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Governor: Roads are not safe; travel ban continues

Governor: Roads are not safe; travel ban continues

Gov. Gina Raimondo urged Rhode Islanders to continue to adhere to the travel ban, stressing the dangerous conditions on roads throughout the state. The state government remains shut down and the travel ban will stay in effect until further notice, Gov. Raimondo announced during a press conference at the RI Emergency Management Agency in Cranston.

Tiverton, Little Compton emergency shelters announced

SAKONNET AREA — Emergency shelters for residents of Tiverton and Little Compton have been set up and have become or will shortly become operational. Each has a contact phone number. TIverton: As in the past, Tiverton Middle School will be a warming and emergency shelter. The school is located at 10 Quintal Drive, Tiverton. Two

Tiverton, Little Compton prepare for Juno

SAKONNET AREA — Officials were all-hands-on-deck as the blizzard of 2015, also known as Juno, and billed as historic, advanced on the Sakonnet Area. Little Compton Fire Chief Rick Petrin in Little Çompton said at midmorning Monday that his immediate concern is to ensure that necessary staffing is on hand and able to remain throughout.

A plow makes its way down Water Street one snowy afternoon past.

Schools closed across East Bay Tuesday

In an announcement that surprises no one, school districts throughout the East Bay have cancelled classes for Tuesday. Barrington, Bristol-Warren, East Providence, Little Compton, Portsmouth, Tiverton and Westport have all announced schools will be closed Tuesday. Most afternoon activities Monday are also cancelled as snow has already begun to fall across the region. A major blizzard