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  1. Politics | Libertarian Party of RI State Convention Set for May 15 at Doherty's Ale HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Go Local

    The 2016 Libertarian Party of RI convention will take place on Sunday, May 15 at Doherty's Ale House in Warwick.


  2. GoLocalProv | Business | BankRI Helps Finance Ballard's Inn With the Purchase of The Manisses Hotel on Block IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Go Local

    BankRI has provided Ballard's Inn, LLC with a $5.85 million loan to assist with the acquisition of The Manisses Hotel on Block Island. The company acquired the property from Block Island Resorts, LLC. It was also announced that the Filippi Family will operate the 17-room hotel and restaurant under the Ballard's Resort umbrella, which also includes Ballard's Inn.


  3. GoLocalProv | News | Methodology: RI’s Top High Schools 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Go Local

    GoLocalProv's Top High Schools in Rhode Island 2015 ranking is based on the gathering of thousands of pieces of data that directly reflect school quality: reading, math, and writing test scores , student-teacher ratios, spending per pupil, and graduation rates for 51 public, charter, and technical schools in the state. . GoLocal used data from the Rhode Island Department of Education's public databases; the analysis reflects the most current data on this site as of July 2015.


  4. GoLocalProv | Business | Could Wind Energy Be the Engine to RI’s Economic Boon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Go Local

    The economic engine that could help revive the Rhode Island economy may already have located to the state. The wind energy market is currently estimated to reach $250 billion globally by 2020.


  5. GoLocalProv | Business | First Offshore Wind Farm in Nation Begins Construction off Block Island CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Go Local

    Deepwater Wind's five turbine Block Island Wind Farm will be the first offshore wind farm in the nation, located just three miles off the southeast coast of Block Island. The wind farm will export 90% of the island's power back to the mainland through an undersea transmission cable, the Block Island Transmission System.


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