Rhode Island

» Auto updated continuously

 2019-12-08 04:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

Westerly Council vote: Plastics panel will end its tenure on Dec. 31...

WESTERLY — A committee that has worked locally to help solve what experts say is a global problem excess amounts of plastic that foul waterways and overwhelm the waste...

 2019-12-08 04:45 

TheWesterlySun.com

Chariho, Hope high schools partner for program aimed at strengthening bonds between urban, rural schools...

WOOD RIVER JCT. — Chariho High School has partnered with Providence's Hope High School in an effort to provide students with shared experiences that allow them to visit two college...

 2019-12-08 04:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

Ashaway Elementary School celebrates Blue Ribbon Award...

ASHAWAY — Students, teachers, administrators and support staff gathered in the Ashaway Elementary School gymnasium on Friday afternoon to celebrate the school's Blue Ribbon award....

 2019-12-08 04:35 

TheWesterlySun.com

Postscripts: Early lover of Dorothy Comingore died in the war in '44 . 'but still he matters'...

Another chapter in the wrenching life of Dorothy Comingore, the brassy Hollywood actress who starred in "Citizen Kane" but whose career disintegrated after she was blacklisted in the 1950s and,...

 2019-12-08 04:30 

TheWesterlySun.com

In My Own Shoes: Dweezil, Nutella, Elijah Blue and Ro...

"Shirley, Shirley, Bo-ber-ley,...

 2019-12-08 04:25 

TheWesterlySun.com

Letter: This is about food trucks, not Christmas lights!...

Misinformation is swirling about regulation of Christmas lights in Charlestown. To clarify, I am writing as an individual citizen, even though I am a member of the Charlestown Town Council,...

 2019-12-08 04:15 

TheWesterlySun.com

Join the Journey: A caregiving imperative for loved one, and yourself...

It was Thomas Jefferson who said, "slavery is like having a wolf by the ears; you don't like it much but you don't dare let go." Experience has taught me...

 2019-12-08 03:08 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

First Annual Senior Bowl Held at North Kingstown High School...

The first annual "Senior Bowl" was held at North Kingstown High School on Saturday to give seniors from around the state to compete in a final football game. Team "Bravest" ......

 2019-12-08 02:57 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

NEN Roundtable: Chiefs at Patriots...

Visit the post for more....

 2019-12-08 02:57 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

NEN Inside the Locker Room with Duron Harmon: Chiefs at Patriots...

Visit the post for more....

 2019-12-08 02:57 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

NEN Crew has a surprise for Andy Gresh prior to revealing their Chiefs Game Picks...

The New England Nation crew celebrates Andy Gresh's big milestone and give their game picks for the Patriots match up with the Chiefs....

 2019-12-08 02:57 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

NEN Keys to the Game: Chiefs at Patriots...

Andy Gresh relays his "Keys to the Game" on the set of New England Nation in order for the Patriots to secure a victory and improve to 11-2....

 2019-12-08 02:50 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Fatal crash closes portion of Rt. 138 in Raynham...

RAYNHAM, Mass. (WPRI) — Police are on the scene of a fatal crash in the area of 491 Broadway (Rt. 138) in Raynham. Right now, a portion of the roadway is closed with police from neighboring T......

 2019-12-08 02:17 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Education Summit brainstorms ideas to improve public education in Rhode Island...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — More than 300 parents, students and those in the education field came together for a day-long summit at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence. The vision ......

 2019-12-08 01:37 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

RI Food Bank hosts annual Holiday Food Drive & Open House...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — In the spirit of giving, volunteers of all ages formed assembly lines at the Rhode Island Community Food Bank for their annual Holiday Food Drive & Open House. G......

 2019-12-07 23:35 

Providence Journal

R.I. pays $380,419 to black and Hispanic prison-guard applicants to settle lawsuit...

In the 2014 suit, the Department of Justice said the state's practice of having job seekers undergo written and video examinations eliminated blacks and Hispanics at much higher rates than whites....

 2019-12-07 22:42 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Police planning to charge truck driver after hydraulic lift struck Dennis bridge...

DENNIS, Mass. (WPRI) — Massachusetts State Police plan to charge the driver of a tractor trailer after his cargo struck an overpass bridge in Dennis Friday night. Police say the trailer was c......

 2019-12-07 22:34 

TheWesterlySun.com

New Hampshire to Supreme Court: Leave nudity laws to locals...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — There's no reason for the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on New Hampshire's "Free the Nipple" case, the state attorney general said this week....

 2019-12-07 21:49 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Weather Now: Dry and Seasonably Cold for the Rest of the Weekend...

So far so good this weekend. Although it was pretty cold outside today, it wasn't nothing terribly unseasonable. Tonight, it will get pretty cold with lows down into the teens late in the nig......

 2019-12-07 21:46 

Providence Journal

Fewer students enrolling in teacher-prep programs in R.I....

The decline is part of a significant drop nationwide as perceptions of teachers change....

 2019-12-07 20:42 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: Paws for Santa Claus at the annual Pet Photos with Santa event at Westerly Agway...

Click here to view this article from westerlysun.com....

 2019-12-07 20:00 

Providence Journal

A year after horrific crash in Mass., some still recovering...

Criminal charges and civil suits are still pending in the car-bus crash in Berkley....

 2019-12-07 19:38 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Multiple agencies investigating after Cranston Police Officer fires gun at suspect...

The incident happened on Cranston Street, near the intersection of Niantic Avenue in Providence just after 11 a.m....

 2019-12-07 19:06 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Toys for Tots donation event held in Swansea...

WPRI 12 and Fox Providence have once again teamed up with Cardi's Furniture & Mattresses to collect toys for local children in need this Christmas....

 2019-12-07 18:08 

Providence Journal

At 39, Peter Manfredo of 'The Contender' still fights, now for family...

Mark Patinkin: At 39, Peter Manfredo of 'The Contender' is still boxing -- now for family...

 2019-12-07 17:08 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Fire damages home in Westport...

Around 10:30 p.m. the Westport Fire Department respond to a report of a fire at 365 Narrow Ave....

 2019-12-07 14:02 

Pawtucket Times

Grid operator: Adequate electricity available this winter...

HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — The operator of the New England power grid projects that there will be adequate electricity this winter despite the closing of a nuclear power plant....

 2019-12-07 09:00 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Nesi's Notes: Dec. 7...

Your weekly briefing on local politics and more....

 2019-12-07 05:59 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Bryant gets past Columbia, 67-65...

The Bryant men's basketball team picked up its sixth win of the season on Friday night fending off Columbia 67-65....

 2019-12-07 05:53 

TheWesterlySun.com

Come see Chariho's production of 'A Christmas Carol' tonight or Sunday...

WOOD RIVER JCT. — Since its publication in 1843, Charles Dickens' story of "A Christmas Carol" has become a timely holiday classic. As a part of its biannual holiday tradition,...

 2019-12-07 05:51 

TheWesterlySun.com

Remembering Pearl Harbor: Veterans, students commemorate Dec. 7, 1941, attack with assembly...

WESTERLY — Westerly High School students received lessons in service, patriotism, camaraderie and gratitude during a Pearl Harbor remembrance Friday....

 2019-12-07 05:47 

TheWesterlySun.com

Exeter man facing 16 first-degree sexual assault counts after grand jury indictment...

A 75-year-old Exeter man was indicted by a Washington County Grand Jury Friday on 16 counts of first-degree sexual assault and one count of possession of child pornography, some of...

 2019-12-07 05:45 

TheWesterlySun.com

Police Logs: Friday, Dec. 6, 2019...

WESTERLY...

 2019-12-07 05:41 

TheWesterlySun.com

Free workshop on youth substance use prevention at Westerly Education Center...

WESTERLY — The Westerly Education Center, 23 Friendship St., will host a "Prevention of Substance Use" workshop to help parents and anyone who interacts with youth to understand why teens...

 2019-12-07 05:36 

TheWesterlySun.com

U.S. appeals court backs truckers in legal fight against Rhode Island tolls...

A federal appeals court has backed the trucking industry in its legal fight to end Rhode Island's truck tolls....

 2019-12-07 05:00 

Newport Daily News

HOROSCOPES: Dec. 7-8...

SATURDAY'S HOROSCOPES SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) -- Aim high and don't stop until you get what you want. Home, family and personal relationships should...

 2019-12-07 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Holiday cheer may be in the air but juniors and seniors should be focusing of these five things...

Here are five things for both juniors and seniors to think about this month....

 2019-12-07 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Gallery At Four exhibiting work by longtime New Yorker cover artist...

TIVERTON — Chas. Hickey points to the...

 2019-12-07 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Remembering the old men of Pearl Harbor...

The National Park Service anticipates 15 Pearl Harbor survivors will attend the annual ceremonies in Hawaii this weekend. Of the tens of thousands of...

 2019-12-07 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Temple Shalom invites community to 'Menorahs in the Morning'...

MIDDLETOWN — The community is invited to Temple Shalom's "Menorahs in the Morning Chanukah" party on Sunday, Dec. 15 from...

 2019-12-07 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Hazard Road home sells for $1.9 million...

NEWPORT — A Hazard Road home has sold for almost $2 million. Lila Delman Real Estate said the property at 30 Hazard Road sold for $1,900,000....

 2019-12-07 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Bliss Four Corners Congregational Church invites the community for Christmas Eve...

TIVERTON — Celebrate the holidays with carols and church service. Bliss Four Corners Congregational Church invites the community to the...

 2019-12-07 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Medical marijuana rules under review...

Rather than comply with Rhode Island rules -- pay for their card's annual renewal, visit a doctor every six months for continued permission to use...

 2019-12-07 04:26 

Providence Journal

New Bedford is target of major Latin Kings drug raid...

NEW BEDFORD — FBI agents and New York Police Department officers raided two locations in the North End of New Bedford Thursday morning as part of a statewide crackdown on the Latin Kings gang.Law enforcement officials were seen outside 358 North Fro...

 2019-12-07 03:28 

TheWesterlySun.com

U.S. appeals court backs truckers in legal fight against tolls...

A federal appeals court has backed the trucking industry in its legal fight to end Rhode Island's truck tolls....

 2019-12-07 03:08 

TheWesterlySun.com

Mechanic Street stabbing victim dies at Yale-New Haven Hospital...

STONINGTON — The victim last Saturday's stabbing at 77 Mechanic Street in Pawcatuck has died, according to police....

 2019-12-07 02:26 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Amazon says delivery times back to normal after delays...

Amazon said Friday that it's back to delivering its packages on time after bad weather and a rush of orders caused some delays earlier in the week....

 2019-12-07 01:38 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Providence man asks for public's help catching porch pirate...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — When Williams Etim asked his landlord to check his surveillance system after a package he was expecting didn't arrive, he was shocked by what he saw. The packa......

 2019-12-07 00:21 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Senate leaders looking ahead to possible impeachment trial...

Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy said he's preparing by looking over his notes and transcripts from the trial of President Bill Clinton....

 2019-12-07 00:16 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

RIDOT: Self-driving shuttles have seen 'great ridership' since service began...

The pilot program is currently free and is being funded by grant money....

Page 1 of 4

  • Need an account?  
    or