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Viola Davis: I Used to Search Trash Bins for Food
Oscar nominee Viola Davis says she was always ashamed to talk about her childhood.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
3 gubernatorial hopefuls rolling out policy plans
Providence Mayor Angel Taveras is scheduled to highlight his plan to improve the state's infrastructure at an event in Central Falls Wednesday morning.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Alec Baldwin helps Rhode Island library _ again
In this April 10, 2014 file photo, Alec Baldwin arrives 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival's Opening Night Gala at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Actor to visit RI for CF library fundraiser
Upcoming fundraisers for the Adams Memorial Library in Central Falls will feature a big star.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Two Thirds of State Legal Work Goes to Two Firms
State agencies spent nearly $1.5 million on outside legal counsel last year, but the bulk of the work went to just a handful of law firms, according to state data obtained from the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Block Island Times
Alec Baldwin is a generous soul, Viola Davis is too
So a guy has a beef with his ex-wife, and his kid-nothing unique there. And he drills a camera toting Pap, who is not minding his own business, but is minding Baldwin's.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Providence Attorney Nicholas Hemond Joins DarrowEverett LLP
DarrowEverett LLP has announced that Nicholas J. Hemond has joined the firm's Litigation Practice Group.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Embezzlement Sentencing, Sex Trafficking Bill + More
This week's State Report centers on a former Central Falls clerk who pleaded guilty to embezzlement earlier this week.
RI woman, son arrested on drug selling charges
Rhode Island police say a woman and her 24-year-old son have been busted for selling cocaine out of their apartment in Central Falls.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Huffington Post
Viola Davis: From Stealing Food to Survive to Stealing Scenes
Best known for her Oscar nominated role Aibileen Clark, in The Help , two-time Oscar-nominee Viola Davis , is no stranger to success.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
RI Senate Panel Backs Bid to Save Fire District
The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday approved legislation that would allow the state to appoint a receiver or other official to oversee the finances of fire districts.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Ex-Central Falls clerk sentenced for embezzlement
A former collections clerk for the city of Central Falls has pleaded no contest to a charge of embezzling $17,000 and been sentenced to home confinement.
A Maze Of Sound: The Low Anthem
The Low Anthem, a band from Providence, R.I., makes albums that sound like you're listening to them while sitting in an old theater, one with high ceilings and miles of vibe.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Addison Brito / Photo courtesy of Central Falls Police Department
A Pawtucket man was charged with felony assault with a dangerous weapon in connection with a shooting in Central Falls on March 20. Police said 20-year-old Addison Brito was arraigned in District Court on Monday.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Central Falls dropout returns to challenge students
This one involves a student who attended Central Falls High School from 1992-1993, but dropped out.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Pawtucket, Central Falls organizations plan Earth Day cleanup
They'll be joined by the Pawtucket School Department, the Department of Public Works, the Boys Scouts, and several other organizations.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Central Falls Mayor James Diossa and Providence Mayor Angel Taveras...
Providence Mayor Angel Tavares, Central Falls Mayor James Diossa and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien said they're leading by example.
The good news
Your superior correspondents spotted a couple stories on WPRI-Channel 12 in the past week that certainly qualify as good news.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
BankRI Launches 4th Annual Children's Book Drive
Help promote literacy in Rhode Island by donating new or gently-used children's books at any of BankRI's 18 branch locations in April.
Central Falls senior 1st to get accepted to Harvard University
A senior at Central Falls High School is the first at the school to get accepted at Harvard.