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At the intersection of Oakland Beach Ave and West Shore Road stands what is quite possibly the most well-defended auto repair shop in the country. If nothing else, Gearhead DIY Super Center … more
In August 2021, a woman was dragged from her car and beaten by a gang of around 10 dirt bike and ATV riders after she honked her horn at a Providence intersection. Her young child and dog were inside … more
The Rhode Island State Police (RISP) announced the arrest of three suspects and the discovery of a dead body following a task force raid in North Providence. more
Legislation has passed the Rhode Island State Senate aimed at helping developers build solar fields without clearing carbon-eating trees. On Tuesday, the Senate unanimously passed what a press … more
“When I get older, I’m going to retire.” With a little wink and a nod, that’s how former Rhode Island Governor Philip W. Noel, who will turn 92 this coming June, answered … more
“We have the strictest orders at night to run the bayonet through any man that attempts to run the guard…” reads a line in one of the 13 letters written by Albert Fenner Waite in … more
By JOHN HOWELL “This is my retirement job,” says Wayne Kezirian, as a workman wearing a hard hat and carrying a tool box walks by him in a hallway with a drop ceiling waiting for … more
The administration says the resolution approved Monday night by the City Council, allowing for an alteration in the ratio of between residential and commercial taxes, is a “tool” to … more
Rhode Island Energy’s “advanced metering” proposal will cost the Ocean State nearly $200 million and require the manual replacement of approximately 525,000 electric … more
While empty Amazon warehouses litter the nation, the online mega retailer insists their Johnston distribution center will open as planned. And the company plans to hire “more than 1,500” local job-seekers. more
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s… a colony of clams? Warwick lies directly in the middle of the anticipated flight path for an extremely rare aerial migration of quahogs, … more
One of the victims in the murder mystery comedy, Bloody Murder, to be staged by the Pilgrim Players Drama Club this weekend, Sarah Burnham, cracks a smile during rehearsals last week. Story and more … more
Even before stepping into the corner office at City Hall, Mayor-elect Frank Picozzi listed the sale of vacant city properties, mostly schools, as a means of lessening the burden on the city and, more … more
Johnston’s local newspaper has been trying to land a tour of the Amazon construction site for more than a year. The Sun Rise received its first official rejection from Amazon on Jan. 18, … more
Johnston’s lane time has expired. The town’s lone bowling alley will soon close. Although an exact date has not been released, Town Hall Lanes will cease operation in several … more
Although the news might not sit well with some parents, the Warwick Police Department says that the elimination of residency restrictions for Level III sex offenders does not pose a danger to … more
While arguable whether the real estate market has stabilized - the reason for delaying revaluation last year - the administration is leaning toward implementing the revaluation this year. Citing … more
Editor’ note: Every play in the Bard’s first folio is mentioned at least once in the following article - either by title, by allusion to dialogue, or by a discussion of its characters and … more
A 100-year old constituent played a role in House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi’s decision not to use a “free pass” to run for the First Congressional District seat that is being … more
Have you swiped your bank card at this automatic teller machine (ATM)? Hours after Johnston Police discovered a “skimming device” attached to a Killingly Street ATM, they were looking … more
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