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 2020-01-26 08:45 

TheWesterlySun.com

Postscripts: Emptying a mailbox full of reader praise, denigration and clarification...

After writing last fall about Connecticut's latest zany tax schemes and being taxed or not on a slice of pizza prepared at the Big Y supermarket in Mystic — depending...

 2020-01-26 08:06 

TheWesterlySun.com

Victim and suspect identified in fatal Westerly shooting; alleged killer still on the run...

WESTERLY — A Ledyard man was killed Saturday afternoon in a shooting in Westerly's North End and police in Connecticut were searching for the suspect, a Norwich man who was...

 2020-01-26 05:46 

TheWesterlySun.com

Victim and suspect identified in fatal Westerly shooting...

WESTERLY — A Ledyard man was killed Saturday afternoon in a shooting in Westerly's North End and police in Connecticut were searching for the suspect, a Norwich man who was...

 2020-01-26 05:12 

TheWesterlySun.com

Revamped Chariho art club offers more creative opportunities...

WOOD RIVER JCT. — The art club at Chariho high school has undergone some major changes this year....

 2020-01-26 05:07 

TheWesterlySun.com

League celebrates 100 years of the right to vote...

WESTERLY — One hundred years ago, the ratification of the 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote. Three days ago, four women arrived at the Westerly library — carrying...

 2020-01-26 05:01 

TheWesterlySun.com

Veterans: Unmet Needs program aids struggling military families...

Since 2004 the Veterans of Foreign Wars has provided more than $5 million of grants through its Unmet Needs program to cover housing costs and basic needs for struggling military...

 2020-01-26 04:58 

TheWesterlySun.com

Candidates flood Iowa after break in impeachment trial...

DES MOINES, Iowa — Democratic presidential candidates roared back into Iowa on Saturday touting fresh endorsements, critiquing their rivals and predicting victories in the caucuses that will soon launch the...

 2020-01-26 04:42 

TheWesterlySun.com

URI says prominence of graduates is proof of Marine Affairs success...

KINGSTON — In 1970, the University of Rhode Island became the first academic institution in the world to create a graduate program in ocean and coastal policy, management, and law....

 2020-01-26 04:30 

TheWesterlySun.com

In My Own Shoes: What getting older really means...

If getting old means being stared at because I still say "Please, thank you, good morning, and I'm sorry," then I want to get old!...

 2020-01-26 04:22 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

44th Annual Meeting Street Telethon met with fun and fundraising; $1,064,405 raised...

Fun and fundraising was the theme again this year at the 44th Annual Meeting Street Telethon as this year's event raised $1,064,405....

 2020-01-26 03:46 

TheWesterlySun.com

Westerly meal and drink tax collections reflect business gains in 2019...

Westerly's restaurants, bars, and other sellers of beverages and prepared meals reported taxable sales of $59.2 million during the town's extended tourism season last year, an increase of 7.2% compared...

 2020-01-26 01:36 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Wesleyan student being monitored for coronavirus...

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WPRI) — A Wesleyan University student is in isolation after showing possible symptoms of coronavirus. The student, who had recently traveled in Asia, showed symptoms of a f......

 2020-01-26 01:34 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Weather Alert: Rain Ending, Drying Out Overnight...

The rain showers and clouds will be clearing out of here overnight. Temperatures will be remaining fairly mild, too, so we're not concerned about ice on area roads. Expect sunshine Sunday mor......

 2020-01-26 00:42 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Mello Family thanks customers of M&C Caf for 53 years of patronage...

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) — The Mello Family has owned and operated M&C Caf since 1967, located on Belleville Avenue, and Saturday night [January 25th] was their final night open to the public......

 2020-01-26 00:33 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Late game struggles haunt PC against Villanova in 64-60 loss...

Costly turnovers and missed opportunities from inside the paint ultimately cost Providence a chance to upset No. 9 Villanova on Saturday afternoon at a sold out Dunkin' Donuts Center. The Wil......

 2020-01-26 00:28 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

R.I. native Swider improving at Villanova...

Portsmouth, R.I. native Cole Swider is a sophomore on the Villanova men's basketball team. The St. Andrew's alum has improved tremendously from his rookie season for the Wildcats. His s......

 2020-01-25 23:37 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Dozens rally in Providence, say 'No war with Iran'...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Dozens gathered on the Rhode Island State House steps Saturday, joining demonstrators across the nation and even internationally, to say 'No war with Iran......

 2020-01-25 23:21 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Westerly police investigating deadly shooting...

WESTERLY, R.I. (WPRI) — Westerly police are searching for a suspect following a deadly shooting Saturday afternoon. Chief Shawn Lacey said one was person died after being shot on Marriott Ave......

 2020-01-25 23:03 

TheWesterlySun.com

Police investigating Westerly shooting; one dead...

WESTERLY — Westerly police were investigating a shooting in the area of Marriott Avenue that left one person dead on Saturday afternoon....

 2020-01-25 20:44 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Emmitt Smith goes 1-on-1 with Walter Payton's son to discuss first Super Bowl, all-time rushing record...

During a recent 1-on-1 interview with W. Payton's son, Nexstar's Jarrett Payton, Emmitt Smith reflected on his illustrious NFL career and said he realized he was joining a franchise wit......

 2020-01-25 20:18 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

49ers' Super Bowl run has similarities to 1981 title team...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A first-time NFL coach turning a losing franchise into a contender in his third year and getting the label of an offensive genius. A charismatic quarterback in his third ......

 2020-01-25 20:14 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Super Bowl back in Miami for 11th time after 10-year hiatus...

MIAMI (AP) — It's appropriate the Super Bowl to end droughts is Miami-bound. The Kansas City Chiefs are playing in the game for the first time in 50 years against the San Francisco 49ers, who have ......

 2020-01-25 20:04 

Providence Journal

What will it take to transform the city's struggling school system? That was the central question posed to the 45 members of the city's three community design teams....

PROVIDENCE -- What will it take to transform the city's struggling school system?That was the central question posed to the 45 members of the city's three community design teams, which have been charged with helping state education Commissioner An...

 2020-01-25 19:40 

Pawtucket Times

Campaign crunch time forces progressives to eye private jets...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have spent the past year courting the Democratic Party's base with appeals to the working class and sweeping promises to curb climate change. But as they balance their responsibilities ...

 2020-01-25 19:14 

Pawtucket Times

Savage Enterprises Announces Aggressive Strategy Regarding FDA's Pre-Market Tobacco Authorization...

IRVINE, Calif. - January 25, 2020 - ( Newswire.com )...

 2020-01-25 19:11 

Pawtucket Times

Armed standoff in Boston suburb ends peacefully...

HINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — An armed standoff in Massachusetts with a person who opened fire on responding officers has ended with the suspect's arrest, police said Saturday....

 2020-01-25 18:54 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Trump lawyers argue Democrats just want to overturn election...

President Donald Trump's lawyers have opened their impeachment trial defense in a rare Saturday session by accusing Democrats of striving to overturn the results of the 2016 election. They sa......

 2020-01-25 18:40 

Pawtucket Times

RI Lottery...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — These Rhode Island lotteries were drawn Saturday:...

 2020-01-25 18:40 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...

 2020-01-25 18:29 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Gyms across the state raising money to benefit victims of Australian fires...

"Even though we're a world away, we're not really that far apart," says Niki Brzoza, who helped organize the 'Fight Fires with Fitness' campaign....

 2020-01-25 18:14 

Pawtucket Times

Raimondo announces nominees for university board of trustees...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has announced 17 nominations to the board of trustees for the University of Rhode Island....

 2020-01-25 18:10 

Pawtucket Times

MA Lottery...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — These Massachusetts lotteries were drawn Saturday:...

 2020-01-25 18:10 

Pawtucket Times

Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...

 2020-01-25 17:53 

Pawtucket Times

Suspect in summer slaying heading to court...

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A man charged with shooting a woman as she sat in a parked car on a Pittsfield, Massachusetts street last summer is heading to court for his arraignment....

 2020-01-25 17:44 

Pawtucket Times

Super Bowl back in Miami for 11th time after 10-year hiatus...

MIAMI (AP) — It's appropriate the Super Bowl to end droughts is Miami-bound....

 2020-01-25 16:19 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

3 must-visit foodie stops during Super Bowl week in Miami...

MIAMI (NEXSTAR) — When you think about South Florida, unique food and culture likely come to mind. Ask people who live there, and they'll say you're right on the money. Who better......

 2020-01-25 15:08 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Chariho High School cancels visit from Chinese students out of caution...

Interim Superintendent Jane Daly says students from their sister school in Liuyang were supposed to come next week, but they've canceled out of an abundance of caution....

 2020-01-25 11:43 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Chiefs fan draws inspiration from Toy Story movies for new 'Andy' Reid tattoo...

HIGGINSVILLE, Mo. (WDAF) Coach Andy Reid has a permanent friend in one fan, who found inspiration in Disney-Pixar's movie "Toy Story" to pay homage to the Chiefs head coach. Jesse Gli......

 2020-01-25 11:41 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

49ers CEO to bring entire organization — including interns — to Super Bowl...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — When San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York got rid of his third coach in as many seasons three years ago and faced calls for his removal as well to get the once-proud franchis......

 2020-01-25 11:37 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

StubHub sells more Super Bowl Tickets to Missouri, Kansas fans than California...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) — New data from StubHub suggests Chiefs fans may have a slight upper hand against the 49ers in number of fans at the big game. Of the tickets sold so far, 11 percent have co......

 2020-01-25 11:31 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

49ers attend annual House of Prime Rib linemen's dinner in San Francisco...

It's the annual feast....

 2020-01-25 09:00 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Nesi's Notes: Jan. 25...

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

 2020-01-25 05:24 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

PBruins outlast Lehigh Valley 4-3 at the Dunk...

The Providence Bruins outlasted the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 4-3, on Friday night at the Dunkin Donuts Center....

 2020-01-25 05:14 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

High School Roundup: La Salle Cruises Past E-P, Lincoln Stays unbeaten in D3...

La Salle topped rival East Providence by 18 points at home on Friday night and Lincoln remained undefeated in Division III in a win agianst Blackstone Valley Prep....

 2020-01-25 05:01 

TheWesterlySun.com

Police drawing lessons in preparedness from Westerly shooting...

WESTERLY — Lack of access to the password-protected camera system at Bacock Village, interstate police communications, and the town's location in the corner of the state all presented challenges on...

 2020-01-25 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Bill would allow lawmakers to hide behind tinted windows...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island lawmaker proposed letting legislators and other officials tint their windshields to shield them from unhappy...

 2020-01-25 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Concerns raised over Wingover Farm solar plan...

It can't remain on the property because two uses are not allowed on the same lot....

 2020-01-25 05:00 

Newport Daily News

Dead tree brings life to forest...

Columns share an author's personal perspective. I knew it was going to happen one day soon. I just never knew when. And then finally, sometime during one...

 2020-01-25 05:00 

Newport Daily News

The sounds of silence revisited...

Columns share an author's personal perspective. I've been fond of Henry David Thoreau since forever. Whenever I hear people asked with whom from...

 2020-01-25 05:00 

Newport Daily News

RELIGION BRIEFS: Newport woman named Episcopal delegate, St. Peter's Lutheran Church programs...

Newport woman named Episcopal delegate Nancy Stafford, Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island, has been named a Episcopal delegate for the March 2020 United...

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