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The Bristol County Water Authority’s 21-year-old East Bay Pipeline is now leaking nearly half a million gallons per day, and a remote inspection along one third of its 4,800-foot length Thursday … more
Friday was supposed to be the first day of service for the Providence-Newport ferry, but a mechanical problem with the boat canceled  passenger trips for the day.  Yet a backup ferry still … more
SEEKONK — The Seekonk Police, Thursday, May 23, apprehended a Florida man believed to have committed a string of robberies at ATMs located through Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode … more
Patrick Barosh, Ph.D. has different ideas about the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s (DOT) plan to shut down the Silver Creek bridge on Route 114 next summer. “It’s … more
Bristol legislators have mixed reactions to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (DOT) plan to tear down and replace the Silver Creek bridge next summer, though most are resigned to making … more
A Bristol man who allegedly threatened to distribute intimate photos of his ex-girlfriend unless she pay him upwards of $5,000, was arrested and charged with multiple crimes last weekend. The … more
They say all politics is local, and nearly 80 students at the Kickemuit Middle School took their issues to the Rhode Island state house last Monday for a civics lesson with lawmakers from across the … more
For the first half-hour they sat patiently, listening to a Rhode Island Department of Transportation (DOT) presentation about the Silver Creek bridge project. Yet after weeks of waiting, the voices … more
NEWPORT — It’s been a good year for the Aquidneck Island Robotics FIRST Robotics Competition Team 78, AIR STRIKE. Comprised of 25 high school students from 13 schools across Rhode … more
Bristol County Water Authority officials are going on a theory that an earthquake may have caused the break in the authority's Cross Bay Pipeline, which has been leaking approximately 288,000 gallons … more
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