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By: News Staff news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 HYANNIS, Mass. — A Korean War Veteran was able to check off an item from his bucket list thanks to a local police department. 85-year-old Jim Goetschius told the Yarmouth Police Department about his wish to own a canoe. An officer asked for donations from residents in the area, and one Cape Cod resident granted Goetschius his wish. The veteran now wants to provide other vets with the same happiness with his “Canoes for…
03.24 / 10:52
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Friday — @Dusk, Viennagram, Triangle Forest @AS220, Little Compton Band, Sinnet, Salvador Jolly @Psychic Readings, the Divided Self, Simulcast, Milkmaid II, PeChe SuShe @Firehouse 13, God of Nothing, Among the Cypress, Edorra, Regime, Sedatives, Vile @the Met, Sarah Potenza, Joshua Davis, Cowboy & Lady @Nick-A-Nee’s, The post Weekend In Music appeared first on Providence Daily D…
03.24 / 05:46
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The City Council rarely blocks mayoral appointees from getting jobs in…
03.24 / 04:42
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By: News Staff news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 SANDWICH, M.A. – Police are investigating what caused a head on crash that injured four people Thursday evening. The Sandwich Police Department says officers responded to a head on motor vehicle accident in the area of Cotuit Rd. and Route 130, just after 8:00 p.m. Sources say a vehicle was travelling North on Route 130 and collided with a another vehicle which was travelling in the Southbound lane and turning left onto Cotuit…
03.24 / 04:25
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The fire alarm systems have been broken at Holliman Elementary and Norwood Elementary schools since Feb. 24, a situation parents, most teachers, most of the Warwick School Committee, and the […] The post Firefighters on Watch at Holliman, Norwood Schools; Fire Alarms Broken Since Feb. 24 appeared first on…
03.24 / 03:46
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The fire alarm systems in one school failed and partially failed in another on February…
03.24 / 03:43
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SEEKONK, Mass. – Police are searching for two men they say were caught on video robbing a Subway shop at 142 Central Ave., near the Pawtucket city line, Wednesday. Surveillance videos: Police determined that two men brandished a gun as they approached two employees. One of the men directed an employee to open the register and hand him an undetermined amount of money. The men were described as young, perhaps in their early 20s, wearing dark hooded sweatshirts. The at times spoke Spanish d…
03.24 / 03:25
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By: News Staff news@abc6.com WARWICK, R.I. - Parents in Warwick are extremely concerned after learning the fire alarms in two elementary schools are not working properly. The two schools are Norwood and Holliman Elementary Schools. A parent of a Norwood student told ABC6 News the fire system there is completely down. She says since late last month a custodian has been assigned to "fire watch duty," meaning that person was responsible for roaming the halls to make sure…
03.24 / 03:19
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By: News Staff news@abc6.com Twitter:@ABC6 NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. - RIDOT Officials say a part of Route 146 will be closed for just over twenty-four hours due to the demolition on The Central Street Bridge. Starting at 10:00 p.m., on Friday March, 24th, both sides between Forestdale/Slatersville exit North Smithfield exit and exit 1 in Uxbridge, M.A. is shutting down The details on the closures and reopenings of Route 146 North and South are as follows:  March 24 at 10…
03.24 / 03:19
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By: News Staff news@abc6.com Twitter: @ABC6 SOMERSET, M.A. - A drunk driver was arrested on Thursday after crashing into a telephone and fleeing the scene. Police responded to the area of 317 Elm Street, around 3:30 p.m., to find a telephone pole laying across the road. Individuals were encouraged to avoid the area and to seek alternate routes. National Grid was called to the scene to help remedy the situation. Authorities say the road was re-opened around 8:00 p.m. No…
03.24 / 03:19
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This month of March is running an average temperature colder than the last three winter…
03.24 / 02:37
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The Senate voted 37-0 on Thursday to elect Ruggerio, a North Providence Democratic senator who has been the chamber's majority…
03.24 / 02:37
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PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Senate on Thursday unanimously elected Sen. Dominick Ruggerio, of District 4, Providence and North Providence, to the office of president of the Senate. Just prior to Thursday's session, Senate Democrats conducted a caucus during which they elected Michael McCaffrey as their new majority leader, a post previously held by Ruggerio since 2011. Maryellen Goodwin will continue serve as majority whip for the new leadership team. Goodwin, of District 1, Providence, h…
03.24 / 02:19
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Drivers should expect delays during the closure periods and seek alternate routes this…
03.24 / 01:30
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The rail carrier says the additional service on weekends was the result of high customer…
03.24 / 01:30
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Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed says the latest back and forth over the President's wiretapping claims is just the latest reason why a special prosecutor is needed to look into Russia's role in the 2016 election and any possible link to the Trump campaign. "All of this leads to not only confusion but to a growing sense of uncertainty and uneasiness among the American public,” said Reed. Of the investigation so far, the Senior Senator is less than satisfied. "I don't…
03.24 / 01:07
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"I think we can be the type of program that dances quite often," head coach Dan Hurley told Eyewitness…
03.24 / 00:21
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Before departing the stand, the former best friend of Aaron Hernandez asserted to a defense lawyer that he was not perjuring himself on the…
03.24 / 00:21
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This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Haffenreffer family’s gift of Rudolf Haffenreffer’s private museum — now the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology — to Brown University. To celebrate, the Haffenreffer Museum Student Group has curated an exhibition devoted to beer in cultures around the The post Beer And Brewing At The Haffenreffer Museum appeared first on Providence Daily Dos…
03.23 / 23:06
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By: Samantha Fenlon sfenlon@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Former Majority Leader Dominick Ruggerio was unanimously voted in as the new Senate President at a caucus Thursday afternoon. The Senator who represents Providence and North Providence was sworn in just after 4:00p.m., with the help of his granddaughter. He's been a member of the Senate since 1985; elected as majority leader back in 2010. “I congratulate Senate President Ruggerio and look forward to working closely…
03.23 / 22:42
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