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PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has modified its schedule for closures this week of a portion of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) as part of the Newman Avenue Bridge … more
Investigators believe that an overturned halogen lamp was to blame for a Barrington house fire late Wednesday night, Dec. 6. A Barrington Fire Department official said an investigation into the … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Benny’s announced earlier this week the sale of most of its properties to the Carpionato Group, nearly bringing about the end of the 93-year-old company’s existence in Rhode Island, … more
Joseph Sgro, the 63-year-old owner of Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats in Bristol, was killed Thursday when his new Outerlimits SB 50 powerboat boat flipped in the Florida Keys. Mr. Sgro is the … more
Power has been restored to much, but not all, of Warren, after a windstorm Sunday night into Monday knocked out power to 150,000 Bristol County National Grid customers and more than 490,000 across … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — In a release issued Monday afternoon, Oct. 30, the East Providence Police Department announced it has issued an arrest warrant for Tiverton man for his alleged participation in … more
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the next closure of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) at the Newman Avenue Bridge, from Barney Street to the Massachusetts … more
Thousands of pieces of junk litter Rhode Island’s shores, but a new website just launched by a Middletown non-profit aims to spot — and hopefully help get rid of — them … more
Pumpkin growers from across New England will be chasing a world record when they converge on Frerichs Farm Saturday for the Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Growers’ annual weigh-off, … more
BRISTOL — Steamy conditions on an early Fall morning greeted the some 75 entrants into the 15th Annual In Step for Autism 5K Road Race and Walk held Sunday, Sept. 24, at Colt State Park. The race … more
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