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Eighteen years ago, the Barrington Fire Department hardly ever received a call for a drug overdose.  Maybe one call every six months. Maybe less. That was Scott Carroll's first year on the … more
Nine years ago, then-Bristol Town Councilor Halsey Herreshoff warned his fellow councilors and safety officials about the dangers of the East Bay Bike Path crossing on Poppasquash Road. According to … more
Cynthia Silk of Warren, who walks the bike path daily, came upon the horrible scene at the intersection of the East Bay Bike Path and Poppasquash Road shortly after a deadly accident Tuesday … more
Two weeks ago, a truck driving down Sowams Road clipped some electrical wires and temporarily knocked out power to hundreds of Barrington homes. Last week, a truck driving down Primrose Hill Road hit … more
Poppasquash Road in Bristol and the East Bay Bike Path are closed in all directions as Bristol Police and Rhode Island State Police officers investigate a serious crash at the intersecction of the … more
Twice last week Barrington police and fire officials responded to the East Bay Bike Path for medical emergencies. On Friday, July 20, police received a call at about 5 p.m., after two bicyclists … more
Monday, July 16Police were asked check on the well-being of an older man on Main Street.Police were called to Laurel Lane to keep the peace.A Market Street resident reported the theft of license … more
A Governor Bradford Drive resident in Barrington contacted police on Saturday morning, July 14, after he noticed that his neighbor's pool had been drained onto his property.  The man told … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — In another local case involving a personal data breach, the East Providence Police Department announced the arrest of a Verizon technician on multiple charges Friday, July … more
The Rhode Island Statewide Grand Jury reported out an indictment on Wednesday, July 11, charging Warren resident Owen Morris with one count of murder.  It is alleged that Mr. Morris, who is … more
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