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A Massachusetts Avenue resident contacted police on Thursday, Aug. 9, after his daughter fell victim to a scam. The resident told police he gave $500 to his daughter to purchase tickets to a … more
Each week the Personal Injury Law Offices of d’Oliviera & Associates compiles a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that they feel the public should be … more
Monday, Aug. 6Fire crews responded to Main and Dyer streets at 7:40 a.m. for a gas leak caused by construction.A Child Street man called police to report that someone had used his credit card without … more
A Barrington resident was taught a lesson about illegal dumping late last week. Police received a call on Friday morning, Aug. 10, from an official at the Barrington Department of Public Works. … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police officers have arrested two suspects from Providence in a shooting during a robbery attempt at a residence near the intersection of Waterman Avenue and Green … more
Runners and walkers took in the sights from the top of the Mt. Hope Bridge on Saturday as they participated in the second annual Century 21 Topsail Realty Mt. Hope Bridge 5K. The race started in Portsmouth and took racers over the bridge to Bristol. The race finished below the bridge at Roger Williams University. more
The Mt. Hope Boosters club will kick-off their annual tailgate event with the Boosters Color Run at the high school track and grounds on Saturday August 25. Runners cam register online at … more
Peter Dennehy resigned from the Barrington Town Council last week, offering the brief explanation of "medical reasons" for his decision. Council president Michael Carroll said he received Mr. … more
TIVERTON — The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that test results from two mosquito pools, or samples, from traps set in Tiverton and Pawtucket on July 30 have … more
Erin Cowden, a 2018 Barrington High School graduate and drummer in the Senior All State Jazz Ensemble, was honored at the recent Newport Jazz Festival held at Fort Adams in Newport. Erin received … more
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