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Ben Farrea was hard at work Saturday morning, shoveling in front of his family's home on Hunter Road.

Most in Portsmouth get power back

Most in Portsmouth get power back

PORTSMOUTH — Electric power has been restored to most National Grid customers in Portsmouth, the town’s Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) reported Sunday morning. According to an update posted at http://portsmouthemergency.com, 392 customers were still without power as of about 9:30 a.m. Sunday. “If your power is still out, please call 1-800-465-1212 to report the outage,” says

Three men celebrate after they successfully push their friend out of a snow bank on Metacom Ave. in Warren.

Storm notes: Warren shuts down

Winter Storm Nemo is gone, but it will be days before the East Bay gets back to normal. Here are some notes from Warren: Latest reports from National Grid’s storm center are that much of Warren is still completely without power. Power is also out in Barrington, Bristol, East Providence and much of Portsmouth. At

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East Providence Police report normalcy is returning to city streets

EAST PROVIDENCE — Twenty-four hours after one of the biggest single winter storms in recent history struck, the East Providence Police Department notes normalcy is returning to the streets and neighborhoods of the city. Major Christopher Parella confirmed power has been restored to much of East Providence, which saw as many as 17,000 of its

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Much of East Providence regains power, rest of East Bay still in the dark

EAST PROVIDENCE — Just in time for what is expected to be a bone-chilling night, much of East Providence regained power around 7 o’clock Saturday, Feb. 9. National Grid’s latest update showed about 3,000 city residents still without electricity as of 7:30 p.m., down from over 17,000 for much of the day as the area

A backhoe clears out a side street in East Providence at nightfall Saturday, Feb. 9.

Governor Chafee gives update on power outages during press conference

CRANSTON — During a 5:30 p.m. press conference Saturday, Feb. 9, at the state Emergency Management headquarters, Governor Lincoln Chafee and other officials offered an update on the status of power outages and travel in Rhode Island in the wake of winter storm Nemo. The Governor noted most main thoroughfares around the state have been

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Shelters open in Sakonnet area

PROVIDENCE — Effective immediately, Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has granted limited access for travel for those individuals who do not currently have access to heat, electricity or require immediate life safety needs. Other non-emergency travel is still subject to the statewide traffic restriction at this time. Those seeking shelter at warming centers, shelters or other

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