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PORTSMOUTH — Someone reportedly played a mean trick on a local child who went door-to-door for Halloween candy Oct. 31. Police are investigating a report that the child received a piece of candy that contained a sewing needle inside. more
Former Bristol Senior Center Director Maria Ursini reached a plea agreement with the Town of Bristol, which agreed to drop two felony counts against her, in exchange for accepting a lesser … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — A prominent area doctor is the victim in a murder investigation being conducted by East Providence Police. Dr. Clive Bridgham, 67, was found dead upon the arrival of officers … more
Two East Providence and Riverside women face charges after police say they attempted to steal items from a car parked on Cutler Street last Wednesday, August 25. Police were called to Cutler just … more
PORTSMOUTH — A driver was transported to Rhode Island Hospital with what appeared to be “life-threatening injuries” after a head-on collision on Bristol Ferry Road this … more
PORTSMOUTH/TIVERTON — It appeared to be one the largest mutual-aid rescues ever seen in the Sakonnet River, as a couple dozen first responders from Portsmouth, Tiverton and beyond … more
PORTSMOUTH — An 83-year-old female pedestrian suffered “multiple traumatic injuries” after she was struck by a car early Friday evening. The accident took place on East Main … more
Firefighters from four towns were battling a house fire in Barrington late Wednesday night, Dec. 6.   Crews from Barrington, East Providence, Seekonk and Warren responded to 15 Bowden Ave. … more
All of Route 114 in downtown Bristol is closed to traffic after a car jumped the curb and slammed into an empty storefront. The accident occurred just before 4 p.m. Monday at 495 Hope St., just … more
The dean of students at Mt. Hope High School has resigned after he was arrested on felony drug possession charges. William Pabst was arrested July 8 in East Providence and charged with two counts … more
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