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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for RI Starting at 7 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Rhode Island and Massachusetts starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday night. The advisory remains in effect until 7 a.m. on Thursday, February 21.


St. John's must finish season playing at their best

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — St. John’s has its first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2015 within its grasp as it heads into the stretch of the season and it has done it despite playing up to or down to its competition. No. 11 Marquette and No 17 Villanova are the Big East elite and the Red Storm went 3-1 a


Fugitive from justice arrest tops police report, Feb. 18

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — A fugitive from justice arrest topped a Portsmouth police report on Feb. 18. Featured below is the report provided by the Portsmouth Police Department.


16-Year-Old Fall River Teen Charged as Adult for Deadly Stabbing of Cousin: Report

A 16-year-old boy from Fall River, Massachusetts was charged as an adult for the fatal stabbing of his cousin. Michael Holloway was charged with murder on Tuesday for the stabbing death of 17-year-old William Wheeler. A witness told officials the two teens were involved in a fight over a pillow and


Council leader: Tiverton tax rate most expensive among nearby towns

TIVERTON — Town Council President Robert Coulter said a goal of his is to have Tiverton’s property tax rate eventually be in the middle of those of surrounding communities, instead of being among the highest.


No. 7 Knights top No. 4 Bristol

The No. 7 CCRI Knights outlasted the No. 4 Bristol Bayhawks 89-85 on Wednesday night during a dogfight at the Knight Campus field house and continued their 14-game winning streak while staying unbeaten at home.


Animals moved from Bristol's Coggeshall Farm during renovations

BRISTOL — The farm animals have temporarily departed Coggeshall Farm, a living history museum next to Colt State Park, but the nonprofit is still open. The animals — native sheep, dunghill chickens and two Spanish goats — were all relocated, according to Coggeshall's board president, Stephen Lake. T


Signage, gas station expansion top Zoning Board agenda

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — The Portsmouth Zoning Board will meet Thursday, Feb. 21, to discuss new signage for Sydney Portsmouth and a gas station expansion on West Main Road. View the agenda here.


Leading Ladies 2019: Cindie DeMello & Tanya DiMarco

“We know that meal preparation is hard work, time consuming, and can be extremely stressful,” say Cindie DeMello and Tanya DiMarco, co-owners of good4U. “We take all of that off your plate...and put some healthy meals on it!”


State of Rhode Island proposes hiking beach parking fees

The RI DEM announce proposed rate increases today to park at Rhode Island State Beaches and to camp in Rhode Island State Parks. The beach proposal calls for a $2.00 a day increase for Rhode Island residents and a $4.00 a day increase for non-residents. The camping proposal calls for much steeper in


WEDDING: Michael DeWolfe and Amanda Sweetman

Michael DeWolfe and Amanda Sweetman, of Colonie, New York, married at the Lodge on Echo Lake in Warrensburg, New York, on Sept. 2, 2018. The bride is the daughter of Heidi Sweetman, of West Greenwich, Rhode Island, and Denman Sweetman, of Bristol, Rhode Island. She is the granddaughter of Sally and


Learning from The Station Nightclub Fire

Today marks the 16-year anniversary of The Station nightclub fire, which killed 100 people. The fire occurred inside the Warwick, R.I., nightclub during a concert by the band Great White. Within minutes, flames engulfed the nightclub. Billowing smoke hindered escape, which was further complicated by


Acting fire chief in Warwick to step down

WARWICK — The city’s acting fire chief will retire from the Fire Department on March 17, according to Mayor Joseph J. Solomon. Acting Fire Chief Marcel B. Fontenault Jr. notified the administration of his plan to retire last week, Solomon said.


Bristol County Savings Bank Names Muto VP/Senior Business Intelligence Officer

WARWICK, RI — BristolCounty Savings Bank has appointed William A. Muto as its Vice President/SeniorBusiness Intelligence Officer. The bank, headquartered in Taunton, MA, has locations inWarwick on Jefferson Boulevard and also in Pawtucket, Attleboro, NorthAttleboro, Dartmouth, East Freetown, Fall Ri


5 things to do in Rhode Island this weekend

Gallery Night Providence holds a kickoff celebration for its 23rd season on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Sprout CoWorking PVD, 166 Valley St., Building 6M, Providence. There'll be food and drink, children's activities, music, performances by Big Nazo puppets and a chance to meet this year's featured


Police: Fall River man threatened to blow up city ‘car by car’

A Fall River man is accused of threatening to blow up a former employer and the city, “car by car,” and strangle a woman at the employment agency that got him a job he was fired from, police said.


Dartmouth man injured fighting off suspects in home invasion

DARTMOUTH — A 65-year-old Dartmouth man was injured Wednesday when he fought off armed attackers in a home invasion at his Gibson Terrace residence. The four men who forcibly entered his home stole money and jewelry, including a gold necklace, said the victim, who agreed to an interview with The Sta


No, There Is Not a ‘Baby Savings Day’ at Walmart This Saturday

The internet is abuzz with stories about Walmart holding a special one-day-only "Baby Savings Day" at select locations across the country this Saturday. And here on the SouthCoast, both the Fall River and North Dartmouth stores were expected to participate.


Warwick Police Seek Public's Help In Identifying Library Thief

WARWICK, R.I. -- Warwick Police Officers are looking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who stole a library Blu-ray player on February 6. According to police, the suspect entered the teen room at the Warwick Public Library on Sandy Lane and spent some time working on his personal laptop.


Over Two Dozen RI Flights Impacted By Wednesday Storm

WARWICK, R.I. -- As much of the eastern U.S. is battered with snow and rain, hundreds of flights have been impacted across the country, including more than two dozen in Rhode Island.