Rhode Island Newswire (Page 7)

Rhode Island Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rhode Island. (Page 7)

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  1. Humanitarian wins award at home and abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Warwickonline.com

    ... - and our thinking - we learn together, we enrich and inspire others, and that is my hope for the people of Rhode Island." A few months ago Bibee was making headlines and now he is creating waves of reform throughout not only Morocco but in Pakistan ...

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  2. Eagles take flight at Troop 48 ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Warwickonline.com

    ... Eagle Scouts have contributed to our community. They are community leaders now, there is no doubt about it." Rhode Island State Senator Michael McCaffrey said, "This is the most Eagles at any one court of honor that I have ever been to and it is ...

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  3. Senate president rules out special session for toll proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Rhode Island House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello, left, and Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, right, are seated together during a state budget signing ceremony Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at the Statehouse, in Providence, R.I. Paiva Weed said she won't call for a special session in the fall to work on a new plan to toll large commercial trucks to fund bridge repairs, even though the House speaker wants to. Photo: Steven Senne, AP PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed dug in her heels Tuesday over the possibility of a special session in the fall.

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  4. Fire Marshal: ground-based fireworks also dangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Turnto10.com

    A watermelon was blown to pieces at the Rhode Island Fire Academy in Exeter on Tuesday as part of a demonstration by the state fire marshal to show the dangers of fireworks. Marshal Jack Chartier said current Rhode Island law prohibits consumers from purchasing or possessing fireworks that go into the air.

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  5. Specialized bike aids those with spinal cord injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WLNE-TV Providence

    By Liz Tufts ltufts@abc6.com The first ever specialized bike aimed at building muscle is up and running at the YMCA in Cranston-a big step forward for those suffering from spinal cord injuries in Rhode Island. The bike is already helping one person who spent his life inside the boxing ring.

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  6. HEALTH, DEM Issue Blue-Green Algae Advisories for Melville PondRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Rhode Island Department of Health News

    The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management have issued a health advisory for Melville Pond because of blue-green algae blooms in that body of water. Rhode Islanders are urged to avoid recreational activities in that body of water, which is located in Portsmouth.

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  7. Warwick ranked among best communities to be a firefighterRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Warwickonline.com

    ... of Labor Statistics, ValuePenguin came up with rankings for departments across America. The information from Rhode Island was jointly submitted with Fall River and Providence who can also claim the 26th ranking. The number one city to work for was ...

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  8. Some relief in sight for Apponaug drivers as crews shift focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Warwickonline.com

    ... earth-moving equipment to get in and out of the Salon X parking lot. John Lonardo, resident engineer with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), said the next step for that section of the project will be curbing and the construction ...

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  9. Schools may lack superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Warwickonline.com

    ... not confirm that Pope had withdrawn his name, which hadn't been confirmed at that point. A spokesman for the Rhode Island Department of Education said yesterday that state law requires the city to have a superintendent. He could not say what ...

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  10. Humanitarian wins award at home and abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Warwickonline.com

    ... - and our thinking - we learn together, we enrich and inspire others, and that is my hope for the people of Rhode Island." A few months ago Bibee was making headlines and now he is creating waves of reform throughout not only Morocco but in Pakistan ...

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  11. Eagles take flight at Troop 48 ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Warwickonline.com

    ... Eagle Scouts have contributed to our community. They are community leaders now, there is no doubt about it." Rhode Island State Senator Michael McCaffrey said, "This is the most Eagles at any one court of honor that I have ever been to and it is ...

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  12. Chamber has 'em racing to Rocky PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Warwickonline.com

    They came with their families, they came with their friends, for it's the Rocky Point 5K tradition 'cause it's summertime again! For the second time in as many weeks, the Central Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce held another blockbuster event at the now fully open park at Rocky Point.

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  13. All 4th graders will get closer to the Bay starting this fallRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Warwickonline.com

    Fearing the loss of the Save the Bay program at Robertson Elementary School where she served as principal, and believing students throughout Warwick could benefit from learning more about the bay, Director of Elementary Education Lynn Dambruch aims to bring the program to all Warwick fourth graders starting this fall.

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  14. Western Coventry Fire District to pay fine for OMA violationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Western Coventry Fire District has agreed to pay a $1,000 fine for a violation of Rhode Island's Open Meetings law. Kilmartin says the fire district violated the state's Open Meetings Act when it failed to post the unofficial minutes for its Sept.

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  15. Houses sold in Rhode Island rises 6 percent for MayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Turnto10.com

    The number of houses sold in Rhode Island rose 6 percent in May, while the median sales price of $227,500 represents a 9 percent increase from a year ago. The Rhode Island Association of Realtors also reported that pending sales increased 13 percent compared to May 2014.

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  16. Op Ed: Quonset's Lead in Renewables Shows Potential for Infrastructure BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Patch.com

    Rhode Island was hit hard during the Great Recession , but recently we have seen signs of an economic comeback. One factor responsible for driving Rhode Island's economic recovery is the Quonset Business Park.

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  17. Court dismisses murder charge against man in brother's deathRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... trial. Nickoyan and Timi Wallace were charged in the 2000 killing of Tasfa Wallace in Boston. They fled to Rhode Island, and were later indicted on federal charges in the armed robbery of a Providence gun store. Nickoyan Wallace was arrested days ...

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  18. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | Hearthside House to Present 1904 World's Fair Celebration on July 12thRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Go Local

    Sunday, July 12th, the Hearthside House Museum in Lincoln will celebrate Rhode Island's unique connections to the 1904 World Fair with "Discovering Our Great Past: Rhode Island at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair" from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Many Rhode Island manufacturers, schools and artists won awards for their exhibits at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis, the largest and most spectacular international exhibition in history. At the center of Rhode Island's presence at the Fair was the Rhode Island Building, fashioned at Lincoln's stately Hearthside House.

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  19. DOT says repairs have begun to closed bridge in CranstonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... a $411,000 contract to John Rocchio Corp. on Friday to replace the bridge's timber deck. The Greenville, Rhode Island, company was the lowest of five bidders. The department says the bridge will still be structurally deficient and weight-restricted ...

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  20. Mass. Man Sentenced for Stealing from RI LotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Patch.com

    Paul Mahfouz was the owner of a Shell station and stole more than $5,000 in lottery money held in trust. A 47-year-old Massachusetts man on Monday was sentenced for embezzling more than $5,000 from the Rhode Island Lottery.

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