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 2019-12-09 05:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

Planning Board, developer seek outside opinion on reforestation plan, bond amount...

HOPKINTON — After receiving a report from the town's engineering firm that a developer's reforestation bond should be almost four times higher than the amount proposed, the developer requested, and...

 2019-12-09 05:50 

TheWesterlySun.com

Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints...

For years, Kim Cobb was the Indiana Jones of climate science. The Georgia Tech professor flew to the caves of Borneo to study ancient and current climate conditions. She jetted...

 2019-12-09 05:45 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: Celebrating the season in Stonington Borough...

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 2019-12-09 05:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

Chariho Regional High School honor roll — 1st quarter...

Grade 9...

 2019-12-09 05:35 

TheWesterlySun.com

Deer hunting opportunity for youth hunters at the Ninigret Wildlife Refuge...

CHARLESTOWN — Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge will host its fifth annual deer hunting opportunity for youth hunters between Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 22. During this time, the Salt...

 2019-12-09 05:30 

TheWesterlySun.com

Check out all the fun stuff to do this week in The Week Ahead...

HOLIDAY FOR HEROES...

 2019-12-09 05:25 

TheWesterlySun.com

Raimondo, husband work with broadcasters to address mental health...

PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island's governor and her husband are joining with local broadcasters to launch a mental health awareness campaign....

 2019-12-09 04:21 

TheWesterlySun.com

At the Library: Learn more about 'Roving' Roger Williams...

Have you had the chance to come into the library to see Roving Roger? If you do not know already, Roving Roger is a 7-foot-tall statue of Roger Williams, who...

 2019-12-09 04:18 

TheWesterlySun.com

Letter: It's tough to deal with the indignities of the 'middle ages'...

How fast we went from pimple cream to the Polident era. The next bend in the Middle Age Road is old age. We are being overlooked for jobs. We are...

 2019-12-09 04:15 

TheWesterlySun.com

Letter: CCA should appoint the best-qualified candidates...

Mr. George Tremblay's Dec. 4, 2019, letter to the editor of The Sun contains two points that both require a response....

 2019-12-09 03:53 

WPRI

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Police investigating deadly crash on Rt. 138 in Raynham...

RAYNHAM, Mass. (WPRI) — Police are still trying to determine what caused a deadly crash on Broadway (Route 138) in Raynham Saturday night. Police say a woman was trapped in her car when first......

 2019-12-09 03:21 

Providence Journal

Providence Performing Arts Center announces shows in 2020-21 Broadway series...

Three productions will launch their national tours at the center: "Ain't Too Proud — The Life and Times of The Temptations," "Pretty Woman: The Musical" and "The Prom," a new musical comedy about Broadway stars, a small t...

 2019-12-09 02:58 

WPRI

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Police investigate threat at Portsmouth High School, no imminent danger...

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (WPRI) — Police say there is no imminent danger after investigating a tip that a Portsmouth High School student allegedly made a threat against the school. Principal Joseph A......

 2019-12-09 01:22 

Providence Journal

Finding safe haven...

The Kurdish Tobal Hamo family, now in Cranston, fled Syria after ISIS attacked their village....

 2019-12-09 00:36 

WPRI

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East Greenwich town computers fall victim to cyber attack...

EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (WPRI) — A cyber attack has knocked out some parts of the town computer network in East Greenwich, according to Town Manager Andrew Nota. It happened at the end of the wo......

 2019-12-08 21:45 

Providence Journal

Reports of people atop Superman Building prove unfounded...

PROVIDENCE — Police and fire officials were searching around 4:45 p.m. Sunday for two people a security officer said he spotted on a roof of the former Industrial National Bank Building in downtown Providence.Flashlight beams could be seen searching...

 2019-12-08 21:39 

Providence Journal

Investigation continues in officer-involved shooting in Cranston...

Authorities say the officer fired one round through the windshield of a car to stop the driver....

 2019-12-08 21:06 

WPRI

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Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on "Sesame Street," died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut, accor......

 2019-12-08 18:33 

WPRI

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Rep. Cicilline talks what is expected next for impeachment hearings on Fox News Sunday...

Cicilline is a member of the House Judiciary Committee. They are currently in control of the impeachment process and have released a report making a legal case for impeachment....

 2019-12-08 16:43 

WPRI

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Police: Woman hurt after climbing out car window on highway, diver arrested...

Police were called to I-495 south between exits between 13 and 14 in Plainville around 1:30 a.m. and found her with serious injuries. The woman, only identified as a 26-year-old from Taunton, was t......

 2019-12-08 16:04 

WPRI

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Path to the Playoff: Who's in and who's out for the CFP semifinal?...

COLUMBUS (NEXSTAR) — The conference championships are over. The top three teams in last week's College Football Playoff ranking all won their games. Now, the only questions seem to be who wil......

 2019-12-08 15:51 

WPRI

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Alleged wrong way driver arrested for suspicion of DUI, causing crash...

Around 9:30 p.m. Saturday night, police were called to Route 1 near Post Road for a report of a head on crash....

 2019-12-08 15:30 

WPRI

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Successful Living: Transitions...

Tax expert Greg Porcaro, CPA at Otrando, Porcaro & Associates, joins us to talk about the tax implications of transitions and he also shares some year-end tax tips....

 2019-12-08 15:07 

WPRI

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Houston police sergeant shot and killed; suspect in custody...

A Houston police officer has been shot and killed. Police officials say that Sgt. Christopher Brewster was shot just before 6 p.m. Saturday and died about a half-hour later. Police Chief Art Aceved......

 2019-12-08 14:45 

Pawtucket Times

Boston neighborhood considers 'Little Saigon' designation...

BOSTON (AP) — Boston is considering designating a section of a neighborhood as the "Little Saigon Cultural District" for its significant Vietnamese community....

 2019-12-08 14:29 

Providence Journal

Veterans Voice: Marine Toys for Tots program benefits children and volunteers...

PROVIDENCE — In the 1980s Cpl. Joseph Green, of Norwood, Massachusetts, spent four years as a U.S. Marine accompanying President Ronald Reagan on Marine One, the commander in chief's helicopter. His years in the service included travel to many p...

 2019-12-08 13:18 

Pawtucket Times

Maine wreaths are headed for Arlington National Cemetery...

HARRINGTON, Maine (AP) — Thousands of Maine-made wreaths are starting the long journey to Arlington National Cemetery....

 2019-12-08 13:03 

WPRI

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Patriots take on Chiefs in AFC Championship game rematch...

last year, The Chiefs had home-field advantage and NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes but the Patriots escaped Arrowhead Stadium with a 37-31 overtime win and went on to win their sixth Super Bowl title....

 2019-12-08 12:50 

Pawtucket Times

Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints...

For years, Kim Cobb was the Indiana Jones of climate science. The Georgia Tech professor flew to the caves of Borneo to study ancient and current climate conditions. She jetted to a remote South Pacific island to see the effects......

 2019-12-08 12:29 

Providence Journal

House of the Week: Providence condo/co-op offers plenty of room and amenities...

House: Condominium/co-op building at 355 Blackstone Blvd., Apt. 401, ProvidenceOwners: Patricia Gifford and Mark SacharRooms: 7 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 3 garage spaces, formal dining room, living room with gas fireplace and built-ins, French doo...

 2019-12-08 12:04 

WPRI

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'...It appears the suspect executed my officer.' — Fayetteville Police Chief Mike Reynolds...

One officer and one suspect are dead in a shooting that happened near the Fayetteville Sqaure Saturday night, Dec. 7....

 2019-12-08 12:04 

WPRI

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'...It appears the suspect executed my officer.' — Fayetteville Police Chief Mike Reynolds...

One officer and one suspect are dead in a shooting that happened near the Fayetteville Sqaure Saturday night, Dec. 7....

 2019-12-08 12:00 

WPRI

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Watch New England Nation Game Day Live Sunday at 3 pm...

A big task is ahead for the New England Patriots as Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs come to Foxboro....

 2019-12-08 12:00 

WPRI

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Two of NFC's top teams battle as 49ers face Saints...

NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) — A potential preview of the NFC championship game, though the 49ers have to surpass Seattle to win the NFC West after losing at Baltimore last week and dropping to the ......

 2019-12-08 11:56 

WPRI

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Patriots and Chiefs set for AFC showdown...

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots coach Bill Belichick had much to lament about his team's loss to the Texans last week. But one thing that stuck out was how his defense struggled to defend the pas......

 2019-12-08 11:45 

WPRI

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Quick Bites: Uptown...

In this week's Quick Bites, TV Maitre D' Joe Zito visits an inviting and modern, new Cranston eatery from a popular Rhode Island restaurant group....

 2019-12-08 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Soderbergh opens studio in Island Park...

An estimated 300 people showed up Saturday afternoon for the grand opening of Jeff Soderbergh Sustainable Furnishings & Fine Art at 549 Park Ave....

 2019-12-08 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Bitter beer tax...

"There's a threshold to what a consumer is willing to pay," Brent Ryan, co-founder of Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling said....

 2019-12-08 05:00 

Newport Daily News

DIY pet toy options...

There are a lot of toys you can make with things you probably already have at home....

 2019-12-08 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Tiverton's Bliss Church to host Christmas concert...

TIVERTON — Bliss Four Corners Congregational Church has announced its "Christmas Concert." The church will host the "Live...

 2019-12-08 05:00 

Newport Daily News

NEWPORT COUNTY SPORTS SCHEDULE: Dec. 9-10...

MONDAY No events scheduled TUESDAY COLLEGES Men's basketball Endicott at Salve Regina, 7:30 p.m. Women's basketball Endicott at Salve Regina,...

 2019-12-08 05:00 

Newport Daily News

COLLEGE SPORTS ROUNDUP: UNE handles Salve in hoops...

Men's basketball University of New England 107, Salve Regina 91 In a high-scoring affair, Salve Regina dropped a 107-91 decision to host University...

 2019-12-08 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Wellness Week set to return...

NEWPORT — Newport Wellness Week returns Jan. 18-25 with a robust roster of events, special offers and deals throughout Newport and Bristol Counties...

 2019-12-08 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Deadly fire in Newport deemed not accidental...

The Office of the State Fire Marshal in a recently released report says...

 2019-12-08 05:00 

Newport Daily News

NEWPORT AREA HOLIDAY EVENTS CALENDAR...

MONDAY, DECEMBER 9 Caroling on Broadway: Colony House, Washington Square, 3 p.m. From Colony House, go caroling along Broadway to Equality Park with the...

 2019-12-08 05:00 

Newport Daily News

NEWPORT AREA EVENTS CALENDAR: Dec. 9-14...

MONDAY, DECEMBER 9 MAKER LAB WORKSHOP: Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., Newport, 6 p.m. Free demonstration of the library's vinyl cutter and...

 2019-12-08 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Portsmouth High student allegedly makes threat against school...
 2019-12-08 05:00 

Newport Daily News

No 'imminent danger' after Portsmouth High student allegedly makes threat against school...

A Portsmouth High School student...

 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...

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