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A Tiverton woman known widely as an accomplished sailor has been identified as the person killed in a Sunday collision between a catamaran sailboat and a power boat on the lower bay. The … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island State Police have identified the person who died in a motor vehicle crash on Interstate 195 in East Providence Monday evening, Aug. 5. The victim was Victor … more
In its years as the main Prudence Island ferry, the Herbert C. Bonner has carried countless passengers back and forth to Prudence Island. But few sails were as memorable as its two and a half-hour … more
Get ready for a hot one. The 37th annual Warren Quahog, Seafood and Arts Festival is on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, at Burr’s Hill Park, Water Street. It's predicted to be the hottest … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — Wannamoisett Country Club recently conducted its 75th George M. Gordon Member Guest Tournament. With the 75th anniversary of the end World War II approaching, the club honored its … more
PROVIDENCE — Lane changes to the state’s main traffic artery may affect motorists driving to and from the East Bay and Southeastern Massachusetts. The Rhode Island Department of … more
PROVIDENCE — A Massachusetts man avoided trial after admitting his involvement in a 2017 domestic incident in city. Last week, the office of Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that … more
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 … more
PROVIDENCE —  The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Whole Foods Market stores in the northeast are recalling the retailer’s specialty made in-house basil pesto … more
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 … more
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