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By ETHAN HARTLEY A classic New England joke advises that if you don't like the weather, one simply has to wait a minute for different weather to occur. Anecdotally speaking, Rhode Islanders are well aware of the region's seemingly moody nature. Sometimes more
A former employee of Ross-Simons Jewelers has been charged with embezzlement in connection with the theft of more than $222,000 in jewelry, according to Cranston Police. Yanill C. Taveras, 26, of … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A new legislative proposal has reignited debate over panhandling in the Ocean State. Rhode Island House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Charlene Lima (D-Dist. 14, Cranston) last week introduced House Bill 5330, which would impose more
ASSAULT On February 3 at approximately noon, Officer Vanessa Wilcox along with several members of the department were dispatched to Monroe Auto Service on Atwood Avenue for a report of a female party who claimed she had been pepper sprayed. Upon arrival, more
She survived R. Kelly, and she's bringing her story of survival and domestic abuse awareness to Warwick Country Club in March. more
Cranston High School East, Class of 1969, is having its 50th reunion May 25 from 6-11 p.m. at the Quonset “O” Club, 220 Lt. James Brown Road, North Kingstown. Cost $55 per person; mail checks to … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Rhode Islanders experiencing an emergency have a new tool at their fingertips. The state this week announced the launch of its Text-to-911 system, which allows people to seek assistance through a text message to the state's E-911 more
WPRI political and economic reporter Ted Nesi may be one of the best known names in televised news in Rhode Island, but he’s very worried about the future of state and local journalism. … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Want to own a piece of local nightlife history? You'll soon have a chance, as items from the closed Mardi Gras Multiclub will be up for auction Feb. 16. Mardi Gras, located at 1500 Oaklawn Ave. in Cranston, closed in November 2017 more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Inmates in at least two cellblocks at the Adult Correctional Institutions' Anthony Travisano Intake Service Center have been without adequate heat for more than a month and a half, the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island more
Last weekend, Citizens Bank colleagues in the loan and specialty operations department based in Johnston donated just under 2,400 books to Books Are Wings. The mission of Books Are Wings, a … more
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