The Providence Journal
Newport seaside mansion listed for whopping $45 million
A 45-acre estate newly listed for sale at 339 Ocean Ave. in Newport has an asking price of $45 million, the highest ever recorded in the State-Wide Multiple Listing Service for a Rhode Island residence.
Bristol Agrees to Rumble Over Recycling
The Bristol Town Council agreed to participate in a recycling competition with Portsmouth, Middletown and Newport on Wednesday night, Dec. 4. Those three towns have already signed on.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Ex-Navy Subcontractor Sentenced to Three Years in Kickback Scheme
A former Navy subcontractor has been sentenced to three years in federal prison on Thursday for his involvement in a kickback scheme that cost the Navy millions of dollars.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Cardi's Furniture helps get supplies to typhoon victims
Cardi's Furniture teamed up with transportation company Arpin Group to host a relief supplies drive, collecting items that have been shipped to those affected by the Nov. 8 typhoon in the Philippines.
Georgia Navy contractor to be sentenced in $18M scheme
The founder of a U.S. Navy contractor from Georgia is scheduled to be sentenced in a federal court in Rhode Island for his part in a long-running kickback scheme that cost the Navy $18 million.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Health Inspections: Middletown Establishments Mostly Clean
The Rhode Island Health Department has inspected three Middletown establishments in the past couple months, granting two a fully clean bill of health and hitting one with just a single violation: Hampton Inn and Suites , 317 West Main Road, Middletown.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Monday Essentials: Councilors to Vote on Fire Station Bid
On Wednesday, Oct. 30, seven proposals were received for the Middletown Fire Station redesign project.
Middletown Police Make 3 Thanksgiving DUI Arrests
Philip Ventura, 21 249 Old Mill Lane, Portsmouth was arrested around 1:48 a.m. on a first offense driving under the influence charge.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Christmas in Newport Schedule
Official Opening of Christmas in Newport, 5:00 p.m., Washington Sq. Features proclamation from the Mayor, tree lighting, Newport Artillery cannon salute, live entertainment.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
What's Open and Closed on Thanksgiving in Middletown
This Thanksgiving, when the cranberry sauce turns a little runny or the bird turns a bit too black for Uncle Buck, where do you turn for help? Luckily, we have the rundown on where to grab that last-minute can of cranberries or bandages when things get a little too rough at the family's Wii football game.
The Narragansett Times
Firearms taskforce discusses NICS
Rep. Deborah Ruggiero is heading the state's new taskforce on firearm safety and behavioral health issues, along with Sen. Catherine Cool Rumsey.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Alleged Street Race Ends in Arrests
Two 24-year-old women were arrested Sunday after they allegedly crashed into a car and assaulted the driver while racing another vehicle on West Main Road.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Your Guide: Thanksgiving in Middletown
Thanksgiving is this Thursday, Nov. 28. Are you ready? Whether it's whether to pick up your holiday pie or how you can run off those holiday pounds, Patch has you covered for what you need to know to survive Thanksgiving 2013.
What is Your Favorite Store for Holiday Shopping?
Once the last piece of Thanksgiving pie has been finished and the dishes have been cleared, many Americans start to think about the next step in the holiday process - shopping.
Police Log: Passing Stolen Checks, Stealing Copper
According to police, Lovenbury allegedly stole two checks from St. Catherine's Church in Warwick and cashed them on different days at People's Credit Union in North Kingstown.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
RI PowerPlayer: Rebecca Fisher
Each week, GoLocal shines the spotlight on one individual who is making an impact on Rhode Island.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
SEED announces recent business loans
The South Eastern Economic Development Corporation recently closed on loans totaling nearly $1.37 million in Massachusetts and $462,000 in Rhode Island, enabling the creation of 22 and 27 new jobs in each respective state.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Santa's First Visit to Middletown
Every year the Middletown Fire Department invites Santa Claus down for an early visit just for Middletown children.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
How Do I Give Back to My Community?
During the holiday season, there is no shortage of opportunities to help those in need in our community.
Middletown to Promote First Female Fire Captain in Rhode Island
Here is a look at what is going on in Middletown this week. To get the word out about your event, make sure it is added to our calendar here.