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  1. Mary D. gets dedication of a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | The Block Island Times

    ... December of that year, before deciding to transform the area into a park. The Old Harbor Task Force received a Rhode Island Open Space Grant earlier this year, to build stairs in the "awful gulley" near the Surf Hotel, Comings said. The Task Force ...

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  2. Open Houses in Narragansett - South Kingstown This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    Fung has picked Lt. Col. Michael J. Winquist, second in command of the Rhode Island State Police, to be Cranston's next police chief.

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  3. Pawtucket man arrested on child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    An undercover investigation by Rhode Island State Police ICAC Task Force led officers to an apartment in .

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  4. Open Houses in Coventry This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Fung has picked Lt. Col. Michael J. Winquist, second in command of the Rhode Island State Police, to be Cranston's next police chief.

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  5. More Swimmers Rescued in Rip Currents in RIRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Lifeguards at Rhode Island beaches rescued several more swimmers from rip currents caused by Hurricane Cristobal as it passed far off the New England coast.

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  6. Fung Announces New Police Chief in CranstonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    Cranston Mayor Allan Fung has named the officer who is second in command of the Rhode Island State Police as his choice for police chief, to fill an opening created by the retirement of the former chief amid a ticket-writing scandal.

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  7. Senate President Names New Chief of StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WHJJ-AM Providence

    ... government relations firm F/S Capitol Consulting, LLC since 2009. He was previously a legislative agent for the Rhode Island State Association of Fire Fighters. He retired from the Woonsocket Fire Department as a captain. Papa replaces Thomas ...

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  8. I-Team: New Cranston police chief faces challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Turnto10.com

    ... no question that there have been challenges within the department," said Lt. Col. Michael Winquist of the Rhode Island State Police. Winquist would come to the chief's position after a rocky year that has shaken moral and turned the department ...

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  9. R.I. Pol Accused of Verbally Abusing Yacht Club ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Warwick Rep. Joseph Trillo is known for being a vocal member of the Rhode Island General Assembly, but in two incidents this summer, he allegedly became verbally abusive to an employee of East Greenwich Yacht Club including one incident on Aug. 9 during which he allegedly hurled expletives in front of a crowd of people, including small children.

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  10. RIPTA Driver Charged after Road Rage Incident in MiddletownRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Patch.com

    A Tiverton man and Rhode Island Public Transit Authority bus driver was charged with vandalism and disorderly conduct after he allegedly pounded on the roof of a woman's car during a road rage incident on East Main Road in Middletown Aug. 22. Police said the victim called police at around 7 p.m. and said she was sitting in her car at a red light ... (more)

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  11. When you need some clams - Warwick BeaconRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... the Narragansett Bay Commission has "worked big time." King said there are about 500 licensed shellfishermen in Rhode Island. At one time, he said, there were about 2,000. (Warwick Beacon photos)

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  12. Scholarship recipients won't let disabilities deter career goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... causing her to miss four months of school and nearly every school function. Qualified applicants must be Rhode Island residents with a significant disability and seeking financial assistance to attend a college or technical school. Preference is ...

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  13. Former Rocky Point manager has plan for water parkRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... Cascioli is listed as the manager of Cascade Water Park LLC, which was incorporated on April 24, 2014, as a Rhode Island company. A Facebook page, Rhode Island Water Park, was launched July 31. It had nearly 4,000 friends as of this week. Rather ...

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  14. Drive sober or get pulled overRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... and troopers will support the more than 125 officers assigned to patrol shifts in these communities. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation's Office of Highway Safety (RIDOT OHS) is providing funding for this important highway safety effort. ...

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  15. Chafee in spotlight as Apponaug Circulator startsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Warwickonline.com

    ... Lincoln Chafee deserves a hard hat. In fact, he could have used it yesterday as state officials and the full Rhode Island Congressional delegation celebrated the beginning of the 3-year, $30-million Apponaug Circulator Project. Senators Jack Reed ...

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  16. Police Log: RIPTA Driver Charged for Road Rage Incident, DUI, Man with No PantsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... started drinking at noon the day before and had no idea where his pants or shoes were. RIPTA DRIVER CHARGED A Rhode Island Public Transit Authority bus driver was charged with vandalism and disorderly conduct after he allegedly pounded on the roof ...

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  17. Paiva Weed Names Thomas L. Papa as Chief of StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... LLC, where he has represented a diverse client base. He previously served as legislative agent for the Rhode Island State Association of Fire Fighters. "I first came to know Tom through his work on behalf of the firefighters, and have known him to ...

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  18. Miss EG Competes at National Sweetheart PageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    The reigning Miss East Greenwich, Alexandra Curtis, who placed as first runner up at the Miss Rhode Island pageant last June, qualified to compete at the annual National Sweetheart Pageant August 29, 30 and 31 in Hoopeston, Illinois.

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  19. Pawtucket man accused of possessing, sharing child pornographyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Turnto10.com

    A Pawtucket man has been arraigned on charges of possessing and transferring child pornography, according to the Rhode Island State Police.

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  20. I-Team: Lt. Col. Winquist to be named Cranston police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Turnto10.com

    Lt. Col. Michael Winquist of the Rhode Island State Police will be named the police chief in Cranston, the NBC 10 I-Team has learned.

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