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Westbound traffic flows improve, east side stalls with lane changes

PROVIDENCE — There's more than a hint of irony in the updated traffic figures for the Washington Bridge provided by state officials last week after they were forced to make dramatic alterations …
Happy trails in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — Dogs and owners who prefer the rugged trails to an open space to gallop and socialize now have a happy medium. … Read More
Bridge counselors coyly answer questions about their investigation
PROVIDENCE — It's likely the general public will not get all of the information it would expect and want to know about the … Read More
Stresses, strains associated with bridge project likely led to lack of bids
PROVIDENCE — The stresses and strains associated with such a significant and scrutinized project are what state officials believe to … Read More
State: Avoid upper pond at Melville, Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — Avoid contact with upper Melville Pond, the state recommended in a July 5 advisory. The R.I. Department of Health … Read More
Rare lack of quorum cancels Portsmouth council meeting
PORTSMOUTH — Town Council President Kevin Aguiar made a surprise announcement at the start of Monday’s regular meeting: There … Read More
Portsmouth: Man charged with DUI had 2 minors in vehicle
A 32-year-old man from Hartford, Conn. had two young children in his vehicle — ages 1 and 6 — when he was charged with driving … Read More
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New MetLinks officially opens for play on June 27

EAST PROVIDENCE — MetLinks, the nine-hole re-envisioned former front side of the defunct Metacomet Country Club, will officially open to the public on Thursday, June 27. The first tee time …

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