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  1. North Providence woman identified in fatal boating incident off of Conimicut PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    WARWICK, R.I. A 41-year-old North Providence woman died Sunday afternoon in a boating accident in the waters off of Conimicut Point in Warwick. Officials say Kerrie Macaruso died after a rogue wave hit the boat that she was on as she was attempting to walk through an opening towards the bow of the vessel.

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  2. Layoffs and tax increases feared if budget feud doesn't end soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Layoffs and tax increases feared if budget feud doesn't end soon - ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather The message from leaders of Rhode Island's cities and towns is pretty clear... the budget standoff needs to come to an end, sooner, rather than later. As we approach day 28 and the first of the month, many including Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza are preparing for the worst.

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  3. North Providence schools chief briefs community on radonRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    North Providence's school superintendent has confirmed that "slightly elevated" levels of radon were found at two city schools last year. Superintendent Bridget Morisseau told the school committee Wednesday that the cancer-causing gas was found in two classrooms at Whelan Elementary School and one classroom at North Providence High School.

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  4. School Committee, Superindentent addressing concerns over radon testing at North Providence schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. Parents in North Providence will soon have a chance to get their questions answered about radon testing at several schools.

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  5. Illegal gambling case moves forward against former North Providence finance directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Attorney General's office is moving forward with a case against the former finance director in North Providence. 38-year-old Justin Cambio is accused of messing with the chips on a poker table at Twin River in 2015.

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  6. Surveillance video shows altercation between Pelagio and Cranston police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The video shows Christopher Pelagio getting into an argument with an unnamed Cranston police officer and witnesses say it was very obvious that Pelagio was the instigator. In the police report, witnesses, many of whom are also Cranston police officers, describe Pelagio's behavior as "erratic," "embarrassing," and "disgusting."

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  7. North Providence in disarray after suspension of acting chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    's longtime acting police chief is now suspended indefinitely. Christopher Pelagio was suspended with pay on Friday and town officials have yet to explain what prompted the suspension.

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  8. Man who robbed, set fire to bank gets federal prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Federal authorities say a man is headed to prison for robbing and setting fire to a bank in Rhode Island last year. The U.S. Attorney's office says 49-year-old Joseph Lavoie was sentenced last week in Providence federal court to five years behind bars.

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  9. North Providence Acting Police Chief suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The North Providence Town Council is expected to discuss the fate of the town's Acting Police Chief who was suspended with pay over the weekend. Mayor Charles Lombardi wanted to make it very clear that there is no criminal investigation underway into the Acting Chief Christopher Pelagio.

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  10. Mayor: North Providence acting police chief suspendedRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    East Providence Mayor Charles Lombardi said Saturday that Christopher Pelagio has been suspended from the job "until further notice." He did not give a reason but says it's not a "criminal situation."

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  11. North Providence/Smithfield Wins Opener in 15-Year Old Babe Ruth Regional in New HampshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    AT THE 15YEAR OLD BABE RUTH REGIONALS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE...THE COMBINED TEAM OF NORTH PROVIDENCE/SMITHFIELD FACING PORTLAND MAINE IN THE POOL PLAY OPENER.. 21 PORTLAND IN THE FOURTH...LOOKING FOR MORE BUT RYAN O'CONNELL COMES IN AND MAKES THE DIVING CATCH IN CENTERFIELD.

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  12. Man who robbed, set fire to bank, sentenced to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. A Providence man was sentenced Thursday morning to serve 60 months in federal prison for robbing and setting fire to a bank in North Providence. 49-year-old Joseph W. Lavoie pleaded guilty to "bank robbery by force or violence and use of fire to damage property used in interstate commerce."

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  13. 2 men sentenced in convenience store slayingRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Two men have been sentenced for their role in a shooting outside a North Providence convenience store that left a 46-year-old man dead and his adult son severely injured. Brandyn Pavao has been sentenced to serve three years in prison with seven years suspended.

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  14. Car crashes into car, fire hydrant, and house in North ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Anthony Pricolo may have spent his 4th of July morning cleaning up debris from his Smith Street dental lab, but he says it could've been much worse. "If it hadn't been a holiday, I would've been sitting right where the car went through the [window] and probably wouldn't be here talking to you right now."

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  15. Program to begin removing lead pipes from hundreds of North Providence homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    With help from the Providence Water Board and the Rhode Island Office of Housing and Development, they will remove the pipes and replace them.

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  16. North Providence Police searching for breaking and entering suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. North Providence Police are searching for a suspect they believe is behind a stream of break-ins in the Centerdale area. Police posted a surveillance photo of the suspect to social media, asking for the community's help in identifying the individual.

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  17. Multiple residents displaced after 2-alarm fire in North ProvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Fire officials in North Providence say six to ten people are being displaced Friday evening, after a 2-alarm fire broke out in an apartment complex. Firefighters responded to a 10-unit apartment complex on Smithfield Road around 8:00p.m., for the report of a fire in one of the units.

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  18. Man dies after suffering medical emergency, crashing into Burger KingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    North Providence Police tell ABC6 that the vehicle collided with two other vehicles, crossed the road, and crashed into the Burger King on Mineral Spring Avenue.

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  19. WWII veteran, 91, receives overdue medals in Rhode IslandRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Joseph Aquilante, of North Providence, sought the medals so he could leave them for his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He says he wants to pass them on as a keepsake and part of history.

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  20. Senate president proposes transparency on I-195 commissionRead the original story

    May 3, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The leader of the Rhode Island Senate is looking for more transparency from the commission that oversees what gets built on land freed up when Interstate 195 was moved. Senate President Dominick Ruggerio introduced legislation this week that would require the I-195 Commission to hold more of its meetings in public.

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