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EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Thursday, May 23, at approximately 5 p.m. at the Citizens Bank branch, 622 Taunton … more
SEEKONK — The Seekonk Police, Thursday, May 23, apprehended a Florida man believed to have committed a string of robberies at ATMs located through Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode … more
NORTH SCITUATE — The Rhode Island State Police announced additional troopers will be assigned to focus on enforcement of the state’s seat belt laws as part of the national Click It or … more
As his B-24 Liberator began a spiraling descent after being hit by anti-aircraft fire over Bulgaria, 1st Lt. John Crouchley knew what he had to do. Holding tightly to the controls and desperately … more
Watch drone footage of the collapse hereThe massive Brayton Point cooling towers in Somerset fell in spectacular fashion at precisely 8 a.m. Saturday, to the cheers of thousands who lined the … more
After towering over Mt. Hope Bay for a decade, the bells toll this weekend for the two massive Brayton Point power plant cooling towers, which are scheduled to be imploded at approximately 8 a.m. … more
REHOBOTH — A local legend about the old Sun Valley Golf Club, the long ago revered public course located up Route 44 from East Providence through Seekonk at its border with Rehoboth, is that … more
On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the East Bay Prevention Coalitions and police departments of Bristol, Warren, Barrington and East Providence are participating in the U.S. Drug … more
The stalemate between the parent company of Stop & Shop Supermarkets and five local unions of United Food & Commercial Workers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut concluded a sixth day … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — As the strike of Stop & Shop Supermarkets in the region by some 31,000 members of the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 328, 371, 919, 1445 and 1459 … more
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