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BREAKING NEWS // Police are investigating a reported shooting in New Bedford in the area of Tallman Street and Nye…
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A firefighter who suffers from heart disease would automatically be assumed to have contracted it in the line of…
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A jury in 2015 found James Adams guilty of second-degree murder, felony assault with a dangerous weapon and first-degree robbery in the…
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Philip S. McGrath, D.M.D., 97, of Little Pond County Road, Cumberland, died Monday, June 19, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Ruth (Ulles) McGrath. Dr. & Mrs. McGrath had been married for 54 years. Born in Cumberland, a son of the late Theron and Grace (Fisk) McGrath, he had been a lifelong resident of the town. Dr. McGrath was a dentist for 62 years, operating his practice in Pawtucket, retiring in 2012. He was a graduate of Tufts University,…
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Ann M. Reilly, of Cumberland, passed into eternal life on June 15, 2017. She was the wife of Thomas J. Reilly. They had been married 27 years. Ann was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Gerald Keane and Virginia (Murray) Keane. She was employed at the Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island as an X-Ray technician for over 40 years. Ann was a United States Army veteran serving in the Reserves for over 21 years. Besides her husband, Tom, Ann is survived by her stepsons; Patrick Reilly of…
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Passengers are encouraged to contact the ferry office if they pre-purchased tickets for a day when service was…
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Wilfred G. "Cy" Remillard, 79, of Lincoln passed away at home on June 17, 2017. He was the husband of Doris I. (Laliberte) Remillard and they had been married for the past 55 years. Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Karen D. Allen, and his son, Marc J. Remillard, and four beloved grandchildren, Samantha and Bennett Allen and Rebecca and Caley Remillard; two sisters, Flora (William) Kuczer and Therese Dixon; one brother, Henry Remillard. Wilfred served in the United States…
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Dr. James M. Barbaria, PhD, 62, of Jamaica Plain, Mass., passed away unexpectedly on Friday, June 16, 2017. Born in Providence, he was the son of Michael Barbaria and the late Doris (Dalpe) Barbaria. James was a clinical psychologist in a private practice in Boston. Besides his father, he is survived by his brothers, William, Joseph, and Stephen Barbaria, his aunt and uncle, Lenore and Albert McBride, and his uncle Florent Dalpe. Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian…
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Weather-related issues are contributing to a delay examining a whale that beached this weekend at Beavertail State…
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High bacteria counts were found in City Park Beach in…
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EYEWITNESS SPORTS // Pro golf trio Keegan Bradley, Brooke Henderson, and Billy Andrade finished atop this year's 19th Annual CVS Health Charity Classic golf…
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This is the same as the national average and the same as the average price a year ago at this time in Rhode…
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Rhode Island is asking self-driving car companies to consider the smallest state as a testing…
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WOONSOCKET — A young boy who fell from a third-story porch on Wood Avenue on Wednesday, June 14 was back home and recovering by the end of the week. John Rosario, 9, was reportedly playing on the porch when a railing gave way. He was taken to Hasbro Children's Hospital where he received several stitches and was treated for facial injuries. The city's building inspector is still investigating the case. Family members have said they complained about the loose railing prior to the i…
06.19 / 19:08
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The Wrap-Up brings you the 5 largest music news stories of the week as well as information about new album and music video releases. Continue…
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Senator Stephen Archambault (D-Smithfield) had an angry exchange with Terry Gorman of RIILE, who was testifying in committee after Gorman questioned Archambault and other Senators for laughing during his…
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TARGET 12 // Former Rep. Frank Montanaro Jr. got $50,000 in free tuition despite leaving RIC for a $156,000-a-year State House…
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Vinacco-Poland, Kyla A., 30, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017. She was the beloved fiancé of Kyle R. Poland and daughter of Richard, Jr. and Danika S. (Donovan) Vinacco. She was the loving sister of Ryann N. Vinacco. She was the granddaughter of Charles J. Donovan and Darlene (Smith) Donovan and Richard Vinacco and Anita (Roy) Vinacco. Kyla earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications from URI. She worked as a Customer Service Manager for Alcor Scientific, in Smithfield. Kyla …
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PHOTOS // Photos from the 19th Annual CVS Health Charity Classic Tournament held at the Rhode Island Country Club in…
06.19 / 16:18
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Cranston man arrested at his own wedding reception, accused of vandalism, assault and battery, and disorderly…
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