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Here for a Reason: Snug Harbor sisters reflect 2020-02-07 08:00:00Think about holding two cans of 12-ounce soup in one hand. In 1947, premature twin Dayle Campbell was about the size of both cans fitting into a palm

South Kingstown to consider ‘unruly gatherings’ ordinance Monday 2020-02-07 07:45:00Unruly gatherings turning into public nuisances, including excessive noise, public urination and drunkenness and other rowdy behaviors, can get the ki

South Kingstown looks within for new planning director 2020-02-06 08:00:00The town of South Kingstown has chosen a new director of planning and recently named Mickaela Gray, South Kingstown’s principal planner since 20

Fast Ferry forced to postpone plan for island 2020-02-06 07:45:00A continuing legal battle, which has slowed development of Rhode Island Fast Ferry’s Block Island service, effectively shut off the engines this

Local businesses come together to support Busy Buddies 2020-02-01 00:30:00As charitable foundations go, Wakefield’s Busy Buddies Foundation is small. Its contributions, however, have made big differences in the lives o

Kingston Free Library seeks to help seniors stay 2020-02-01 00:15:00Learning to stay healthy is critical to being healthy, especially as the senior years creep up for the aging Baby Boomer generation, and the Kingston

RI National Guard talks cybersecurity with local leaders 2020-01-31 00:30:00Municipal department heads and staff from Woonsocket and East Providence as well as other organizations converged on Camp Fogarty Tuesday for the firs

South Kingstown Town Council to seek DEM approval 2020-01-31 00:15:00The South Kingstown Town Council voted Monday to forward an application to the state Department of Environmental Management that seeks to give part of

Salute to service: SK Town Council honors longtime 2020-01-30 00:30:00The South Kingstown Town Council surprised Town Clerk Dale S. Holberton at Monday’s meeting, her last after more than 30 years as clerk.

URI earns Green College distinction for 10th straight 2020-01-30 00:15:00The Princeton Review has named the University of Rhode Island a Green College for the 10th consecutive year, calling it one of the nation’s most

Piece of history: Peter Pots Pottery continues to 2020-01-25 00:30:00The woody, narrow roads in West Kingston twist and turn — even over a wooden bridge — as they lead to a stone mill built just after the Ci

Welcome House shifts focus to help locals first 2020-01-25 00:15:00In the cold of the winter, as summer’s hot beach days are a long distant memory, scores of homeless people in South County search for any place

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R.I. State Police head pays tribute to retiring New! 2020-02-17 20:37:06"I would not be in the position I am in," says Supt. James R. Manni, "if it wasn’t for the mentoring of people like Steve Reynolds."

DMV: Tesla plate has G2G New! 2020-02-17 19:44:04The Division of Motor Vehicles is recalling a vanity plate on a Tesla that says "FKGAS."Paul Grimaldi, a spokesman for the Department of Revenue, sa

Woman, 87, missing from Cranston, found near Vermont New! 2020-02-17 19:05:05An 87-year-old woman who was reported missing earlier Monday in Cranston is no longer missing, authorities said Monday night.Virginia Bunker, who rece

3 families displaced in Providence fire New! 2020-02-17 18:52:04PROVIDENCE -- Sixteen people, including children, were no longer in their home Monday following a late-morning fire on Edgemere Avenue, authorities sa

Watchdog Report: Judge says Warwick police failed to New! 2020-02-17 18:12:05WARWICK — Casting doubt on the ability of police to make conclusions about the effects of drugs on drivers, a state judge on Monday cleared a Wa

Construction begins on new boat ramp in Charlestown New! 2020-02-17 17:12:07CHARLESTOWN — The Department of Environmental Management and The Nature Conservancy have begun reconstruction of the boat ramp at Quonochontaug

Florida sheriff criticizes R.I. authorities after SWAT team New! 2020-02-17 17:12:04POINCIANA, Florida — A Florida SWAT team fatally shot a murder suspect early Monday after he barricaded himself inside a house and pulled a gun

Blaze tears through home of former Charlestown asst. 2020-02-17 16:54:07CHARLESTOWN — Fire Sunday caused heavy damage to the home of a former assistant fire chief of the Charlestown Fire District, according to the di

DCYF oversight legislation proposed in honor of advocate 2020-02-17 16:26:06A Providence lawmaker has proposed a resolution calling for a one-year House oversight commission to "investigate any unconstitutional or unethical"

This Just In: Presidents in R.I., a poignant 2020-02-17 15:26:05Good afternoon, and welcome to a Presidents Day edition of This Just In. I'm Mike McDermott, managing editor of The Providence Journal.How many presi

Drug arrests made in Scituate, West Warwick and 2020-02-17 15:08:04After a months-long investigation into drug dealing and “illegal gun play,” police in Scituate, West Warwick and Coventry say they orchest

Political Scene: Governor’s office waves off lawmaker’s effort 2020-02-17 14:58:06How important are a state’s license plates?For Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, there are more pressing concerns, from improving underperforming

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