college… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: 4 Things To Do While Waiting For Early Admissions

As Early Decision replies loom, there are four things you can do that will make the time less stressful and more productive.

Many parents and students are anxiously awaiting the first round of college admission responses. Early action and early… Read More

 

Food

slides: New England’s Booziest States

New England is known for it's love of alcohol, as the oldest region in the country it is also… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Festival Ballet’s The Nutcracker to Return for 37th Annual Performance

Photo: THOMAS NOLA-RION

Festival Ballet will perform their 37th annual production of The Nutcracker will return to Providence Performing Arts… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Downcity Presents Holiday Social Lineup

InDowncity, Cornish Associates and Aurora are teaming up to bring you their lineup of holiday events in Downcity with the… Read More

 

Health

Fit For Life: Don’t be a turkey…

Matt Espeut

It's Thanksgiving, but I am going to stick to my guns. I am making and bringing to my family a Brussels Sprout platter… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Leonard Moorehead, The Urban Gardener: Wreaths Go Full Circle

Urban gardeners grow year round. We wax, wane, and shine. We are the sun, the moon, and stars. Despite the 24/7 urban spin… Read More

 

Food

The Cellar: 2 Great Values

Whenever someone asks me to recommend a delicious $10 bottle of white wine I usually think of the great values often found in… Read More

 

Lifestyle

5 Live Music Musts - November 21, 2014

Award winning artist, producer and songwriter Daniel Lanois appears tonight at the Columbus Theatre in Providence

This week, we offer thanks to several top notch area venues that keep the music honest here in southern New England.

 

Lifestyle

Fresh Local Food for Thanksgiving in RI

Eat local food for Thanksgiving dinner this year.  Here are 10 great places to find fresh turkeys, in-season produce,… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Newport Manners & Etiquette: Thanksgiving Fêtes

Many thanks for all the Thanksgiving etiquette questions to Didi Lorillard at NewportManners.com this week. From… Read More

 

Lifestyle

The Achievement Gap: Income is More Important than Race

Parents who can afford it are spending more money than ever on their children’s education, further widening the… Read More

 

Food

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Couscous and Lentil Soup

This Mediterranean soup is high in protein and fiber and very low in fat. A simple soup to make for the cold weather months,… Read More

 

Food

Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration at Pot au Feu

Pot au Feu will be hosting Beaujolais Nouveau: a three-part celebration of wine, food, and events starting November 19 - 20.… Read More

 

Food

B&G Foods Issues Allergy Alert, Recalls Taco Products

B&G Foods has announced that it is recalling certain Ortega Taco Seasoning Mix, Ortega Taco Sauce, Ortega Enchilada Sauce… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Organize + Energize: Simplify Your Home For the Holidays

Do you shift items from room to room instead of decluttering and organizing the room? You don’t feel like taking the… Read More

 

Lifestyle

Dear John: Three’s a Crowd. Especially In Bed.

Dear John, My boyfriend wants me to do something I’m ambivalent about: sleep with him and another guy. It’s not… Read More

 

Lifestyle

10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes-Nov 18th

If you're on the lookout for a new pet for you or your family, look no further. Whether you want a dog, a cat,… Read More

 

Lifestyle

College Admissions: Early Apps Up for Class of 2019

Over the last 30 days, students from across the country and around the world sent in college applications under binding Early… Read More

 

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slides: Mojo Photography: Singer Paul Anka Performs at the Vets

Paul Anka performed before a packed house at a beautifully renovated Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium in Providence on… Read More

 

Lifestyle

slides: 25 Reasons Why New England is the Best Part of the Country

New England is the best region in the country, here are 25 reasons why.

 

Lifestyle

slides: Greatest Places in Providence to Watch Football

Need a new place to watch the game besides your friend's dingy "man-cave"?

 

Lifestyle

The Urban Gardener: Hunker Down, Look Ahead

Happy are urban gardeners. We adjust to shorter days. We watch more of Orion’s Belt than endless sunsets.