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Fall River man is arrested on molestation charges in Warren, East Providence

Fall River man is arrested on molestation charges in Warren, East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 12, announced the arrest of a Fall River man on a molestation charge. EPPD with the assistance of the Fall River Police Department and in cooperation with the Warren Police Department, arrested Hubert Joseph, 47, of 26 Odd St., for First Degree Child Molestation.


‘Cool Blue’ opening reception

Exhibiting over thirty New England artists: paintings, sculpture, art glass, and jewelry; including John Redick’s “North Atlantic,” pictured. Enjoy light refreshments and music. Exhibiting through September 4. WHERE: Hope Gallery, 435/437 Hope St., Bristol WHEN: Saturday, August 15; 5 to 8 p.m. COST: Free MORE INFO:; 401/396-9117


Contra Dance featuring Glen Loper

All dances will be taught by caller Linda Leslie. Music will be performed by Dave Langford, Glen Loper, and Bethany Waickman. Beginners welcome. Partners not necessary. WHERE: Goff Memorial Hall, 124 Bay State Road, Rehoboth WHEN: Friday, August 14; 8 p.m. COST: $9; $8 students MORE INFO: 508/252-6375;


Jen Chapin at Sandywoods

Jen Chapin has been celebrated for writing “brilliant soulfully poetic urban folk music” (NPR) for over a decade, beginning with her debut, Open Wide, in 2002. Nurtured in and around NYC by a large family of artists, writers, and musicians, the roots of which have inspired her “potent, jazzy, layered folk” (Newsday) songs and a lifetime of passionate activism. She has performed on stage with Bruce Springsteen,

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East Providence announces plans for Kent Heights Water Storage Tank improvement project

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence Department of Public Works announced Tuesday, Aug. 11, plans for improvements to its Kent Heights Water Storage Tank Site, located on Walmer Avenue between Dover Avenue and Clyde Avenue, over the course of the next 18 months. The work will involve demolishing the existing 8 million gallon

Alexander G. ‘Sandy’ Lyle Jr., Barrington

Alexander G. “Sandy” Lyle Jr., of Barrington, died peacefully on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. He was the husband of Nancy (Haley) Lyle. Born in Newport, he was the son of the late Alexander G. Lyle, Admiral USN Ret’d and Ruth (Haire) Lyle. Sandy graduated from Moses Brown School in 1942 and attended Brown University. He was a Navy

Genevieve I. Costello, 83, Barrington

Genevieve I. (Ciallella) Costello, 83, lifelong resident of Barrington, passed away Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015. Born in Fall River, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Emilio and Genoeffa (Andreozzi) Ciallella. She was the former wife of William “Irish” Costello. Ms. Costello sang and played the upright bass with her sister in their touring and nightclub

Aquidneck Growers Markets located at Newport Vineyards in East Main Road, Middletown.

Farmers’ Markets in the East Bay

Schoolyard Market at Hope & Main This isn’t just any farmer’s market. There will be several hands-on activities, plus live music and free food tastings. Guests will be able to browse a wide variety of vendors including farmers, fishermen, prepared food vendors, and Hope & Main culinary artisans. Join free workshops and how-to demonstrations for

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State Police, DEM announce increased water DUI patrols

PROVIDENCE — State Police, DEM increase effort to curb intoxicated boating Marine Units teams from both groups increase presence on waterways. The Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Law Enforcement recently announced Marine Units from both groups will be patrolling the waterways throughout