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Tree limb falls on Portsmouth police cruiser

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. - A tree limb fell on a Portsmouth police cruiser Thursday while a police officer was responding to a report of a tree limb blocking a roadway. No injuries were reported.

PORTSMOUTHPRESS.COM - 2017-09-22 18:18:11

Pedal power helps riders at Four Bridges Ride

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. - Pea-soup fog did little to deter the 950 cyclists that pedaled over four of Rhode Island's bridges on Sunday during the 5th annual Four Bridges Ride. The ride, sponsored by the Rhode Island Bridge and Turnpike Authority Foundation, benefited Save the Bay. Gray Matter Marketing pro

PORTSMOUTHPRESS.COM - 2017-09-22 10:00:49

Common Fence Music presents Corey Harris

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. - Common Fence Music will present contemporary bluesman Corey Harris in concert on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m. Doors will open at 7 p.m. The concert will take place at Common Fence Point Hall, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, RI. Tickets to the show are $25 in advance, $28 at the do

PORTSMOUTHPRESS.COM - 2017-09-21 10:00:37

Newport Buzz Emergency Broadcast System: We have a missing one-eyed kitty in Portsmouth!!!

Alright folks, we have a missing one-eyed kitty in Portsmouth. Mystic is a Russian Blue with thick gray fur. He has a small amount of white fur on his chest. He only has ONE EYE (green) and he has been missing since September 2nd from Island Ave in Portsmouth. **Update: Mystic was last seen between

THENEWPORTBUZZ.COM - 2017-09-20 23:08:31

Pair rob man of cell phone in Fall River Stop & Shop parking lot

FALL RIVER - Police arrested two men in connection to a recent assault and robbery outside the Stop & Shop supermarket at 333 Mariano S. Boulevard. The alleged victim, a 21-year-old man, said he was walking to a friend's vehicle who had just given him a ride to the store when another man, identified

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-21 22:06:30

New Bedford police arrest 4, seize drugs, $5,412 in cash in drug raids

NEW BEDFORD - Detectives seized heroin, Fentanyl, marijuana and Oxycodone and $5,412 in cash and arrested four people, including a repeat offender, in three drug raids Wednesday, police said. Members of the department's Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau and the Gang Unit executed a search warrant

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-21 21:40:33

Fall River forces collide in debate over $15 minimum wage

FALL RIVER - Businesses know they are facing a big, sharp sword, Robert Mellion said. Activist know how to use it, Deb Fastino added. Mellion, the president of the Bristol County Chamber of Commerce, and Fastino, the executive director for the Coalition for Social Justice, were two of the leading sp

HERALD NEWS - 2017-09-22 16:00:00

Country Day at Pardon Gray is here again

TIVERTON - A Country Day at Pardon Gray grows a bit bigger every year with more to do, more to see and more to eat. The event, which is Saturday, is now in its 15th year. The Tiverton Land Trust holds it at its 230-acre grassland and woodland preserve on Main Road, just south of Lafayette Road. Even

NEWPORTRI.COM - 2017-09-22 14:15:00

Power outages, sporadic ferry service in wake of Jose

The effects of now post-Tropical Storm Jose were still being felt in Southern New England. Hundreds of homes and business were without power Friday morning, presumably because high winds brought down wires. National Grid reported that 721 of its customers in Rhode Island were without power, most of

TURNTO10.COM - 2017-09-22 08:37:47

Opioids: Hard to slow the deadly flow

The remote and dusty desert along the U.S.-Mexican border is known as the "Heroin Transit Zone." It's where the bulk of heroin, along with large quantities of the deadly synthetic opioid, fentanyl, crosses the Southwestern border on the way to the East Coast and New Bedford. Even though authorities

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-22 07:01:00

Experts in the battle against opioid addiction offer possible solutions

A problem as complex and far-reaching as opioid addiction will require multiple solutions across a wide range of fields - education, law enforcement, public policy, social services, addiction counseling, psychology, medical research and more. We asked experts in various professions dealing with the

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-22 07:01:00

PowerDocks helps improve environmental footprint of marine industry

INNOVATIVE COMPANIES | ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT PowerDocks LLC, founded last year by Chris Fagan and Anthony Baro and located in Newport and Fall River, develops marine autonomous powered, docking platforms for customers worldwide, including its recently developed autonomous floating, micro-grid

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-22 04:57:03

$500,000 gift to boost squash on Aquidneck Island

MIDDLETOWN - A push to make the sport of squash more accessible to Newport County residents recently got a boost thanks to a $500,000 donation to the Newport County YMCA. YMCA Executive Director Michael Miller and Development Director Sara Meirowitz said the nonprofit is not sure how the money from

NEWPORTRI.COM - 2017-09-22 14:45:00

"Doors Open RI" Festival Highlights Behind-the-Scenes Look at Prov This Weekend

Caroline Stevens The inaugural Doors Open RI Festival taking place on Saturday is a citywide open house event, which will provide free, behind the scenes access to over 20 places across Providence, this Saturday, September 23. Doors Open RI Founder and Executive Director Caroline Stevens -- who had

GOLOCALPROV - 2017-09-22 06:23:46

Victoria Federici James Lineberger III

Victoria Federici and James Lineberger III were united in marriage on August 13, 2017 by Father Scott Carpentier at St. Augustine Church in Providence. A reception followed at Belle Mer in Newport. Steve Romano was the organist. The bride is the daughter of John and Joyce Federici of Lincoln. She is

WARWICKONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Middletown High School has new assistant principal

MIDDLETOWN - Dennis Soares has been named the new assistant principal at Middletown High School. At Thursday night's School Committee meeting at the Oliphant administration building, educators and members of the audience loudly applauded the selection of Soares as the new assistant to Principal Gail

NEWPORTRI.COM - 2017-09-22 15:00:00

Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival

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INDEPENDENTRI.COM - 2017-09-22 14:18:37

BankNewport balances digital, brick and mortar services

FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES | $25M-$75M | 5TH PLACE As one of the oldest mutual savings banks in the United States, BankNewport has successfully balanced its legacy and tradition of products and services at the same time it's kept up with the needs of its modern customers. The goal is for the growth

PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS - 2017-09-22 05:04:05

Real Estate Notes: Middletown condo sells for $1.9M

A condominium in Middletown's Bancroft on the Bluffs, Unit 6 at 575 Tuckerman Ave., sold for $1.9 million on Sept. 15, according to Leslie Hogan of Hogan Associaties in Newport. Hogan said the sale was the highest price recorded so far this year in Rhode Island for a condominium property. Hogan repr

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Faces of Addiction: 'You can find opiates anywhere'

One in a series of stories about area residents who have struggled with, and in many cases overcome, addiction issues. After getting clean a little more than a year ago, a New Bedford man has been rebuilding the life he almost lost. Keith Bellavance, 43, who grew up in Westport, recently got the equ

SOUTH COAST TODAY - 2017-09-22 07:01:00