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For their Valentine’s Day story, assorted publications world-wide turned to a tale with Tiverton ties — the sweet story of a young Massachusetts woman who married her zombie doll. The wedding … more
Taking in the initial sight of what would soon become the home of Canned Heat Craft Beer Company, Miles Wilson was feeling hesitant. Located at 52 Ferry St. in Fall River, the abandoned building was … more
Hundred Acre Cove has been closed to shellfishing since 1996, but Save The Bay is hoping to change that. The nonprofit agency recently received a $132,000 grant from the federal government to help … more
SEEKONK — Over six years after a fiery crash served as the impetus for the project and some three years since it actually commenced, the reconstruction of the intersection at Route 114A and Arcade … more
SEEKONK — Attention local shoppers: Two major national retailers will soon be coming to the area, taking up renovated spaces of the old Benny’s Store located on East Providence’s … more
Hundreds of volunteers spent Thanksgiving morning and early afternoon at St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Warren, preparing and delivering more than 350 Thanksgiving meals to the needy throughout … more
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced a traffic pattern change for a section of the Washington Bridge, which carries I-195 West from East Providence to … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Papa Gino’s Restaurant located at 80 Highland Ave./Route 6 in city at the border with Seekonk, which was initially tabbed as one of the regional pizzeria’s operations to … more
The immense new catamaran Skylark will battle storms and circle the globe, but few of the challenges to come will compare to those posed by the first couple miles. At 4 a.m. on a recent October … more
When they go to the polls Nov. 6, voters will be asked to approve the borrowing of $367.3 million for capital projects related to education, green economy and clean water.  Here are the three … more
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