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National Grid announced Friday afternoon its crews are prepared for a storm bearing down on Massachusetts and Rhode Island this Saturday and Sunday. The utility company is noting that forecasts are... more
WOONSOCKET – In her second press conference in just one week on economic development in Woonsocket, Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt announced an expected $9 million in investment with the potential for... more
WOONSOCKET – A city man who tried to escape police by car then by foot was ultimately caught in the attic of his home on Thursday, Oct. 30. 52-year-old Mark Boiteau has been charged with felony... more
PAWTUCKET - John DePina, age 34, of 422 Mineral Spring Ave, was indicted Thursday on one count of first degree child molestation. Police say DePina molested a girl 14 years old or younger earlier... more
CENTRAL FALLS - State health officials and political leaders welcomed a school-based health center back to Central Falls High School on Monday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and speaking program. The... more
JOHNSTON - Police in Johnston arrested a man near Johnston High School Thursday for unlawful possession of a weapon on school grounds after finding a gun in his car. The man, identified as Jonathan... more
WOONSOCKET – The city man who allegedly led police on a high speed chase across the Blackstone Valley before carjacking a vehicle, shooting a man in the foot and ultimately crashing in Cumberland was... more
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NORTH SMITHFIELD – With less than a week remaining before voters decide if the town should spend $4.3 million on improvements to school facilities, the North Smithfield School Committee has... more
PAWTUCKET – Police say they have caught a man wanted for a "strong-arm" robbery on Benefit Street last Saturday. Harry Harris, 54, is allegedly one of two masked men accused of breaking into the home... more
Gas in Rhode Island has dropped by another five cents, according to AAA. The average price for a gallon of regular is now $3.15, according to the latest weekly survey. The price has now dropped 26... more
PROVIDENCE – A federal grand jury in Providence returned a seven-count indictment on Thursday charging three people with allegedly participating in a conspiracy to traffic young females from Boston... more
Darrell Morris, 49, of 94 Reservoir Road, Glocester, was arrested and charged on Monday along with Lloyd Morse, 56, of Cranston for operating an illegal cooperative cultivation of marijuana in a... more
Smithfield resident Christi Romano, alias Christi Machala, 35, was arraigned in U.S. District Court in Providence today on a federal indictment which alleges that she stole more than $274,000 from... more
PAWTUCKET - Twenty-one people were left without a home after a three-alarm fire ripped through a multi-family home at 457 Mineral Spring Ave. overnight Tuesday. More than 30 firefighters battled a... more