Monday Mar 3
Your Community Group Could Win $12,500
Does your community organization help the residents of Bristol in a meaningful way? Then you should apply for a Fund for Civic Activities grant-it's worth up to $12,500.
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Fri Feb 28, 2014
Film Festival to Honor Maia Farish of Bristol, RWU at Oscars Bash
The Rhode Island International Film Festival is honoring Maia Farish of Bristol with its Producer's Circle Award on Sunday.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
RI Latinos burdened by housing costs, data shows
Newly released data shows that three-quarters of Latino households in Rhode Island rent, compared to 40 percent of households overall.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Police Log: Angry Boyfriend, Domestic Violence, Warrants
DOMESTIC Portsmouth Police charged Walter Franklin Castle, 40, of 133 Holiday Court, South Kingstown, with domestic simple assault for allegedly pulling a 43-year-old Portsmouth woman from the passenger seat of his car during an argument.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
You Know You're From Bristol When
How well do you know the cities and towns of Rhode Island? Well, we're about to put your knowledge of the Ocean State to the test.
Quest for jellyfish robot leads to discovery of bending rules for animal wing, fin tips
A Navy-sponsored project to design a biologically inspired, swimming jellyfish robot has led scientists to the surprising discovery of common bending rules for the tips of wings, fins, flukes, mollusk feet, and other propulsors across a broad range of animal species.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Black History Month: J. Frankie Pierce founded school for girls
Born during or shortly after the Civil War, Juno Frankie Pierce was the daughter of a slave.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Side of the Rhode: Who's Hot and Who's Not in RI Politics?
Duffy, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs with Energy Management, Inc , was recently nominated to the RI Board of Education by Governor Chafee.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Chafee Nominates Dennis Duffy to RI Board of Education
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced Wednesday his nomination of Dennis J. Duffy of Cranston for the Board of Education, filling the seat vacated by Michael Grande.
Dartmouth man is charged after standoff with police
A Richard Street resident who kept police at bay for nearly eight hours during a standoff on Feb. 4 eventually surrendered to authorities without incident and is being charged with extortion and related offenses under the state's threat statutes.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Do the RI Gubernatorial Candidates Support Education Reform?
As graduation requirements for Rhode Island high school students -- notably the use of the NECAP test -- continue to be front and center in heated debate across the state, GoLocal talked with both gubernatorial candidates and education leaders on their views at to what's needed to move the state's education system forward when the next ... (more)
Elorza Calls for Changes to School Busing Policy
Jorge Elorza, Democratic candidate for Mayor, issued a statement today calling for the city and state to help make it easier for Providence students to get to school using public transportation.