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  1. Business | RI Teamsters to Reject UPS Contract in Latest Battle with HoffaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Go Local

    Matthew Taibi, the Secretary-Treasurer of the Teamsters Local 251 appeared GoLocal LIVE where he spoke to voting against the contract just approved at the national level between the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and UPS - and why Rhode Island - and New England - Teamsters are united in their opposition to current Teamsters President James P. Hoffa, the only son of James R. Hoffa. "So right now - particularly with UPS - there have been national negotiations, and right now there are tentative agreements between [UPS] and the International union package division," said Taibi.


  2. News | RIDOT Announces 195 Gano Street Exit to be Closed August 20 Through Fall of 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Go Local

    The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is reminding drivers that the Gano Street exit on I-195 West in Providence will be closed beginning on August 20. The exit will be closed through the fall of 2019 as part of the rehabilitation of the Washington Bridge, which carries I-195 West from East Providence to Providence. During the closure, traffic heading to Gano Street and the East Side should use Exit 2 , according to RIDOT.


  3. News | Ahead of 100th Birthday, Narragansett Elder Spears Celebrates a Century of Food & FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Go Local

    In her nearly 100 years of life, Eleanor Spears Dove has been a model for a sculpture displayed at the world's fair, received national recognition for her cooking, and spent the decades being a mother and grandmother to all she encounters. Dove is best known for her role at her restaurant, Dovecrest, which, with her family, she ran for decades, earning her a reputation as well as several awards.


  4. Health | RI Dept. of Health Warns of Blue-Green Algae in East ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Go Local

    The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising people to avoid contact with water from Central Pond, Turner Reservoir, Omega Pond, and the portion of Ten Mile River that flows from Turner Reservoir to Omega Pond in East Providence due to a blue-green algae bloom. "All recreation, including swimming, fishing, boating and kayaking, should be avoided.


  5. Business | Hottest Part of RI's Economy - East Side of Providence's Real EstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Go Local

    The Rhode Island economy has hit a number of milestones --a record number of Rhode Islanders working is one of the trumpeted stats, but no part of the Rhode Island economy is hotter than real estate in one Providence neighborhood. On the East Side of Providence, in particular, home values are skyrocketing, with houses that only a few years ago were worth $400,000 or $500,000 are now selling for a million dollars or more.


  6. Live Videos | Collington Returns to the Alex & Ani Lounge Following Release of New SingleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Go Local

    East Providence singer and songwriter Collington returned to the Alex and Ani Lounge on Tuesday following the release of his newest single "Here We Go." The single is part of his new album titled "In Between," which is set to be released in August of 2018.


  7. Politics | 2018 Governor's Race Playbook: Brown Claims...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | Go Local

    At a recent community meeting, Democratic candidate for Governor Matt Brown discussed his long-time and close personal friendship with Georgia Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis. The only problem? Lewis has now endorsed Raimondo and Brown is having a difficult time substantiating his exact claims.


  8. Health | RI Medical imaging Launches "In Your Neighborhood"...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Go Local

    Rhode Island Medical Imaging in East Providence is kicking off its "In Your Neighborhood" campaign to celebrate its 75th anniversary. The campaign will use billboards, print ads, and social media to help patients become part of the stories that reflect how they have come to rely on RIMI's network of 14 medical diagnostic offices.


  9. Health | Brown Announces Formation of Inflammatory Bowel Disease CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | Go Local

    Brown University has announced the formation of a new Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center as part of its Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. "Our Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center aims to deliver and coordinate care for patients with IBD, particularly with a focus on serving adults, pediatric patients transitioning care into adulthood, and pregnant women.


  10. News | Promoter For Bold Point Concerts Plead Guilty to Domestic Assault in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | Go Local

    Alex Gray, the concert promoter for the waterfront concerts at Bold Point in East Providence, pled guilty to domestic assault charges in 2017 and as a result has lost his permit to operator concerts with the City of Portland, Maine. The Portland Press Herald first reported the story.


  11. Politics | Friday Night on Coalition Radio on GoLocal LIVE, Starts at 6 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Go Local

    The show, hosted by Pat Ford, the Chair of the Libertarian Party of Rhode Island, broadcasts each Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and can be viewed on GoLocalProv and on Facebook LIVE. At 6 p.m.: Nick Oliver - Rhode Island Partnership For Home Care talks compulsory unionization of home care Plus! Those wild & crazy East Providence Townie Elections The Coalition Talk Radio, an independent production on the GoLocalLive Network, broadcasts live on Friday Nights, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on GoLocalProv and Facebook.


  12. Live Videos | Collington Performs at the Alex and Ani LoungeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Go Local

    Singer and songwriter Collington performed at The Alex and Ani Lounge on Tuesday. The East Providence native put on a superior performance that featured his great lyrics and his distinct voice.


  13. News | EDITORIAL: Pawtucket Can't Afford Pawtucket, Let Alone the PawSox DealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Go Local

    The budget and pension numbers unveiled in the past week show that Pawtucket can't afford Pawtucket let alone take on the responsibility of the financial requirement to fund the now pending PawSox stadium deal. A report by Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner unveiled the pension fund for the retired Pawtucket police and firefighters is one of the worst-funded pension plans in Rhode Island.


  14. News | Rhode Island Teamsters Battle HoffaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | Go Local

    A member of the Teamsters Local 251 has been ousted from the Teamsters National UPS Negotiating Committee by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters under the leadership of James Hoffa. On May 4, Matthew Taibi, the Secretary-Treasurer of the Teamsters Local 251 headquartered in East Providence, received a letter from Denis Taylor at the IBT, telling Taibi he was off the committee -- citing "trust" and "honesty" as the reasons why.


  15. Politics | NEW: Regunberg Raises $107K in Q1 for Lt. Governor; War Chest Now Nearly $350KRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | Go Local

    Rhode Island State Representative Aaron Regunberg -- who is running in the Democratic primary against incumbent Lt. Governor Dan McKee -- announced that the campaign raised $107,816.52 during the first fundraising quarter of 2018.


  16. Live Videos | Rep. Amore on Automatic Weapons, Opposing Arming Teachers on LIVERead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Go Local

    Representative Gregg Amore joined GoLocal News Editor Kate Nagle at the Rhode Island State House to talk about co-sponsoring legislation to ban semi-automatic firearms in Rhode Island - and prohibit school teachers from being armed.


  17. Lifestyle | Swan Point Cemetery Staff Teams With Prov Country Day School to Celebrate of Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Go Local

    Horticulture and greenhouse staff at the Swan Point Cemetery in Providence teamed up with over a dozen high school students from Providence Country Day school in East Providence to plant a new garden outside the cemetery's Redwood Mausoleum complex in celebration of Earth Day. Redwood Mausoleum is "one of the most prestigious above-ground interment sites in Rhode Island, the Redwood is our newest mausoleum and features an array of granite or marbled-faced interior and exterior crypts, offered in single, tandem and double spaces.


  18. Beauty & Fashion | East Providence's MRT Jewelers to Celebrate 100th AnniversaryRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2018 | Go Local

    "It's rare that a bricks and mortar retail store celebrates its 100th anniversary. It's even more unusual that it does so with a vision for growth over the next several years," said the company in their press release.


  19. Business | Washington Trust Provides $19.6 Million in Funding for...Read the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | Go Local

    Washington Trust' s Commercial Real Estate Group provided $19.6 million in financing to Kettle Point Apartments, LLC, to assist with the construction of a 134 unit, Class-A apartment complex in East Providence. "Washington Trust is very excited to be involved with this fabulous project.


  20. Politics | Self-Sealing Tires & Gun Legislation: This Week at the State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Go Local

    The House of Representatives has passed legislation introduced by Majority Whip John G. Edwards that would update the law to allow for self-sealing tire technology in automobiles. The measure now heads to the Senate, where similar legislation has been introduced by Sen. Cynthia A. Coyne .


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