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PROVIDENCE — Cross country and tennis, at the moment, are the only two sports likely to begin nearly on time this fall, according to a 16-page outline provided to high school administrators … more
Monday, July 17 George D. Manchester, 48, of 74 Stafford Road, Tiverton, was arrested on a charge of violation of a no-contact order at 10:46 am at that address. At 11:46 am, a caller told … more
A Westport motorist whose car struck and killed a Fall River woman in a crosswalk Sunday has been cited for several offenses including failure to remain hands free while utilizing a cell phone while … more
Monday, July 20 Police and firefighters were called to Ocean Drive for a 6:52 am 911 hangup call that proved to be accidental. At 1:43 pm, a cell phone found on Shaw Road was dropped off at the … more
Monday, July 20 Courtney L. Raposa, 38, of Fall River, was arrested on charges of failure to stop for an accident involving a damaged vehicle and driving without a license at 8:30 pm on Stafford … more
PORTSMOUTH — Joining the City of Newport, the Town Council Monday night voted unanimously to oppose any attempt to transfer oversight of the four major bridges connecting Aquidneck and … more
Ticketed for parking at a Westport beach without a permit, a man allegedly coughed toward the officer and told her that he has coronavirus and now she has it too. Westport Detective Sergeant … more
Monday, July 13 Police were called to Canonicus Street at 9:12 am for a complaint of a woman screaming into an intercom system. Officer reported that the woman is singing karaoke — she was … more
WESTPORT — Selectmen took no action last week on a surfing therapy program's efforts to use Westport's Cherry & Webb beach for some of its classes and activities. Board members said they … more
A 27-foot boat with four people aboard that had lost power and was drifting in among swimmers at Horseneck Beach late Saturday afternoon, was pulled to safety by Westport's nearly new harbormaster … more
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