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Drivers injured after collision at Portsmouth transfer station

Drivers injured after collision at Portsmouth transfer station

PORTSMOUTH — Here are some highlights from the Portsmouth police report from over the past week. Monday, Nov. 17 Nicole L. Woll, 34, of 9 Clement St., Tiverton, was charged with driving after her license had been suspended or revoked. Police made the arrest after responding to a two-car accident on Park Avenue near Valhalla Drive


Molestation victims describe Jesse Perry’s alleged abuse

After spending nearly two years behind bars, accused child molester and former Bristol resident Jesse Perry began the first of two Superior Court trials Thursday, Nov. 20. Mr. Perry has been at the ACI since being charged with three counts of first degree child molestation, two counts of second degree child molestation, two counts of

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East Providence cops, companies spread Thanksgiving kindness

EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police cruisers led a convoy of Mini Coopers through the city Friday, Nov. 21, delivering packages of food and hope this Thanksgiving season. The city-based company East Commerce Solutions took the lead in providing a total of 155 Thanksgiving baskets that will include a turkey with all the trimmings and

Lily plays with her stuffed horse while visiting Officer Jeff Cornelisse at the police station recently. Officer Cornelisse had earlier given the toy to Lily as a gift. Photo by Jim McGaw.

A police call, then a connection in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — It all began with a misunderstanding. Officer Jeff Cornelisse, in his seventh year on the Portsmouth police force, was called to a Bramans Lane home. A bus driver had reported seeing an abused child on the ground outside. When he arrived, Officer Cornelisse, 28, found a young girl all curled up in a fetal

Joanna Coppola, 86, displays her "safety rope," the Bristol Emergency Dialer pendant. 
Photos by Riochard W. Dionne Jr.

Bristol Emergency Dialer is a safety line for elderly, disabled

About six years ago, Joanna Coppola was checking books out at the Barrington Public Library when she hit the floor. “I was looking for my library card and the next thing I know this very cute man is standing over me asking me what I remembered last,” Mrs. Coppola said. “I didn’t know what he