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Violet: Some New Year’s resolutions

I acknowledge that it’s a bit cheeky to make resolutions for other people. After all, it’s a yeoman’s task to keep my own. With some trepidation, therefore, I propose the following list for the state’s leaders. Governor Gina Raimondo There is no doubt that the former treasurer eked out her victory because she is viewed

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‘Ring in the Night’ in Providence

On December 31, AS220 Live Arts will be the scene of the 2nd annual “Ring in the Night,” Downtown Providence’s only all-day, all-night New Year’s celebration featuring children’s workshops, live performances, and a whole lot of merrymaking. With a packed daytime slate of family-centric programming, and an evening of comedy, music, and dancing, this year’s

Diosteris Velez

Man charged in assault, thefts in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — A 37-year-old man faces numerous charges including assault and breaking and entering following his arrest on Sunday. At 7:31 p.m., police responded to Cumberland Farms on East Main Road at Stubtoe Lane for a report of a disturbance, according to Detective Sgt. Michael Arnold. Upon their arrival they spoke with Diosteris Velez, whom police

Warren Police Sgt. Michael Marcello answers a call on his radio.

Warren police logs: Panhandler arrested

Monday, Dec. 22 A Warren man came in to police headquarters to report embezzlement. Police got a call just before 2:30 p.m. regarding a peacock on Market Street. The animal control officer soon located the exotic bird’s owner, a few yards as the crow flies from where it was found. Police got a call that

Bryan M. Becker. 42, Cambridge

Bryan M. Becker. 42, of Cambridge, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at his home. He was the son of Peggy H. Becker of Westport and Stephan M. Becker of Fairhaven. Born in Richmond, Va., he had worked as a self-employed writer and artist. Bryan enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

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