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EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police are seeking a suspect in the attempted robbery of a doughnut shop on Newport Avenue Wednesday morning, Nov. 22. According to EPPD Detective Lieutenant … more
Warren police have identified the man killed in a single car accident on Child Street Tuesday evening. Kyle Geisel, 26, of Kinnicutt Avenue, died after he lost control of his 2013 Ford sedan and … more
Officials at Barrington High School have canceled the annual pre-Thanksgiving bonfire. The bonfire usually takes place on the field near the corner of County Road and Federal Road on the night … more
From Nov. 13 to Nov. 19, Bristol police officers made just two arrests — one for drunk driving and one for obstructing officers — but they were busy investigating numerous complaints … more
A pizza delivery driver and a woman toting her grandchildren were involved in a two-car accident on Nayatt Road on Tuesday night, Nov. 21. According to police, a woman who was driving a Toyota … more
The Barrington High School freshman football team lost to Bishop Hendricken, 7-6, in the state championship game on Sunday, Nov. 19, at Johnston High School. The Eagles, who defeated Cranston West … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — With far less fanfare on the subject than at previous meetings, the City Council during its Tuesday night, Nov. 21, forum unanimously approved setting the initial salary figure … more
A 26-year-old man was killed Tuesday night when the car he was driving struck a tree at the intersection of Child Street and Long Lane in Warren. Warren Police Lt. Roy Borges would not confirm the … more
With so much pride and glory riding on the line 10 o’clock Thursday morning, both the Barrington and Mt. Hope high school football teams will put their Thanksgiving Day meal plans on hold until … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The second season of play came to an end recently for the East Providence High School entrant into the Rhode Island Interscholastic League’s Unified Volleyball program, the … more
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