Saturday Mar 1
RI's 5 Things: Moreau freed, homelessness down
The former mayor of Central Falls leaves prison early, pothole problems and good news on homelessness.
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Saturday Mar 1
Is the use of fog machines really necessary at a rock concert or a safety hazard
What's the deal with those fog machines at rock concerts? Are they there to simulate something or are they a curtain for band members to hide behind? I never really understood the reasoning behind the use of fog machines at a rock concert.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Cox to close W. Warwick call center, lay off 234
The Providence Journal reports that the closure of the facility later this year will trim the number of Cox employees in to 859.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Police Log: Angry Boyfriend, Domestic Violence, Warrants
DOMESTIC Portsmouth Police charged Walter Franklin Castle, 40, of 133 Holiday Court, South Kingstown, with domestic simple assault for allegedly pulling a 43-year-old Portsmouth woman from the passenger seat of his car during an argument.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Michael Riley: The Harsh Reality of the Pension and OPEB Crisis
Right now your city administrator or mayor is sitting with the finance director and making decisions about next year's budget.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Coventry Court Log: Feb. 19
The following Coventry Police cases were heard in Third Division District Court on Feb. 19: Ronald Morin, 40, of 685 Washington St., Coventry, pleaded innocent to domestic assault, domestic malicious damage and domestic disorderly conduct.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
February 21st, 2014
This weekend marks the 11th anniversary of the Station Fire in West Warwick. We remember the victims, their families and friends, and all affected by the tragedy.
Police Log: Backpack Reappearance
Backpack, Purse Found Days After Theft Police responded to Cracker Barrel at Friday, Feb. 14 at around 3 p.m. after the manager found several items under her vehicle.
This date in 2003, 100 people died and 200 more were injured in a fire at "The Station" nightlcub in West Warwick, Rhode Island.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
RI gov to create Climate Change Council
The Climate Change Council is intended to work with other state agencies to prepare for rising sea levels, coastal erosion, severe weather and the health and economic impacts of climate change.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Remembering those who lost their lives, moving forward after Station fire
Gina Russo said Sunday a day doesn't go by where she doesn't think of the fire that took 100 lives at the Station nightclub nearly 11 years ago.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Michael Riley: The Pension Study Commission Needs To Face Reality
There is a great deal of media buzz surrounding Friday's press conference, considering the settlement amounts to just a little over $240 million.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Service to mark 11th anniversary of nightclub fire
A memorial service is being held to mark the 11th anniversary of a 2003 fire at The Station nightclub that killed 100 people.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Cranston Men Caught in Synthetic Marijuana Sting
Three Cranston men are among a group of seven arrested on drug distribution charges after a multi-agency investigation and raids of several convenience stores in Rhode Island that allegedly were selling synthetic pot.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Pen Parentis to Welcome Ann Hood, Rick Moody & Max Watman, 3/11
Pen Parentis has announced an evening of readings and conversation with three wonderful writers about the passions that inspire their work.
RI nightclub fire memorial group hires fundraiser
A group working to build a permanent memorial at the site of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people has hired a professional fundraiser ahead of the fire's 11th anniversary.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Dave's Wallet Thief Caught
Police have arrested a man suspected of stealing wallet from two women at Dave's Marketplace earlier this year .
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Michael Riley: Analysing A Crisis
Now that we have all the media talking about municipal pensions let's try to produce a set of consistent comparable numbers that fairly describe the crisis.
Scent training gives enrichment to shelter, privately owned dogs
ALL FOR SHELTER DOGS: Harry and Sue Parker, pictured with Sebastian , are the pair behind Calming Scents Nose Works, a shelter dog enrichment program at Warwick's Dynamic Dog Training.