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Father charged in infant’s death denied bail - America News
Father charged in infant’s death denied bail15 minutes ago
WARWICK, R.I. — A Rhode Island father accused of killing his infant daughter by falling asleep on her has been denied bail. The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2fdwy7H ) Superior Court Judge Daniel Procaccini denied Ryan Beeley’s req
Three charged in case of extreme neglect of dog - America News
Three charged in case of extreme neglect of dog 45 minutes ago
By JONATHAN BISSONNETTE
Democrat Regunberg exploring run for lieutenant governor - America News
Democrat Regunberg exploring run for lieutenant governor 1 hour ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Democratic State Rep. Aaron Regunberg is exploring a run for lieutenant governor, which could set up a primary challenge for current Lt. Gov. Dan McKee. The 27-year-old lawmaker from Providence says he has not made any decisions y
Aquarium releases 3 abandoned seal pups off Rhode Island - America News
Aquarium releases 3 abandoned seal pups off Rhode Island 3 hours ago
MYSTIC, Conn. — Three seal pups that were apparently abandoned by their parents after birth have been released into the waters off Rhode Island. Officials at Connecticut’s Mystic Aquarium say the three harbor seals named Aster, Azalea and Ivy
EG celebrates fall with 'Falling Leaves' stroll, Scarecrow Contest - America News
EG celebrates fall with 'Falling Leaves' stroll, Scarecrow Contest 4 hours ago
EAST GREENWICH-Fall is in the air, and the East Greenwich Chamber of Commerce is celebrating with the Falling Leave Stroll and the first ever Scarecrow Contest, both events to be held this Saturday.
Strolling in historic East Greenwich - America News
Strolling in historic East Greenwich 4 hours ago
Sally M. Rose House – 69 Long Street
URI basketball assistant coach Boswell arrested - America News
URI basketball assistant coach Boswell arrested 4 hours ago
SOUTH KINGSTOWN—An assistant men’s basketball coach for the University of Rhode Island has been placed on administrative leave, following his arrest last Thursday at the Ryan Center.
Gov. Gina Raimondo signs child domestic violence legislation - America News
Gov. Gina Raimondo signs child domestic violence legislation 5 hours ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has signed legislation that helps children who witness domestic violence. WLNE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2hlrxdN ) that the Democratic governor signed the bill on Wednesday. Under the new law, the s
URI off-campus violations continue to decline - America News
URI off-campus violations continue to decline 6 hours ago
NARRAGANSETT – As University of Rhode Island begins its fall semester, the number of disturbances in Narragansett during the onset of September has decreased, according to the Narragansett Police Department (NPD).
Peace Dale Fire Department celebrates 150 years - America News
Peace Dale Fire Department celebrates 150 years 6 hours ago
SOUTH KINGSTOWN—A century and a half ago, the Peace Dale Fire Department got its start with a hand tub, a barn and a bunch of volunteers.
Newport Police warn residents of phone scam - America News
Newport Police warn residents of phone scam 7 hours ago
NEWPORT, R.I. — Police in Newport are warning residents about a phone scam where callers pretend to be law enforcement officers. The Newport Daily News reports that police received reports from two women this week. Sgt. Joseph Carroll says in both c
Senators propose Election Day be moved to weekend - America News
Senators propose Election Day be moved to weekend 7 hours ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — U.S. Sen. Jack Reed says he wants to make it easier for more people to vote by moving Election Day to the weekend. The Rhode Island Democrat is introducing legislation called the Weekend Voting Act, which would move federal Electi
Housing protest features pinatas filled with plastic pests - America News
Housing protest features pinatas filled with plastic pests 9 hours ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Protesters say they were highlighting poor housing conditions and pushing for more help for low-income renters in Rhode Island with a display at Providence City Hall that featured house-shaped pinatas stuffed with plastic bugs and
3 charged with animal cruelty in neglected dog case - America News
3 charged with animal cruelty in neglected dog case 9 hours ago
CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. — A Rhode Island man has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty and two other people are facing charges after a dog was found with large tumors, decaying teeth and matted fur. Central Falls police Lt. Christopher Reed said Wednesday th
Talks held on new Rolling Greens application - America News
Talks held on new Rolling Greens application 15 hours ago
The Planning Commission Tuesday held a conceptual discussion on a new pre-application for the proposed mixed-use development The Preserve at Rolling Greens on Ten Rod Road.
State will not revisit Fast Ferry decision - America News
State will not revisit Fast Ferry decision 15 hours ago
The state Division of Public Utilities and Carriers on Friday denied the request of Interstate Navigation and the town of New Shoreham to have the division reopen its decision to allow Rhode Island Fast Ferry to operate a seasonal fast…
Amendments to CVD zoning ordinance clear first hurdle - America News
Amendments to CVD zoning ordinance clear first hurdle 15 hours ago
Two weeks after being pulled from discussion, the first reading of proposed amendments to the compact village district zoning ordinance was approved on a 3-1 vote of the Town Council Monday after a brief and at times tense debate at…
Group to explore NK’s green energy potential - America News
Group to explore NK’s green energy potential 15 hours ago
The creation of an eight-member working group to study passive renewable energy options for town and school properties received the approval of the Town Council June 26.