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 2019-10-14 02:39 

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Andy Gresh and Yianni Kourakis look ahead to Patriots vs Jets...

Andy Gresh and Yianni Kourakis look ahead to the Patriots vs Jets...

 2019-10-13 22:38 

Providence Journal

Political Scene: Catching up with the R.I. Ethics Commission's latest 'no conflict' decisions...

PROVIDENCE — And now an update on the Rhode Island Ethics Commission, including its latest effort to collect $138,005 in unpaid fines from 10 former Rhode Island politicos, its latest "no conflict" ruling in a high-profile case, and state Su...

 2019-10-13 22:22 

WPRI

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Cumberland man takes first place at annual pumpkin weigh-off...

WARREN, R.I. (WPRI) — It's an annual fall tradition at Frerichs Farm in Warren; the Pumpkin Weigh-Off. This year, it was Cumberland's Russ Klowan who took the top honor. His giant......

 2019-10-13 22:14 

Providence Journal

Tradition marches on at Providence Columbus Day Parade...

PROVIDENCE — As she took her seat along Atwells Avenue to view the Columbus Day Parade Sunday morning, Lillian Ferrante became a fountain of information about old Federal Hill when she looked toward the iconic Church of the Holy Ghost"I lived be...

 2019-10-13 21:44 

WPRI

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Owl rescued from car engine...

FRANKLIN, Mass. (WPRI) — Police officers in Franklin, Massachusetts responded to an unusual call this weekend; an owl stuck inside a car's engine. Police say the driver struck the owl w......

 2019-10-13 21:15 

WPRI

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Cape Cod officials prepare to release shark report...

EASTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Cape Cod officials are expected to release a long-awaited report on ways the tourist destination can deal with a growing population of great white sharks. The Woods Hole......

 2019-10-13 20:56 

WPRI

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Boca Raton mall on lockdown after shooting inside...

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Police in the Florida city of Boca Raton say a SWAT team is sweeping an upscale mall after they received reports of shots, and they have determined there is no active ......

 2019-10-13 19:06 

Providence Journal

R.I. mosquito sample has tested positive for EEE...

PROVIDENCE (AP) — Rhode Island officials say a mosquito sample has tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis in the latest round of tests.The Environmental Management and Health departments say a sample trapped in South Kingstown tested positi...

 2019-10-13 17:56 

WPRI

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Hearing set in suit challenging state's vaping products ban...

The hearing Tuesday in Boston federal court is expected to focus on the vaping industry's request to temporarily lift the ban while the broader case is decided....

 2019-10-13 17:41 

WPRI

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Police identify driver who died in gas truck crash...

Massachusetts officials have identified the victim of a fatal gas truck crash as a 62-year-old New Hampshire woman....

 2019-10-13 16:26 

WPRI

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Annual Columbus Day Parade held in Providence...

The Federal Hill Commerce Association is hosting the events this weekend on Atwells Ave....

 2019-10-13 16:09 

Providence Journal

R.I. veterans cemetery cracked roads to be repaired...

EXETER, R.I. (AP) — State officials say they're fixing cracked roads at the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery.The cemetery in Exeter is working with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation this week to pave most of the roads, which h...

 2019-10-13 15:53 

Providence Journal

Religious leaders denounce defaced Israeli flag at Falmouth synagogue...

FALMOUTH, Mass. — An Israeli flag defaced with white supremacist symbols was found in front of the Falmouth Jewish Congregation Thursday morning, only hours after the holiest Jewish holiday, Yom Kippur, ended."This should be a wake-up call for e...

 2019-10-13 15:33 

WPRI

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Cracked roads at Rhode Island veterans cemetery to be fixed...

The cemetery in Exeter is working with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation this week to pave most of the roads, which have numerous cracks and potholes....

 2019-10-13 12:17 

Providence Journal

Sunny and mild Sunday...

Sunshine and seasonably mild temperatures Sunday, high temperature near 68. A chance of showers in the evening with a low around 47.For Columbus Day on Monday, a slight chance of showers before 9 a.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 68 according to the Nat...

 2019-10-13 06:32 

TheWesterlySun.com

Postscripts: And now, the rest of the story on Noank's inscrutable dockmaster, Neil Haring...

When we last left Neil Haring — "... her ample female figure rigged in by pinstriped overalls and her long hair bobbed up beneath her locomotive cap" — she was...

 2019-10-13 04:01 

TheWesterlySun.com

Army Corps and CRMC proceeding with plan to dredge Winnapaug Pond...

WESTERLY — State and federal agencies are working together to formulate a plan to dredge a portion of Winnapaug Pond in order to restore ecosystems that have been negatively affected...

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Rain gardens sprouting up...

Aquidneck Island residents and organizations have planted a new initiative in the community to combat stormwater runoff....

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Latest tests find 1 new detection of mosquito disease...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island officials say a mosquito sample has tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis in the latest round of...

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

T.F. Green flight to Philadelphia delayed after passenger triggers security alarm...

WARWICK — An American Airlines flight to Philadelphia was delayed early Saturday at T.F. Green Airport after a woman triggered a security alert as...

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Crucial weeks looms for school planning...

Everything you need to know about the upcoming vote....

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Freshman seeks confidence when interviewing for a job...

DEAR ABBY: I am a college freshman. I have decided I want to get a job so I can support myself and pay half the rent in the apartment my mom resides in.I...

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

COLLEGE SPORTS ROUNDUP: Salve men's soccer team blanks UNE...

Men's soccerSalve Regina 3, University of New England 0Salve Regina prevailed on its Senior Day, posting a 3-0 win on Saturday over the University...

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

NEWPORT COUNTY SPORTS SCHEDULE: Oct. 14-15...

MONDAYSCHOOLSBoys soccerNorth Kingstown at Portsmouth, 4:30 p.m.Girls soccerNorth Smithfield at Middletown, 6 p.m.Rogers at Classical, 3:30 p.m.Tiverton...

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Tiverton football team routs Hope...

FootballTiverton 40, Hope 8Nate Upchurch scored five touchdowns in a game for the second time this season as Tiverton scored early and often in a 40-8...

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

NEWPORT AREA WEATHER REPORT: Oct. 14...

COASTAL RHODE ISLANDColumbus Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 59....

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Visitors to the city delighted by course's beauty...

NEWPORT — Those who completed the Newport Half Marathon trudged up Memorial Boulevard cloaked in silver post-race capes late Sunday morning....

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

DiPalma holding 3rd annual Cyber Hygiene Event...

Sen. Louis P. DiPalma will be holding his third annual Cyber Hygiene Event on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the CCRI Newport Auditorium. The...

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Israeli flag defaced at Cape Cod synagogue...

FALMOUTH, Mass. — An Israeli flag defaced with white supremacist symbols was found in front of the Falmouth Jewish Congregation Thursday morning,...

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

NEWPORT AREA EVENTS CALENDAR: Oct. 14-18...

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14OPEN HOUSE: Middletown Fire Department, 239 Wyatt Road, Middletown, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be free pizza and doughnuts, a fire...

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Chris Knight snarls out an album that fits the times...

In his first release in more than seven years, Kentucky-born country rocker Chris Knight has snarled out an album that's gruff, uncompromising and perfect...

 2019-10-13 04:00 

Newport Daily News

A plan to keep people in Middletown...

First, I want to thank the residents of Middletown for allowing me to represent them on the Town Council. Thank you!I have been working hard to keep...

 2019-10-13 03:47 

TheWesterlySun.com

Join the Journey: Are MCIs 'the road to dementia'?...

Through the graciousness of my local bookstore I was recently invited, along with another author, to do a talk about my book at the local library. We were allowed to...

 2019-10-13 03:40 

TheWesterlySun.com

Ritacco's Market celebrates 50 years on Oak Street...

WESTERLY — Maria Ritacco set a plate full of sharp provolone cheese and homemade crackers in the center of the table in the back room of her Oak Street store...

 2019-10-13 03:32 

WPRI

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Hooker's 3 TD passes lead Hokies past Rhode Island, 34-17...

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Hendon Hooker threw three touchdown passes and Virginia Tech fought back feisty Rhode Island for a 34-17 victory Saturday. Hooker hit Damon Hazleton from nine and 37 ya......

 2019-10-13 03:30 

TheWesterlySun.com

In My Own Shoes: R.I.P Marcus Welby: 9/23/69 - 7/29/76...

You may not have seen it on our obituary pages. You may not have heard it as "breaking news" on radio....

 2019-10-13 03:15 

TheWesterlySun.com

Westerly Senior Center: Busy week ahead...

This will be a really busy week at the senior center. Tuesday a representative from the Veterans Administration will be available at the senior center from 9:30 until about noon...

 2019-10-13 03:10 

WPRI

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Providence College wins in overtime vs. USA's U-18 National Development Team...

For the second straight night, Providence College went to overtime at Schneider Arena. The difference on Saturday night, the Friars coming out on top in an exhibition game against the USA U-18 Nati......

 2019-10-13 02:45 

TheWesterlySun.com

After static summer, Democratic contest enters a chaotic fall...

By Julie Pace, Thomas Beaumont and Steve Peoples...

 2019-10-13 02:44 

TheWesterlySun.com

Bobcat sightings are on the rise in Rhode Island...

WESTERLY — Bobcats sightings are on the rise in southwestern Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut, but officials said the increase is not a cause for concern....

 2019-10-13 02:15 

TheWesterlySun.com

Stonington gets AAA Bond Rating from S&P...

STONINGTON The Town of Stonington has become the first town in Eastern Connecticut to be awarded an AAA rating from Standard & Poor's, according to Matthew A. Spoerndle, senior...

 2019-10-13 02:05 

TheWesterlySun.com

Birth Announcements: Through Oct. 1...

LAWRENCE + MEMORIAL HOSPITAL...

 2019-10-13 02:03 

WPRI

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Bryant holds off Long Island University 27-22...

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Andre Brackett returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown, Daniel Adeboboy ran for 145 yards and a score and Bryant held off Long Island University 27-22 on......

 2019-10-13 02:03 

WPRI

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Local woman says she's being treated for vaping related illness...

Michelle Ratner says she got sick from using THC vape cartridges. Saturday afternoon, she sat in the hospital with an oxygen tube in her nose....

 2019-10-13 02:01 

TheWesterlySun.com

Senior Docket for Oct. 13...

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 2019-10-13 02:00 

WPRI

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Bishop Hendricken remains undefeated with win over Shea; Lincoln, Tiverton both win big...

In Saturday high school football action, Tom Comella leads Bishop Hendricken to a 36-16 win over Shea. Lincoln stays unbeaten in league play with a 59-30 over Tiverton. Tiverton rolls over Hope 40-......

 2019-10-13 02:00 

TheWesterlySun.com

Volunteer opportunities around the region...

Meals on Wheels...

 2019-10-13 01:15 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: In the stands, it's blanket weather...

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 2019-10-13 00:36 

Providence Journal

Tiverton recall proponents celebrate as Coulter, Katz leave council...

TIVERTON — "They got their number," Town Council President Robert Coulter said Friday morning of the successful recall Thursday of himself and Vice President Justin Katz by a group of townspeople upset with their leadership.The successful re...

 2019-10-13 00:21 

TheWesterlySun.com

Westerly driver in crash that killed 3 people had suspended license...

WESTERLY (AP) — A Westerly teenager who was killed after causing a wrong-way crash that killed two other people and injured three others on Interstate 95 in Connecticut was driving...

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