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13 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The weather might be cold in New England, but there's still plenty to do - even after the major holidays have ended.
Should polygamy be legal among consenting adults?
Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
17 hrs ago | The Providence Journal
A 16-month investigation and a month of court-authorized monitoring of three cellphones have resulted in the arrest of 12 people on a variety of drug trafficking, weapons and conspiracy charges.
Yesterday | The Miami Herald
Advocates for the poor say a state proposal tightening rules for utility shutoffs could lead to fewer Rhode Islanders eligible for help paying electric and gas bills.
Yesterday | The Providence Journal
Three men have been charged with federal crimes in an arson-for-profit scheme last month at a multi-family apartment building in the city's Hartford neighborhood.
The Pawtucket-based Priority Management Group will provide free meals and winter coats to Rhode Island's less fortunate individuals this weekend as part of its third annual holiday meal event to be held on Saturday, December 14, from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Rhode Island Convention Center .
Dozens of foster parents poured into a storefront in a shopping plaza off North Main Street on Wednesday morning to pick up donated winter coats, knit caps, mittens, flannel pajamas and toys for their needy children.
The American Institute of Architects' Connecticut and Rhode Island Chapters honored Northeast Collaborative Architects with four design awards this year.
Rhode Island Housing says the Urban League of Rhode Island has not paid staff members at a homeless shelter it operates in Pawtucket for months and has failed to address problems in the building, including a heating system that doesn't work.
The 14-year-old girl who ran away from a Pawtucket group home and ended up prostituted over the Internet and the underage Boston foster girl found dancing in a Providence strip club, working for a pimp -- these are the cases that made headlines recently.
Police officers were checking on a disturbance Saturday night when they found someone trying to keep a low profile -- a convicted sex offender wanted in Massachusetts Ryan Hathaway, 32, wasn't forthcoming with his real identity when police spoke to him at 451 Broadway, and the officers found out why: he was wanted as a fugitive by the Massachusetts ... (more)
A Pawtucket officer who shot at a stolen SUV last week was in "imminent fear for his life" as it drove directly at him on the sidewalk last week, according to police.
East Providence officials should no longer be out of the loop on the Bristol County Water Authority's plan to build a pipeline through the city to Pawtucket as a second source of water for Barrington, Warren, and Bristol.
Winter Storm Watch for Providence County was issued at December 13 at 11:34AM EST