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A man who poured gasoline on himself and threatened to light himself on fire was saved Sunday evening by police and Warren Fire Chief Al Galinelli, who used kindness and compassion to talk the … more
Once again, about a month ago, a cyclist came to grief on a short stretch of the East Bay Bike Path just north of Bristol’s Beach Road. Linda Brunini-Formica didn’t see it happen but arrived … more
The remains of Wampanoag leader Massasoit will be marked by a simple boulder when the Wampanoags hold a private repatriation ceremony at Burr’s Hill Park this coming Saturday, May 13. Now a town … more
A tribe which claims a direct blood link to Wampanoag chief Massasoit is upset that members are being “blocked” from participating in a private repatriation ceremony Saturday at … more
Police in Warren are investigating the disappearance of a 16-year-old girl who has been missing for a week. The family of Maraysha Hicks, posted on Facebook Sunday, April 30 that she had not been … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — When the City Council soon takes up suggested technical and substantive amendments to the City Charter, it did so following a nearly four-month review of East Providence’s … more
Rhode Island’s schools are old and outdated, cramped and inadequate — and it will cost billions to bring them into the 21st century. That was the word Wednesday from Gov. Gina … more
Gas prices in Rhode Island rose by 2 cents this week, averaging $2.23 a gallon across the state, according to AAA Northeast. The $2.23 price is six cents below the national average for regular … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Residents, specifically those directly affected, haven't reacted kindly to a traffic change made at the intersection of Pleasant Street and Pawtucket Avenue in the Rumford … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — On Saturday, Aug. 26, Ward 3 Councilman Joe Botelho issued the following press release on the matter of the “secret recordings” made of Council President and Mayor Jim Briden, … more
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