Man escapes RI fire after his dog wakes him up
East Providence officials say a dog may have saved its owner's life by waking him up during an early morning fire.
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Dog wakes up Rhode Island owner during fire
Officials say a dog may have saved its owner's life by waking him up during an early morning fire in East Providence, R.I. Officials say a dog may have saved its owner's life by waking him up during an early morning fire in East Providence, R.I. Firefighters tell WPRI-TV that the 50-year-old man may not have survived if his dog, Liberty, hadn't ... (more)
Dog wakes up Rhode Island owner during fire
Officials say a dog may have saved its owner's life by waking him up during an early morning fire in East Providence, R.I. Firefighters tell WPRI-TV that the 50-year-old man may not have survived if his dog, Liberty, hadn't started licking his face as his mattress burned.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
HealthSource RI: Talks about federal funds ongoing
HealthSource RI's director said Tuesday there's a "better than 50-50 chance" the health insurance marketplace will be allowed to use federal funds to cover operations into 2015, the year it's supposed to be self-sufficient.
Leahy lone councilor to not place Murphy on city manager list, selects brother-in-law Ramirez
Former City Councilor George Ramirez and State. Rep Kevin Murphy were the two finalists for city manager who secured the most votes from councilors when selecting their top five candidates for interviews.
Fire damages house behind pizza parlor
Fire investigators in East Providence are trying to figure out what sparked a fire at a house located behind the Boston House of Pizza overnight.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Local Group Offers New Senior Dining Program
The following is a news release: East Bay Community Action Program is excited to be offering a new dining option under its East Bay CafAŠ Program, formally known as the Ocean State Senior Dining Program, beginning March 3, 2014.
Legion of Christ Lawsuit in RI Allowed to Proceed
A federal judge in Rhode Island has agreed to let a lawsuit move forward against the Roman Catholic religious order the Legion of Christ, turning down an attempt by the disgraced order to end the lawsuit brought over a late Yale University professor's $1 million bequest.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
First responders help Tyler
Over 200 police cruisers, a dozen motorcycles, and 50 fire engines will descend on Burrilliville, Thursday for 6-year-old Tyler Seddon's birthday.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
East Providence Native Jennifer Lee Wins Oscar for 'Frozen'
East Providence native Jennifer Lee took home Oscar gold last night as co-director of the Disney animated feature Frozen .
Fri Feb 28, 2014
East Providence man accused of sexually assaulting teen
Police say that 24-year-old Douglas Vartanian met a 15-year-old boy on a gay website.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Police Hope to ID Stealers at Savers
East Providence Police said two women walked into the Saver's at 1925 Pawtucket Avenue on Feb. 17 and used a distraction technique to steal a purse from an elderly woman while she was shopping.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Cranston twins appear in Oscar-nominated movie
A set of twins and their older brother had the chance of a lifetime when they were cast in the acclaimed film "American Hustle" when it was shot last year in New England.
The Rhode Island Philharmonic and Violinist Phillippe Quint Present...
East Providence, RI ? Violinist PHILIPPE QUINT joins Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF and the RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA for STRAVINSKY'S VIOLIN CONCERTO on Saturday March 22. The orchestra will also perform TCHAIKOVSKY'S SIXTH SYMPHONY, the passionate Pathtique.
Police Log: Potholes, Potholes, Potholes
POTHOLES On Feb. 17, a High Hawk Road resident told police that he drove into a pothole on South Pierce Road, causing damage to his wheel and tire.
Local Scouts get Law Sessions at Supreme Court
The Rhode Island Supreme Court and the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America recently hosted a Law Merit Badge Clinic for local East Providence Scouts.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
People turned away at local boy's "Be The Match" drive
The turnout for a blood and bone marrow drive in support of a Burrillville boy battling cancer was so great, some people had to be turned away.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Black History Month Celebration Set for Tuesday
A Black History Month celebration is set for Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in City Council chambers.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Rhode Island Philharmonic Pairs Mozart and Mahler Tonight
With Music Director LARRY RACHLEFF on the podium, the RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA will pair MOZART'S beloved overture to THE MAGIC FLUTE with MAHLER'S majestic FIFTH SYMPHONY .