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Forecast worsens as blizzard Juno approaches

Forecast worsens as blizzard Juno approaches

More than two feet of snow is expected to fall across the region as a potentially “historic” blizzard zeroes in on southern New England. The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for all of Rhode Island beginning Monday at 7 p.m. and running through 1 a.m. Wednesday. During that time, blizzard conditions are expected


Woman dies following East Providence car accident

EAST PROVIDENCE — The driver involved in a roll-over car accident at the intersection of Wampanoag Trail and Boyd Avenue in city mid-day Wednesday, Jan. 14, has died. City resident Leslie Logan, 63, died of injuries she suffered after being trapped inside the vehicle after it overturned on the sidewalk. East Providence Firefighters feverishly attempted

Portsmouth Town Administrator John Klimm at his desk Thursday morning. Mr. Klimm plans on pursuing other job opportunities after his three-year contract with the town expires Jan. 30, 2015. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth manager Klimm won’t seek contract extension

PORTSMOUTH — Only three years after he was hired to be Portsmouth’s town administrator, John Klimm today said he will not seek an extension of his contract, which expires Jan. 30, 2015. Mr. Klimm, a former Barnstable, Mass. town manager who was hired by the Town of Portsmouth in January 2012, said he loves the

A picture of the Santander Bank robbery suspect captured on security cameras.

East Providence Police search for suspect in Santander Bank robbery

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police are on the hunt for the suspect in a robbery at the Santander Bank branch on Taunton Avenue Thursday afternoon, Oct. 16. The incident occurred at approximately 4:20 p.m. Police units responded to the Santander location at 184 Taunton Avenue. As officers approached, dispatch received a 911 call which

Rescue workers in the Bristol Marine 1 boat resume their search Friday for a person who jumped off the Mt. Hope Bridge Tuesday night. Photo by Eric Dickervitz.

Body recovered from Prudence Island shoreline

PRUDENCE ISLAND — A body was recovered from the shoreline on the south end of Prudence Island this afternoon, nearly three days after a woman jumped from the Mt. Hope Bridge. “Two civilians were walking the shoreline and they came upon a body,” said Portsmouth Deputy Fire Chief Michael O’Brien. “We assume it to be the missing

Police help keep a vehicle from crushing a man's foot after the vehicle he was driving struck a parked car and rolled over on Washington Street near Guiteras School.

Rollover crash outside Guiteras School sends driver to hospital

Just minutes after Guiteras School dismissed its students at 3:25 p.m. on Tuesday, a driver of a late model Toyota crashed his car into a parked car on Washington Street, coming to rest on its driver’s side. The accident occurred around 3:40 p.m. while several students remained in the playground with their parents before going