R.I. Capitol Police launches recruitment campaign

PROVIDENCE — A recruitment campaign for new Capitol Police Officers begins June 16, Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of …
Avoid 'more of the same,' Portsmouth Abbey graduates told

PORTSMOUTH — Dr. John Malcolm McCardell, Jr., who delivered the commencement address to 91 graduates of Portsmouth Abbey School Sunday, compared life’s journey after high school to a …

East Providence Police investigate Citizens Bank robbery

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Thursday, May 23, at approximately 5 p.m. at the Citizens Bank branch, 622 Taunton …

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