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The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced Wednesday that they are lifting the public health advisories issued earlier this year in response to cyanobacteria blooms on Sisson Pond, … more
SEEKONK — Meet Boris, the Seekonk Animal Shelter Pet of the Week! He is a 3 year old, domestic short haired tiger and white male. Boris is a large cat who has a big build. He is shy when first meeting new people, but once acquainted he … more
Hundreds cheered as Warren kicked off the holiday season on Friday night when St. Nick and Warren dignitaries hit the switch, lighting downtown with thousands of Christmas lights. Before Santa came, The Mt. Hope Vocal … more
A variety of annual events will herald the Christmas season this week and next in Tiverton and Little Compton. From tree lightings and concerts to visits from Santa, celebrate the season with neighbors and friends. (Santa’s fire engine visit in … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Santa, his elves and helpers from the Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse recently visited East Providence in time for the holiday season. East Providence Post and eastbayri.com staff photographer Rich Dionne chronicled … more
Barrington police and fire officials were called at about 4:45 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, for a possible brush fire in the area of Legion Way. Crews responded to the scene and eventually located a 61-year-old East Providence man who had set … more
The Barrington High School boys' cross country team, racing as the Barrington Eagles Track Club, recently traveled to Wappinger Falls, NY, to compete in the Nike Cross Regional Championships — an event pitting some of the best high school runners … more
The town council recently reached a tax agreement with developers of a new housing facility planned for the former Zion Bible College property. The tax stabilization deal allows the developer to pay about $106,000 this year, and … more
Former DEM Director Jan Reitsma, a Warren resident, has been named the Interim Warren Town Manager. Mr. Reitsma, who moved to Warren from Barrington earlier this year, will earn a weekly salary based on the manager’s annual pay of just over … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Council President and Mayor Tommy Rose issued an apology at the start of the Tuesday night, Dec. 1, City Council meeting for entangling East Providence in a row over the proposed hiring of "The Dancing Cop." "It was … more
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