Hope Service Station celebrates 50 years

SCITUATE - Sam Brown, owner of the Hope Service Station in Scituate, said that he's seen the business - and the people - change since opening his station 50 years ago in 1965. Brown, who's lived in Scituate for 68 years, celebrated his business's 50th anniversary on Feb. 23 with a surprise party... more

Founder's Academy opens in fall at Beacon

New middle school will teach future arts students core skills
WOONSOCKET - A new middle school in Woonsocket will open this fall with the goal of teaching the foundational skills to students planning to attend Beacon Charter High School for the Arts. The new "Founder's Academy" will serve 174 students in grades 6 through 8, providing core instruction to... more
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Twin River announces it will buy Newport Grand

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LINCOLN – Twin River Management Group announced Wednesday plans to purchase Newport Grand Slots Casino in Newport. Twin River’s... more

Regional emergency dispatch under study

Closed visitors' center on I-295 might be 'perfect fit'
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LINCOLN - The vacant visitors center on Route 295 could be reborn as a regional emergency dispatch center serving most of northern... more

Local dentist files restraining order against ex-campaign manager

SMITHFIELD - A local dentist, who last November ran unsuccessfully for state Senate, and his wife, who failed in her bid for a... more

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