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 2019-08-18 18:43 

Providence Journal

A man lost a small urn with his parents' ashes on Misquamicut. Thousands helped him get it back....

WESTERLY — Things are always turning up in the vast stretches of sand at Misquamicut Beach: phones dropped from pockets, sunglasses fallen from heads, even, in one notable case, dentures plopped from someone's mouth.But for sentimental value and...

 2019-08-18 17:26 

WPRI

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Barrington Little League preparing to play Monday afternoon...

Barrington Little League take the field Monday afternoon in the LLWS....

 2019-08-18 16:25 

Providence Journal

Aquidneck Island youths, officers use basketball as common bond at 'One Island, One Community' event...

"This is amazing, us going out and interacting with the kids like this. They get to see us as just regular people," said Jesse Drane of the Newport Police Department....

 2019-08-18 16:04 

Providence Journal

Fort Adams to host Civil War re-enactment...

NEWPORT — The Fort Adams Trust will host a Civil War re-enactment at historic Fort Adams on Harrison Avenue on Saturday, Aug. 24, and Sunday, Aug. 25, at 9 a.m. Both days will include re-enactors carrying out dramatic simulations of assaults at Fort...

 2019-08-18 16:00 

WPRI

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Police: Woonsocket business robbed early Saturday morning...

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Woonsocket Police are investigating a robbery that occurred early Saturday morning at BuyCellFix on Main Street....

 2019-08-18 15:44 

WPRI

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Mass., CT sales tax holidays the envy of Rhode Islanders...

SEEKONK, Mass. (WPRI) Steve Spooner didn't realize he'd be getting a break on his sales tax Sunday. The Wakefield, R.I. resident made the drive to Seekonk, Mass. to shop at Best......

 2019-08-18 15:34 

WPRI

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Pinning a fun hobby on fans...

Baseball is not the only event going on at the LLWS, as pin traders also flock to Williamsport....

 2019-08-18 14:07 

Providence Journal

Trump economic adviser plays down fears of looming recession...

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump's top economic adviser is trying to play down fears of a looming recession after last week's sharp drop in the financial markets. Larry Kudlow says the economy will perform well in the sec...

 2019-08-18 13:47 

Providence Journal

Flying offshore wind turbines tested in Norway...

The kite looks like a sleek airplane, about 85 feet across, with eight rotors that spin in the wind to generate electricity. It's secured by a cable to a deepwater buoy and makes a loop as it flies. The advantage is that it requires less steel and con...

 2019-08-18 13:18 

Providence Journal

Warwick Police release video footage of dogs taken shortly before shooting...

The Providence Journal delivers accurate, timely news about the moments that matter most. To receive stories like this one in your inbox, sign up here.WARWICK — Police released surveillance video Saturday of two dogs that were shot and killed by an ...

 2019-08-18 10:42 

WPRI

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Quick Bites: Chapel Grille...

TV Maitre d' Joe Zito visits the local dining scene....

 2019-08-18 06:00 

TheWesterlySun.com

Westerly 350th Profiles: Paul R. Donahue...

Name: Paul R. Donahue....

 2019-08-18 05:54 

TheWesterlySun.com

Legal Corner: Making a will is an important legal step...

Everyone knows what a will is. But, do you know the importance of having one?...

 2019-08-18 05:52 

TheWesterlySun.com

Postscripts: How a Mystic man engineered the most stunning sports upset of the 19th century...

What was actually said to Queen Victoria that day in August, 1851, is likely lost to history or the vagaries of partisan mythology....

 2019-08-18 04:01 

TheWesterlySun.com

Westerly center aims to fill regional void in recovery, mental health services...

WESTERLY — The founders of the Hope Recovery Community Center of Washington County say the facility will help address a glaring absence of services in the region. The center, at...

 2019-08-18 04:00 

Newport Daily News

COMING TOGETHER...

"This is amazing, us going out and interacting with the kids like this. They get to see us as just regular people,...

 2019-08-18 04:00 

Newport Daily News

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Summer is Newport's enemy...

Summer is Newport's enemyI have been following various debates recently. Things like liquor licenses, moorings, food trucks. It is very interesting to see...

 2019-08-18 04:00 

Newport Daily News

NEWPORT AREA EVENTS: Aug. 19-24...

MONDAY, AUGUST 19BOOK SALE: Chase Cory House, Tiverton Four Corners, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Giant book sale. All proceeds from this sale will benefit the Union...

 2019-08-18 03:51 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: Scenes from the Washington County Fair...

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 2019-08-18 03:42 

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PHOTOS: Dedication ceremony for Armory stairs project...

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 2019-08-18 03:36 

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Townwide tag sale in Hopkinton to benefit libraries...

HOPKINTON — Langworthy Public Library, 24 Spring St., in Hope Valley, and Ashaway Free Library, 15 Knight St., in Ashaway, will host a townwide tag sale on Saturday, Sept. 14,...

 2019-08-18 03:30 

TheWesterlySun.com

In My Own Shoes: The thing about thank-you notes...

There was no way I could get out of it. Edna wouldn't let me....

 2019-08-18 03:20 

TheWesterlySun.com

Next Citizens Police Academy to be held starting Sept. 17...

WESTERLY — Since reviving its Citizen Police Academy in 2016, the Westerly Police Department has experienced steady interest in the program from local residents and business owners....

 2019-08-18 03:15 

TheWesterlySun.com

Volunteer opportunities around the region...

Frank Olean Center in Westerly...

 2019-08-18 03:09 

Providence Journal

Still a trio in spirit, Ron and Pete Cardi carry on without Nick...

The furniture company's NiRoPe brand will endure, and the office of brother Nick will stay as is for a while, the brothers said as they got back to business the week after Nick's funeral....

 2019-08-18 00:31 

Providence Journal

Two years after tragic death, memory of young athlete, artist Maddie Potts inspires hundreds...

Mother Stephanie recalls terrible aftermath, decision to honor daughter, help others have been. 'I can't even describe it. People have carried us through this.'...

 2019-08-18 00:05 

WPRI

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Warwick police release surveillance video taken prior to dog shooting...

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — The Warwick Police Department has released surveillance video showing part of a woman's encounter with two dogs before the animals were shot by a responding polic......

 2019-08-17 23:27 

WPRI

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Morey Hershgordon and Ruthie Polinsky break down Barrington's 6-1 win over Kentucky in the Little League World Series...

Morey Hershgordon joins Ruthie Polinsky from Williamsport, PA to break down Barrington's 6-1 win over Kentucky in the Little League World Series. Morey also talks to Barrington outfielder Mat......

 2019-08-17 22:11 

Providence Journal

Projo People: The courtroom calls Katie Mulvaney...

Katie Mulvaney does it all. She started at The Providence Journal in 2000 as a copy editor and has since covered a little bit of everything. You've probably seen her byline on her hard-hitting court coverage. Plus she's a foster-to-adopt mom. Plus...

 2019-08-17 22:05 

Providence Journal

Man found dead under overturned Jeep...

HOPKINTON — A 48-year-old Hopkinton man was found dead underneath an overturned Jeep in a field next to Bone Yard Barbecue and Saloon on Friday afternoon, authorities said Friday.Derrick Payne Sr. of Chase Hill Road was under the Jeep, but staff at ...

 2019-08-17 21:52 

WPRI

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Moms Demand Action rallies in Providence against gun violence...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — In rallies across the country, those with "Moms Demand Action" say they are trying to send a message to the U.S. Senate: Americans deserve to live in a w......

 2019-08-17 20:09 

WPRI

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Weather Now: Storms with Heavy Rainfall Today; More Storms Possible Sunday...

Storms in South County are producing torrential rain, leading to flash flooding. Remember...never cross a flooded roadway. Strong to severe storms are possible into early evening, then it will ......

 2019-08-17 17:30 

WPRI

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2nd Annual Maddie Potts Fitness Challenge held in Charlestown...

The 2nd Annual Maddie Potts Fitness Challenge was held in Charlestown, helping to raise money for the foundation in her name....

 2019-08-17 16:14 

Providence Journal

Two women told police they were sprayed with Mace and had bleach thrown at them in Providence Friday...

PROVIDENCE — Two women, a 39-year-old and a 30-year-old, standing outside 72 Berkley St., told police that a group of females were fighting in the street when they hit them with Mace — a brand name that's sometimes used to refer generally ...

 2019-08-17 16:00 

Providence Journal

Boy tells police he was injured and robbed on Providence bike path by two other boys Friday...

Police responded to the Woonasquatucket River Greenway bike path entrance by Sheridan Street just before 6 p.m. and found a 12-year-old boy with an elbow injury. The victim, 12, told police he was riding his bike with his friend when two other boys lifted...

 2019-08-17 14:48 

WPRI

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Police identify man struck and killed in Pawtucket...

Police say Joao Daveiga, 76, of Pawtucket, was killed after being stuck by a vehicle on an on-ramp to I-95 South....

 2019-08-17 14:41 

WPRI

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Burrillville teen hosts 10th annual lemonade stand; donates proceeds to town animal shelter...

BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (WPRI) — The lemonade stand is a summer staple in many communities, many young entrepreneurs looking to make a few spending dollars. This isn't the case on Maureen Circle i......

 2019-08-17 14:21 

Providence Journal

Pedestrian killed on Route 95 ramp in Pawtucket Friday evening...

R.I. State Police investigate a fatal pedestrian crash on the Lonsdale Avenue ramp to Route 95 south....

 2019-08-17 14:20 

Providence Journal

Alan Rosenberg: How to send us the news...

The best way to get people to tell us what's going on is to invite them to do it....

 2019-08-17 14:16 

WPRI

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Senate showdown? Joe Kennedy said to be mulling run against Markey...

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — Is Massachusetts headed for a monumental U.S. Senate primary fight? Speculation is mounting that Democratic Congressman Joe Kennedy III, grandson of Robert F. Kenn......

 2019-08-17 14:16 

WPRI

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Senate showdown? Joe Kennedy said to be mulling run against Markey...

One expert said it would be the biggest primary fight in Massachusetts in decades if it happens....

 2019-08-17 13:56 

WPRI

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Barrington Little League set to take on team from Great Lakes in elimination game...

Barrington looking to stay alive in the Little League World Series Tournament as they take on the team from Bowling Green, Kentucky Saturday afternoon....

 2019-08-17 13:33 

Providence Journal

Prospect of recession rattles Trump; advisers unmoved...

Administration officials are not actively planning for a recession because they do not believe one will occur, and they worry that making such plans would validate a negative narrative about the economy and precipitate a crash, according to people involve...

 2019-08-17 12:31 

Providence Journal

Mostly cloudy Saturday with a high near 85...

Mainly dry, seasonable conditions continue Saturday with a slight chance of showers, mainly after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Humid, hot conditions return Sunday, with an increasing risk for some showers and thunderstorms. These conditions ...

 2019-08-17 09:00 

WPRI

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Nesi's Notes: Aug. 17...

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

 2019-08-17 04:01 

TheWesterlySun.com

Westerly HIgh School to enforce 'social suspensions' for chronic absenteeism, tardiness...

WESTERLY — Westerly High School students who are frequently absent or late for school will face the possibility of not being allowed to attend evening and weekend school events, dances...

 2019-08-17 04:00 

Newport Daily News

HOROSCOPES: Aug. 17...

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Family time or doing something with a loved one is encouraged. Don't feel that you must spend a lot of money to have fun. A...

 2019-08-17 04:00 

Newport Daily News

More development coming to the island?...

Middletown now controls a 15-acre parcel of land that includes the Navy Lodge site, Pottsy Field, the Middletown library and the former John F. Kennedy...

 2019-08-17 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Time to try a white grape from Argentina...

Many years ago at The Mooring, as I grew the wine list there, I started venturing out to other parts of the world that grew grapes.My search was twofold:...

 2019-08-17 04:00 

Newport Daily News

HOROSCOPES: Aug. 18...

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Clear up any unfinished personal business. Put together a plan that will help you save for something you really want. Explore the...

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