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Portsmouth woman fatally stabbed on RIPTA bus

Portsmouth woman fatally stabbed on RIPTA bus

PORTSMOUTH — A man who allegedly stabbed a local woman to death on a RIPTA bus Wednesday morning was arraigned in Second Division District Court in Newport later that afternoon. Christopher R. James, 46, of 207 Rhodes St., Providence, was charged with murder following the incident that took place shortly after 6 a.m. “He was arraigned

Tiverton, Little Compton bus needs take spotlight

TIVERTON, LITTLE COMPTON — Triggered by the opening of the new Sakonnet Bridge, and the looming possibility of tolls, sentiment for public transit in these two communities is resurfacing. The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority [RIPTA] says it’s studying the question. As part of  its data-gathering, it has scheduled a meeting for next Monday, March