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The former Aruba Steve’s may be long gone, but the restaurant at 520 Main St. that closed three and a half years ago may soon be replaced by another. Such is the case for the former Subway … more
Monday, June 10 Police got a call about a turkey with a broken leg. When they arrived at Barker Ave., the bird was gone. However, they got another call about the bird on Ridgeway Drive an hour … 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
A Warren man faces a cruelty to animals charge following an incident first reported last November. On Sunday, Nov. 25, police received a call from a woman who said her boyfriend Zackary Raposa, … more
Dr. Deborah DiBiase stood on the stage, looking out at a sea of purple and white. Members of the Mt. Hope High School Class of 2019 were anxiously awaiting their diplomas, a sure milestone toward … more
Hugh Cole School Principal Cindy Giroux has resigned her position, and will work her last day later this month. Ms. Giroux, a Bristol resident who was hired by the Bristol Warren Regional School … more
A Grace Barker nurse was fired this weekend after allegedly pushing a visitor aggressively. Police were called to the home Saturday by the victim, who had gone to the nursing home to visit a … 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
Mt. Hope track star Meghan Oliver placed second in the 100-meter hurdles at the Rhode Island high school track and field state championships at Brown University on Saturday with a time of 15.43 … more
A Warren man who tried to entice a minor into dressing in diapers and having sex with him at a local mall faces 10 years to life in federal prison, as well as hundreds of thousands of dollars in … more
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