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Eight grants totaling about $54,500 is going to five local historic preservation programs, the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission announced Friday.
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For the past few years, Fat Belly's owner Scott Parker and friend John Anderson, have organized the Belly to Belly run - a charity "race" involving beer, hotdogs and, yes, running.
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John M. Dubis, 48, 15 Nichole Ln., arrested on a bench warrant issued from third district court on May 15 at 1:00 p.m. Andrew J. Greenwood, 21, 110 Lakehurst Dr., charged with DUI first offense on May 15 at 1:09 a.m. Richard J. Hoppman, 38, 4 Lee St., West Warwick, charged with DUI first offense, refusal to submit to a chemical test and speeding on ... (more)
The Warren Police Department reported the following recent arrests and incidents: Arrested: Zachary Audet, 21, of 28 Monterey Drive, Bristol , on a charge of driving with a suspended license following a traffic stop on Metacom Avenue, on May 13 at about 4:15 pm.
May 21, 2013 - WARWICK, R.I. -- Sand Dollar: A Story of Undying Love is an epic, heart-wrenching love story about the "one who got away." It is best described as a romantic fantasy, kind of like The Notebook with a Sixth Sense twist.
When Ward 5 Councilman Edgar Ladouceur got his colleagues to go along with a change in rules providing for 15 minutes of public comment at the opening of public hearing meetings, it was imagined there would be plenty of gripes and little praise.
University of Rhode Island freshman Kevin Shepherd joined the fight to keep Gorton Junior High School open and now that that will happen for at least another year, he hasn't stopped digging.
Providence teacher Dan Wall says that Gist cannot be a true leader, as she does not have the support of her rank and file.
Usually, legislation is introduced during the General Assembly session and may languish for quite awhile before a committee hearing is scheduled to consider a bill.
Support system: Cancer survivor Melida Cortez points to her name on the survivor tree at Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
School safety is on everybody's mind, especially after the tragic shooting in Newtown, CT, which was deemed the worst school shooting in recent U.S. history .
Two Cranston girls took top honors in the tenth annual Katie DeCubellis Memorial Foundation writing contest.
The Bristol Police Department reported the following recent arrests and incidents: Arrested: Carlos Aponte, of 9 West St., on a charge of first-degree arson, on May 13 at 5:30 am.
The 25-year-old was taken to Rhode Island Hospital by Warwick Fire Rescue where he was later pronounced dead, according to the Warwick police.
It could not be determined yesterday whether the School Committee intends to amend the budget it requested of the mayor before coming to the City Council next Tuesday.
UPDATE: Capt. Robert Nelson of the Warwick Police Department announced Tuesday evening that the victim defended himself.