Rock and Reel competition coming to Pawtucket
"I had lived with the song for so long that I wanted to experience someone else's vision of it.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
RI: RIPTA to Curtail Weekend Service on Three Bus Routes
April 17--PROVIDENCE -- The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority plans to curtail weekend service on three of its bus routes that have low ridership and use those resources in other areas that have shown demand on the weekends.
Overdose deaths in Rhode Island climb to 85
Seven more people in Rhode Island have died of accidental drug overdoses, bringing the total this year to 85, state health officials said Thursday, as they announced some new initiatives to deal with the crisis.
Over The Monster
Portland Sea Dogs update: Mookie Betts, Henry Ramos, Noe Ramirez
Betts has began his run in Double-A much like he ended his time at both Low- and High-A: by hitting everything, and hitting it well.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
R.I. Senate task force calls for new way of funding school construction
A Senate task force proposes using 1 percent of the state's 7-percent sales tax to pay for school construction projects in an effort to reduce the state's reliance on costly bonds.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Free of grease, grime, a fresh image of Apponaug emerges
VILLAGE MURAL: Amie Hannon Boesch, standing, and Violet Major inspect the mural Boesch is restoring before being returned to the city for display.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
42ND STREET to Open 4/23 at Ocean State Theatre
Ocean State Theatre Company , currently celebrating its first full season in its new state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick is proud to present the tap-dance extravaganza, 42nd Street from April 23 - May 18. Based on the 1933 movie musical of the same name, this timeless, inspiring story focuses on a naive young chorus girl named Peggy Sawyer, who is ... (more)
Raimondo unveils plan to help small businesses
The treasurer said she would, if elected, conduct a comprehensive review of all regulations in her first year, speeding up the work the Office of Regulatory Reform has begun.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Providence police seize firearms
Providence police were able to get a number of weapons off the street with arrests this week.
Freshwater fishing season is underway
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management stocked local ponds with 80,000 trout for the opening of fishing season, which began on Saturday.
Pawtucket mayor to kick off re-election campaign
The 46-year-old Democrat says he'll have a formal announcement of his re-election bid Monday evening at the Portuguese Social Club.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Police charge third man in Pawtucket killing
Police said 21-year-old Tyron Wilcox was arraigned Friday in Providence District Court and charged with murder and conspiracy.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Side of the Rhode: Who's Hot and Who's Not in RI Politics?
Every Friday, Dan Lawlor breaks down who's rising and who's falling in the world of Rhode Island politics.
Pawtucket Police Arrest
His hood covering his face, DaQuan Watts is led into the Pawtucket Police station...after detectives drove him from Maine.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Man on a (solo) mission
PVD lyricist/producer Mertz recently dropped his official debut solo platter titled The Good In the Bad .
Remembering David Lamb
Our local music community was dealt a devastating blow with the announcement that Brown Bird's David Lamb had succumbed to his second bout with leukemia, at age 36. Lamb passed away at Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket last Saturday while surrounded by friends, family, and longtime musical partner and wife, MorganEve Swain.
East Providence Insurance Agency Acquired by Cross Insurance
Cross Insurance, a subsidiary of Cross Financial Corp., and one of the largest independent insurance providers in New England, announced Wednesday the acquisition of Troy, Pires & Allen Insurance , a 78-year-old insurance agency based in East Providence, specializing in a wide variety of personal and business insurance coverage through more than ... (more)
Former Pawtucket officer faces second arraignment on sex assault
Wednesday's scheduled arraignment stems from an arrest made on Thanksgiving of 2013, his ex-girlfriend claims he raped and choked her.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
MUSIC: Remembering David Lamb of Brown Bird
When cancer comes into your life in any form of the disease, it's always a hard battle to fight.
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.