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Warren police logs: Nemo keeps crews busy all weekend

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Warren Emergency Management director Al Galinelli (in yellow) speaks with volunteer fire fighters at a chimney fire Saturday morning on Pine Lane.

Monday, Feb. 4 A loud music call came in from Metacom Avenue. A Bridge Street woman reported her home broken into. A Miller Street woman came in to the station to talk to police about her daughter. A Redmond Street man reported tools stolen from a van. A snowplow was stolen from a Market Street […]

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East Providence asks for residents to assist in drain, hydrant clean-up

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EAST PROVIDENCE — City officials have asked residents, if at all possible, to assist in removing snow from storm drains and fire hydrants over the next few days. East Providence Fire Department and Public Works issued the request as the city continues to dig out from the near two feet of snow dumped in the […]

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Only a few individual homes in East Providence remain without power

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EAST PROVIDENCE — As of about 9 a.m. Monday, only a small handful of homes remained without power due to Winter Storm Nemo according to National Grid. Grid listed 17 houses still lacking electricity. The target time to return power to these residences is just prior to midnight tonight. “The problem now is that they […]

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Less than 30 without power in Barrington

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Twenty-six National Grid customers in Barrington remain without power as of 8:20 a.m. on Monday. It’s the lowest number the town has seen since Saturday when all 6,800 National Grid customers around town lost power. A large chunk of the restoration occurred last night. At about 7 p.m. about half the town was still without […]

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Less than 200 remain without power in East Providence

By   /  February 10, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

A tree split in half by the force of the weekend's winter storm rests on Forbes Street in Riverside.

EAST PROVIDENCE — Another check of National Grid Sunday evening, Feb. 10, found less than 200 East Providence residents without power a little over 24 hours after Winter Storm Nemo departed the area. Exactly 168 city customers did not have electricity at that time, mostly residents in Riverside with a couple of pockets in East […]

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Nemo photos: East Providence

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Joe Lemos uses a snowblower at the edge of his driveway on Brown Street.

EAST PROVIDENCE — Eastbayri.com contributing photographer Jason Speakman submitted a number of photos from the weekend storm in East Providence. His work is shown in the gallery below… Those pictured include: Shoveler with hood up over face: Hailey McAdams Shoveler in white with glasses and colorful hat: Lee McAdams Man with snowflake hat and army […]

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Power outages increase in Barrington

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After dipping as low as 2,500 customers without power earlier today, National Grid is reporting about 3,500 Barrington customers without power as of 7 p.m. That means slightly more than half of Barrington’s 6,800 customers are still without power. Power is currently expected to be restored across town by 11:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11.

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All Portsmouth homes should have power by Monday

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PORTSMOUTH — Here’s an update from the Portsmouth Emergency Management Agency: “Although electric power has been restored for most Portsmouth residents, some people are still without power. National Grid’s East Bay regional representative is working from the Portsmouth EOC and is aware of the remaining outages in Portsmouth.  National Grid has 20 new line crews […]

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Parking ban remains in effect in East Providence

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The parking ban initiated at the start of Winter Storm Nemo continues in East Providence through Sunday, Feb. 10, and into Monday, Feb. 11. East Providence Police Department Major Christopher Parella said the ban remains in effect until further notice. Major Parella added he had a discussion on the matter with Public […]

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Report Portsmouth property damage

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This tree on Camara Drive in Portsmouth was among those heavily damaged in Saturday’s storm.

PORTSMOUTH — If your home or property was damaged by the blizzard Nemo, you should call Town Hall to report it, according to the Portsmouth Emergency Management Agency (PEMA). The damage reports will be helpful in determining whether or not Rhode Island qualifies for federal disaster assistance funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Call 683-3255 […]

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