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RI Governor Chafee and MA Governor Patrick close highways

Governor Lincoln Chafee  and Governor Deval Patrick have restricted travel on all major highways. As of 5 p.m. Governor Lincoln Chafee has restricted travel on Rhode Island’s major highways. I-95, I-195, I-295, RI 146, and RI 24 are affected. Only emergency vehicles and utility crews are allowed on the roadways until further notice. Massachusetts Governor Deval

A police cruiser drives north on Memorial Parkway, beyond a "Road Closed" sign at its intersection with South Broadway Monday night, Oct. 29.

High tide comes and goes during Hurricane Sandy in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Though not feeling the same severe effects of Hurricane Sandy as other coastal areas around the area and state, East Providence did deal with some significant water-level increases as the nightly high tide rolled in just after 8 o’clock Monday evening, Oct. 29. East Providence Police blocked off the lowest lying area

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