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Bristol Police: DUI, assaults, and red paint on Columbus statue

Someone threw red paint on a downtown statue on Columbus Day, and police officers responded to a handful of complaints about loud music throughout the week of Oct. 11 to  17. Monday, Oct. …
BCWA water project in East Providence reaches final stages
EAST PROVIDENCE — Contractors for the Bristol County Water Authority are nearing the end of a new $6.9 million emergency backup … Read More
A temporary proposal to permanently save lives
Melissa Cotta and Bryan Ganley, co-founders of Bridging the Gap for Safety and Healing, the group working toward getting suicide … Read More
Looking Upwards hosts event on early intervention Thursday
MIDDLETOWN — Join Looking Upwards to listen into a Rhode Island Rebounds event on early intervention services at 2 p.m. on … Read More
Dorothy Ann “Dotti” Garman, 80, Portsmouth
Dorothy Ann (George) Garman died unexpectedly on Oct. 23, 2021 at Newport Hospital at the age of 80. A resident of Portsmouth from … Read More
John B. Brogan (JB), 44, of East Providence
John B. Brogan (JB), 44, of East Providence, passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, at Rhode Island … Read More
James Ferreira, 83, of Warren
James Ferreira, 83, of Warren, R.I., passed away, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, at Grace Barker Health Care Center, Warren, R.I. He was … Read More

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