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  1. News | Rescue 1 Responding: Chapter 14, a Book by Michael MorseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Go Local

    I always thought that a day in the life of a Providence Firefighter assigned to the EMS division would make a great book. One day I decided to take notes.

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  2. Politics | Meet the Candidates: Rep. Bill O'BrienRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Go Local

    Meet the candidates this election year. GoLocal is featuring all the candidates for General Assembly, those running for Mayor in cities across the state, and the Congressional candidates.

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  3. Business | Moody's Upgrades North Providence's GO Bond RatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Go Local

    The City of North Providence has received good news from the bond rating agency Moody's and the firm has upgraded the Town of North Providence, RI's general obligation bond rating to A2 from A3. The upgrade to A2 rating "reflects the continued stabilization of the town's financial position and expectation that this trend will continue."

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  4. Business | Olneyville's Mansion: Atlantic MillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Go Local

    When people in Providence want to squire out-of-town visitors around, they promenade along Benefit Street, walk the green at Brown, or head to Newport to gawk at a Gilded Age mansion. Yet, if one really wanted to brag about a significant but unheralded aspect of our city's history, they should show off one of the great 19th-century mills, such as the Atlantic Delaine in Olneyville.

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  5. News | RI's PARCC Tests Results Show Winners and LosersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Go Local

    Rhode Island Department of Education today released the latest PARCC scores and the results showed three things: overall improvement, most students in RI failed to hit target levels, and a growing gap between, de facto, "rich and poor" districts. In Barrington, 74.5% of the students met or exceeded the score in Math and English and in Central Falls that number was just 11.3%.

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  6. Politics | Meet the Candidates: Marcia Ranglin-VassellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Go Local

    Meet the candidates this election year. GoLocal is featuring all the candidates for General Assembly, those running for Mayor in cities across the state, and the Congressional candidates.

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  7. News | Bob Whitcomb's Digital Diary: Panhandling, Talk Radio, FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Go Local

    There's probably still plenty of racism in America, though not nearly as much as in most of the rest of the world. When Black Lives Matter and other groups denounce the high rate of arrests of African-Americans and Hispanics, they ignore the disproportionate rate at which people in those communities commit crimes most often against people in their own groups simply because they're the most available victims.

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  8. Politics | Meet the Candidates: Doris De los SantosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Go Local

    Meet the candidates this election year. GoLocal is featuring all the candidates for General Assembly, those running for Mayor in cities across the state, and the Congressional candidates.

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  9. Patriarca Papers | Cheat Sheet 55, FBI Files: FBI Source is Marked...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Go Local

    Each week accompanying the segments of the FBI files on Raymond Patriarca and expert analysis on the documents released, GoLocal provides a "cheat sheet" of some of the key elements from the documents. Make no mistake about it, the files are layered with information about a time where the scope and reach of the Patriarca crime family permeated nearly every aspect of life in New England.

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  10. News | Rescue 1 Responding: Chapter 13, a Book by Michael MorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Go Local

    I always thought that a day in the life of a Providence Firefighter assigned to the EMS division would make a great book. One day I decided to take notes.

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  11. News | Providence Clubs Plagued by Violence and DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Go Local

    Reports of a Providence nightclub stabbing over the weekend - as well as a drug bust - has Board of Licenses members weighing in on the most recent spate of crime and violence at the city's clubs, with widely diverging opinions as to how they are handled. A purported stabbing outside of Van Gogh lounge came just hours after a cocaine sting at Tel Aviv Lounge - and on the heels of incidents at Flow as well as The Vault, which is in the building formerly co-owned by Congressman David Cicilline, and now solely owned by his brother, which saw those clubs closed for several days and then ordered to have police detail for a limited number of weekend, and reopened.

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  12. Politics | "The Sunday Political Brunch" - August 21, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Go Local

    We are still on the road this week with a visit to my old home of Providence, where - as elsewhere - there is turmoil among the voting public. Many here are dissatisfied with the two main Presidential choices and are thinking about third-party candidates, or about just staying home and not voting.

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  13. Sports | RI Midnight Basketball League Set to Celebrate All-Star WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Go Local

    The Rhode Island Midnight Basketball league is set to host their all-star weekend starting on Saturday, August 20 and concluding on Sunday, August 21. "There will be three games today, all-star Saturday, championship Saturday, with a dunk contest followed by a dunk contest at 4 p.m. Then on Sunday we have a whole list of games highlighted by a community and law enforcement game and a Providence versus Boston basketball game," said Sean Holley , one of the co-creators of the league along with Kobi Dennis.

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  14. News | Guest Mindsettera Morse: Panhandling Reality CheckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Go Local

    We've got a problem. Mentally ill patients have nowhere to go. It's a catch-22 situation; those with the most severe problems cannot keep jobs and have no insurance.

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  15. News | EDITORIAL: No One is Safe Downtown, Elorza's Press Secretary Robbed at City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Go Local

    Can we admit we have a problem now? Today, Jorge Elorza's Press Secretary Emily Crowley was robbed outside of Providence City Hall during working hours. The ongoing and disturbing trend in Providence of increasingf violence, panhandling, drug trade, and robberies in the Downtown has gone from bad to absurd.

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  16. News | FBI, State Police, and Providence Police Search for Escaped Alleged MurdererRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Go Local

    In July of 2016, a member of the most wanted list in Puerto Rico, wanted murderer Pedro Torres was captured in Providence on Goddard Street by RI State Police and Providence Police. A year later, they are looking for him again.

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  17. Business | Attorney Randy Souza Joins Kelly & ManciniRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Go Local

    Souza has nearly 30 years of experience in commercial litigation, business disputes, construction matters and complex civil litigation. He has extensive experience representing contractors, business owners, corporations, shareholders, financial institutions, governmental bodies and professionals throughout Southern New England.

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  18. News | Bob Whitcomb's Digital Diary: Bridge of Sighs; Trump's Family Tax Plan; Manafort MenaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Go Local

    Pack in the buildings; bridge of sighs; Trump's family tax plan; Manafort menace; the 400-year-old shark; engineering an RI turnaround Please, city, don't hold this up too! MSI Holdings LLC wants a few waivers to build an 11-story retail/residential building on what is now a parking lot on Canal Street in downtown Providence, most notably a waiver that would let the owners exceed the official height limit for the neighborhood in the city's zoning rules. The Providence Business News also reports that "the applicant has requested waivers from the recess requirement, and ground floor and upper level transparency requirements for the portion of the building that faces a narrow alley, called Throop Street.'

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  19. News | Paolino Demands Panhandling Plan from Elorza AdministrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Go Local

    Former Mayor of Providence Joseph Paolino called on Mayor Jorge Elorza on Wednesday to put forth a plan to address ongoing issues in Kennedy Plaza, including panhandling, loitering, homelessness, and drug use -- and demanded that it to be presented within weeks, following a closed-door meeting of stakeholders that was convened over four months ago .

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  20. Business | William Starck Architects Inc Adds McCaffrey as ShareholderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Go Local

    William Starck, President of William Starck Architects Inc. announced the addition of Bradford McCaffrey as a new shareholder of the company. "Brad has been an integral part of our team for over 13 years.

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