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Trash collection delayed another day
SCITUATE – As town crews work to clean up after the blizzard, a parking ban is still in effect, according to town officials. Trash collection will be delayed one day. Officials are asking residents... more
SCITUATE – Due to the storm, town hall will open at 12 p.m. Wednesday, according to town officials.
SCITUATE – The Chopmist Hill Center, located at 1315 Chopmist Hill Road in North Scituate, will be open as a warming shelter starting Monday at 2 p.m. until further notice, according to town... more
WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Emergency Management Agency implemented a parking ban starting at 12 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 26 in preparation for a blizzard headed for the Blackstone Valley. The National... more
LINCOLN – The Lincoln Public Works Department has issued a parking ban, effective immediately. The ban will last until Thursday, Jan. 29. Residents are asked to park off the street, or risk being... more
PAWTUCKET - The Department of Public Works has issued a parking ban for the period between 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, and 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28. Residents and visitors are asked to park off the... more
PAWTUCKET – Police are investigating after a man robbed the D'Angelo's Restaurant at 216 Broadway on Friday, Jan. 23. At around 9 p.m., the Pawtucket Police Department was notified of the robbery.... more
The NFL on Friday afternoon released a statement about the ongoing investigation into the underinflated balls used by the New England Patriots during the AFC Championship game against the... more
WOONSOCKET – A Woonsocket man was arrested on Wednesday, Jan. 21 after state police reportedly found him in possession of 1,980 grams of cocaine and 556 grams of heroin. Francy Pimentel, 28, of 240... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – A former North Smithfield police officer was arrested this week for allegedly receiving tuition benefits for his children that were meant for the unemployed while working as a... more
SMITHFIELD – Smithfield police have asked for help in identifying a man who put a skimming device and a remote camera on an ATM at the BankRI branch at 445 Putnam Pike at the Apple Valley Mall. The... more
He will become seventh ex-Pawtucket announcer currently in Major Leagues
PAWTUCKET – Yet another radio broadcaster is departing the Pawtucket Red Sox for the big leagues. Jeff Levering, who was the PawSox’s lead radio voice for the past two seasons, has earned a job with... more
SCITUATE – The Scituate Police Department is asking town residents to report any suspicious or criminal activity immediately to the department at 401-821-5900, after two breaking and entering... more
PAWTUCKET - A final audit for Fiscal Year 2014 shows that the city Pawtucket ended the year last June with a total surplus of $4.8 million and the Pawtucket School Department finished with an... more
CUMBERLAND – Arthur Cadoret Jr., of Cumberland, a longtime radio weather forecaster known to generations of Woonsocket area residents, has died. Cadoret was born Nov. 9, 1933 and is the husband of... more
WOONSOCKET – A fire that was believed to have started in the attic of a three-story building at 685 Wood Ave. forced several families out of their homes on Monday, Jan. 19, and the owner of a local... more