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Letter: Nancy E. Martin: A national memorial might solve land dispute in Bristol

Would the Pokanokets consider it appropriate to honor King Philip by designating the Massasoit site in Bristol as a national memorial? The expense of restoring the neglected paths to King Philip's Seat and the cost of maintaining the land might best be shared by the U.S. budget. The only listed Ame

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-19 22:11:55

Bristol Aggie Hurricane Relief Effort

Bristol County Agricultural High School has always stepped up and helped local community members who are in need. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, Bristol Aggie would now like to make a difference on a national level. The Animal Science Department at Bristol Aggie is teaming up wi

WANDERER.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Fall River to New Bedford drug deliveries land city man in jail

FALL RIVER - A city man that was trafficking heroin between Fall River and New Bedford will spend the next six to eight years in prison. Samuel Rodriguez, 31, of 998 Middle St., pleaded guilty last Friday in Superior Court to a a single-count indictment charging him with trafficking in heroin. New B

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-19 18:15:00

Police investigate fatal pedestrian crash on I-95 in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - State police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in the southbound lanes of I-95 in Providence on Monday night. The crash occurred just before 8 p.m. near Exit 20 at the merge with I-195 East. The victim was struck by a vehicle and was pronounced dead at

WPRI - 2017-09-19 03:12:34

Pawtucket police arrest man on drug dealing charges

PAWTUCKET - Police have arrested a Montgomery Street resident for allegedly dealing drugs out of his apartment. On Sept. 18, the Pawtucket Police Departments Narcotics Unit, with help from the Patrol Division searched 94 Montgomery St., apartment 13. A search warrant was issued after an ongoing inve

VALLEY BREEZE - 2017-09-19 14:29:24

Police identify body in Providence as missing NP woman

PROVIDENCE - An investigation by state and local police has led to the identification of a body found in an apartment building at 1245 Smith St. in Providence on Sept. 15 as Judith O'Brien, a North Providence resident reported missing a month ago. Detectives from the Forensic Services Unit and the M

VALLEY BREEZE - 2017-09-19 16:24:33

Providence man identified as I-95 pedestrian killed

Screenshot of video shot by Chris Palmer PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - The Rhode Island State Police has identified a man killed while walking on Interstate 95 near Exit 20 Monday night. George West, 42, of Providence, was struck by a vehicle just before 8 p.m. as he was walking on the highway near th

WPRI - 2017-09-19 18:36:42

Ventura takes GOP Senate nomination, Feeny sweeps Democratic race

Voters will be offered a clear choice between an unabashed Democratic fan of Bernie Sanders and an outspoken conservative Republican in an Oct. 17 special election to fill the seat vacated by former state Sen. James Timilty. Voters will be choosing between Foxboro's Paul Feeney, a Democrat, and Repu

SUN CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 02:45:00

Bayhawk spirit soars at BCC as students welcomed to classes

Bayhawk Spirit was in full swing at Bristol Community College last week as students got a taste of student life under new president Laura L. Douglas. At all four of the college's locations, students were welcomed to the college's first week of fall classes on Bayhawk Spirit Day, part of Welcome Week

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:30:52

Visiting Nurse Services re-brands as Visiting Nurse Home and Hospice

PORTSMOUTH - Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties re-branded Tuesday afternoon as Visiting Nurse Home and Hospice , with a new url, new logo and new sign outside their East Main Road location, making their long-standing hospice services obvious and removing geographical references

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-19 20:16:24

In the Kitchen: Pumpkin pancakes with pecan honey butter

Discover Newport brought us Chef Kathleen Seguin from Bristol House Bed and Breakfast. chef Seguin shares her recipe for Pumpkin Pancakes with Pecan Honey Butter. Pumpkin Pancakes: Makes 8-10 Pancakes Ingredients: The information, advice and answers displayed in The Rhode Show section of WPRI.com a

WPRI - 2017-09-19 11:56:09

Town seeks to hire part-time recreation director

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. - The town of Portsmouth is looking to hire a part-time recreation director. View the requirements and how to apply below.

PORTSMOUTHPRESS.COM - 2017-09-20 09:50:16

Boat owners batten down hatches ahead of storm

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (WPRI) - With high winds and rough seas expected throughout the week, boat owners across Rhode Island and Massachusetts are taking extra precautions. Some boat owners aren't taking any chances, instead choosing to completely remove their boats from the water. Monday in Portsmouth, J

WPRI - 2017-09-19 13:33:01

North Providence woman's body found; Providence man charged

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Judith A. O'Brien was going to meet a friend allegedly offering her "medication" for pain when she disappeared early last month. After state police found the 61-year-old woman's remains in a maintenance closet in that friend's apartment building on Friday, they charged him with fa

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-19 16:53:18

Fall River making a pitch for Amazon headquarters

FALL RIVER - When Amazon sifts through the pitches for its second headquarters, this city will have a proposal in the pile. And it is bound to be a big pile, said Ken Fiola, executive vice president of the Fall River Office of Economic Development. "We'll submit a proposal to Amazon so we at least h

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-19 20:32:45

Judicial appointees approved by RI Senate

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island is about to have a new crop of judges and magistrates - including the House speaker's legal counsel, a top aide to the governor, and the brother-in-law of Senate Majority Leader Michael McCaffrey. In a series of votes on Tuesday, the state Senate confirmed Gov. Gina R

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-19 21:40:13

Horseneck Beach under suggested evacuation due to Jose

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) - The coast of Horseneck Beach in Westport is under a suggested evacuation due to Hurricane Jose, but one resident told Eyewitness News he's not going anywhere. The last man standing, Randy Randazzo, is not packing up his mobile home and heading for higher ground. "I'm roll

WPRI - 2017-09-19 23:56:00

Food Network competitor to judge bakery battle

Judging might be a bit tougher than expected for the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce's upcoming Battle of the Cupcakes. The competitors will have to meet up to the standards of Food Network's Spring Baking Championship alum Courtney Silva Rezendes. Silva Rezendes was featured on the show this pas

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-19 15:08:45

Police: Man assaults officers with coffee mug

Authorities say two veteran officers from the Fall River Police Department were hospitalized after being attacked by a man wielding a coffee mug. (MGN) AA Two veteran Fall River police officers were hospitalized Tuesday night after being attacked by a man wielding a coffee mug, according to authorit

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-09-19 21:39:11

Letter to the Editor: Cabeceiras ran an authentic, positive mayoral campaign

I want to thank Richard Cabeceiras for running a great mayoral campaign focused on creating positive change for the city of Fall River. Cabeceiras possesses true leadership qualities. He is confident, authentic and insightful. I am a law student whose biggest weakness, in the midst of the constant p

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-20 01:00:00