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Cianci charity spends fraction of assets on kids
In this June 25, 2014, file photo, former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci speaks with reporters after announcing on air in a studio at WPRO-AM radio station in East Providence, R.I., that he will run again for mayor of Providence.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Insurance Journal West
R.I.'s Starkweather & Shepley Appoints Assistant Sales Manager
Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. in East Providence, Rhode Island, has recently promoted Peter A. Javacone III to assistant sales manager.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Police release sketch of man wanted in barbershop killing
Police described the gunman as a black man in his late 30s to early 40s, about 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing about 180 pounds.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
East Providence Police search for suspect in deadly barber shop shooting
An East Providence man was shot and killed inside the barber shop he owned on Pawtucket Avenue Wednesday afternoon.
Man shot, killed at East Providence barbershop
The Providence Journal reports the victim died later at Rhode Island Hospital of a gunshot wound.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Ex-Rep. Kennedy stumps for Taveras, jabs at Pell
Ex-Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy took to the stump for gubernatorial hopeful Angel Taveras, jabbing at one of his opponents by saying the state needs a governor with political experience, not just a "fresh face."
Fri Aug 08, 2014
igus Begins North American Tour
Their iglide on-tour car will travel coast to coast across North America to celebrate 30 years of bearing innovation and give back to communities across Canada and the U.S. A half-year of traveling through Asia and South America, and 17,500 miles of driving through deserts, rainforests, and some of the world's busiest cities has brought the igus, ... (more)
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Rhode Island Department of Health News
HEALTH awards $2 million in additional funding to support pregnant...
The Rhode Island Department of Health has awarded more than $2 million in new funding to eight community-based agencies to provide evidence-based home visiting services for pregnant women and families with young children in Rhode Island.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Insurance Journal West
R.I.'s Starkweather & Shepley Promotes Stabile to Senior VP
Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. in East Providence, R.I., has promoted Ronald A. Stabile, Jr. to senior vice president.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
100-year-old woman receives honorary high school diploma
Here's a great example of the old phrase "better late than never." More than 80 years after her family left the country, forcing her to leave high school, a Rhode Island woman has received an honorary high school diploma from the school she regretted never returning to.
Early Start 2014 attendance challenge
White Mountain Elementary Principal Jason Edmister and Sierra Vista Primary Principal Jeremy Green with Early Start attendance award winners Aaliyah Tejeda, Camila Rodriguez.
East Providence man faces child porn charges
State police said pornographic images and videos of children were being shared on an Internet connection traced to Lafreniere's apartment.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Artist's foundation sues NYC's Chelsea Hotel
A foundation that safeguards pop artist Larry Rivers' legacy says the owner of New York's Chelsea Hotel has removed, and won't return, a loaned painting that hung in the lobby.
The Daily Democrat
Lawyers for Hollywood sex abuse accuser want out
Lawyers for a former child model accusing 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer of sex abuse say they want out of the case because their relationship with the accuser has deteriorated.
Ukiah Daily Journal
Pesky pig that scared kids on Maine trail captured
An 80-pound domestic pig that chased children and adults on a walking trail in Maine during three weeks of freedom has been nabbed.
Centenarian gets honorary high school diploma
A Rhode Island centenarian has received something she's been wanting for more than eight decades: her high school diploma.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
A crowd gathered in Scituate to protest puppy mill dogs in pet stores on Sunday.
Animal lovers met in Scituate Sunday, hoping to put a stop to what they say are pet stores selling dogs from puppy mills.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
East Bay Community Action Preschools Earn BrightStars Rating
The five pre-school centers run by East Bay Community Action have received high marks after an assessment by the BrightStars quality ranking system.
Sex Offender Accused of Assaulting Girl in Pool
A convicted sex offender has pleaded not guilty after being charged with inappropriately touching a 10-year-old girl in a swimming pool.