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PROVIDENCE — Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Robert Fonseca, 30, of East Providence, was sentenced Thursday, Oct. 12, on his guilty plea before Superior Court Justice Robert D. … more
Fire trucks, ambulances and police cruisers crowded the parking lot outside Barrington Middle School on Saturday morning, and students splattered in fake blood covered the sidewalk near the rear … more
SAKONNET AREA — Tiverton and Little Compton fire chiefs as of about 1:30 p.m. Monday issued warnings and advice for residents of the towns they protect in advance of Hurricane Jose, which is projected to arrive in the area sometime Wednesday. more
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police, with assistance from Providence officers, arrested a 55-year-old man in connection with a burglary in city Sunday afternoon, Aug. 27. William W. Phipps, … more
LITTLE COMPTON — The Town of Little Compton goes to Superior Court this Thursday at 10 a.m. to try to get an injunction to stop what it calls a private commercial parking lot from operating at 5 Ocean Drive, just a few hundred yards up the road from South Shore Beach. The parking lot is located on 1.79 acres of private property. For weeks, especially this summer and last, but going back to 2012, neighbors have complained about a large number of cars — on one occasion, by police count, as many as 130-150 — that park on or in front of the property. more
EAST PROVIDENCE — A city woman was struck and killed during a hit-and-run accident Monday evening, Aug. 21, at the intersection of Roger Williams and Newport Avenues in Rumford. The East … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — A city man was struck and killed by a motor vehicle while riding his bicycle on Willett Avenue in Riverside on Monday evening, Aug. 14. East Providence Police announced Tuesday … more
TIVERTON — After allegedly breaking into a house on Lake Road in Tiverton, and attempting to run over a Tiverton police officer as he fled, 49-year-old Michael Joseph Cuoto of Mattapoisett was apprehended late Friday by police in Dartmouth, after a lengthy chase. more
SEEKONK — Seekonk and East Providence Police Department officers apprehended two Connecticut men Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 8, after the pair allegedly attempted to use counterfeit credit cards to … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association and the East Providence Police Department presented the eighth annual local edition of “National Night Out” on … more
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