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Pauline D. (Gendron) Croteau, 86, of Webster, Mass., formerly of North Smithfield, R.I., and Bellingham, Mass., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at Bayberry Commons, Pascoag, R.I. She was the loving wife for 62 years of Bernard J. Croteau of West Palm Beach, Fla. Born in Milford, Mass., on July 6, 1931, she is the daughter of the late Francis and Arzelie (Fagan) Gendron. She is the loving mother of Linda A. Croteau-Brooks and her husband, Mark Brooks, of Webster, Mass.,…
10.07 / 22:51
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Robert L. Allen, 81, of Smithfield, formerly of Barrington and Rumford, passed away on Saturday, September, 30, 2017, after receiving care at home from Hospice. He was the loving husband of Elizabeth F. Allen and devoted father of his son, Robert W. Allen, and wife, Ines Allen, of Gathersburg, Md., and his daughter, Susan E. Ellingwood, and husband, Mark Ellingwood, and his beloved grandson, Noah Ellingwood, of Foster, R.I. Robert was the son of Leroy Allen and Helen Allen, raised on the…
10.07 / 04:33
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NORTH SMITHFIELD – An investigation into possible drug activity at Travelers Motor Lodge on Eddie Dowling Highway led to seizure of marijuana and narcotics and the arrest of a Massachusetts man. Milano Andre-Fields, 28, of Boylston, Mass. has been charged with possession of marijuana and possession of narcotics with intent to deliver following the incident. According to police, officers visited the hotel around 5:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 6 for a “knock and talk” following reports of possi…
10.07 / 04:33
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The Woonsocket Police Department is looking for the public's assistance in locating 29-year-old Rodolfo Ortiz Rivera. The police department has an extraditable warrant for first-degree child molestation, second-degree child abuse, and indecent solicitation of a 6-year-old female. The photos here are from his recent Uxbridge Police Department arrest as well as his vehicle. Please call 401-766-1212 with any information. Town: WoonsocketPubzone: Woonsocket, North…
10.07 / 04:33
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UPDATE: Inman has been found. CHEPACHET – A local mother is asking for the public's help in finding her son. Patricia Inman reports that her son, Collin Inman, left their home sometime overnight Tuesday or early Wednesday morning. Collin may have been in the Reservoir Road area of Burrillville Wednesday. The phone had one "ping" there before it died. He may also have gotten on a train headed for New York City. Inman stands five feet, seven inches tall, and has a thin build. Anyone with in…
10.07 / 04:33
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via BellyOfficial.com “In late 2015, twenty years after last playing together, we decided it was ‘now or never’ and announced Belly would reunite for a limited tour in 2016. Falling right back into a laughter-fueled groove as we began rehearsing for the tour, we thought, why not make it interesting and try writing a couple [&#…
10.07 / 04:26
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After a decade and a half away from sailing’s flagship competition, the New York Yacht Club, represented by Bella Mente Quantum Racing Association, will challenge for the 36th America’s Cup. The New York Yacht Club held the ornate silver trophy from 1851, when it was won by the yacht America (above), through 1983—a run often known as […
10.07 / 04:26
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Newport Firsts 1657: Newport operated the first ferry service in the nation. 1673: The White Horse Tavern is built, the oldest tavern building in continuous use in the United States. 1687: Newport was the first city to pass a traffic ordinance. 1699: The Quaker Meeting House is built, Rhode Island’s oldest house of worship. 1716: […
10.07 / 04:26
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The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced Tuesday that late this fall it will begin a highway renumbering program for its Interstate and other limited-access highways, starting with the entire I-295 corridor from Warwick to Cumberland, at the Massachusetts border. The new exit numbers will be keyed to mile markers – a system used […
10.07 / 04:26
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Malcolm Waterman MacDonald, MD, age 74, of Middletown, RI died Friday, September 29, 2017, at Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI. Dr. MacDonald was born March 28, 1943, in Rutland, VT, the son of the late Dr. John Malcolm and the late Janet (Waterman) MacDonald. He was the husband of Candace (Cote) MacDonald for the last…
10.07 / 04:26
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RI’s Foreign Trade Zone, an area near a U.S. Customs Port of Entry, considered outside the Customs territory of the United States, includes parts of Providence, the Quonset Business Park […] The post Avedisian: Add City Centre to Free Trade Zone appeared first on…
10.06 / 03:06
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Rep. Camille F.J. Vella-Wilkinson (D-Dist. 21, Warwick) along with House Majority Leader K. Joseph Shekarchi (D-Dist. 23, Warwick) and General Treasurer Seth Magaziner will host an unclaimed property informational talk […] The post Officials Host Unclaimed Property Talk in Warwick Oct. 17 appeared first on…
10.06 / 03:06
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Uniformed patrolman will be required to wear the cameras at all…
10.04 / 23:24
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The New England Patriots are celebrating the inaugural flight of their very own Boeing 767. The team was at T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island on Wednesday before taking their customized aircraft to Florida, where they play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on…
10.04 / 22:42
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If Damien Hirst was a vegetarian. At least, I think these are vegetables . . . they look a little like hotdogs. Head over to World’s Fair Gallery for the opening of “Curing Time: In Pursuit of Preservation and Sustenance.” (Facebook event page.) Concurrent with The post ‘Curing Time’ Installation Opens Thursday appeared first on Providence Daily…
10.04 / 22:23
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The proposal would ban the type of device the ATF said Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock…
10.04 / 22:22
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Problems include broken doors and the lack of a wall between the men’s and women’s locker roo…
10.04 / 22:22
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Until the source of the elevated levels of PFAS is identified, officials are asking affected residents to take precautions to avoid adverse…
10.04 / 22:22
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URI Assistant Basketball Coach Tyron Boswell was arrested following the incident last…
10.04 / 22:22
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Finnest is in its pilot phase, and is being tested by kids ages 8 to 17. It is scheduled to launch in early…
10.04 / 21:27
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